Edward I. (12391307)

Edward I., surnamed Longshanks, king of England, born at Westminster, son of Henry III., married Eleanor (q.v.) of Castile; came first into prominence in the Barons' War; defeated the nobles at Evesham, and liberated his father; joined the last Crusade in 1270, and distinguished himself at Acre; returned to England in 1274 to assume the crown, having been two years previously proclaimed king; during his reign the ascendency of the Church and the nobles received a check, the growing aspiration of the people for a larger share in the affairs of the nation was met by an extended franchise, while the right of Parliament to regulate taxation was recognised; under his reign Wales was finally subdued and annexed to England, and a temporary conquest of Scotland was achieved (12391307).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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