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  Edward VI of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward, the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty and England's first ruler who was Protestant at the time of his ascension to the throne.
Edward was born at Hampton Court Palace in London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
Edward VI was crowned as king at Westminister Abbey on 20 February 1547.
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Edward VI (October 12, 1537 - July 6, 1553) was King of England from January 28 (crowned at Westminster Abbey on February 20), 1547 to July 6,1553.
Edward VI, the only surviving son of King Henry VIII, was England's first Protestant king.
Edward VI was born on October 12, 1537, the son of Jane Seymour, who died a few days later.
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 Edward VI - MSN Encarta
Edward VI (1537-1553), king of England and Ireland (1547-1553), the last in the male line of the house of Tudor.
Edward was born at Hampton Court on October 12, 1537, the only son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, his third wife.
Edward was thereafter virtually controlled by Dudley, who in 1552 persuaded him to have Somerset executed for treason.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Edward I of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward was born at the Palace of Westminster on June 17 or 18, 1239.
Edward's character greatly contrasted that of his father, who reigned in England throughout Edward's childhood and consistently tended to favour compromise with his opponents.
Unlike his father, Henry III of England, Edward I took great interest in the workings of his government and undertook a number of reforms to safeguard the preservation of royal rights and improve the administration of the law.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Edward_I_of_England   (1742 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Edward VI of England
Edward VI EDWARD VI [Edward VI] 1537-53, king of England (1547-53), son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
Somerset, Edward Seymour, duke of SOMERSET, EDWARD SEYMOUR, DUKE OF [Somerset, Edward Seymour, duke of] 1506?-1552, protector of England.
England, Church of ENGLAND, CHURCH OF [England, Church of] the established church of England and the mother church of the Anglican Communion.
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 Edward - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward Balliol, pretender to the Scottish throne during the reign of David II Edward the Confessor, the penultimate Anglo-Saxon King of England and the last of the House of Wessex
Edward V of England, one of the Princes in the Tower
Edward VI of England, the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour
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 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Edward VI.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward VI, the only son of Henry VIII and his third wife, Jane Seymour, was born at Hampton Court Palace, on the vigil of St. Edward the Confessor, 12th October, 1537.
The future Edward VI was a precocious and highly intelligent child, unlike his father, he was sparely built, but in most of his surviving portraits evocatively adopts the stance of his formidable father.
Edward VI had been betrothed in his infancy to Mary, Queen of Scots and to further the marriage, Somerset lead an army into Scotland and annihilated a Scots army at the battle of Pinkie Cleugh on 10th September, 1547.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /tudor_6.htm   (1381 words)

  
 Tudor Monarchs: King Edward VI
Edward was raised a Protestant, even as Mary had been raised a Catholic, and there is no reason to doubt he held his faith as deeply.
Edward, the elder brother who became duke of Somerset in 1547, was closer to Henry than Thomas and adept at handling his mercurial monarch.
Edward VI became king even as his father's past was catching up to the English economy.
www.englishhistory.net /tudor/monarchs/edward6.html   (9992 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Henry VII of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Henry VII (January 28, 1457-April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485-April 21, 1509), was the founder of the Tudor dynasty and is generally acknowledged as one of England's most successful kings.
Henry Tudor was the posthumous son of Edmund Tudor, a half-brother of King Henry VI of England.
Edward's elder sister, Margaret Pole, who had the next best claim on the throne, inherited her father's earldom of Salisbury and survived well into the next reign.
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 Henry VIII of England - Simple English Wikipedia
He was born in Greenwich Palace on June 28, 1491 and was the second son of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York.
Another important event that happened in England when Henry was the king was the country's change in religion from Roman Catholic to Protestant.
They were Mary I of England, Elizabeth I of England and Edward VI of England.
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 About Edward VI TUDOR (King of England)
On 17 Feb 1547 Edward VI was knighted by Hertford, who was himself created Duke of Somerset and Earl Marshall (an office vacant as a result of the Duke of Norfolk imprisonment).
Edward had been easing the Admiral out of his life and when the Admiral tried for a late-night visit (armed with a pistol of all things) he shot the King's small dog.
Edward's youthful passion was to hear sermons, and as he listened he took notes, especially when the preachers touched upon the duties of kings.
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 Tudors - Edward VI - Protestantism
Edward VI was just nine years old when his father died and he became King.
However, Edward's uncle, Edward Seymour, seized the regency for himself and the title 'Protector of all the realms and dominions of the King's majesty.' Seymour placed Edward firmly under his control by removing him from his home and forbidding contact with his stepmother or sisters.
Edward VI died in 1553 at the age of 15.
www.historyonthenet.com /Tudors/edward_protestantism.htm   (442 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - The Royal Tudor Dynasty - King Edward VI
Edward VI was born on October 12, 1537.
A council was appointed to rule during Edward's minority, with Edward's uncle, the duke of Somerset (Jane Seymour's brother), as Protector of the country and the king.
Kingship and Politics in the Reign of Edward VI by Stephen Alford.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Tudor/EdwardVI.html   (840 words)

