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  1. Edward II (25 April 1284 – 21 September 1327), also called Edward of Caernarfon, was King of England from 1307 until he was deposed in January 1327. The fourth son of Edward I, Edward became the heir to the throne following the death of his older brother Alphonso.

  2. Oct 20, 2023 · Edward II, (born April 25, 1284, Caernarvon, Caernarvonshire, Wales—died September 1327, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England), king of England from 1307 to 1327. Although he was a man of limited capability, he waged a long, hopeless campaign to assert his authority over powerful barons.

  3. Edward II went the way of all deposed kings. Locked up in Berkeley Castle, he was persuaded to abdicate, then never heard of again. Legend has it that he was murdered by having a red-hot poker thrust up his anus.

  4. Jan 13, 2020 · Unknown Artist (Public Domain) Edward II of England reigned as king from 1307 to 1327 CE. Succeeding his father Edward I of England (r. 1272-1307 CE), his reign saw a disastrous defeat to the Scots at Bannockburn in June 1314 CE, and the king's lack of political and military talents as well as his excessive patronage of friends resulted in his ...

  5. › history › historic_figuresBBC - History - Edward II

    r s t u v w x y z Edward II © Edward was a king of England whose reign was marked by conflict with the nobles until he was eventually overthrown by his wife in favour of his son. Edward...

  6. Jun 28, 2017 · Edward II (r. 1307-1327) Edward II had few of the qualities that made a successful medieval king. Edward surrounded himself with favourites (the best known being a Gascon, Piers Gaveston), and the barons, feeling excluded from power, rebelled. Throughout his reign, different baronial groups struggled to gain power and control the King.

  7. (25 April 1284 – 21 September 1327) also called Edward of Caernarfon from 1307 until he was forced to the throne in 1327. His tendency to ignore his , in favour of low-born trouble and eventually to his removal from the throne. He is most remembered for a story about his , which was linked to his , which has been seen by some as

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