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Edward VII, King

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEdward VII, KingKing Edward VIIEdward VII, King /ˌedwəd ðə ˈsevə $ -wərd-/ 🔊 🔊 (1841–1910) the British king from 1901 until his death. He did not become king until he was fairly old, because his mother, Queen Victoria, lived so long. Before he became king, he had a very enjoyable social life, and spent a lot of time at horse races, in the theatre etc. Although he was married, he had many love affairs, and the actress Lillie Langtry was his mistress for many years.
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