Edgar(redirected from Edgar (disambiguation))
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1. (Biography) 944–975 ad, king of Mercia and Northumbria (957–975) and of England (959–975)
2. (Biography) ?1074–1107, king of Scotland (1097–1107), fourth son of Malcolm III. He overthrew his uncle Donald to gain the throne
3. (Biography) David. born 1948, British dramatist, noted for political plays such as Destiny (1976), Maydays (1983), and Albert Speer (1999): he adapted (1980) Nicholas Nickleby and (1991) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde for the RSC
an award given annually in various categories of mystery writing.
[1945–50; after Edgar Allan Poe]
|Noun||1.||Edgar - the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)|