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 for Edward
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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