, d. 959, king of the English (955-57) and king of Wessex (955-59), son of Edmund. He succeeded his uncle, Edred as king of the English, but in 957, Mercia and Northumbria shifted their allegiance to his brother Edgar
. Little is known of his short reign, except that he quarreled with and exiled St. Dunstan
. Edwy was succeeded in Wessex by Edgar.
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