Edward II

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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 of Caernarfon - the first non-native Prince of Wales - had a turbulent reign when he acceded to the throne as Edward II, fraught with scandals, struggles for power, murder, treason and lust, it was a disastrous time for the monarchy.
Prince Charles is the 21st holder of the title, which was recreated in 1301 for Edward of Caernarfon, the future Edward II.