Definition of Edward II
1. Noun. King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327).
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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"After the accession of Edward II, Sandale was, on 7 Aug. ... Close Soils, Edward II, ii. 62, 173). On 6 April 1299 he was appointed treasurer of St. ..."
2. Historical Introductions to the Rolls Series by William Stubbs, Arthur Hassall (1902)
"Edward II. was very different from both Edward I. and Henry II.; Bishop Stubbs's ... aaaa THE reign of Edward II. possesses, in its more prominent events, ..."
3. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1852)
"QUEEN OF Edward II. CHAPTER I. Isabella's parentage—Both parents reigning ... —Sails for England with Edward II.—Summons for ladies to wait on ber a: ..."
4. Biographia juridica. A biographical dictionary of the judges of England from by Edward Foss (1870)
"He was among the ' dilecti clerici ' to whom, with others, the correction of the ordinances was submitted by the king in б Edward II. (Ibid. 447. ..."
5. The Popular History of England by Charles Knight (1880)
"Murder of Edward II.— Invasion of the Scots.—First Campaign of Edward III. ... Evil Times of Edward II.—Transition state of Feudal relations. ..."