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During these transactions Emma died at Winchester, & Godwin the Year after; Harold His Son Succeeded in most of His Governments, & by His insinuating temper soon got all His Father's power. About this time the King Sent Siward into Scotland with an Army to restore Malcolm Commore to the Throne, that Machbeth had Seiz'd after the Murther of His Father. Edward now grown old begun to think of a Successor, & accordingly sent for His Nephew Edward, Son of His Brother Edmund Ironside from Hungary, who dying soon after He came over, the Young Edgar Athelin remain'd alone of the whole Saxon line; the King thinking His Years unfit for those turbulent times, got William Duke of Normandy appointed His Successor, & Sent Harold to acquaint Him of it. The Duke treated Harold with with the utmost distinction; endeavour'd all He could to gain Him to His Side, & upon promising to marry His Daughter to him, got him to Swear He would Support His title; but He no sooner