Edwin

Edwin

[ed-win]
noun
1.
Also, Eadwine. a.d. 585?–633, king of Northumbria 617–633.
2.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “friend.”
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Edwin (ˈɛdwɪn)
 
n
?585--633 ad, king of Northumbria (617--633) and overlord of all England except Kent

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Edwin
masc. proper name, from O.E. Ead-wine, lit. "prosperity-friend."
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edwin

Anglo-SaxonAnglo-Saxon king of Northumbria from 616 to 633. He was the most powerful English ruler of his day and the first Christian king of Northumbria.

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