Edward II



noun
1.
1284–1327, king of England 1307–27 (son of Edward I).
noun
1.
1284–1327, king of England (1307–27); son of Edward I. He invaded Scotland but was defeated by Robert Bruce at Bannockburn (1314). He was deposed by his wife Isabella and Roger Mortimer; died in prison

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