Edward II of England

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Edward was responsible for implementing royal justice through his network of judges and officials. Under Edward's rule, parliament's importance grew as a means of making political decisions and answering petitions, although as the historian Claire Valente notes, the gatherings were "still as much an event as an institution".

Edward's royal court was itinerant, travelling around the country with the King. Music and minstrels were very popular at Edward's court, but hunting appears to have been a much less important activity, and there was little emphasis on chivalric events.

Edward's approach to religion was normal for the period, and the historian Michael Prestwich describes him as "a man of wholly conventional religious attitudes". Edward enjoyed a good relationship with Pope Clement V , despite the King's repeated intervention in the operation of the English Church, including punishing bishops with whom he disagreed.

Pope John XXII , elected in , sought Edward's support for a new crusade, and was also inclined to support him politically. No chronicler for this period is entirely trustworthy or unbiased, often because their accounts were written to support a particular cause, but it is clear that most contemporary chroniclers were highly critical of Edward. By the start of the 20th century, English schools were being advised by the government to avoid overt discussion of Edward's personal relationships in history lessons.

By the end of the 19th century, more administrative records from the period had become available to historians such as William Stubbs , Thomas Tout and J. Davies, who focused on the development of the English constitutional and governmental system during his reign. Several plays have shaped Edward's contemporary image. The filmmaker Derek Jarman adapted the Marlowe play into a film in , creating a postmodern pastiche of the original, depicting Edward as a strong, explicitly homosexual leader, ultimately overcome by powerful enemies.

Edward's life has also been used in a wide variety of other media. In the Victorian era, the painting Edward II and Piers Gaveston by Marcus Stone strongly hinted at a homosexual relationship between the pair, while avoiding making this aspect explicit.

It was initially shown at the Royal Academy in , but was marginalised in later decades as the issue of homosexuality became more sensitive. Edward II had four children with Isabella: Edward also fathered the illegitimate Adam FitzRoy c. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Edward II disambiguation. Effigy in Gloucester Cathedral. Isabella of France m. Great Famine of — Invasion of England Cultural depictions of Edward II of England.

Ancestors of Edward II of England [] 8. John of England 4. Henry III of England 9. Edward I of England Eleanor of Provence Beatrice of Savoy 1. Edward II of England Ferdinand III of Castile Berenguela of Castile 3. Eleanor of Castile Simon de Dammartin, Count of Ponthieu 7. Jeanne of Dammartin His use of French at his coronation is no longer interpreted in this fashion, but there is little other evidence to show to what extent Edward was educated.

The links drawn between an interest in crafts and low intelligence are no longer considered accurate. Jeffrey Hamilton supports that the relationship was sexual, but that it was probably not overtly so. The historian Michael Prestwich is sympathetic to the argument that Edward and Gaveston had entered into a bond of adoptive brotherhood, but with a "sexual element" to both this and Edward's relationship with Despenser; Roy Haines echoes Prestwich's judgements; Miri Rubin argues in favour of their being friends, with a "very intense working relationship"; Seymour Phillips believes it most likely that Edward regarded Gaveston as his adoptive brother.

Historical discussions over the coronation oath have included debate over the tense of the Latin phrase aura eslau , which would change the meaning of the oath from referring to future legislation, to a retrospective statement about respecting existing laws and customs. It is also uncertain to what extent any changes in the coronation oath were driven by wider political disagreements between Edward and the barons, or were specifically focused over concerns with Gaveston's position.

The estates were divided up among his three sisters, one of whom was already married to Hugh Despenser the Younger. One line of argument stemmed from the treaty agreed by Edward's grandfather, Henry III, under which Henry had agreed to give homage for Gascony; Edward's lawyers observed that this treaty, which underpinned Edward's treaty with France, had been a bilateral agreement between the two kings, rather than a conventional feudal agreement.

As such, Edward's offering homage for Gascony was dependent on the French crown delivering on its own commitments, rather than an absolute duty. Edward's lawyers also argued that Isabella had a potential claim to the lands in the south under customary French law. When granting Gascony to Isabella, Phillip IV appeared to have been dividing up his lands, as was customary at the time, rather than giving a conditional grant, which meant that Gascony was an allod , Edward's personal property, and as such not subject to the French King's laws on the carrying of weapons or money.

Historian Roy Haines stresses the lack of evidence for any earlier relationship, while Paul Doherty argues that there is no evidence for them having been closely involved before December , although he suspects that they may have been friends by While agreeing that there is no documentary evidence available, Ian Mortimer takes a more radical perspective, arguing that Isabella and Mortimer met much earlier, and that Isabella helped Mortimer escape from the Tower of London in Smallwood feels that "the authorship question has not been settled"; Claire Valente writes "I think it unlikely that Edward II wrote the poem".

The same jury found that William Ockley and Edward Gurney had been responsible for the death. Ockley was not heard of again, but Gurney fled and was pursued across Europe, where he was captured in Naples; he died as he was being returned to England. John Maltravers was not formally accused of murdering Edward II but left for Europe and from there contacted Edward III, possibly to make a deal over what he knew about the events of ; after a period in exile he was ultimately pardoned and given permission to return to England in The first sources to begin to successfully popularise the "anal rape" narrative were the longer Brut and Polychronicon chronicles in the mids and s respectively.

One of Edward's biographers, Seymour Phillips, notes that while the hot iron story could be true, it is much more likely that he was suffocated, noting that the account of the red hot iron seems suspiciously similar to earlier accounts of the murder of King Edmund Ironside ; the similarities to this earlier story are also highlighted by Ian Mortimer and Pierre Chaplais.

His other biographer, Roy Haines, makes no reference at all to the red hot poker story. Ian Mortimer, who argues that Edward did not die in , naturally disputes the "anal rape" story.

Paul Doherty notes that modern historians take the "lurid description of Edward's death with more than a pinch of salt".

Michael Prestwich has noted that most of Geoffrey le Baker's story "belongs to the world of romance rather than of history", but has also noted that Edward "very possibly" died from the insertion of a red hot iron.

Generally, current historians have tended to stress Edward's later role in governance, even if the King did not necessarily prove to be a competent or successful administrator. Miri Rubin argues that he was "deeply involved" in governance and portrays Edward's abilities sympathetically; Anthony Musson stresses Edward's later involvement in the legal system; Seymour Phillips argues that Edward was more closely involved in governmental business than has been previously suggested, although his interest was "sporadic and unpredictable", and heavily influenced by his advisors; Roy Haines notes Edward's "idiosyncrasy" in engaging in business, and the dominant role of the Despensers in setting policy, but stops short of Prestwich's position.

The historian Michael Prestwich notes that these court events imply to many "a decadent extravagance, fitting the familiar stereotype of the king", but goes on to argue that the court was really "conventional, and perhaps even rather dull"; Seymour Phillips questions if the naked French dancers were genuinely extravagant or simply intended to fit in with local French royal culture. Retrieved 20 April A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film.

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