19 Mar 1311 Council of Ordainers

Around 19 Mar 1311 the nobility attempt to constrain Edward II King England (26) by imposing a Council of Ordainers upon him. The Council included twenty-one signatories: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (39) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (36) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, Earl Lincoln (33) , Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, Earl Hertford, Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (60) , John Capet 5th Earl Richmond, William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal (33) and Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke. [Council of Ordainers].

Apr 1311 Exile of Piers Gaveston

In Apr 1311 Parliament exiled Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall. Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall was appointed Lieutenant Ireland by Edward II King England (26) who immediately started to plot for his return. [Exile of Piers Gaveston].

13 Jan 1312 Gaveston Returns from Exile (Knaresborough Castle)

On 13 Jan 1312 Edward II King England (27) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall were reunited at Knaresborough Castle (probably). [Gaveston Returns from Exile].

04 May 1312 Gaveston's Escape from Newcastle (Newcastle on Tyne Castle)

On 04 May 1312 Edward II King England (28) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall were at Newcastle on Tyne Castle where they barely escaped a force led by Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, Earl Lincoln (34) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (39) and Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (38) . Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall escaped to Scarborough, Edward II King England (28) to York. [Gaveston's Escape from Newcastle].

19 May 1312 Gaveston Surrenders (Scarborough Castle)

On 19 May 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall surrendered to Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey (25) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (39) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall who were besieging the castle. The terms of the surrender were that Pembroke, Warenne and Percy would take Gaveston to York, where the barons would negotiate with the king. [Gaveston Surrenders].

09 June 1312 Capture of Piers Gaveston (The Rectory)

On 09 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall, under the protection of Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, stayed at The Rectory whilst en route south. Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke left Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall there whilst he left to visit his wife. The following morning Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (40) , with Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (27) , Humphrey Bohun Earl Hereford, Earl Essex (36) and John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort arrested Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall and took him to Warwick Castle. [Capture of Piers Gaveston].

c 15 Jun 1312 Trial of Piers Gaveston (Warwick Castle)

Around 15 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall was tried at Warwick Castle by Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (40) , Humphrey Bohun Earl Hereford, Earl Essex (36) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, Earl Lincoln (34) and Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (27) . He was condemned to death. [Trial of Piers Gaveston].

19 Jun 1312 Execution of Piers Gaveston (Blacklow Hill)

On 19 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall was taken to Blacklow Hill where he was beheaded. Blacklow Hill being outside of the Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (40) 's lands. Gaveston's body was left where it lay eventually being recovered by Dominican friars who took it to Oxford [Execution of Piers Gaveston].

24 Jun 1314 Battle of Bannockburn

On 24 Jun 1314 the Scottish army of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland (39) including, James "Black" Douglas, heavily defeated the English army led by Edward II King England (30) at the Battle of Bannockburn [Bannockburn].

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn [Bannockburn] Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (40) , Walter Fauconberg (50) , John Lovell 2nd Baron Lovell (25) , William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal (36) , Pain Tiptoft 1st Baron Tibetot (34) , Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, Earl Hertford, John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch, John Montfort 2nd Baron Montfort and William Vesci were killed. Henry Bohun killed by Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland (39)

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn [Bannockburn] Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere (38) fought, Humphrey Bohun Earl Hereford, Earl Essex (38) , Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor, Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke and Robert Umfraville Earl Angus (37) fought. Thomas Grey (34) undertook a suicidal charge that contributed to the English defeat and subsequently blemished his career

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn [Bannockburn] William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer Corby (38) was captured.

02 Jan 1315 Funeral of Piers Gaveston (King's Langley Priory)

On 02 Jan 1315 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall was buried at King's Langley Priory in a lavish ceremony some two and a half years after his murder. The ceremony was attended by Edward II King England (30) and his wife Isabella Capet Queen Consort England as well as Humphrey Bohun Earl Hereford, Earl Essex (39) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, Thomas Plantagenet 1st Earl Norfolk (14) , Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere (39) , Hugh Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer (7) and his son Hugh "Younger" Despencer (29) . [Funeral of Piers Gaveston].

Sep 1319 Siege of Berwick (Berwick on Tweed)

On Sep 1319 Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor fought at Berwick on Tweed during the Siege of Berwick.