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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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 Edward VII
Edward VII became king on the death of Queen Victoria in 1901.
Edward VII was disappointed when the 1906 General Election brought the Liberals to power.
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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 The Royal Connection. King Edward VII
Edward VII was a regular visitor to Gopsall Hall as both Prince and King.
When the train stopped the King could be seen at the end of one of the saloons (from which place he acknowledged the salutes of those on the platform) and the Queen and Princess Victoria near by at the end of the adjoining saloon.
King Edward wore a dark overcoat with an astrachan collar, and Queen Alexandra had on a fl cloak, the collar of which was of sable, while in her toque were some purple flowers.
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 King Edward VII
Edward VII, King of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, the eldest son and second child of Queen Victoria and of Albert, prince consort, was born at Buckingham Palace on the 9th of November 1841.
The success of King Edward as a promoter of international friendliness, and the advantage of so efficient a type of kingship, attracted universal attention, and treaties of arbitration were concluded by Great Britain with France, Spain, Italy, Germany and Portugal in 1903 and 1904.
The king had been far from robust for some little time, and while he was taking change and rest at Biarritz in the early spring of 1910 he had a bronchial attack which caused some anxiety, although the public heard nothing of it.
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The King was feeling ill but he refused to abandon the drive; he didn't want to dissapoint the crowd that had gathered along the route to cheer their King.
King Eward was pleased by Isavolsky's derential treatment and he told him that he hoped England and Russia could one day smooth out their differences, as England and France had done.
King Edward, Queen Alexandra and their party joined the Imperial family on board the Polar Star were they had lunch and drank champagne, and when the band began to play, Admiral Fisher danced with the Tsar's sister, Grand Duchess Olga.
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 The Funeral at Windsor of King Edward VII. May 20 1910
The Funeral at Windsor of King Edward VII.
Edward VII was born on November 9, 1841, the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Edward succeeded to the throne upon Victoria's death in 1901, the original Coronation date being set for 26th June 1902, but, due to illness, it was postponed until 9th August 1902.
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 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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 Kids' Zone > History homework > King Edward VII
Edward married Alexandra, daughter of the king of Denmark on 10 March 1863 at Windsor Castle.
As king, Edward became known as the 'Uncle of Europe', such were his regular visits to a number of European monarchs in an effort to foster good relations and co-operation.
Edward is one of the oldest people to come to the throne in the whole of British history at the age of 59 years and 2 months.
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 Prophets, Priests and Kings - King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Now, King Edward is, above everything else, a very human man. He is not deceived by the pomp and circumstance in the midst of which it has been his lot to live, for he has no illusions.
It is as irrational as King Theebaw, who, when his favourite wife lay sick unto death, prayed fervently to his gods and made extravagant promises of endowment of the temple, and, when she died, massed his artillery in front of the temple and bombarded it without mercy.
It is just, too, to remember that the King's private life is not only subject to a merciless scrutiny that the lives, of his people are fortunately spared, and to the prurient gossip of every club idler; but that his position denies him the defence which the law accords to humbler people.
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 King Edward VII Sovereigns
King Edward VII lived from 9 November 1841 until he died after a series of heart attacks on 6 May 1910.
Edward has the distinction of having been heir apparent to the throne longer than anyone and was the second oldest man to ascend to the throne in British history.
Edward's reign, now called the Edwardian period, saw the first official recognition of the office of the Prime Minister as well as the establishment of the branch mint in Ottawa, Canada.
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 Royalty.nu - British Royal History - King Edward VII
Edward VII was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
King Edward the Seventh by Sir Philip Montefiore Magnus.
With Edward VII on the throne and the dawn of a new century, Britain embraced technology.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/EdwardVII.html   (1045 words)

Edward VII, born November 9, 1841, was the eldest son of Queen Victoria.
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)

 HMS King Edward VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Edward succeeded the throne upon Victoria's death; despite his risqué reputation, Edward threw himself into his role of king with vitality.
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.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon59.html   (448 words)

