Definition of Saint edward the martyr
1. Noun. King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978).
Generic synonyms: King Of England, King Of Great Britain, Saint
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Literary usage of Saint edward the martyr
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the ...by Charles George Herbermann by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"CUTHBERT'S COLLEGE, USHAW, DURHAM, ENGLAND: Edmund the Martyr, Saint; Edward the Confessor, Saint; Edward the Martyr, Saint; Edwin, Saint; Egbert, Saint; ..."
2. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1817)
"... relates the matter rather differently in his Life of Saint Edward the Martyr. « She has also been made the daughter of King Egbert. ..."
3. A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement Waters (1886)
"Saint Clara 160 Saint Christopher 170 Saint Edward the Martyr and Elfrida . . . W. Hamilton .... 180 Saint Giles 190 Saint Gregory ..."
4. A Royal Warren = Or, Picturesque Rambles in the Isle of Purbeck by Charles Edmund Newton-Robinson, C E Robinson, Alfred Dawson (1882)
"... who had been a zealous patron and benefactor of the Church, was afterwards canonised at Rome, under the appellation of Saint Edward the Martyr. i. ..."