HyperDic: edward_iii

English > 1 sense of the expression Edward III:
NOUNperson Edward III, Edwardson of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377
English > Edward III: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningson of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377 ; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377).
SynonymEdward
Instance ofKing of England, King of Great BritainThe sovereign ruler of England

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