GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 3G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 25 Apr 1284 Edward II King England was born to Edward "Longshanks" I King England (44) and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England at Caernarfon Castle

Around 1305 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall assigned to the household of the young (future) Edward II King England (20)

On 26 Feb 1307 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall exiled by Edward "Longshanks" I King England (67) for being Edward II King England (22) 's favourite

On 07 Jul 1307 Edward II King England (23) succeeded II King England: Plantagenet Angevin

On 06 Aug 1307, a month after his father's death, Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall was appointed 1st Earl Cornwall (5C 1307) by Edward II King England (23) to the shock of the nobilty; Earl Cornwall usually reserved for the heir. The earldom gave Gaveston substantial landholdings over great parts of England, to the value of £4,000 a year. These possessions consisted of most of Cornwall, as well as parts of Devonshire in the south-west, land in Berkshire and Oxfordshire centred on the honour of Wallingford, most of the eastern part of Lincolnshire, and the honour of Knaresborough in Yorkshire, with the territories that belonged to it. [Return of Piers Gaveston].

On 02 Nov 1307 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall and Margaret Clare were married, arranged by Edward II King England (23) . Margaret Clare was a grand-daughter of Edward I through his daughter Joan and, as such, significantly higher than Gaveston in the nobilty. [Marriage of Piers Gaveston and Margaret de Clare].

After 02 Dec 1307 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall exiled as a result of the nobilty forcing Edward II King England to do so

On 02 Dec 1307 Edward II King England (23) held a tournament to celebrate Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall's recent wedding. Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall took the opportunity to humiliate the older nobility including John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey (21) , Humphrey Bohun Earl Hereford, Earl Essex (31) and Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (22) further increasing his unpopularity. [Tournament at Wallingford].

On 22 Jan 1308 Edward II King England (23) travelled at France

On 25 Jan 1308 Edward II King England (23) and Isabella Capet Queen Consort England were married at Boulogne-sur-Mer [Marriage of King Edward II and Isabella of France].

On 31 Jan 1308 Edward II King England (23) signed

On 31 Jan 1308 a group of England's leading nobles signed the Boulogne Agreement that attempted to curtail Edward II King England (23) 's rule. The signatories included Antony Bek, Bishop of Durham and Patriarch of Jerusalem, John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey (21) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (57) and Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (36)

On 25 Feb 1308 Edward II King England (23) was crowned II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey by Henry Woodlock, Bishop Winchester. Isabella Capet Queen Consort England was crowned as Queen Consort England. Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall carried the Royal Crown. William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal (30) carried the Gilt Spurs. Humphrey Bohun Earl Hereford, Earl Essex (32) carried the Royal Sceptre. Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (27) carried the Royal Rod. Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, Earl Lincoln (30) carried the sword Curtana (the sword of Edward the Confessor). Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (20) carried the table bearing the Royal Robes. Thomas Grey (28) and Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter [Coronation of Edward II and Isabella].

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].

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].

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].

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].

On 12 Nov 1312 Edward III King England was born to Edward II King England (28) and Isabella Capet Queen Consort England at Windsor Castle

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 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].

On 15 Aug 1316 John Plantagenet 1st Earl Cornwall was born to Edward II King England (32) and Isabella Capet Queen Consort England at Eltham Palace

On 18 Jun 1318 Eleanor Plantagenet was born to Edward II King England (34) and Isabella Capet Queen Consort England at Woodstock Palace

On 05 Jul 1321 Joan Plantagenet was born to Edward II King England (37) and Isabella Capet Queen Consort England at Tower of London

In Oct 1321 Isabella Capet Queen Consort England was returning from Canterbury to London. She sought accomodation at Leeds Castle which was under the protection of Margaret Clare (34) the wife of Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere (46) . Margaret Clare (34) refused entry to the Queen killing around six of her retinue when they tried to force entry. Edward II King England (37) commenced the Siege of Leeds Castle. Once Edward II King England (37) gained possession of the castle he had the garrison handed from the battlements. Margaret Clare (34) , her five children, and Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh (34) , her nephew, were imprisoned in the Tower of London.

Before May 1322 John Giffard 2nd Baron Giffard Brimpsfield was executed by Edward II King England for being a rebel.

On 25 Jan 1327 Edward II King England (42) abdicated II King England: Plantagenet Angevin

On 03 Apr 1327 Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (31) made one of the keepers of Edward II King England (42)

On 03 Apr 1327 John Maltravers 1st Baron Maltravers (37) made one of the keepers of Edward II King England (42)

On 05 Apr 1327 Edward II King England (42) was imprisoned at Berkeley Castle

After 21 Sep 1327 Edward II King England was buried at Gloucester Cathedral

On 21 Sep 1327 Edward II King England (43) was murdered at Berkeley Castle. There is speculation as to the manner of his death, and as to whether he died at all. Some believe he may have lived the rest of his life in Europe. [Death of Edward II].

Edward II King England was appointed as Prince Wales

Adam Fitzroy Plantagenet was born to Edward II King England

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

GrandFather: Henry III King England (Son John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

5G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

5G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

4G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

4G GrandMother: Aenor Châtellerault

5G GrandFather: Aimery Châtellerault Viscount Châtellerault

5G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

2G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

4G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême

5G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême

5G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

3G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

4G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

5G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

5G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

3G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

4G GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

5G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Barcelona V Count Barcelona

4G GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea

5G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, King Leon

5G GrandMother: Richeza Unknown

3G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

3G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

4G GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

5G GrandFather: Amadeus Savoy III Count Savoy

5G GrandMother: Mahaut Albon

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Mâcon

3G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

Mother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon (1G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Alfonso IX King Leon

3G GrandFather: Ferdinand II King Leon

4G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, King Leon

5G GrandFather: Raymond Ivrea

5G GrandMother: Urracca "Reckless" Jiménez Queen Consort Leon

4G GrandMother: Berenguela Barcelona

5G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Barcelona III Count Barcelona

3G GrandMother: Urraca Burgundy Queen Consort Leon

4G GrandFather: Afonso "Conqueror Founder Great" I King Portugal

5G GrandFather: Henry Burgundy Count Portugal

5G GrandMother: Teresa Alfónsez Jiménez

4G GrandMother: Malfada Savoy Queen Consort Portugal

5G GrandFather: Amadeus Savoy III Count Savoy

5G GrandMother: Mahaut Albon

2G GrandMother: Berengaria I King Castile (Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile

4G GrandFather: Sancho III King Castile

5G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, King Leon

5G GrandMother: Berenguela Barcelona

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ramirez

5G GrandFather: García "Restorer" IV King Navarre

5G GrandMother: Marguerite Aigle

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Castile (Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

5G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

5G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandMother: Aenor Châtellerault

GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu

2G GrandFather: Simon Dammartin

3G GrandFather: Alberic Dammartin

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Clermont

4G GrandFather: Renaud II Clermont

2G GrandMother: Marie Montgomery Count Ponthieu

3G GrandFather: William Montgomery IV Count Ponthieu

4G GrandFather: John Montgomery I Count Ponthieu

5G GrandFather: Guy Montgomery II Count Ponthieu

5G GrandMother: Ida Unknown

4G GrandMother: Beatrice St Pol

3G GrandMother: Alys Capet

4G GrandFather: Louis VII King Franks

5G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

5G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

4G GrandMother: Constance Ivrea

5G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, King Leon

5G GrandMother: Berenguela Barcelona