  
 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, was born in 1537.
Northumberland's appeal to Edward's radicalism worked as intended: the dying lad declared his sisters to be bastards and passed the succession to Frances Grey's daughter, Lady Jane Grey, one of the boy's only true friends.
Edward was a highly intellectual and pious lad who fell prey to the machinations of his powerful Council of Regency.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon42.html   (779 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > The Tudors > Edward VI
Edward VI became king at the age of nine upon the death of his father, Henry VIII, and a Regency was created.
On Henry's death, Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford and soon to be Duke of Somerset, the new King's eldest uncle, became Protector.
Edward accepted Jane as his heir and, on his death from tuberculosis in 1553, Jane assumed the throne.
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 King Edward VI
Edward VI, King of England and Ireland, born at Greenwich on the 12th of October 1537, was the only child of King Henry VIII by his third wife, Jane Seymour, who died of puerperal fever twelve days later.
But in spite of Holbein's vivacious portrait of Edward at the age of two, he was a frail child, and a short life was anticipated for him from his early years.
Edward was Duke of Cornwall from his birth, but he was never Prince of Wales, and he was only nine when he succeeded his father as King of England and Ireland and supreme head of the church (28th of January 1546/7).
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Edward was only 9 years old when he became king.
As a result of their advice and Edward’s beliefs, Edward’s reign is mainly remembered for the changes made to religion while he was king.
Edward had never been a healthy boy and his health failed in 1553.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /Edward6.htm   (391 words)

  
 Edward VIII - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
EDWARD VIII [Edward VIII] 1894-1972, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1936), known in later years as the duke of Windsor; eldest son of George V.
Edward insisted on his right to marry the woman of his choice, even though her marital background made her unacceptable to the public and the government.
The limousine in which King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson eloped to France is set to be one of the star attractions at a classic car show in Birmingham.
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 ACT I of Benton County presents THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, May 8 & 9, 1999
The central characters are Edward, the Prince of Wales, son of England's King Henry VIII, and the fictional Tom Canty, a boy from the London slum Offal Court.
Edward realizes that he is now the king, but seconds later he is arrested by a constable for stealing the chicken Old Biddy had thrust into his hands.
Edward is able to reveal the location of the missing seal, and so his claim to the throne is proven.
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 BookRags: Edward, VI Biography
Edward VI (1537-1553) was king of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553.
The son of Henry VIII and his third wife, Jane Seymour, Edward VI was born on Oct. 12, 1537.
Since Edward was only 9 years old when he became king in 1547 on the death of his father, a group of councilors stipulated in Henry VIII's will ruled the kingdom in his name.
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 Edward VI -
Edward VI Edward was the only son of King Henry VIII, by his third wife, Jane Seymour.
His guardian and Lord Protector was his mother's brother, Edward Seymour, who initially controlled the country, but he was ousted by the Duke of Northumberland and executed for treason.
Edward was a staunch Protestant and encouraged the Reformation in England and Wales.
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 King Edward VI
Indeed, Edward never ruled the country himself, his uncle, the Duke of Somerset, governed as regent as Edward was so young.
Edward's mother had been Jane Seymour, she died shortly after he was born and so Edward was brought up in the royal household alongside his older sister, Elizabeth.
Edward's brief reign as King of England ended when, at the age of just 15, he died of Tuberculosis.
www.schoolshistory.org.uk /edwardvi.htm   (270 words)

  
 H-Net Review: Gary G. Gibbs on Edward VI
The focus on Edward is more personal in the chapters on the prince's education and in the later ones on his court and final illness.
Like Jordan, she sees Edward as the source of the effort to divert the succession from Mary to Lady Jane Grey; unlike Jordan she does not see Edward as increasingly exerting himself in English government during his last few years.
She finds instead that Edward had interests in military affairs, jousts, and other such issues that would likely strike the fancy of a teenage boy of his rank and status in the sixteenth century.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=13218960409075   (998 words)

  
 The Church History Project - The Reformation in England - Edward VI
Edward, when he ascended to the throne in 1547, was only 10 years old!
There was still too much of the ritual, ceremony and clericalism of Rome for their liking and they began to work for a simplification and purification of the Church to make it more like the model found in Geneva.
In 1552, Edward published his second prayer book which was much more Protestant in tone than that of three years earlier.
www.eaglewing.org.uk /theology/history/edward.html   (544 words)

  
 Edward VI of England - Simple English Wikipedia
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Edward VI of England (October 12, 1537 – July 6, 1553), the son of Henry VIII of England and Jane Seymour, was King of England and King of Ireland from January 28, 1547 until his death.
He was a young King, not very well known in history.
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 Edward VI
Henry VIII died in 1547, secure in the knowledge that he had left behind the male heir to the throne that he had longed for.
Seymour's brother, Thomas, was made Lord Admiral and was an early influence on the life of the King's sister, the Princess Elizabeth.
Protestants in England were happy for the young king's ascension to the throne, but feared what might happen if the boy died.
www.tudorhistory.org /edward   (201 words)

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