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  Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward VII (Albert Edward) (9 November 1841–6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King of the Commonwealth Realms, and the Emperor of India.
Edward VII and Queen Alexandra were crowned at Westminster Abbey on 9 August 1902.
Edward's life was dramatised in the 1975 British television series Edward the Seventh, also known as Edward the King or The Royal Victorians, and starring Charles Sturridge as the adolescent Edward, Timothy West as the adult Edward and Annette Crosbie as Queen Victoria.
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 Encyclopedia: Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward was born on November 9, 1841 at Buckingham Palace.
As king, Edward VII proved a greater success than anyone had expected, but he was already an old man and had little time left to learn the trade of kingship.
Edward's arms were: Quarterly, I and IV Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or (for England); II Or a lion rampant within a tressure flory-counter-flory Gules (for Scotland); III Azure a harp Or stringed Argent (for Ireland).
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 Edward, VII Biography / Biography of Edward, VII Biography Biography
Born on Nov. 9, 1841, at Buckingham Palace, Edward VII was the eldest son of Victoria and Albert.
Edward's imprudence persisted during his exclusion from apprenticeship: he had to testify in the Mordaunt divorce case (1870); he was deeply involved in the Aylesford scandal (1876); and the Tranby Croft affair (1891) brought him to court again, this time as a witness to cheating at baccarat.
Edward VII died of bronchitis followed by heart attacks on May 6, 1910, and he was interred at Windsor.
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 channel4.com - Real Lives - Edward VII
In 1861, midway through his time at Cambridge, Edward was sent to Ireland and enlisted in the army; he was expected to start as a junior officer and rise through the ranks.
When Alix fell ill during her third pregnancy, Edward moved his desk into her bedroom so that they could be together during the day; however, he continued to devote his evenings to the high life.
Edward's brief reign, with its combination of showmanship, luxury and hard-edged politics, was an uneasy blend of 19th and 20th-century conceptions of the monarchy.
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 Edward VII
Edward attempted to gain the support of the working-class by inviting their representatives, such as Joseph Arch and Henry Broadhurst to stay at his country house at Sandringham.
Edward VII became king on the death of Queen Victoria in 1901.
Edward VII died at Buckingham Palace on 6th May, 1910, leaving the constitutional crisis to be solved by his son, King George V.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Edward VII, born November 9, 1841, was the eldest son of Queen Victoria.
Edward died amidst the budgetary crisis at age sixty-eight, which was resolved the following year by the Liberal government's passage of the act.
Despite Edward's colorful personal life and Victoria's perceptions of him as profligate, Edward ruled peacefully (aside from the Boer War of 1899-1902) and successfully during his short reign, which is remarkable considering the shifts in European power that occurred in the first decade of the twentieth century.
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 Saxe-Coburg-Gotha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward VII An astrological study of the king.
Edward VII Extensively crosslinked biography with picture and contemporary cartoons.
Edward VII: British Monarchs Examines the life of the first monarch of the twentieth century.
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 History of the Monarchy > Saxe-Coburg-Gotha > Edward VII
Edward VII was brought up strictly under a very rigorous educational regime by his parents, who had unrealistic expectations of his abilities.
Edward was 59 when he became king, having been heir apparent for longer than anyone else in British history.
Edward died before the situation could be resolved by the Liberal victory in the election in 1910.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His Majesty King Edward VII (Albert Edward Wettin) (9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King of the Commonwealth realms, and the Emperor of India.
His last "official" mistress, society matron Alice Keppel, was even present at his deathbed in 1910 at his express written instruction; one of Keppel's great granddaughters was later to become the mistress and wife of a future Prince of Wales and one of Edward's great-great grandsons.
Edward's life was dramatised in the 1975 British television series, also known as Edward the King or The Royal Victorians, and starring Charles Sturridge as the adolescent Edward, Timothy West as the adult Edward and Annette Crosbie as Queen Victoria.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Edward_VII_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1735 words)

  
 King Edward VII - Evil Demiurge of the Triple Entente and World War I
Edward had a geopolitical vision in the Venetian tradition, and it was one of brutal simplicity: the encirclement of Germany with a hostile coalition, followed by a war of annihilation in which many of Britain's erstwhile ``allies''--notably France and Russia--would also be decimated and crippled.
Edward VII was also Casanova with a crown, a satyr and sodomist on the throne of England, the royal rake of Edwardian legend.
Edward VII has been hailed by the British as the greatest political activist of the House of Windsor, and as the greatest monarch since William the Conqueror in 1066.
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 BBC - History - Edward VII (1841 - 1910)
Edward was an immensely popular sovereign, a leader of society and something of a rogue.
The eldest son of Queen Victoria and her Prince Consort Albert, Albert Edward was subjected to a strict regime from an early age, which he resented enormously.
While she looked after the family, Edward was a familiar figure in high society and enjoyed sporting activities, particularly racing, yachting and shooting.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/edward_vii_king.shtml   (374 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - British Royal History - King Edward VII
Edward VII was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Edward the Caresser: The Playboy Prince Who Became Edward VII by Stanley Weintraub.
With Edward VII on the throne and the dawn of a new century, Britain embraced technology.
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 AllRefer.com - Edward VII (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Edward succeeded to the throne on Jan. 22, 1901, at the age of 59 and was crowned on Aug. 9, 1902.
The end of his reign was marked by the constitutional crisis over the attempt to limit the veto power of the House of Lords.
Edward cooperated somewhat reluctantly with the Liberal ministry of Herbert Asquith, but the issue was still unresolved at the time of his death.
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 boys clothing: British royalty Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward VII (1841-1910) or Bertie as he was called within the family, was the eldest son of the redoubtable Queen Victoria and Prince Consort Albert.
Edward was born Albert Edward Saxe-Coburg in 1841 at Buckingham Palace.
Albert Edward, Prince of Whales, was born in 1841, the second son and oldest boy of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
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 Edward VII - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward was born at Buckingham Palace, the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
After his father's death in 1861 he undertook many public duties, took a close interest in politics, and was on friendly terms with the party leaders.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Edward+VII   (200 words)

