Definition of St. 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).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Edward The Martyr

St. Boniface
St. Bride
St. Bridget
St. Brigid
St. Bruno
St. Catharines
St. Christopher
St. Christopher-Nevis
St. Cloud
St. Crispin
St. Dabeoc's heath
St. David
St. Denis
St. Dominic
St. Edward the Confessor
St. Edward the Martyr
St. Elias Mountains
St. Elias Range
St. Elmo's fire
St. Elmo's fires
St. Eustatius
St. Francis
St. Francis River
St. Francis of Assisi
St. George
St. George's
St. George's Cross
St. George's Day
St. Gregory I
St. Gregory of Nazianzen

Literary usage of St. edward the martyr

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1. Legends of the Monastic Orders: As Represented in the Fine Arts. Forming the by Jameson (Anna) (1885)
"st. edward the martyr.* i. D. 078. As King Edward, the son of Edgar, was one day weary with hunting and very thirsty, he left his attendants to follow the ..."

2. Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to by Edward Potts Cheyney (1908)
"... some of the bones of St. Edward the martyr and St. Etheldreda the virgin ; a finger of St. Pancras the martyr; a portion of the manna which rained from ..."

3. Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to by Edward Potts Cheyney (1908)
"... some of the bones of St. Edward the martyr and St. Etheldreda the virgin ; a finger of St. Pancras the martyr ; a portion of the manna which rained from ..."

4. Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to by Edward Potts Cheyney (1922)
"... some of the bones of St. Edward the martyr and St. Etheldreda the virgin ; a finger of St. Pancras the martyr; ..."

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