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Edward

Edward the Confessor's sword. Curtana (the cutter), a blunt sword of state, emblematical of mercy. The Chevalier Prince Charles Edward. The Young Pretender. Introduced by Sir Walter Scott …

Edward Irving EDWARDS

Senate Years of Service: 1923-1929Party: DemocratEDWARDS, Edward Irving, a Senator from New Jersey; born in Jersey City, N.J., December 1, 1863; attended the Jersey City public schools and New …

Friar Bungay

is an historical character overlaid with legends. It is said that he “raised mists and vapours which befriended Edward IV. at the battle of Barnet.” “[Friar Bungay is] the…

Meredith

(Owen). The pseudonym of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, author of Chronicles and Characters, in verse (1834). He became Lord Lytton (1873-1891). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. C…

Silver Fork School

Those novelists who are sticklers for etiquette and the graces of society, such as Theodore Hook, Lady Blessington, Mrs. Trollope, and Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton (Lord Lytton). Source: Dict…

Edward VIII

Edward VIII shocked the world in 1936 when he gave up his throne to marry an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. After abdication he lived out his life as the Prince of Wales. The eldest son of King G…

John Edward

John Edward is a popular spiritualist whose contact with dead people has kept him on cable television since the late 1990s. Edward concluded he was a medium when he was a teenager, and feels he is abl…

Vince Edwards

Vince Edward's series Ben Casey was the E.R. of its time. Running from 1961-66 on ABC, the series was a pioneer of the 'real-life hospital' school of drama. (The show's opening lines -- "Man, Woman,…

Elizabeth Edwards

wife of John EdwardsBorn: 7/3/1949Birthplace: Jacksonville, Fla.Died: 12/7/2010 (Chapel Hill, N.C. ) Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of former senator and presidential h…

John Edwards

John EdwardsU.S. Senator (D-North Carolina)Born: June 10, 1953Birthplace: Seneca, S.C. A Democratic senator from North Carolina since 1999, Edwards made an unsuccesesful bid for the 2004 Demo…