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against the Danes if Edric's accustom'd treachery had not prevented it; the fate of War after this turn'd against the King; but He collecting another Army was just on the point of engaging Canute, when a Treaty was agreed upon by which the Dane remain'd in possession of Northumberland & Mercia; this Peace was in a few weeks follow'd by the inhuman murther of this Great & Gallant King; this happn'd at Oxford by the Agents of Edric, who persuaded Canute to Send Edmund's two Sons Edwin & Edward to the King of the Suevi with letters desiring him to put them to death, not caring to take the Odium upon Himself; this Prince however mov'd with compassion treated them kindly, Edwin died in His Court, & Edward marry'd Agatha the Queen's Sister, & Daughter of the Emperor Henry II. by whom He had Chritian a Nun, Margaret afterwards Queen of Scotland, & Edgar Athelin, who will appear hereafter upon the Scene.