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Edward II

1284-1327.
King of England (1307-1327) who was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots (1314). Captured (1326) and deposed (1327) during the rebellion of Roger de Mortimer, he was imprisoned in Berkeley Castle and murdered.

Edward II

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(Biography) 1284–1327, king of England (1307–27); son of Edward I. He invaded Scotland but was defeated by Robert Bruce at Bannockburn (1314). He was deposed by his wife Isabella and Roger Mortimer; died in prison
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Noun1.Edward II - King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward IEdward II - 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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Edward II gave to Piers Gaveston a suit of red-gold armour studded with jacinths, a collar of gold roses set with turquoise-stones, and a skull-cap parseme with pearls.
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1327: Edward II was murdered in the dungeon of Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire to ensure his son Edward III could succeed to the throne.
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Dan said: "I've written about the Plantagenents - particularly about Edward I and Edward II - so this was a bit of a jumping-off point for me to spend time talking about the Battle of Stirling Bridge, the Battle of Bannockburn, the siege of Stirling castle, where Edward I built War Wolf, reputedly the biggest catapult that has ever been constructed.
King Edward II in 1310 started the English tradition of opening the term of court with the celebration of the Red Mass.
1327: Edward II was murdered in the dungeon |of Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire to ensure his son Edward III could succeed to the throne.
Presented in chronological order, the book presents snippets of facts in a way that we can remember them - each reign is condensed into just five bullet points, for instance Henry I, who is said to have fathered 50 illegitimate children but his only legitimate son drowned; and Edward II, who was named the first Prince of Wales.
The court of the newly crowned Edward II is thrown into chaos when he recalls his gay lover Piers Gaveston back from exile to share his reign.
1284-1312), Piers Gaveston was an English nobleman and favourite of King Edward II.