Ethelred II

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Synonyms for Ethelred II

king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered

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Two silver pennies of Alfred (871-99), for example, contain the letters ELI MO, presumably for elimosina |alms';(18) the short-lived issue of agnus dei coins of AEthelred II (978-1016) contain texts, A:G:, or AGN:, labelling the agnus dei figure.