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Edward III (1312-1377), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

William M. Ormrod

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/8519

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Childhood | France, 1325-1326 | Accession, 1326-1327 | Relations with France and Scotland, 1327-1330 | Marriage and domestic politics, 1327-1330 | Political reconciliation at home, 1330-1334 | War in Scotland, 1332-1336 | The beginning of the Hundred Years' War, 1337-1340 | The strains of war, 1340-1341 | The war resumed, 1341-1346 | Crécy and Calais, 1346-1347 | The Order of the Garter | Domestic affairs, 1348-1356 | Wars with France and Scotland, 1349-1357 | The campaign of 1359 and the treaty of Brétigny | Family settlements, 1358-1362 | Domestic affairs, 1360-1369 | The war renewed, 1369-1375 | Political crises, 1371-1377 | Old age, illness, and death | Image and personality | Posthumous reputation

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Subjects: biography ; history

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