Edward meaning

ĕdwərd
King of the English (1042–1066) whose reign was marked by political conflict between Norman and English groups.
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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.
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(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Ed, Eddie, Ned, Ted, Teddy; equiv. Fr. Édouard, Ger. Eduard, It. & Sp. Eduardo, Scand. Edvard.
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(person) 1330-76; Prince of Wales: son of Edward III.
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(person) 1239-1307; king of England (1272-1307): son of Henry III.
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(person) 1284-1327; king of England (1307-27): son of Edward I.
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(person) 1312-77; king of England (1327-77): son of Edward II.
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(person) 1442-83; king of England (1461-70; 1471-83): son of Richard, duke of York.
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(person) 1470-83; king of England (1483): son of Edward IV: reputed to have been murdered by order of Richard III.
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(person) 1537-53; king of England & Ireland (1547-53): son of Henry VIII & Jane Seymour.
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(person) 1841-1910; king of Great Britain & Ireland (1901-10): son of Queen Victoria.
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(place) Lake in EC Africa, between the Democratic Republic of the Congo & Uganda: 830 sq mi (2,150 sq km)
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A male given name.
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Origin of edward

  • From Old English Ēadweard, from eād (“rich”) + weard (“guard”).

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