St. Edred, King of England

23 November

Eadred (Edred) , King of England was born about 924 in Wessex, England. Saint Dunstan was his advisor and Edred adopted Dunstan's ideas for various reforms of the clergy (including the control of many cathedrals by monastic chapters) and for relations with the Danish settlers. He died 23 Nov 955 in Frome, Somersetshire, England and was buried in the Mortuary Chest, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England.

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