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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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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Edward VII of the United Kingdom -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward VII (Albert Edward of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha) (November 9, 1841 - May 6, 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from January 22, 1901 until his death in 1910.
Edward and his wife established Sandringham House[?] in Norfolk as their country retreat and entertained on a lavish scale.
When Queen Victoria died in 1901, however, there was no question of Bertie's not becoming king, and he took the title of Edward VII to honor a request by Queen Victoria that no future king be named Albert.
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 Elizabeth II of The United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In all of her realms outside of the United Kingdom, her participation is limited to the appointment of representatives within the realm in question (usually a Governor-General, who exercises executive power in a fashion closely resembling her own exercise of power within the United Kingdom.
The Queen, or her Governors-General in the realms outside the United Kingdom, also gives a speech at the annual State Opening of Parliament, outlining the government's legislative agenda for the year, but the speech is written by government ministers and reflects the view of the elected government.
In the United Kingdom, her official title is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
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 1841 - Simple English Wikipedia
January 26 - The United Kingdom occupies Hong Kong.
March 4 - Martin Van Buren, President of the United States is succeeded by William Henry Harrison.
April 4 - President William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and at one month, the elected president with the shortest term served.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10066
     Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom was born on 9 November 1841 in Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England.
He was crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 9 August 1902 and styled 'By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Failth, Emperor of India.
She married Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom, son of Albert Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Victoria I Alexandrina Hanover, Queen of the United Kingdom, on 19 March 1863.
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 Wales (United Kingdom)
Used by Edward I, Edward III at the battle of Crécy 1346, Henry V at the battle of Agincourt 1415, and at the battle of Bosworth in 1485, after which it was carried in state to St Paul's Cathedral.
Edward, Prince of Wales', flag was quartered red lion on yellow and yellow lion on red, and is known as the flag of Llewelyn.
The British Union Jack was formed by the union of the flags of Scotland and England when the crowns of Scotland and England were united in 1605 by the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England (as James I of England).
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 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, with a queen and a Parliament that has two houses: the House of Lords, with 574 life peers, 92 hereditary peers, and 26 bishops; and the House of Commons, which has 651 popularly elected members.
Edward III's claim to the throne of France led to the Hundred Years' War (1338–1453) and the loss of almost all the large English territory in France.
Under Edward VI and Mary, the two extremes of religious fanaticism were reached, and it remained for Henry's daughter, Elizabeth I (1558–1603), to set up the Church of England on a moderate basis.
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 Edward, Prince of Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There have been seven people called Edward that have held the title Prince of Wales.
Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1841-1901), known as Albert Edward
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 Slektstre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Queen of the United Kingdom 1952 Married 1947 Prince Philip of Greece, Duke of Edinburgh.
Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 Married 1840 Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-1861), Prince Consort.
King of the United Kingdom from 1901 Married 1863 Princess Alexandra of Denmark.
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 Windsor Castle . Timeline | PBS
Edward III erects St. George's Hall for the use of the Garter Knights
Future King Edward VII of the United Kingdom marries Alexandra of Denmark in St. George's Chapel
King George VI of the United Kingdom is buried in St. George's Chapel
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 United Kingdom - History of the Flag
The flag became 'the ensign armorial of the United Kingdom of Great Britain' as one of the provisions of the Act of Union in 1707, when the kingdoms of England and Scotland were united.
During the reign of Queen Victoria, the Royal Standard was considered to be the Standard of the United Kingdom, and not the Standard of the Sovereign.
By the time that George V succeeded Edward VII in 1910, it had become generally accepted that the Royal Standard of the United Kingdom was the sovereign's personal banner.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Psychology Central
Image:Edward VII of the United Kingdom as Prince of Wales and family - Project Gutenberg eText 15052.png
Edward treated his marriage with indifference, keeping mistresses throughout his married life, including actress Lillie Langtry, and Jennie Jerome, the mother of Winston Churchill.
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 Edward VII - Britannica Concise
Edward IV - King of England (1461–70, 1471–83).
Edward VII - in full Albert Edward king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British dominions and emperor of India from 1901, an immensely popular and affable sovereign and a leader of society.
