EDWY (EADWIG), "THE Fair" (c. 94 o -959), king of the English, was the eldest son of King Edmund and lElfgif u, and succeeded his uncle Eadred in 955, when he was little more than fifteen years old.
From this time onwards its existence as a separate kingdom was at an end, though during the last years of Eadwig's reign the Mercians and Northumbrians set up Eadgar as king.
Edmund was twice married; first to'Elfgifu, the mother of Eadwig and Edgar; second to ' Ethelfia d "aet Damerhame" (i.e.
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