Edward the Confessor, Saint
Edward the Confessor, Saint
Short biography of the King of England, who died in 1066

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, 1002? 66, English king 1042 66: founder of Westminster Abbey. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — /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

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

  • Edward the Exile — (1016 ndash;February 1057), also called Edward Ætheling , son of King Edmund Ironside and of Ealdgyth, gained the name of Exile from his life spent mostly far from the England of his forefathers. After the Danish conquest of England in 1016… …   Wikipedia

  • The Incorruptibles — The Incorruptibles: A Study of the Incorruption of the Bodies of Various Catholic Saints and Beati is a book by Joan Carroll Cruz, OCDS, published in 1977. It provides brief biographies for over a hundred Catholic saints and beati whose bodies… …   Wikipedia

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