Saint Edward the Confessor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Saint Edward the Confessor son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
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Usage

In literature:

Edward the Confessor, saint and king; translation of.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Here is the shrine of the sainted Edward the Confessor.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
Just behind the high altar is the chapel of Edward the Confessor, containing the once splendid, mediaeval tomb of that sainted King.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
The order was founded in honour of God, the Virgin Mary, Saint George the Martyr, and Saint Edward, king and confessor.
"The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Mills
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