Edward III


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Edward III

1312-1377.
King of England (1327-1377) whose reign was marked by the beginning of the Hundred Years' War, epidemics of the Black Death, and the emergence of the Commons as a powerful arm of Parliament.

Edward III

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(Biography) 1312–77, king of England (1327–77); son of Edward II. His claim to the French throne in right of his mother Isabella provoked the Hundred Years' War (1337)
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Noun1.Edward III - son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377Edward III - 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)
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In the time of Edward III England was England again, and the rulers were English both in heart and in name.
This printer also says in his preface that the book was first written in the time of King Edward III, "In whose time it pleased God to open the eyes of many to see his truth, giving them boldness of heart to open their mouths and cry out against the works of darkness.
1356 - Edward Balliol surrenders his claim to the Scottish throne to Edward III in exchange for an English pension.
November 13 BORN today in 1312, Edward III was England's warrior king who took no prisoners, executing his father's murderer, banishing his mother and declaring war against France which lasted over 100 years.
The ornate tomb of Edward, the son of Edward III and father of Richard II, lies in Canterbury Cathedral.
ON THIS DAY 1346: Edward III of England, aided by his son Edward the Black Prince, defeated the French at The Battle of Crecy.
The prince, eldest son and heir of King Edward III, is still hated across the Channel for his part in the Hundred Years War between the two countries from 1337 to 1453.
1376: Edward, the Black Prince, son of Edward III of England, died.
Tarlinskaja, aware of the latest research on attribution, provides separate figures for the Shakespearean and non-Shakespearean portions of 1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI, Titus Andronicus, Edward III, and Arden of Faversham, (4) For 3 Henry VI, she uses the division established by Craig and Burrows, assigning Shakespeare 1.
The dynastic uncertainties in England which followed Owain's rebellion led directly to the Wars of the Roses which culminated some 80 years after his death with the victory in battle against King Edward III and the accession to the throne of Owain's kinsman, Henry Tudor, King Henry VII.
1327: Edward II was murdered in the dungeon |of Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire to ensure his son Edward III could succeed to the throne.
com, the 16-year-old actress is the 22nd great-granddaughter of King Edward III, who reigned England from 1330 to 1376, People Magazine reported.