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Aymer de Valence: Earl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

J. R. S. Phillips

Abstract

This book examines the course and significance of English politics in the reign of Edward II through a study of the career of one important magnate, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke from 1307 to 1324. It is not, however, intended as a biography. The Earl of Pembroke has been chosen to illustrate the problems of the period from the point of view of a magnate who, for most of his career, was closely associated with the monarchy and with the making and performance of royal policy. In this sense Pembroke represents the opposite side of the coin to Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, the King's opponent. ... More

Keywords: monarchy, English politics, Edward II, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, royal policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1972 Print ISBN-13: 9780198223597
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198223597.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. R. S. Phillips, author