Edward the Confessor

Who was Edward the Confessor?
Anglo-Saxon king in 1042
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Who was he related to by blood and marriage?
Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans
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Why was he called the "confessor"?
He was religious and wasn't murdered for his beliefs
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What happened when he died?
There was a succession crisis
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Why did this happen?
He had no heirs (children)
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What impact did this have?
Anglo-Saxon England was less stable
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