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18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

The Merciless Parliament of 1388 attempted to curb the excesses of this monarch

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