edward edward  /ˈɛd wərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
  2. (n) King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
  3. (n) King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
  4. (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)
  5. (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)
  6. (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)
  7. (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)
  8. (n) King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
  9. (n) third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
  10. (n) son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)

News

  1. Edward Snowden Leaves Hong Kong For Russia, Final Destination Unclear

    The Hong Kong government has confirmed that Edward Snowden left the city on Sunday "on his own accord for a third country."
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong

    HONG KONG, June 23 (UPI) -- Edward Snowden, wanted in the United States on espionage charges for revealing National Security Agency surveillance secrets, has left Hong Kong, officials say.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. The Edward Snowden Drama Has Reached Peak Action Movie

    If the Edward Snowden saga is a Michael Bay movie that we are all just living in, on Sunday morning it would have passed over the believability abyss. That's when Snowden, the NSA leaker turned America's Most Wanted poster-boy, took a plane out of Hong Kong, en route to Russia, where he landed around 9:15 a.m. EST. Snowden is reportedly headed from there to Havana, Cuba on Monday. And from there ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

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