Event: Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king, Assembly, Throne-sittingEdgar 11.coronation

Scholarly Info
Description All the nobility of the realm was assembled to bless, anoint and consecrate Edgar 11. The king was led to the church, where all the people awaited him. After the consecration Dunstan 1 and Oswald 8 were raised up with Edgar 11 on his lofty throne.
Event Title King Edgar’s consecration/
Year 973
Primary Source Info
Date from Source In the holy season


*The ritual which took place is described by Byrhtferth in detail.

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