Edward VII, also known as Bertie, was the king of the United Kingdom whose reign followed that of his mother, Queen Victoria. Before becoming king, he was the Prince of Wales. (AUDIO: The Death of Captain Jack) The Edwardian era was named after him. (PROSE: In Case of Emergencies)
According to Jack Harkness, Edward did not see the point of the Torchwood Institute when he took over the throne, 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)
The Doctor claimed to have met Edward VII in Paris. (TV: Inferno) The Sixth Doctor once attempted to take his companion Peri Brown to see Edward's coronation, at her request, but the TARDIS let them down. (PROSE: Retribution)
Behind the scenes
- He was played by Timothy West and Simon Gipps-Kent in Edward the Seventh and Michael Gambon in The Lost Prince.