Edward VI


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Edward VI

1537-1553.
King of England and Ireland (1547-1553). The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, he died of tuberculosis.

Edward VI

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(Biography) 1537–53, king of England (1547–53), son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. His uncle the Duke of Somerset was regent until 1552, when he was executed. Edward then came under the control of Dudley, Duke of Northumberland
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Noun1.Edward VI - King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553Edward VI - King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
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