Made king at fifteen, he was by all accounts a pious and just ruler. In his spare time he hunkered down with a copy of the Bible and learnt the entire book of Psalms, no mean feat for a busy teenage lad.
It couldn’t last. Invading Danes finished him off with arrows until he resembled a porcupine. Or should we say hedgehog.
For those who need to know, we can confirm that three of his venerable teeth remain in storage at Bury Saint Edmunds in England.
St. Edmund Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Edmund The Martyr
Birth and Death Dates: 841-869
Celebration or Feast Day: November 20th
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 843
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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