Black Prince


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Black Prince

n
(Biography) the Black Prince See Edward21

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).
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Noun1.Black Prince - son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)Black Prince - son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)
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By this time Edward III had died, and Richard, the young son of the Black Prince, had come to the throne.
On such an occasion the author chanced to call to memory a rhyme recording three names of the manors forfeited by the ancestor of the celebrated Hampden, for striking the Black Prince a blow with his racket, when they quarrelled at tennis;
He was compared by obsequious flatterers to the Black Prince, to Alcibiades, to the young Caesar.
Yet the bells, when they sounded, told me sorrowfully of change in everything; told me of their own age, and my pretty Dora's youth; and of the many, never old, who had lived and loved and died, while the reverberations of the bells had hummed through the rusty armour of the Black Prince hanging up within, and, motes upon the deep of Time, had lost themselves in air, as circles do in water.
The epilogue sums up the political ramifications of the Black Prince's efforts.
Black Prince has just launched Christmas canal boat trips leaving from Clifton upon Dunsmore, near Rugby.
The expectant father, Nero Black Prince, lives on a farm in Allendale in Northumberland.
1376: Warrior prince Edward of Woodstock, son of Edward III of England, died: his nickname the Black Prince is first recorded in the 16th century.
Seven grape varieties ('Black Prince', 'Gold', 'Dehkani', 'Cardinal', 'Shamas Guru', 'King's Early' and 'Anab-e-Shahi') were evaluated for their pheno-physiological characteristics grown under the agro-climatic conditions of Faisalabad.
Edward III's son the Black Prince, and the elder brothers of Henry VIII, Charles I and George V, to mention but a few.