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Noun: Edward III
  1. Son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)
    - Edward

Type of: King of England, King of Great Britain

Encyclopedia: Edward III, King of England