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 George V of the United Kingdom - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
King George's paternal grandfather was Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; the King and his children bore the titles Prince and Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke and Duchess of Saxony.
At the King's lying in state in Westminster Hall, his four surviving sons, King Edward VIII, the Duke of York, the Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent, mounted the guard at the catafalque on the night of January 28th, the day before the funeral as a mark of respect to their father.
Dukes in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
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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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 Wikinfo | Edward VII of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Edward VII (Albert Edward Wettin) (9 November 1841 - 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Sea and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death on 6 May 1910.
The future King Edward VII was born at Buckingham Palace, the second child and the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
He was succeeded by his second son, George V. Edward's life was dramatized 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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 Olav V of Norway
Olav V (July 2, 1903 - January 17, 1991) was King of Norway from 1957 to 1991.
He was born in England, the son of Prince Karl of Denmark and Princess Maud[?], daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom, and was christened Alexander Edward Christian Fredrik, Prince of Denmark.
When his father became King Haakon VII of Norway in 1905, he assumed the name Olav.
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 Edward VIII of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The future Edward VIII was born at Richmond Surrey the eldest son of Their Royal The Duke and Duchess of York.
The of York who later became King George V was the second son of Albert Edward Prince of Wales (the future Edward VII and eldest of Queen Victoria).
King Edward Viii was one in a million in that he never masked his weakness for human feelings by manipulating the people he he was king over.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom Summary
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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 England - nationalanthems.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The official anthem of English, being a country within the United Kingdom, is that of the United Kingdom, namely "God Save the Queen".
All the countries of the United Kingdom, however, have unofficial local anthems of variying degrees of popularity and official-ness; England's anthem in this regard is harder to determine.
The song was first performed in 1901 and, at the request of the new king of the United Kingdom, King Edward VII, words were written for the occassion of his coronation the following year.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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.
One of the largest is King Edward VII Upper School, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire as well as King Edward VII School, Sheffield England, founded 1905 formerly Wesley College, Sheffield.
Edward was also portrayed in The Duchess of Duke Street where he had a love affair with Louisa Trotter, however, the affair ended when Edward became King.
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 sociology - Victoria of the United Kingdom
As the new king was childless, the young Princess Victoria became heiress-presumptive to the throne.
King William IV died of liver disease at the age of seventy-two on 20 June 1837, leaving the throne to Victoria.
As of 2004, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom, the King of Norway, the King of Sweden, the Queen of Denmark, the King of Spain, the King of the Hellenes (deposed) and the King of Romania (deposed).
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 Edward VII
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.
Christened Albert Edward (after his father and maternal grandfather) at St. George's Chapel, Windsor on 25 January 1842, his godparents were the King of Prussia, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King consort of Portugal, the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the Dowager Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg and Princess Sophia.
Edward treated his marriage with indifference, keeping mistresses throughout his married life, including actress Lillie Langtry, and Jennie Jerome (mother of Winston Churchill and wife at the time to Lord Randolph Churchill), Daisy Greville, Countess of Warwick, actress Sarah Bernhardt, and wealthy humanitarian Agnes Keyser.
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 Edward VII
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.
Christened Albert Edward (after his father and maternal grandfather) at St. George's Chapel, Windsor on 25 January 1842, his godfather was Frederick William IV of Prussia.
He ensured that his second son and heir, who would become George V of the United Kingdom, was better prepared to take the throne.
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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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 United Kingdom: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
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.
King Edward VIII succeeded to the throne on Jan. 20, 1936, at his father's death, but he abdicated on Dec. 11, 1936 (in order to marry an American divorcée, Wallis Warfield Simpson), in favor of his brother, who became George VI.
Devolution in the United Kingdom: statehood and citizenship in transition.
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 thePeerage.com - Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom and others
Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom
     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.
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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 NORWAY: Prince Harald
The first Norwegian-born prince for hundreds of years, he is also the great-grandson of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom, placing him in the line of succession to the British throne.
It is a measure of Queen Sonja's success in winning the hearts of her people that when King Harald took his oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Storting during his coronation, his queen accompanied him, the first time in 69 years that a queen had entered the national assembly.
One king, Leopold II (late 1880s), is infamous today for the cruelty of his rule over the African Congo basin, which made him very rich but which is the root of the social unrest and economic poverty that continues to plague the region.
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 Wikinfo | Edward VIII of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The future Edward VIII was born at Richmond, Surrey, the eldest son of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York.
The Duke of York, who later became King George V, was the second son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (the future Edward VII and the eldest son of Queen Victoria).
The abdication crisis caused a constitutional upheaval, and the throne passed to the Heir Presumptive, the King's next oldest brother, Prince Albert, Duke of York, who became King George VI of the United Kingdom.
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 1841
January 26 - The United Kingdom occupies Hong Kong.
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.
November 9 - Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII of the United Kingdom
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 EDWARD VII (UK) @ Archontology.org: presidents, kings, prime ministers, biography, database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The oldest son of the Prince Consort Albert and Queen Victoria, Albert Edward studied at the universities of Edinburgh, Oxford, and Cambridge.
Edward visited several European capitals in 1901-1904 and helped create the political environment, in which the Entente Cordiale between France and Britain (1904), and a pact between Russia and Britain (1907) became possible.
Edward was the first British sovereign, who formally recognized the existence of the office of Prime Minister by issuing a Royal Warrant (10 Dec 1905) establishing the order of precedence in England.
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 George I
George I (December 24, 1845 – March 18, 1913) was King of the Hellenes (Greece) from 1863 to 1913.
He was born in Copenhagen, the second son of King Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse.
He was brother to Alexandra of Denmark (Queen consort of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom) and Maria Fyodorovna, consort of Alexander III of Russia.
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 Edward VIII of the United Kingdom Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
His official title during his reign was Edward the Eighth, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India.
Powerful figures deemed marriage to Mrs Simpson impossible for the king, even after she obtained her second divorce, because he had become de jure head of the Church of England, which prohibited remarriage after divorce.
The Duke mentions in his book, A King's Story, that it was the first act of George VI's reign, and it was proclaimed at the new King's Accession Privy Council that his brother would be known as "His Royal Highness the Duke of Windsor" and that he had recreated him a Knight of the Garter.
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 "H.R.H." 'Edward VII' Albert SAXE-COBURG & GOTHA "King of the U. K."
[A] Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom was the son of Albert Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Victoria I Alexandrina Hanover, Queen of the United Kingdom.
Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom also went by the nick-name of Bertie.
Edward VII was a member of the Freemasons.
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 Windsor Castle - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Birth of King Edward III of England (1312)
Marriage of the future King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Alexandra of Denmark (1863)
Marriage of Edward Windsor, Earl of Wessex and Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex (1999)
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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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 Windsor Castle, Attractions of Berkshire, England
King Edward III made its St George's Chapel the home of the Order of the Garter in 1348.
Originally the Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, built in the early 13th Century by Henry III of England, it was attached to the second of two collegiate churches founded by Edward III on 6 August 1348, and rededicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Edward the Confessor and St. George.
During the reign of Henry VII, much of the original chapel of St. George was pulled down to make way for the Lady Chapel, which he then abandoned in favour of building it at Westminster Abbey instead.
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