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Edward
Given Name

Gender Male
Meaning Rich/blessed guard
Origin English
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Edward is an English given name. It is derived from Old English words ead (meaning "happy" or 'prosperous') and weard (meaning "guard"). Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Look up Appendix:Most popular given names by country in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

  • Proto-Germanic *audwaroþō
  • Old English tĒadweard
  • Modern English Edward

Short forms include Ed, Edd, Eddie, Eddy, Ned, Neddie, Neddy, Ted, Teddy and Teddie; all of which may be short for Edward, Edmond or Edmund. Edmond may refer to: Places in the United States: Edmond, Kansas Edmond, Oklahoma Edmonds, Washington People: Edmond de Goncourt Edmond James de Rothschild Edmond - the 1982 play by David Mamet. ... Edmund can refer to: Edmund I of England Edmund II of England St. ...


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In nobility

Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, KG (15 June 1330 – 8 June 1376), popularly known as the Black Prince, was the eldest son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault, and father to King Richard II of England. ... Edward Balliol (c. ... St Edward the Confessor or Eadweard III (c. ... Edward the Elder (Old English: Ēadweard se Ieldra) (c. ... Not to be confused with Edmund the Martyr. ... Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), popularly known as Longshanks[1], also as Edward the Lawgiver or the English Justinian because of his legal reforms, and as Hammer of the Scots,[2] achieved fame as the monarch who conquered Wales and tried to do the same to Scotland. ... Edward II, (25 April 1284 – 21 September 1327), of Caernarfon, was King of England from 1307 until deposed in January, 1327. ... This article is about the King of England. ... Edward IV (April 28, 1442 – April 9, 1483) was King of England from March 4, 1461 to April 9, 1483, with a break of a few months in the period 1470–1471. ... Edward V (4 November 1470 – 1483?) was the King of England from 9 April 1483 until his deposition two months later. ... Edward Tudor redirects here. ... Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death on 6 May 1910. ... Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; later The Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of Great Britain, Ireland, the British Dominions beyond the Seas, and Emperor of India from the death of his father, George V (1910–36), on 20... Lord Edward FitzGerald (15 October 1763–4 June 1798) was an Irish aristocrat and revolutionary. ...

In politics

1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A philosopher is a person who thinks deeply regarding people, society, the world, and/or the universe. ... A columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a column. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. ... Edward Lewis Brown (born 1942) and his wife, Elaine Alice Brown (born c. ... Edward Kennedy Edward Moore Ted Kennedy, (born February 22, 1932, in Brookline, Massachusetts) is a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts. ... Portrait of U.S. Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. ... The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... Sir Edward Youde (尤德) GCMG, GCVO, MBE (19 June 1924 - 5 December 1986 in Beijing, China) was a British administrator, diplomat and Sinologist. ...

In fiction

Edward is a traditional murder ballad existing in several variants, collected by Francis James Child as Child ballad number 13. ... The Child Ballads are a collection of 305 ballads from England and Scotland, and their American variants, collected by Francis James Child. ... Edward Platypus is a fictional character from the animated series Camp Lazlo. ... For other uses, see Platypus (disambiguation). ... Camp Lazlo is an Emmy Award-winning, American animated television series created by Joe Murray, produced by Cartoon Network Studios and currently airs on Cartoon Network. ... Edward Stubbs Stubblefield is a fictional undead and a rebel character and is the protagonist of Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse. // Early Life In 1933, Stubbs is a travelling salesman during the Great Depression. ... Edward Elric ), commonly nicknamed as Ed is a fictional character in the Fullmetal Alchemist universe created by Hiromu Arakawa and developed into a media franchise, consisting of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and even collectibles. ... Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American fantasy film, written by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson, and directed by Burton. ... Edward the Blue Engine is a fictional anthropomorphic steam locomotive from The Railway Series by Rev W. Awdry, and the TV Series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. ... Miles OBrien Miles Edward OBrien is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe, played by Colm Meaney. ... Edward Chris Von Muir , Gilbart Chris Von Muir in the original Japanese language version) is a fictional, playable character from the Square Co. ... Edward Cullen Edward Cullen is a character in the novels Twlight(novel) and New Moon(novel). ... Stephenie Meyer (born December 24, 1973, in Hartford, Connecticut) is an American author. ... For other uses, see Twilight (disambiguation). ... Winnie the Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ... Jane Eyre is a classic romance novel by Charlotte Brontë that was published in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Company, London. ... This article is about the Victorian novel. ... The following is a list of major and minor characters from the anime series Cowboy Bebop. ... Original run April 3, 1998 – April 23, 1999 Episodes 26 Movie: Knockin on Heavens Door (天国の扉) Director Shinichiro Watanabe Writer Keiko Nobumoto Studio Sunrise BONES Bandai Visual[2] Released September 1, 2001 Runtime 115 min. ... For other uses, see Sense and Sensibility (disambiguation). ... A watercolour and pencil sketch of Jane Austen, believed to be drawn from life by her sister Cassandra (c. ...

In other fields

Edward OConnor Terry (1844–1912), English actor, was born in London, allegedly the illegitimate son of Feargus OConnor, Irish Chartist leader and advocate of the land plan. ... Edvard Hagerup Grieg (June 15, 1843 – September 4, 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist who was also of partial Scottish descent. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Theodore Sturgeon (February 26, 1918 Staten Island, New York – May 8, 1985) was an American science fiction author. ... Edward Higgins (November 26, 1864 – December 14, 1947) was the 3rd General of The Salvation Army (1929-1934). ... ‹ The template below (Citations missing) is being considered for deletion. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Leonhard Euler, considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time A mathematician is a person whose primary area of study and research is the field of mathematics. ... The Scream. ... Edward R. Ed Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American journalist and media figure. ... Baron Edouard Louis Joseph Merckx (IPA: ) (born June 17, 1945, Meensel-Kiezegem, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium) is a former Belgian professional cyclist. ... For other uses, see Ned Kelly (disambiguation). ... Ed Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor. ... Harry Edwards is a Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and author of The Revolt of the Black Athlete. ... Edward George Farhat (June 7, 1924 - January 18, 2003) was a professional wrestler best known as The Sheik (or The Original Sheik to distinguish him from the wrestler the Iron Sheik of the 1980s). ... Edward A. Trice (born December 5, 1966 in Philadelphia, PA) is an American inventor and entrepreneur who is most widely known for creating the chess variant known as Gothic chess. ... Edward Cullen Edward Cullen is a character in the novels Twlight(novel) and New Moon(novel). ...

In other languages

Look up Edward in
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Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... Arabic is a Semitic language, closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ... A personal name is the proper name identifying an individual person. ...

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Edward the Elder, king of the Anglo-Saxons (899-924), was probably born in the 870s (he was the second child of a marriage of 868, and led troops in battle in 893).
Edward, who was in the process of reducing one of the Five Boroughs, went immediately to Tamworth and "occupied" it, and all the Mercians who had been subject to Æthelflæd submitted to him.
Edward, having just conquered the Danes south of the Humber, is unlikely to have worried about the unrest of the English Mercians, and it is plausible that the rearrangement of the Mercian shires closely followed Edward's assertion of direct control over Mercia in 918.
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