Edged Weapons (WEdg) is a weapon skill.
It is the most important parameter in determining how effective the character can wield edged weapons.
This skill has no use unless the character is actually wielding an edged weapon.

Evolution

Family background has a negligible effect on WEdg.
The occupations that increase the skill best are: Recruit, Local Trader, Knight, Bandit, Captain, Soldier, Veteran, Thief, Swindler, Physician, Noble Heir.
In-game, WEdg can easily be increased by fighting while using an edged weapon. It can never decrease.

Events

Like all weapon skills, it has impact on very few events.
Scaring off bandits seems to have a higher chance of success with higher weapon skill.