Meaning of EDWARD in English

EDWARD

I. ˈed-wərd biographical name

name of 8 post-Norman English {British} kings: I 1239-1307 (reigned 1272-1307); II 1284-1327 (reigned 1307-27); III 1312-1377 (reigned 1327-77); IV 1442-1483 (reigned 1461-70; 1471-83); V 1470-1483 (reigned 1483); VI 1537-1553 (reigned 1547-53) son of Henry VIII & Jane Seymour; VII 1841-1910 (reigned 1901-10) Albert Edward, son of Victoria; VIII 1894-1972 (reigned 1936; abdicated) Duke of Windsor, son of George V

II. biographical name

1330-1376 the Black Prince; son of Edward III prince of Wales

III. biographical name

or Ead·ward ˈed-

1003?-1066 the Confessor king of the English (1042-66)

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