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Edward II [Edward of Caernarfon] (1284–1327), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

J. R. S. Phillips

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8518

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Edward II [Edward of Caernarfon] (1284–1327), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, was born at Caernarfon Castle in north Wales on 25 April 1284, the youngest child of Edward I (1239–1307) and his first wife, Eleanor of Castile (1241–1290)...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; European History

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