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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. Feb 29, 2024 · Edward II (born April 25, 1284, Caernarvon, Caernarvonshire, Wales—died September 1327, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England) was the 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 · 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 kingdom descending into anarchy.

  5. www.bbc.co.uk › history › historic_figuresBBC - History - Edward II

    Edward II (1284 - 1327) a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. k. l. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. t. u. v. w. x. y. z. Edward II © Edward was a king of England whose reign was marked by conflict with...

  6. Jun 28, 2017 · In 1327 Edward was made to renounce the throne in favour of his son Edward (the first time that an anointed king of England had been dethroned since Ethelred in 1013). Edward II was murdered at Berkeley Castle later in 1327.

  7. Edward II (April 25, 1284 – September 21, 1327), of Caernarfon, was King of England from 1307 until deposed in January, 1327. His tendency to ignore his nobility—in favor of low-born favorites—led to constant political unrest and his deposition by a rebellion led by his own Queen, Isabella.

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