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Today in History: 03 April 1043


Edward the Confessor Crowned King of England

On this day in 1043, Edward the Confessor became King of England. His reign was among the last of Anglo-Saxon kings, with his successor Harold Godwinson, defeated by William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_the_Confessor

Book:
Edward the Confessor, by Bennett D. Charron

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