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1307-1327
   was the reign of   
Edward II
Robert the Bruce & Edward II
   led opposing forces at the   
Battle of Bannockburn
The decisive battle in the First War of Scottish Independence.
Edward II
   was known as   
Edward of Carnarvon
Edward II was born at Caernarfon Castle. He was the first English prince to hold the title Prince of Wales. King of England from 1307 until he was deposed in January 1327. He was the seventh Plantagenet king
Antic Hay by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Edward II
Christopher Marlowe
1327-1377
   was the reign of   
Edward III
The Order of the Garter
   was founded by   
King Edward III
1348
Edward III
   was known as   
Edward the Bankrupt
In 1340 Edward III caused two famous bankruptcies when he defaulted on personal loans.
Edward III
   was known as   
King of the Sea
During the first part of his reign he paid much attention to naval administration; he successfully asserted the maritime supremacy of the country, and was entitled by parliament the "king of the sea"
1361
      
Edward III Sent an Expedition Ireland
Fearing that Ireland will be lost completely the English King Edward III sends an expedition under his son Lionel to subdue Ireland. However the expedition fails.
Edward III
   was known as   
Avenger of Merchants
Edward III styled himself "the Avenger of Merchants" on the gold coin struck to commemorate the defeat of the Spaniards at sea
Ford Madox Brown
   painted   
Chaucer at the Court of Edward III
1847; oil on canvas, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia






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