1310-1319-Gaveston, Bannockburn

Council of Ordainers

Around 19 Mar 1311 the nobility attempt to constrain Edward II King England 1284-1327 (26) by imposing a Council of Ordainers upon him. The Council included twenty-one signatories:
Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (39)
Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (36)
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (33)
Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford -1314
Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311
John Capet 5th Earl Richmond 1266-1334 (45)
William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal 1277-1314 (33) , and
Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (36) .

Exile of Piers Gaveston

In Apr 1311 Parliament exiled Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (27) . Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (27) was appointed Lieutenant Ireland by Edward II King England 1284-1327 (26) who immediately started to plot for his return. .

Gaveston Returns from Exile

On 13 Jan 1312 Edward II King England 1284-1327 (27) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) were reunited at Knaresborough Castle, Knaresborough, Yorkshire (probably). .

Gaveston's Escape from Newcastle

On 04 May 1312 Edward II King England 1284-1327 (28) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) were at Newcastle on Tyne Castle, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland where they barely escaped a force led by Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (34) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (39) and Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (38) . Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) escaped to Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Edward II King England 1284-1327 (28) to York, Yorkshire. .

Gaveston Surrenders

On 19 May 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) surrendered to Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37) , John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey 1286-1347 (25) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (39) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) who were besieging the castle. The terms of the surrender were that Pembroke, Warenne and Percy would take Gaveston to York, where the barons would negotiate with the king. .

Capture of Piers Gaveston

On 09 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) , under the protection of Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37) , stayed at The Rectory, Deddington, Oxfordshire whilst en route south. Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37) left Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) there whilst he left to visit his wife. The following morning Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (40) , with Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 (27) , Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (36) and John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (47) arrested Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) and took him to Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire. .

Trial of Piers Gaveston

Around 15 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) was tried at Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire by Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (40) , Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (36) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (34) and Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 (27) . He was condemned to death. .

Execution of Piers Gaveston

On 19 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) was taken to Blacklow Hill, Leek Wooton, Worcestershire where he was beheaded. Blacklow Hill, Leek Wooton, Worcestershire being outside of the Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (40) 's lands. Gaveston's body was left where it lay eventually being recovered by Dominican friars who took it to Oxford, Oxfordshire .

Battle of Bannockburn

On 24 Jun 1314 the Scottish army of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland 1274-1329 (39) including, James "Black" Douglas 1289-1330 (25) , heavily defeated the English army led by Edward II King England 1284-1327 (30) at the Battle of Bannockburn .

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (40) , Walter Fauconberg 1264-1314 (50) , John Lovell 2nd Baron Lovel 1289-1314 (25) , William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal 1277-1314 (36) , Pain Tiptoft 1st Baron Tibetot 1279-1314 (34) , Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford -1314, John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch 1294-1314 (20) , John Montfort 2nd Baron Montfort 1291-1314 (23) and William Vesci -1314 were killed. Henry Bohun -1314 killed by Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland 1274-1329 (39)

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (38) fought, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (38) , Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor -1331, Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 (34) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (39) and Robert Umfraville Earl Angus 1277-1325 (37) fought. Thomas Grey 1280-1344 (34) undertook a suicidal charge that contributed to the English defeat and subsequently blemished his career

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer Corby 1276-1327 (38) was captured.

Funeral of Piers Gaveston

On 02 Jan 1315 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 was buried at King's Langley Priory, King's Langley, Hertfordshire in a lavish ceremony some two and a half years after his murder. The ceremony was attended by Edward II King England 1284-1327 (30) and his wife Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (20) as well as Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (39) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (40) , Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk 1300-1338 (14) , Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (39) , Hugh Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer 1308-1349 (7) and his son Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326 (29) .

Siege of Berwick

On Sep 1319 Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor -1331 fought at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland during the Siege of Berwick.