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Piers Gaveston : Edward II's adoptive brother

Author: Pierre Chaplais
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides a reappraisal of the role of Piers Gaveston in English history and of his personal relationship with Edward II. The author uses unpublished documentary evidence to challenge the accepted view that Gaveston had a homosexual relationship with Edward, and that he appropriated royal treasures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chaplais, Pierre.
Piers Gaveston.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(DLC) 93037540
Named Person: Piers Gaveston; Edward, King of England; Edward, King of England; Piers Gaveston
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Chaplais
ISBN: 9780198204497 0198204493
OCLC Number: 252652205
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 150 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: A reluctant king and his alter ego --
1. Compact of Brotherhood --
2. England's Second King? --
3. Exile in Ireland and Rehabilitation --
4. Last Exile and Death --
5. The Newcastle Jewels and Gaveston's Chamberlainship --
Appendix I. Westminster Abbey and Gaveston in 1308 and 1309 --
Appendix II. The Newcastle Jewels.
Responsibility: Pierre Chaplais.
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