Edward the Confessor


Edward the Confessor
Saint, 1002?-66, English king 1042-66: founder of Westminster Abbey.

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  • Edward the Confessor — 1004? 66; king of England (1042 66): canonized: his day is Oct. 13 …   English World dictionary

  • Edward the Confessor — St. Edward the Confessor EDWARD(US) REX. Edward the Confessor enthroned , opening scene of the Bayeux Tapestry King of England Reign 8 June 1042 – 5 January 1066 …   Wikipedia

  • Edward the Confessor — noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003 1066) • Syn: ↑Saint Edward the Confessor, ↑St. Edward the Confessor • Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Edward the Confessor — Eduard der Bekenner (engl.: Edward the Confessor) (* um 1004; † 5. Januar 1066) war von 1042 bis 1066 König von England. Der Sohn Aethelreds und der normannischen Herzogstochter Emma heiratete 1045 die Grafentochter Edith, Tochter von Godwin von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • EDWARD THE CONFESSOR —    king of England, married Edith, daughter of the great EARL GODWIN (q.v.); was a feeble monarch of ascetic proclivities; his appeal to the Duke of Normandy precipitated the Norman invasion, and in him perished the royal Saxon line; was… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Edward the Confessor — Ed′ward the Confes′sor n. big Saint, 1002?–66, English king 1042–66: founder of Westminster Abbey …   From formal English to slang

  • Edward the confessor — …   Википедия

  • Edward the Confessor — /ˈɛdwəd ðə kənˈfɛsə/ (say edwuhd dhuh kuhn fesuh) noun Saint, c. 1004–66, king of England 1042–66; founder of Westminster Abbey …   Australian English dictionary

  • Edward the Confessor — King of England from 1043 to 1066. He was so called because of his reputation for piety …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Edward the Confessor, St. — …   Useful english dictionary


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