Nov 16, 2019 · Meaning & History. Means "rich guard", derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and weard "guard". This was the name of several Anglo-Saxon kings, the last being Saint Edward the Confessor shortly before the Norman Conquest in the 11th century. He was known as a just ruler, and because of his popularity his name remained in use after the conquest when most other Old English names were replaced by Norman ones.
Jan 16, 2023 · Edward, byname Edward the Elder, (died July 17, 924, Farndon on Dee, England), Anglo-Saxon king in England, the son of Alfred the Great. As ruler of the West Saxons, or Wessex , from 899 to 924, Edward extended his authority over almost all of England by conquering areas that previously had been held by Danish invaders.
Jan 16, 2023 · Edward ( plural Edwards ) ( historical) A gold coin produced in the reign of King Edward. quotations . 1828, James Hogg, Mary Burnet. It is indeed the same golden Edward, with three holes in it, with which I presented my Mary on her birthday, in her eighteenth year, to buy a new suit for the holidays.
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Edward Snowden. Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American and naturalized Russian former computer intelligence consultant who leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013, when he was an employee and subcontractor. His disclosures revealed numerous global surveillance programs, many run by ...