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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe


by C.S. Lewis

Edmund Pevensie Timeline and Summary

  • Edmund is evacuated from London to live in the country.
  • He teases Lucy about her story that there is a magical gateway in the wardrobe to a country called Narnia.
  • Edmund follows Lucy into the wardrobe and finds himself in Narnia.
  • There, he meets the White Witch.
  • Edmund returns home to England and lies about his experience, claiming Narnia is imaginary.
  • He returns to Narnia with all three of his siblings.
  • Edmund discovers that Mr. Tumnus has been arrested.
  • Edmund and his siblings meet Mr. Beaver and travel to his dam.
  • He betrays his brother and sisters to the White Witch.
  • Edmund is taken hostage by the White Witch and forced to sledge across the country with her.
  • He is nearly murdered by the Witch but is rescued by Aslan's followers.
  • Edmund has a private talk with Aslan which changes him forever.
  • Edmund and Peter lead the battle against the Witch's army.
  • He behaves very bravely in the battle and destroys the Witch's magic wand.
  • Edmund is badly wounded, but is healed by Lucy.
  • He is crowned a King of Narnia and becomes known as King Edmund the Just.
  • Edmund returns home through the wardrobe.