Edward the Confessor[a] (Old English: Ēadweard Andettere, Latin: Eduardus Confessor; 1003 – 5 January 1066), also known as Saint Edward the Confessor, was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England, and usually considered the last king of the House of Wessex, ruling from 1042 to 1066.

jpg ~ Edward the Confessor enthroned, opening scene of the Bayeux Tapestry King of England Reign 8 June 1042 – 5 January 1066 Coronation 3 April Winchester Cathedral

St. Edward the Confessor - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online. October 13th Feast Day.

Edward the Confessor, Roman Catholic King. He built St. Peter's Abbey at Westminster, the site of the present Abbey, where he is buried. His piety gained him the surname "the Confessor". Feast day is October

1661 St. Edward's Crown was refurbished for Charles II's coronation from an old crown. The gold may have come from Edward the Confessor's crown.

Edwards Crown of the British Crown Regalia. This is the Crown the sovereign is crowned with. They are later presented to the public in the Imperial Crown.

St. Edward the Confessor, King Robert DeDene My 27th great grandfather Birth 1030 in Withyham, Sussex, England Death 1050 in Normandy, Kent, England Was his butler - Teresa C. Smith

Saint Edward the Confessor, Newcastle Cathedral. “Edward, King of England, remains a model of Christian witness and an example of that true grandeur to which the Lord summons his disciples in the Scriptures we have just heard: the grandeur of a.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years. Note the Stone of Scone is NOT in the empty place right under the seat.

Penny of Edward the Confessor

COIN FROM EDWARD THE CONFESSOR'S REIGN / Edward the Confessor, son of Æthelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy, was one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England and is usually regarded as the last king of the House of Wessex, ruling from 1042 to

Feast of St. Edward the Confessor; Christian Religious Observance; October 13; Last of the Saxon kings of England; noted for piety, fair rule, and a peaceful reign.

House of Wessex (restored, second time) - Edward the Confessor 9 June 1042 – 1066 - born c. 1002 Islip, Oxfordshire, Son of Æthelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy - Died 5 January 1066 Westminster Palace Aged 62

St Edward’s Crown was made in 1661 for the coronation of Charles II, because the original Crown Jewels had been melted down by Oliver Cromwell. It takes it’s name from the crown of Edward the Confessor that was used to crown the monarchs from William I to King John.

British Crown Jewels: St Edward's Crown is the official coronation crown, used at the actual moment of crowning when the Archbishop of Canterbury places it on the head of the new sovereign in Westminster Abbey.

A sealed writ of Edward the Confessor.

Edward the Confessor - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

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St Edward’s Crown 1661 Britain/London/Tower of London (Permanent Display 1 diadem, 4 empty frames)

Saint Edward the Confessor pray for us and difficult marriages.  Feast day October 13.

Saint Edward the Confessor, Patron Saint of Difficult Marriages, took a vow of chastity but consented to marry for the sake of his kingdom. Saint Edward and his wife, Editha, remained chaste.

St Agnes and St Edward the Confessor, c.1500, a rood-screen painting at the church of St Peter and St Paul, Eye, suffolk; St Agnes is shown with her lamb attribute, and St Edward the Conffessor with his royal crown and sceptre. (Photograph: Simon_K, via Flickr)

St Agnes and St Edward the Confessor, a rood-screen painting at the church of St Peter and St Paul, Eye, suffolk; St Agnes is shown with her lamb attribute, and St Edward the Conffessor with his royal crown and sceptre.

Saint Edward the Confessor (1003-1005 - 1066)  Last King of the House of Wessex, reigning from 1042 - 1066  30th GGUncle

On January 1066 Edward the Confessor, King of England, died without a male heir.

Life of St Edward the Confessor (MS Ee.3.59)  King Sweyn's oppressions. The flight of Queen Emma (c.985-1052) to Normandy with her two young sons, Edward the Confessor (c.1003-1066) & Alfred Aetheling (c.1005-1036)

Life of St Edward the Confessor (MS King Sweyn's oppressions. The flight of Queen Emma to Normandy with her two young sons, Edward the Confessor & Alfred Aetheling

St. Edward the Confessor: Early misfortune taught E. the folly of ambition; he grew up, delighting chiefly in assisting at Mass and the church offices, tho not disdaining sport, he undertook no wars except to repel an inroad of the Welsh, and to assist Malcolm III of Scotland against Macbeth,... E's one aim was the good of his people. He stpd "Danegelt" & though profuse in alms.., he made his own royal patrimony suffice w/out taxes. more from http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05322a.htm

Read the biography of Edward the Confessor the Anglo-Saxon king of England. Why was he called 'the confessor'?

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