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Long Live the King: The Mysterious Fate of Edward II

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Edward II's death at Berkeley Castle in 1327, murdered by having a red-hot poker inserted inside him, is one of the most famous and lurid tales in all of English history. But is it true? For five and a half centuries, few people questioned it, but with the discovery in a Montpellier archive of a remarkable document, an alternative narrative has presented itself: that Edward escaped from Berkeley Castle and made his way to Ireland, to the pope in Avignon and through Brabant, Cologne and Milan to an Italian hermitage. Was ...

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Long Live the King: The Mysterious Fate of Edward II
2021, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750993968

2nd New edition

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Long Live the King: The Mysterious Fate of Edward II
2017, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750970112

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