Definition of Edward viii
1. Noun. King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972).
Group relationships: House Of Windsor, Windsor
Generic synonyms: King Of England, King Of Great Britain
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Literary usage of Edward viii
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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Accordingly King Edward VIII, a smile on his lips, sailed along in his little ship in the capacity of 'salesman of the Empire,' but charged with a special ..."
2. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"94. Jerrold, Douglas, i. 102 ; iii. 1. Jesse, Edward, viii. 216. Johnson, Samuel, i. 41 ; viii. 157. Jewsbury, Maria Jane. ii. 194 ; iii. 245. ..."