Sunday, April 3, 2016

History Trivia - Edward the Confessor crowned King of England

April 3

1043 Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England. Elected by popular acclamation, Edward (known as "the Confessor" for his piety) had Norman sympathies and had supposedly named William the Conqueror his successor, before choosing Harold Godwinson on his death-bed. 

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