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King Edward II : Edward of Caernarfon, his life, his reign, and its aftermath, 1284-1330

Author: Roy Martin Haines
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's Univ. Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of Edward of Caernarfon's life and its aftermath.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Edward, King of England; Édouard, roi d'Angleterre; Edward, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Martin Haines
ISBN: 0773524320 9780773524323
OCLC Number: 50789777
Description: xviii, 604 p : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Edward of Caernarfon, His Kingship, and its Denouement --
1. Formative Years, 1284-1307 --
2. Royal Character: Prophesy and Retrospection --
3. Faltering Steps, 1307-1308 --
4. The Last of the Gaveston Years: The Road to Bannockburn, 1308-1314 --
5. Descent into the Abyss: Civil Strife, 1314-1322 --
6. The Tyrannous Years: Baldock, Stapeldon, and the Despensers, 1322-1326 --
7. The Iron Lady: Isabella Triumphant, 1326-1330 --
8. Life after Death: Edward the Penitent Hermit --
Pt. 2. The Colonial Empire --
9. Scotland, 1290-1330 --
10. Ireland, 1295-1330 --
11. Gascony and England's Relations with France, 1259-1330 --
12. Summing Up --
App. A. Two Accounts of the Deposition of Edward II --
App. B. A Summary of the Charges against Mortimer --
Genealogical Table: England --
Genealogical Table: France.
Other Titles: King Edward the Second
Responsibility: Roy Martin Haines.

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