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Edwy was Stripp'd of the greatest part of his dominions, which were given to His Younger Brother Edgar, & who Soon after in 959. got ^ [[addition]] the [[underline]] rest [[/underline]] [[/addition]] by His death. Edgar was totally devoted to the Monks, tho' He led a very profligate life, not that He entir'ly neglected the safety of the Kingdom; for He maintain'd a greater fleet than ever had been Seen before. He left the Crown in 975. to His Son Edward [[deletion]] a boy of 7. years old [[/deletion]] [[addition]] under him the Nation [[/addition]] continu'd in Peace at least with regard to Foreigners, for the Monks were ever busy in disturbing the Country. He was treacherously murder'd by His Mother in Law, whose Son Ethelred, Edward's half Brother Succeeded to the Crown. This Prince had a good disposition, but coming too Young to Empire, was a prey to the flattery of Courtiers, who for their

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