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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 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8518
Edward II [Edward of Caernarfon] (1284-1327), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

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Infancy and education | The young prince | Relations with Edward I | Piers Gaveston | The end of Edward I's reign | King of England | Demands for reform, 1308-1310 | The ordinances | The death of Gaveston | Crisis and recovery | Disaster in Scotland | The conflict with Lancaster | Uneasy co-existence | The civil war | Scottish failure and domestic tyranny | Crisis in France | Edward and Isabella | The deposition of Edward II | Imprisonment and death | The personality of the king | Reputation and significance

Reference Entry.  12934 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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