Definitions for edmund ironside
Edmund II, Edmund Ironside(noun)
king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)
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succeeded to the throne of England on the death of his father Ethelred the Unready in 1016, but reigned only seven months; he struggled bravely, and at first successfully, against Canute the Dane, but being defeated, the kingdom ultimately was divided between them (981-1016).
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