edwards reign

ed confessor

why did ed the confessor became king
throne never guaranteed. king of Denmark svien Estrithsson + canutes nephew + magnus of Norway voiced an interest. there was possible invasion by magnus. house of wessex returned to england . couldnt have happened without Godwin
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Godwin
most powerful man in the realm backed Ed then was exiled by Ed
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Ed and Edith the importance
Edith Godwns daughter, gave Godwin more power although Edith didn't produce a child rumours that Ed was Chaste and a virgin
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William visiting england
he did visit but not clear if he was offered throne the archbishop went over and tiold him he was a petitioner
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powers of Godwinsson
when he returned the earls backed him and he demanded his powers back
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what did harold promise will/
norman's story Harold sent by ed to swear alligence to will
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problems with evidence
hisory written by winners
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Godwin

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most powerful man in the realm backed Ed then was exiled by Ed

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Ed and Edith the importance

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William visiting england

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powers of Godwinsson

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