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This devout king was the son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma, daughter of Richard III of Normandy
He was crowned in 1043 and married Edith, daughter of Earl Godwine
He built Westminster Abbey and was buried there
19 November, 1789
Thames-Severn Canal opens
The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles
Whose heir was lost at sea in the wreck of the 'White Ship'?
The year was 1120
The new heir was the king's daughter, Matilda