Edgar the Peaceful becomes King of England

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Historical Context Note

Dunstan becomes Archbishop of Canterbury and Edgar’s chief adviser. He reforms monasteries and enforces the rule of Saint Benedict: poverty, chastity and obedience for the monks.

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Editors. "Edgar the Peaceful becomes King of England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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