King Edward I

Standard Name: Edward I, King


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Literary Setting Mary Martha Sherwood
Set in the reign of Edward I and having for religion a sort of modification of Popery, and nothing more or less,
Sherwood, Mary Martha, and Henry Sherwood. The Life of Mrs. Sherwood. Editor Kelly, Sophia, Darton.
the novel opens on an age-old feud between the two families of...
Residence Elizabeth Smith
Even before the Smith family lost their money they were far less rooted than most people of the gentry class. In 1782 they moved from the family home at Burnhall or Burn Hall near Durham...
Textual Features Margaret Holford
The main poem (in five cantos) begins by turning aside from the Greek Muses associated with softness, pleasure, and love (Wake not for me, ye Maids of Helicon!), and invoking instead the Dark...
Textual Features Anna Maria Mackenzie
Her dedication to the Princess of Wales mentions, in capitals, the late HAPPY EVENT of her marriage (ill-starred, as it turned out) to the future George IV , which had taken place earlier in the...
Textual Features Adelaide O'Keeffe
The narrator for most of the story is Alfred Gaveston, son of the actual Piers Gaveston who is notorious in history as the favourite of Edward II . (Piers Gaveston in fact had one or...
Textual Production Jean Plaidy
In this extremely well-populated series, this first Plantagenet led a long procession. Its followers were two novels in 1977, The Revolt of the Eaglets, and The Heart of the Lion (about Richard Coeur de Lion
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Jane Brereton
JB 's true attitude to her own poetic vocation is hard to fathom. In An Expostulatory Epistle to Sir Richard Steele upon the Death of Mr. Addison she calls herself the meanest of the tuneful...


1270: Eleanor of Castile followed her husband,...

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Eleanor of Castile followed her husband, the future Edward I of England, on crusade.

Late 1272: Edward I heard of his succession to the English...

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Late 1272

Edward I heard of his succession to the English throne (on the death of Henry III on 16 November) while travelling home from the final crusade.

11 December 1282: The victory of Edward I over Llywelyn ap...

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11 December 1282

The victory of Edward I over Llywelyn ap Gruffudd , and Llywelyn's death on this day, brought Wales under English rule in what today would be called a colonial situation.

1290: King Edward I expelled all remaining Jews...

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King Edward I expelled all remaining Jews from England. According to Michelene Wandor 's The Music of the Prophets, they were to be gone by All Saints' Day, November the first.

1296: Edward I signalled the presumed success of...

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Edward I signalled the presumed success of his invasion and subjugation of Scotland (of which he claimed feudal overlordship) by removing to Westminster Abbey the Stone of Scone, which was linked to the crowning...

22 July 1298: The English-Welsh army of Edward I, having...

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22 July 1298

The English-Welsh army of Edward I , having been lured dangerously deep into an already devastated Scottish countryside offering no sustenance, attacked the Scots under William Wallace at Falkirk.

11 September 1298: William Wallace, fighter for the independence...

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11 September 1298

William Wallace , fighter for the independence from England of Scotland (invaded in 1296 by Edward I ), won the victory of Stirling Bridge on the edge of Stirling, the narrow wooden structure giving...

7 July 1307: Edward I died, and on the 20th of July his...

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7 July 1307

Edward I died, and on the 20th of July his son and heir received the homage of the English magnates as King Edward II .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

23-24 June 1314: The English attempt to conquer Scotland was...

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23-24 June 1314

The English attempt to conquer Scotland was fought off by Scottish forces under Robert Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn near Stirling.

Christmas Day 1950: Four Scottish Nationalist students removed...

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Christmas Day 1950

Four Scottish Nationalist students removed from Westminster Abbey in London the Stone of Scone, on which Scottish kings had been crowned until Edward I seized it in 1296.


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