from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Edward 1 Known as "the Confessor.” 1003?-1066. King of the English (1042-1066) whose reign was marked by political conflict between Norman and English groups.
- Edward 2 Prince of Wales. Known as "the Black Prince.” 1330-1376. English soldier during the Hundred Years' War. The eldest son of Edward III, he fought at Crécy (1346) and Poitiers (1356), where the English forces captured John II of France.
- LakeEdward A lake in the Great Rift Valley of central Africa on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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- proper n. A male given name.
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- n. 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)
- n. 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)
- n. King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
- n. King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
- n. 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)
- n. King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
- n. 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)
- n. King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
- n. third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
- n. son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)
From Old English Ēadweard, from eād ("rich") + weard ("guard"). (Wiktionary)