According to Jack Harkness, Edward did not see the point of the Torchwood Institute as he did not believe in aliens. Eventually Harkness was able to convince Edward to continue funding the institute when he took him on a trip to Paris. (AUDIO: The Torchwood Archive)
In 1902, Professor Challoner intended to conquer the Earth and prop up Edward as his proxy, using Temporal Reversion Devices. The King and Balmoral Castle were to be abducted by the Judoon. (PROSE: Revenge of the Judoon)
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- According to The Brilliant Book 2012, a book that contains non-narrative based information, in 1881, when he was known as Prince Bertie, the Kraals attempted to replace him with an android duplicate but the Doctor and Jenny stopped them.
- He was played by Timothy West in Edward the Seventh.