Edgar
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Edgar

Born c.944 Reigned 959 - 975.Youngest son of Edmund I and brother of Edwy. His reign was one of relative peace. This respite from Nordic attacks inspired a cultural renaissance in England. Edgar's coronation at Bath conducted for some reason in 973 was the template that is used to the present day. It consists of the recognition and oath, which is a form of contract sworn between the monarch and the people. The consecration by anointment.The investiture and crowning followed by enthronement and homage.

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