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Information about reign: King Edmund the Elder

CountryEngland, Anglo-Saxon
From27 October 939
To26 May 946
Personal InformationKing Edmund the Elder of England (921 - 946)
Description

Edmund I (Old English: Ēadmund; 921 – 26 May 946), called the Elder, the Deed-doer, the Just, or the Magnificent, was King of the English from 939 until his death. He was a son of Edward the Elder and half-brother of Æthelstan. Æthelstan died on 27 October 939, and Edmund succeeded him as king.