King Edwy 'The Fair' (of England)1,2

M, #10221, b. circa 940, d. 1 October 959
Father*King Edmund I "the Deed Doer" (?)2 b. c 922, d. 26 May 946
Mother*Queen Elgiva (of England)2 b. c 922, d. 944
Relationship30th great-granduncle of Robert Michael Damon

Names and TItles

Variation: Edwig.3
Titled: King of England (Edwy) from 955 to 959.2
     King Edwy 'The Fair' (of England), son of King Edmund I "the Deed Doer" (?) and Queen Elgiva (of England), was born circa 940 in Wessex, England.1 King Edwy 'The Fair' (of England) was the son of King Edmund I "the Deed Doer" (?) and Queen Elgiva (of England).2 King Edwy 'The Fair' (of England) died on 1 October 959.1
     Edwy 'The Fair''s mother Queen Elgiva (of England) died in 944.4 King Edwy 'The Fair' (of England) became King of England in 955 replacing King Edred (of England).2 King Edwy 'The Fair' (of England) was replaced as King of England by King Edgar I "the Peaceful" (?) in 959.2
ChartsEnglish Royalty
English Royalty (Indented)
Last Edited5 Mar 2004


  1. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: There are some wild errors in the data.
  2. [S206] Kings of Wessex and England 802-1066, online Hereinafter cited as Kings of Wessex and England.
  3. [S180] Royal Genealogies, online //, saxon.html.
  4. [S31] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Third Edition (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998). Repository: Winchester Library Winchester, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as RFC **** Check RFC4 ****.