Definitions for edwardˈɛd wərd
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Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall (“The Black Prince”), 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III).
Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile. 830 sq. mi. (2150 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Edward I, (“Edward Longshanks”) 1239–1307, king of England 1272–1307 (son of Henry III).
Edward II, 1284–1327, king of England 1307–27 (son of Edward I).
Edward III, 1312–77, king of England 1327–77 (son of Edward II).
Edward IV, 1442–83, king of England 1461–70, 1471–83: 1st king of the house of York.
Edward V, 1470–83, king of England 1483 (son of Edward IV).
Edward VI, 1537–53, king of England 1547–53 (son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour).
Edward VII, (Albert Edward) (“the Peacemaker”) 1841–1910, king of Great Britain and Ireland 1901–10 (son of Queen Victoria).
Edward VIII, (Duke of Windsor) 1894–1972, king of Great Britain 1936: abdicated (son of George V; brother of George VI).
Edward, Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor(noun)
King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
Edward, Edward VII, Albert Edward(noun)
King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
Edward, Edward VI(noun)
King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
Edward, Edward V(noun)
King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)
Edward, Edward IV(noun)
King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)
Edward, Edward III(noun)
son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)
Edward, Edward II(noun)
King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)
Edward, Edward I(noun)
King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
Edward, Prince Edward, Edward Antony Richard Louis(noun)
third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
Edward, Black Prince(noun)
son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)
Origin: ead + weard.
Edward is a traditional murder ballad existing in several variants. In English its versions were collected by Francis James Child as Child ballad number 13. The Roud number is 200.
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