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Ed·ward 1

 (ĕd′wərd) Known as "the Confessor." 1003?-1066.
King of the English (1042-1066) whose reign was marked by political conflict between Norman and English groups.

Ed·ward 2

 (ĕd′wərd)Prince of Wales. Known as "the Black Prince." 1330-1376.
English soldier during the Hundred Years' War. The eldest son of Edward III, he fought at Crécy (1346) and Poitiers (1356), where the English forces captured John II of France.

Edward

(ˈɛdwəd)
n
(Placename) Lake Edward a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the Great Rift Valley: empties through the Semliki River into Lake Albert. Area: about 2150 sq km (830 sq miles). Former official name: Lake Amin

Edward

(ˈɛdwəd)
n
1. (Biography) known as the Black Prince. 1330–76, Prince of Wales, the son of Edward III of England. He won victories over the French at Crécy (1346) and Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War
2. (Biography) Prince. born 1964, Earl of Wessex, third son of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In 1999 he married Sophie Rhys-Jones (born 1965); their daughter Louise was born in 2003 and their son James in 2007

Ed•ward

(ˈɛd wərd)

n.
1. Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall ( “The Black Prince” ), 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III).
2. 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).

Ed•ward

(ˈɛd wərd)
n.
1. Edward I, ( “Edward Longshanks” ) 1239–1307, king of England 1272–1307 (son of Henry III).
2. Edward II, 1284–1327, king of England 1307–27 (son of Edward I).
3. Edward III, 1312–77, king of England 1327–77 (son of Edward II).
4. Edward IV, 1442–83, king of England 1461–70, 1471–83: 1st king of the house of York.
5. Edward V, 1470–83, king of England 1483 (son of Edward IV).
6. Edward VI, 1537–53, king of England 1547–53 (son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour).
7. Edward VII, (Albert Edward) ( “the Peacemaker” ) 1841–1910, king of Great Britain and Ireland 1901–10 (son of Queen Victoria).
8. Edward VIII, (Duke of Windsor) 1894–1972, king of Great Britain 1936: abdicated (son of George V; brother of George VI).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Edward - King of England and Ireland in 1936Edward - King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
House of Windsor, Windsor - the British royal family since 1917
2.Edward - King of England from 1901 to 1910Edward - King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917; the name was changed to Windsor in 1917 in response to anti-German feelings in World War I
3.Edward - King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553Edward - King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
4.Edward - 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 - 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)
5.Edward - King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483Edward - 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)
6.Edward - son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377Edward - 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)
7.Edward - King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward IEdward - 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)
8.Edward - King of England from 1272 to 1307Edward - King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
9.Edward - third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
10.Edward - son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)Edward - son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)
Translations

Edward

[ˈedwəd] NEduardo
Edward the ConfessorEduardo el Confesor

Edward

nEduard m
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But Edward foreseeing his design, approached him with heroic fortitude as soon as he entered the Room, and addressed him in the following Manner.
Sir Edward, I know the motive of your Journey here--You come with the base Design of reproaching me for having entered into an indissoluble engagement with my Laura without your Consent.
So saying, he took my hand and whilst Sir Edward, Philippa, and Augusta were doubtless reflecting with admiration on his undaunted Bravery, led me from the Parlour to his Father's Carriage which yet remained at the Door and in which we were instantly conveyed from the pursuit of Sir Edward.
The Duke paused, in his way across the crowded reception rooms, to speak to his host, Sir Edward Bransome, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
Sir Edward Bransome made his way to his study, opened the door with a Yale key, turned on the electric lights, and crossed slowly to the hearthrug.
Sir Edward looked him up and down, and finding him look exactly as Mr.
If I coloured at all, Mr Edward,' said Joe, 'which I didn't know I did, it was to think I should have been such a fool as ever to have any hope of her.
Well, Joe, I hope that's not altogether beyond it,' said Edward, good-humouredly.
And so am I,' returned Edward, 'though I was unconsciously riding fast just now, in compliment I suppose to the pace of my thoughts, which were travelling post.
But before she was half way upstairs she heard the parlour door open, and, turning round, was astonished to see Edward himself come out.
This was a subject which ensured Marianne's attention, and she was beginning to describe her own admiration of these scenes, and to question him more minutely on the objects that had particularly struck him, when Edward interrupted her by saying, "You must not enquire too far, Marianne--remember I have no knowledge in the picturesque, and I shall offend you by my ignorance and want of taste if we come to particulars.
I suspect," said Elinor, "that to avoid one kind of affectation, Edward here falls into another.