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group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir) Athabascan , Athabaskan , Athapascan , Athapaskan , Athapaskan language
first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois battle of Crecy , Crecy
final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians battle of Tewkesbury , Tewkesbury
son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376) Black Prince , Edward
King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329) Bruce , Robert I , Robert the Bruce
town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558 Calais
collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Canadian Maritime Provinces , Maritime Provinces , Maritimes
English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890) Cardinal Newman , John Henry Newman , Newman
provincial capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown
United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication Duchess of Windsor , Mrs. Simpson , Simpson , Wallis Warfield Simpson , Wallis Warfield Windsor
fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399) Duke of Lancaster , John of Gaunt
English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471) Earl of Warwick , Kingmaker , Richard Neville , Warwick
King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327) Edward , Edward II
son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parlia Edward , Edward III
King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483) Edward , Edward V
someone belonging to (or as if belonging to) the era of Edward VII Edwardian
British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853-1929) Emilie Charlotte le Breton , Jersey Lillie , Langtry , Lillie Langtry
king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016) Ethelred , Ethelred II , Ethelred the Unready
King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952) George , George VI
King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066) Harold II , King Harold II
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