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Edward II of Caernarvon Plantagenet, King of England

Edward II of Caernarvon Plantagenet, King of England

Male 1284 - 1327  (43 years)

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  • Name Edward II of Caernarvon Plantagenet  [1
    Suffix King of England 
    Born 25 Apr 1284  Caernarvon Castle, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Deposed 1327 
    _FSFTID 9HG2-MQ1 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9HG2-MQ1 
    Died 21 Sep 1327  Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: murdered 
    Buried Gloucester Cathedral Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Edward II of Caernarvon, King of England

      Reigned 1307-1327 deposed and murdered. 1st Prince of Wales
      His reign was troubled by extravagances, his militarist disasters in Scotl and
      notably at Bannockburn (1314) and unpopularity of his favourite peers
      Gaveston who died in 1312 and Hugh le Despencer 1262-1326.
      He was deposed on 21 Jan 1327, and murdered by a red-hot poker in his bowe ls. Invested as the first English Prince of Wales in 1301.

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      Invested as the first English Prince of Wales in 1301. Reigned 1307 -1327 deposed and murdered. His reign was troubled by extravagances, his m ilitarist disasters in Scotland notably at Bannockburn (1314) and unpopula rity of his favourite peers Gaveston (d. 1312) and Hugh le Despencer. He w as deposed by his wife and her lover, Roger Mortimer, 1º E. March, on 21 J an 1327, and murdered by a red-hot poker in his bowels.

      «b»http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/PLANTAGENET.htm#EDWARD II PLANTAGENET (Ki ng of England)«/b»
    Person ID I2552  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 

    Father Edward I Longshanks Plantagenet, King of England,   b. 17 Jun 1239, Westminster Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1307, Burgh-On-The-Sands, Near Carlisle, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Eleanor (Leonor) of Castile, Countess de Ponthieu,   b. 1244, Castile, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1290, Herdeby, Near Grantham, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1254  Abbey of Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet

    Family Isabella de France,   b. 1292, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1358, Castle Rising, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1308  Boulogne Cathedral, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward III Plantagenet, King of England,   b. 13 Nov 1312, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1377, Shene Palace, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall,   b. 15 Aug 1316, Eltham Palace, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1336, Perth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     3. Eleanor of Woodstock Plantagenet,   b. 18 Jun 1318, Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1355, Deventer Abbey, Gueldres Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     4. Joanna of the Tower Plantagenet, Queen of Scotland,   b. 5 Jul 1321, Tower of London, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1362, Hertford Castle, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. Adam,   b. Abt 1310,   d. Aft 1322  (Age ~ 13 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F401  Group Sheet

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    Edward II
    Edward II
    Edward II, King of England
    Edward II, King of England
    From Casell's History of England
    published 1902

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/.