Edward II

  • (noun): King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327).

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William De La Pole Of Hull - Life
... during the same period William had begun providing finance to Edward II relating to his conflict with the French over Gascony loans of £1,800 and £1000 ... After the downfall of Edward II, the brother's importance within the state increased as a consequence of the resumption of the wars with Scotland in ... Dieu shortly before his death he obtained a license from Edward III for the foundation of a religious house, originally intended to be of the Order of ...
Cultural Depictions Of Edward II Of England - Literature
... Susan Higginbotham in The Traitor's Wife A Novel of the Reign of Edward II looks at the reign and its aftermath through the eyes of Hugh le Despenser's ... Jecks have set a number of their books against the backdrop of Edward II's reign ... Maurice Druon traces the life and death of Edward II in his historical magnum opus "Les Rois Maudits" (The Accursed Kings) ...
Berkhamsted Castle - History - 1218-1461
... The castle passed on through Edward I, who found the castle in an apparently poor condition, and his second wife, Margaret, to Edward II ... Edward II gave it to his royal favourite, Piers Gaveston, whom he made Earl of Cornwall ... Gaveston was married there in 1307, with Edward in attendance ...
The Life Of Edward II Of England
... The Life of Edward II of England (German Leben Eduards des Zweiten von England), also known as Edward II, is an adaptation by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht of the 16th-century ... the public the history of the troubled reign of Edward the Second, King of England, and his lamentable death likewise the glory and end of his favourite ...
Edward II, Count Of Bar
... Edward II of Bar (1339 – May 1352) was Henry IV of Bar's eldest son and successor as count of Bar (with Edward's mother Yolande of Flanders ruling as count during his minority, which ended ... Persondata Name Edward II of Bar Alternative names Short description Date of birth 1339 Place of birth Date of death 1352 Place of death ...