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Main Entry: Ed·ward
Pronunciation: primarystressed-wschward
Function: biographical name
name of eight post-Norman kings of England: I 1239-1307 Edward Longshanks (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 and Jane Seymour; VII 1841-1910 (reigned 1901-10) son of Queen Victoria; VIII 1894-1972 (reigned 1936; abdicated) Duke of Windsor son of George V

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