Edward II


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King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I

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In early 1307 he was banished from England by the king, but returned after the death of Edward I a few months later, becoming the chief adviser of Edward II.
Youngsters will also appreciate such ignominious nuggets as Edward II being killed by a red hot poker in his bottom and George II dying on the toilet.
For the author of this study, Robert the Bruce's improbable triumph at Bannockburn in 1314 must be approached as "the fusion of the Scottish wars with two separate political conflicts" centered respectively on Robert and his English nemesis, Edward II (xvii).
In this book he has selected events that continue to intrigue and his starting point is the death of Edward II, a topic on which he has done valuable work already.
The accommodationist political stance evident in such a choice is thrown into relief when one compares McKellen's Richard III to another film of a Renaissance history play released earlier in the same decade, Derek Jarman's Edward II (1991).
The mightiest kings have had their minions," Mortimer senior tells his nephew in Christopher Marlowe's Edward II, listing a string of classical precedents.
s Shakespeare Theatre Company opens its new $89-million Sidney Harman Hall with a brawny rep of Tamburlaine and Edward II (through Jan.
The specially-commissioned photographic image depicts Birmingham Royal Ballet, and is titled Edward II.
Similarly, the title pages of three of Marlowe's plays advertised their company owners: Dido, Queen of Carthage, the Children of the Queen's Chapel; Edward II, Pembroke's Men; and The Massacre at Paris, the Admiral's Men.
Where Holinshed offers a model of English character based on the repression of emotions, Edward II with its Ovidian rhetoric demonstrates that erotic desire and private experience are essential and legitimate, if disruptive, forces of English history.
Thomas Cartelli on Edward II and Thomas Healy on Doctor Faustus likewise have useful things to say.
An equally rich crowd of sinners include Angelo in Measure for Measure and King Edward II in Edward II by Christopher Marlowe, both of whom are tempted by lust.
Phillips, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, 1307-1324: Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II (Oxford, 1972); J.