Origin of the name EDWY.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name EDWY.
English. From Anglo-Saxon Eadwig
(q.v.), meaning "rich war." (History of Christian Names,
Yonge, 1884). Usage: England, Great Britain.
Edwy Searles Brooks (d. 1965), was a British
novelist. William Edwy Vine (d. 1949), was an English Biblical
scholar, theologian, and author of Vine's Expository Dictionary of Old
and New Testament Words. (Wiki)
... In the mean time the power
of the monks received a check by the death of Edred, the dupe of their
ambition. He left children, but in an infant state: the crown was
therefore conferred on Edwy, one of the sons of Edmund... (The
History of Modern Europe, Russell, v.1, 1842)