1310s in England
Events from the
Edward II of England
16 March- Edward II of Englandagrees to the election of a committee of twenty-one barons as "Lord Ordainers" to reform the government.
** October - English army raids southern
Scotland, but fails to reach the north.
** The first purpose-built accommodation for students (
Mob Quad) completed in Merton College, Oxford.
** August - Parliament publishes the ordinances, substituting the Lord Ordainers for the King as the effective government of the country.
** Scottish forces under Robert the Bruce raid
Northumberlandand burn Corbridge.
Bolingbroke Castlepasses to the House of Lancaster.
** January - Edward II moves his court to
Yorkand prepares to fight rebellious barons.
19 June- Thomas Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Lancaster, leader of rebels, orders the execution of royal favourite Piers Gaveston.
** Scottish forces under Robert the Bruce raid as far as
22 December- Earl of Lancaster and his supporters refuse an offer of pardon from Edward II.
Walter of Guisboroughwrites "Cronica", a history of England from 1066.
13 January- Robert the Bruce expels English troops from Perth, Scotland.cite book|last=Williams|first=Hywel|title=Cassell's Chronology of World History|publisher=Weidenfeld & Nicolson|year=2005|isbn=0-304-35730-8|pages=155-157]
20 May- Ordinance of the Stapleestablishes specific depots through which the English wooltrade to Europe must pass.
28 May- Thomas Cobhamelected to the Archbishopric of Canterbury.
1 October- Pope Clement Vdismisses the election of Thomas Cobham to the Archbishopric of Canterbury having been petitioned to do so by King Edward II. Walter Reynoldsenthroned as the Archbishop.
** October - Edward II pardons rebellious barons after they publicly apologise.
** Robert the Bruce retakes the
Isle of Manfrom the English.
** May - English forces invade Scotland.
24 June- Battle of Bannockburn. Scottish forces led by Robert the Brucedefeated Edward II of England.cite book|title=Penguin Pocket On This Day|publisher=Penguin Reference Library|isbn=0-141-02715-0|year=2006]
** June - Scotland regains its independence and raids England as far as
Exeter College, Oxfordfounded by Walter de Stapledon.
** Ban on the playing of violent ball games (precursors of
football) is instituted and widely ignored.
** February - Earl of Lancaster takes control of administration, removing the last of the King's supporters from the Royal Council.
25 October- Adam Banastre, Henry de Lea and William Bradshaw attack Liverpool Castle.
** The Borough of Liverpool, along with
Liverpool Castle, is granted to Robert de Holland.
famineafter heavy rain destroys the harvest; lasts until 1317.
** February - Earl of Lancaster becomes Chief Councillor to Edward II, who confirms the Ordinances of 1311.
** April - Baron Roger Mortimer, newly appointed
Justiciar of Irelanddrives Scottish raiders back to the north of Ireland.
8 April- Berwick-upon-Tweedis retaken by the Scottish from the English.
9 August- Treaty of Leakebetween Edward II and Earl of Lancaster, agreeing on control of administration.
14 October- Anglo-Irish forces defeat a Scots-Irish army at the Battle of Faughartin Ireland. Edward Bruce, brother of Robert the Bruce, is killed in the battle.
*** A siege of Berwick-upon-Tweed to recapture it from the Scottish occupation is abandoned.
First War of Scottish Independence: Scottish victory at the Battle of Myton.cite book |last=Palmer |first=Alan & Veronica |year=1992 |title= The Chronology of British History|publisher= Century Ltd|location=London|pages= 95-98|isbn= 0-7126-5616-2]
24 June- Philippa of Hainault, queen of Edward III of England(died 1369)
13 November- King Edward III of England(died 1377)
20 July- John Tiptoft, 2nd Baron Tibetot, (died 1367)
Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England (died 1369)
Michael 2nd Baron Poynings, Knight (d. 1369)
8 June- Eleanor of Woodstock, eldest daughter of King Edward II of England
Eleanor of Lancaster(died 1372)
William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton, military leader (died 1360)
Antony Bek, bishop of Durham (year of birth unknown)
19 June- Piers Gaveston, favourite of Edward II of England(born c. 1284)
John Schorne, rector of North Marston in the county of Buckinghamshire (year of birth unknown)
10 August- Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick, nobleman (year of birth unknown)
14 February- Marguerite of France, queen of Edward I of England(born 1282)
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