Eádwíg, es; m. [eád happy, wíg war] Eadwig, son of Edmund. Eadwig was king of Wessex and Northumbria for four years, from A. D. 955-959 :-- Hér, A. D. 955, féng Eádwíg to ríce, Eádmundes sunu here Eadwig, Edmund's son, succeeded to the kingdom, Chr. 955 ; Erl. 119, 8. Hér, A. D. 959, Eádwíg cyning forþférde, and féng Eádgár his bróðor to ríce here king Eadwig died, and Edgar his brother succeeded to the kingdom, Chr. 959; Erl. 119, 11.