- 1749-1823; Eng. physician: introduced vaccination
- 1815-98; Eng. physician
a masculine name: dim. Ed, Eddie, Ned, Ted, Teddy; equiv. Fr. Édouard, Ger. Eduard, It. & Sp. Eduardo, Scand. Edvard
Origin of EdwardOld English Eadweard ; from ead (see Edgar) + weard, guardian, protector (see ward): hence, wealthy (or fortunate) guardian
lake in EC Africa, between the Democratic Republic of the Congo & Uganda: 830 sq mi (2,150 sq km)
Known as “the Confessor.” 1003?–1066.
King of the English (1042–1066) whose reign was marked by political conflict between Norman and English groups.
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.
- A male given name.
From Old English Ēadweard, from eād (“rich”) + weard (“guard”).