  
 Haakon VII of Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His Majesty King Haakon VII of Norway, Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel (August 3, 1872–September 21, 1957) was the first King of Norway after the dissolution of the personal union with Sweden in 1905.
In 1896, Prince Carl married his first cousin the Princess Maud, youngest daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and his wife, HRH Princess Alexandra of Denmark, daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel.
After a referendum confirmed the newly-independent Norway as a monarchy, Prince Carl became its king on November 18, 1905, succeeding his great-uncle, the deposed Oscar II of Norway on that throne and was crowned as Haakon VII in Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim on June 22, 1906.
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Edward VII was a prime mover in the dissolution of the personal union of the crowns of Norway and Sweden which gave rise to an independent Norway under British sponsorship in 1905.
Edward VII pacified Spain by marrying one of his nieces to the Spanish King; this niece converted to Catholicism for the occasion.
Here Edward VII briefed his agent, Italian Foreign Minister Tittoni on what he saw as the alarming growth of the Austro-Hungarian fleet, the navy of a power to which Italy was theoretically allied but to which it was in reality a rival.
www.cs.columbia.edu /~radev/bulgaria/archive/tripleentente.archive   (9208 words)

  
 RoyaList Online - Royal Genealogy - King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward was fond of placing objects, such as dried peas, dead birds and live lobsters, in guests' beds.
Edward was heir apparent for 59 years and 2 months, the longest term of any heir apparent in English history.
Edward postponed his coronation six weeks because he had suffered from appendicitis and was weak from the surgery.
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 King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward was 59 when he became Edward VII in January 1901.
He had been waiting most of his adult life for his career to begin, and had spent the time living the good life – eating, drinking, smoking, partying, womanizing.
Edward was much more a man of the people, making many public appearances and sharing similar interests with his subjects.
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 Edward VII: boyhood clothing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I am not sure at what age Edward was breeched, but it appears to be about 5 years of age as paintings exist of him at about 5 years of age in sailor suits and other outfits.
This was a common style of the early 19th century and contrasts sharply with the later decades in which boys wore stiff Eton collars or elaborate Fauntleroy lace collar.
Edward and his brothers were the first generation of English royals to be outfitted in kilts, in deference to the Queen's great interest in Scotland or perhaps as a political gesture.
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 KING EDWARD VII - EPHEMERA UNSIGNED CIRCA 1851
Authenticated strands (there are approximately four of them) of British King Edward VII hair mounted on an 8½x11 page containing facsimile reproduction of "the original paper folder which the hair was wrapped in for about 145 years".
Edward was implicated in several divorce cases, and his mistresses included actress Lillie Langtry, Daisy Countess of Warwick, Lady Brooke and Mrs.
Her 59-year-old son Edward acceded to the throne and reigned for nine years until his death on May 6, 1910 after a series of heart attacks.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/8_2001/leaders/KING_EDWARD_VII.htm   (377 words)

  
 BBC - History - Edward VII: The First Constitutional Monarch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
British monarchs have seldom had happy childhoods, and Albert Edward, the future King Edward VII but known throughout his life as Bertie, was no exception.
Victoria and Albert were young and passionately determined to raise their children well, but this determination was so grim in its earnestness and so unyielding in its idealism that it served rather to thwart than encourage the growth of their nine children.
For the rest of his life Edward struggled with the double burden of knowing she blamed him, and feeling her unjust for doing so.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/state/monarchs_leaders/edward_vii_01.shtml   (572 words)

  
 British Royal Family Commemoratives - King Edward VII
To commemorate the Coronation in 1902 of King Edward VII the "King's Dinner" beaker by Royal Doulton.
To mark the death in 1910 of King Edward VII an "In Memoriam" plate.
Measuring 7.5" it is decorated with a colour portrait of King Edward VII in uniform within a fl laurel wreath.
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 HMS King Edward VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS King Edward VII, named after King Edward VII, was the lead ship of the King Edward VII class of British Royal Navy battleships.
King Edward VII hit a mine whilst travelling from Rosyth to Davonport around the Northern coast of Scotland for a refit.
The mine had been laid by the German auxiliary cruiser SMS Moewe off Cape Wrath on 6 January 1916.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_King_Edward_VII   (303 words)

  
 World Book || Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward VII (1841-1910) became king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1901.
He was the first son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and belonged to the royal family of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Edward was born in London and became Prince of Wales when he was an infant.
www.worldbook.com /features/queen/html/edwardvii.htm   (206 words)

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