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9. Athelstan His [[deletion]] grand [[/deletion]] ^ ^ [[addition]] [[underline]] [[deletion]] Youngest [[/deletion]] Second [[/underline]] [[/addition]] Son follow'd the example of Alfred, was like him Generous, Wise, & Great, fond of Peace, Yet always Victorious in War, & died in 941. without Issue, to the Great regret of the People, who idolis'd him. Edmund Succeeded, [[deletion]] follow'd [[/deletion]] Edred ^ [[addition]] [[underline]] follow'd [[/underline]] [[/addition]] both Brothers of the late King; the first of these was murder'd by a Common Thief; Edred appears to have been a mild Yet Active Prince, but too much bigotted, He dying in 955. He Left the Crown to Edwyn Son of His Brother Edmund; He Seems to have been a great enemy of the Monks who have blacken'd his Character without proper foundation; for Some of our best Writers make Him an excellent Prince. His Reign was full of tumults & faction that at last fomented by the Clergy, broke out into open Rebellion, in which