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Edward the Exile

Edward the Exile (died 1057), son of King Edmund Ironside and of Ealdgyth, gained the name of "Exile" from his life spent mostly far from the England of his forefathers. Sent abroad, he married in Hungary Agatha, a relative of King Stephen of Hungary (Saint Stephen) (died 1038).

His children included Edgar Atheling and Saint Margaret of Scotland.