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Historical Events In 1016

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Apr 23   Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies in the year 1016.  

Oct 18   Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon) in the year 1016.  

Nov 30   Edmund II, Ironsides, King of Saxons (1016), dies at 27 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   England's Ethelred II dies at age 48 after a 38-year reign and is succeeded by his son Edmund Ironside, who is chosen king by Londoners, while Canute is chosen by the witan at Southampton on this day in history.  

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Jul 25   On this day in history birth of casimir I, Duke of Poland (d. c. 1058)  

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Apr 23   Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies in the year 1016.  

Nov 30   Edmund II, Ironsides, King of Saxons (1016), dies at 27 in the year 1016.  

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