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  • Online publication date: March 2008

(a) - England: Edward II and Edward III

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Summary
The deposition of Edward II and the assumption of power by Queen Isabella in 1327 brought a distinct, though temporary, change in English policy towards Scotland. In 1307 Edward II succeeded not only to the kingdom of England and the lordship of Ireland but also to the duchy of Aquitaine and the county of Ponthieu. The English experience of war in the fourteenth century varied considerably across time and space. The reigns of Edward II and Edward III were marked by a distinct broadening of the political community, best illustrated by the development of parliament. The first three-quarters of the fourteenth century witnessed some of the most radical changes ever wrought in the political and administrative structures of the English state. Edward II and Edward III developed higher expectations of public service and greater confidence in the crown's ability to defend their rights and interests. Out of this attitude sprang both the hope, and the disillusionment, of late-medieval English politics.
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  • Online ISBN: 9781139055741
  • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521362900
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