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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: more on Ethelbald/Ethelbert/Ethelred
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 1995 05:17:00 GMT
In a previous article, (Tracey Robinson) says:
>I'm directing this to Todd Farmerie re: his response to this thread on
>95-12-01 at 02:47:34 EST. Specifically, regarding Edmund II "Ironside" and
>his wife Ealdgyth, I have become confused about what sons have been referred
>to as possibly having been twins born about 1015. Could you please
>elucidate? I show only Edward Aetheling as son of this marriage; who is the
>brother and did this brother have descendants?
There were two boys, Edward and Edmund, who appear to have gone to Sweden,
Russia, and Hungary together, where Edmund died. There are no known
>On another subject, and at the risk of asking a question to which the answer
>is obvious to all but me, what does the abbreviation "dsp." stand for?
Without attempting the Latin, it means that the individual had no children.
Other typical abbreviations are:
dspl: without legitimate issue
dsps: without surviving issue
dvp: during father's lifetime
dvpspls:during father's lifetime without surviving legitimate issue
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