An eighteenth-century British historian whose masterpiece The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was conceived during a tour of Italy while, as Gibbon put it, he “sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol.” Although largely superseded by later scholarship, his work remains a classic of English historical literature.
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But this is often seen as little more than a way of trying to defame Edward III on the continent.
Edward had one of British history's most notorious mistresses.
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Edward Hopper has long been a living classic of American art.
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Edward Winslow died; one of the first settlers of Plymouth colony, Mass., and afterwards its governor.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He stood aloof from Balliol, and, in spite of marked snubbing, steadily adhered to Edward.
But while de Brus took nothing by his loyalty to Edward, he suffered for his disloyalty to Balliol.
Edward, while busily arranging 'to cross seas' to Flanders, was also pushing forward preparations for a 'Scottish War.'
Yet it seems all but certain that he was in Edward's allegiance within three weeks before the battle.