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Edward VI (1537–1553), king of England and Ireland

Dale Hoak

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8522

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Edward VI (1537–1553), king of England and Ireland, was born at Hampton Court Palace on 12 October 1537, the eve of the feast of the translation of St Edward the Confessor—he was named after the royal saint—the first and only legitimate son of ...

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