Definition of Edward the Martyr, St in English:

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Edward the Martyr, St

(Circa 963–78), son of Edgar, king of England 975-8. Edward was faced by a challenge for the throne from supporters of his half-brother, Ethelred, who eventually had him murdered at Corfe Castle in Dorset. Feast day, 18 March.

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