St. Edward the Confessor

St. 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)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain, ↑saint

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  • Edward the Confessor, Saint — • Short biography of the King of England, who died in 1066 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

  • St. Edward the Confessor —     St. Edward the Confessor     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Edward the Confessor     King of England, born in 1003; died 5 January, 1066. He was the son of Ethelred II and Emma, daughter of Duke Richard of Normandy, being thus half brother to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint 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: ↑Edward the Confessor, ↑St. Edward the Confessor • Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Edward the Confessor, Saint — born с 1003, Islip, Eng. died Jan. 5, 1066, London; canonized 1161; feast day originally January 5, now October 13 King of England (1042–66). The son of Ethelred II, he was exiled to Normandy for 25 years (1016–41) while the Danes held England… …   Universalium

  • ЭДУÁРД ИСПОВÉДНИК (Edward the Confessor) — (Edward the Confessor) (ок. 1003–66), король Англии с 1042. Опирался на нормандских феодалов, что вызвало восстание местной англосаксонской знати, поддержанной свободными крестьянами (1051). С 1053 фактически отстранён от управления. После… …   Биографический словарь

  • sword of Edward the Confessor — Curtana Cur*ta na (k?r t? n?), n. The pointless sword carried before English monarchs at their coronation, and emblematically considered as the sword of mercy; also called the {sword of Edward the Confessor}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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