Friday, April 03, 2009

Today in History, Edward the Confessor Crowned King

Edward the Confessor was crowned king on April 3, 1043. He was the last king of the House of Wessex. The power shift from the royals to the earls continued through his rein. In 1161 Edward was canonized by Roman Catholic church, church of England, Anglican churches. He is regarded as the patron saint of of kings, difficult marriages, and separated spouses. Saint George replaced him as the patron saint of England but he remains patron saint of the Royal Family


  1. Very interesting date in history...thanks for sharing this!

  2. I do like these dates of history.

  3. I just love your blog. I am glad you found me so I could find you.


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