 King Edward VII School
For most of this century, King Edward VII School has been a vital part of Melton and Belvoir community, an area of 186 square miles in rural Leicestershire.
By sharing its extensive community sports, study, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT), King Edward VII is also seen as a natural focus for people of the area.
In particular, King Edward VII is distinguished as one of 225 schools throughout England and Wales that have been awarded Technology College status.
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 Edward VII on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edward succeeded to the throne on Jan. 22, 1901, at the age of 59 and was crowned on Aug. 9, 1902.
As king, he took a deep interest in foreign policy and by his travels helped to promote better international understanding.
Edward cooperated somewhat reluctantly with the Liberal ministry of Herbert Asquith, but the issue was still unresolved at the time of his death.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/Edward7.asp   (455 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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 King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King of the United Kingdom (1901-1910), born in London, England, United Kingdom, the eldest son of Queen Victoria.
They had three sons and three daughters: Albert Victor (1864-92), Duke of Clarence; George (1865-1936); Louise (1867-1931), Princess Royal; Victoria (1868-1935); Maud (1869-1938), who married Haaken VII of Norway; and Alexander (born and died 1871).
As King, he carried out several visits to Contintental capitals, which strove to allay international animosities.
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 RoyaList Online - Royal Genealogy - King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King Edward was styled as "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 Faith, Emperor of India."
Edward was fond of placing objects, such as dried peas, dead birds and live lobsters, in guests' beds.
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: 2007-10-21)
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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 King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prince Albert Edward Sax-Coburg-Gotha was born on November 9, 1841 to...
King Edward VII at the Birthday Celebration of the King of Denmark (1902)....
King Edward and Queen Alexandra on Their Way to Westminster (1902)....
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 English school uniform: individual schools -- King Edward VII School Sheffield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Figure 1.--This was Troop C of the King Edward VII School in Sheffield during 1954-55.
The King Edward VII school was founded in 1905 when Wesley College and Sheffield Royal Grammar School were combined.
King Edward VII now operates as a large mixed comprehensive, taking students from Year 7 (about 11 years old) to Year 13 A-levels and/or GNVQs (about 18 years old).
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 King Edward VII Hospital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King Edward VII is a truly unique hospital.
Today, it's upon the firm foundations of the past that the dynamic management team at King Edward VII Hospital is building an exciting new vision for the future.
A bright and healthy future for King Edward VII hospital.
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 Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII'
The very first gardened cultivar was 'King Edward VII,' which was introduced back into its native land decades after journeying to Europe.
'King Edward VII' is on average more compact than is the wild form, though still an open leafy shrub that needs to be selected with good limb structure in mind.
Even when the dangling red flowers are spent, the King is elegant & beautiful for the sake of such excellent foliage.
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 The King Edward VII Gold Cup 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Larson is equally optimistic about his chances in the seeded rounds of the King Edward VII Gold Cup.
The King Edward VII Gold Cup is scheduled for October 16-24, 2004 set in Hamilton Harbour just feet from the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, a perfect venue for shore-side spectators with commentary provided by a match race expert and voice of America's Cup competitions.
The winner of the King Edward VII Gold Cup will be presented the King Edward VII Gold Cup trophy and a share of the $100,000 prize purse.
www.kingedwardviigoldcup.com /show_report.php?id=48   (988 words)

 Swisher.com King Edward   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"Gentlemen, you may smoke", King Edward VII proclaimed soon after his ascension to the throne.
It was a line that would earn the King a place in cigar history and a Swisher brand named in his honor that became the world's best-seller.
Today, King Edward cigars are smooth, mild, affordable and sold in over 60 countries around the world.
www.swisher.com /Brands/KingEdward.html   (90 words)

 Part 5: Twelve Pence to a Shilling -- King Edward VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There were only two coins issued for Jersey during the reign of Edward VII, both minted in 1909, the penultimate year of his reign.
The bust on the obverse was modeled and engraved by George William De Saulles, the Royal Mint's Chief Engraver from 1893-1903.
Long used as the Channel Island's badge of arms, it was only in 1907 that King Edward VII gave royal permission for the Crest to be used as Jersey's official motif.
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 Edward VII
Eldest son of Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort, Albert Edward was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British dominions and emperor of India from 1901.
Initiated by the King of Sweden, at Stockholm in 1868, the rank of Past Grand Master of England was conferred upon him in 1870.
He was enrolled as Patron of the Grand Lodges of Scotland and Ireland and was an honorary member of Lodge of Edinburgh No. 1; member and Patron of the Supreme Council of the Thirty-third Degree for England and Grand Master of the Convent General of the Knights Templar.
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