- Edward II of Caernarvon, King of England
Born: 25 APR 1284, Caernarvon Castle, Wales
Acceded: 24 FEB 1308, Westminster Abbey, London, England
Died: 21 SEP 1327, Berkeley Castle,Gloucestershire
Interred: Gloucester Cathedral
Reigned 1307-1327 deposed and murdered. 1st Prince of Wales
His reign was troubled by extravagances, his militarist disasters in Scotland
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 bowels.
Invested as the first English Prince of Wales in 1301.
Father: , Edward I (Longshanks), King of England, b. 17 JUN 1239
Mother: , Eleanor of Castile, Cts de Ponthieu, b. ABT 1244
Married 25 JAN 1308, Boulogne Cathedral, France to de France, Isabella
Child 1: , Edward III, King of England, b. 13 NOV 1312
Child 2: , John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall, b. 15 AUG 1316
Child 3: Plantagenet, Eleanor, of Woodstock, b. 18 JUN 1318
Child 4: , Joanna of the Tower, b. 5 JUL 1321
Child 5: , Adam, b. CIR 1310