Saint Edward III - King of England, Confessor (1001-1066).
Saint Edward, son of King whose kingdom of England fell to the Danish invaders, was unexpectedly raised to the throne of England in 1041, at the age of forty years. When he was raised to the throne, the virtues of his earlier years, simplicity, gentleness, humility and a tender charity, but above all his angelic purity. He had a particular devotion to the holy Apostles Saint Peter and Saint John the Evangelist.
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