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Thread #134161 Message #3049641
Posted By: Acorn4
09-Dec-10 - 10:18 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Who was King Edward of 17th century?
Subject: RE: Origins: Who was King Edward of 17th century?
Possibly go back to pre 1066 - Edward the Elder(874-924), son of Alfred the Great, married two or possibly three times and had other liaisons.
It was common practice for young maidens to resist unwelcome royal advances by taking sanctuary in a nunnery.
There doesn't seem to be anything in his Wikipedia entry which means it couldn't be him whereas there does seem to be with all the other suspects!
Guilty your Honour? or just circumstantial evidence?