Edward VIII - prince of Wales (1911–36) and king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British dominions and emperor of India from Jan. 20 to Dec. 10, 1936, when he abdicated in order to marry Wallis Warfield Simpson of the United States (see Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of).
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 June 24 - Simple English Wikipedia
Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce beat Edward II of England.
John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aix-la-Chapelle, Prussia, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
1902 - King Edward VII of the United Kingdom develops appendicitis, delaying his coronation.
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 Encyklopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was later bought by the Medici family in 1549: as the official residence of the ruling families of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, it was enlarged and enriched almost continually over the following three centuries.
In the 19th century, the palazzo, by then a great treasure house, was used as a power base by Napoleon I, and later served for a brief period as the principal royal palace of the newly united Italy.
In the early 20th century, the palazzo together with its contents was given to the Italian people by the King Victor Emmanuel III, subsequently its doors were opened to the public to serve as one of Florence's largest art galleries.
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 Harald V dari Norwegia - Wikipedia
Karena merupakan keturunan keempat dari Raja Edward VII dari Britania Raya, ia juga merupakan salah satu pewaris takhta Britania Raya (kini ke-60).
The King is patron of The Anglo-Norse Society in London, together with Queen Elizabeth II.
On 1 December 2003 King Harald was announced to be suffering from cancer of the bladder.
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 Albert, prince consort of Great Britain and Ireland - Britannica Concise
Disputes with Prussia in 1856 and the United States in 1861 ended peacefully, at least in part because Albert suggested rewording Foreign Office dispatches so that they could not be construed as ultimatums.
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Island country, western Europe, North Atlantic Ocean.
Windsor, - the royal house of the United Kingdom, which succeeded the house of Hanover on the death of its last monarch, Queen Victoria, on Jan. 22, 1901.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> 1903   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It also had the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasn't had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600.
January 1 - Edward VII of the United Kingdom is proclaimed Emperor of India
March 14 - The Hay-Herran Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate.
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 Learn more about November 9 in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1970 - Vietnam War: The Supreme Court of the United States votes 6 to 3 to not hear a case by the state of Massachusetts asking to allow the state to enforce its law granting Massachusetts residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war.
1998 - In the largest civil settlement in United States history, a federal judge approves a US$1.03 billion settlement requiring dozens of brokerage houses (including Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and Salomon Smith Barney) to pay investors who claim they were cheated in a wide-spread price-fixing scheme on the NASDAQ.
This attack comes amid tensions within the kingdom with a surge of Islamic extremism militancy.
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 Edwardian Delights - Vintage Postcards - Royalty
Published in the United Kingdom by Beagles, from a photograph by Boissonnas and Eggler, who were the photographers to the Imperial Russian Court.
Queen Victoria, Prince Edward, Czar Nicolas II and Czarina Alexandra - an unusual real photo postcard, clearly issued after the time that the photo was taken, which must have been on the Imperial visit to Britain in 1896, confirmed by the fact that the Czarina holds a single baby (G.Dss Olga) in her arms.
Edward VII / George V - Matched pair, published by R.E.M. in Australia to mark death of Edward and accession of George.
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 The Crown Council of Ethiopia
King George V, of the United Kingdom, also received the Collar, in 1935, and his particular example of the Order’s chain, medal and star is illustrated in the book, Royal Insignia.
Recipients of the Order with collar include HM Queen Mary (wife of King George V, of the United Kingdom) in 1935, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh of the United Kingdom, President Charles De Gaulle of France, President Dwight D. Eisenhower of the United States, and Emperor Bokassa of Central African Empire.
The Franklin Mint, of the United States, struck three medals in 1967 to commemorate the 75th birthday of the Emperor.
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 List of people by name: Ed - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edward IV of England, (1461-1470 and 1471-1483), English monarch
Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, 1453, (1453-1471) only son of King Henry VI of England
Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, (1894-1972), (formerly Edward VIII)
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 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.
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First ever international Cricket match played in New York City between Canada and the United States.
August 6 - Prince Alfred of the United Kingdom[?], later Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, second son of Queen Victoria
December 1 - Alexandra of Denmark, later Queen Consort of Edward VII of the United Kingdom
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