Piers Gaveston

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Piers Gaveston, the lover of [[Edward II, King of England]].  Their relationship started before 1307 and continued probably right up to near Piers death by execution in 1312.
 
Piers Gaveston, the lover of [[Edward II, King of England]].  Their relationship started before 1307 and continued probably right up to near Piers death by execution in 1312.
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Piers Gaveston a Gascon knight perhaps a few year older than Edward, came to England and became a friend to the young heir to the throne.  This friendship was of such an intense type, that Edward's father [[Edward I, King of England|Edward I]] banished Piers from the kingdom.
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However in 1307, upon his accession to the throne, one of the young Edward II's first acts was to bring Piers back to England.

Revision as of 14:22, 1 August 2008

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