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edward vi Explained

Edward VI at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

King (1537-53) the king of England from 1547 to 1553//

Edward VI at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

King of England and Ireland (1547-53). Son of Henry VIII and J. Seymour, he succeeded to the throne after Henry's death. During the young king's reign, power was wielded first by his uncle the duke of Somerset (1547-49) and then by the duke of Northumberland. Facing death from tuberculosis, Edward was persuaded to exclude his two half sisters (later queens) Mary I and Elizabeth I, from the succession and to put Northumberland's daughter-in-law, Lady J. Grey, in line for the throne.

Edward VI at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Edward VI
n : King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry
VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)