Definition of Edward v
1. Noun. King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483).
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Literary usage of Edward v
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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"edward v (1483); c. ... King edward v, enjoyed the regal dignity for a very short time, and was then deposed by Richard, his unnatural uncle; ..."
2. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"EDWARD v. AND RICHARD in. edward v.-—State of the court—The earl of Rivers arrested—Duke of Gloucester protector—Execution of Lord Hastings—The protector ..."
3. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution by David Hume (1789)
"edward v. and RICHARD III, edward v. State of the court The earl of Rivers ... the crown Murder of edward v. and of the duke of Tork contented The earl of ..."
4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1910)
"Edward iv, edward v and Richard in. Inventory of church goods and ornaments taken in Staffordshire in 6 E. vi (1552). nsv 6, pt. 2. Wrottesley (George). ..."
5. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"... HENRY VI., EDWARD IV., edward v., RICHARD III. UNDER the Lancastrian kings the Parliament was occupied rather in the consolidation and regulation of the ..."
6. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1868)
"edward v. then entered the city, surrounded by officers of the duke of ... edward v. was at first lodged at the bishop of Ely's palace ;1 but as the good ..."
7. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1891)
"edward v. succeeded, but he and his brother Richard were both murdered in the Tower. Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of Edward IV., and called ' The Kose of ..."