Edward

noun
1. King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
Syn: ↑Edward VII, ↑Albert Edward
Derivationally related forms: ↑Edwardian
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
Member Holonyms: ↑Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
2. King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
Member Holonyms: ↑Windsor, ↑House of Windsor
3. King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
Syn: ↑Edward VI
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
4. 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)
Syn: ↑Edward V
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
5. 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)
Syn: ↑Edward IV
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
6. 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)
Syn: ↑Edward III
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
7. 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)
Syn: ↑Edward II
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
8. King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
Syn: ↑Edward I
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
9. third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑prince
10. son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)
Syn: ↑Black Prince
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Prince of Wales

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