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Edward II

Edward II

25 February 1308

In 1308 Edward II married Isabella of France in Boulogne and a month later on 25 February they were crowned in the Abbey. His coronation oath included a new clause “to uphold the laws and rightful customs which the community of the realm shall have chosen” and he swore to uphold the laws of St Edward the Confessor. English and French nobles attended the magnificent ceremony and the festivities which followed.

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