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Thread #134161 Message #3049556
Posted By: GUEST,guest gutcher
09-Dec-10 - 08:45 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Who was King Edward of 17th century?
Subject: RE: Origins: Who was King Edward of 17th century?
There certainly is a breed of potato called "King Edward".
Unfortunately it only dates from the early 20th C.
Probably so named as a joke at the expense of the then King Edward
due to his shape and/or his mental capacity.