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Born: ABT 1310
Died: 28 JUL 1369
12 AUG 1315 aged 44
The nobles didn't like the influence that PIERS DE GAVESTON had over the king. As a result Guy de Beauchamp and others seized Gaveston (King Edward II's homosexual lover), took him to Warwick Castle, and after a quick trial executed him (by decapitation) June 19, 1312. The nobles hated Gaveston, particularly Guy de Beauchamp, whom Piers mockingly referred to as "The Black Dog of Arden". Guy de Beauchamp eventually received a royal pardon for the murder.
NOTE: Much of the information in this database has not been verified. I have posted some of it as "speculation only" in the hope that someone may have the correct information, and notify me with corrections (D.A. Updike).
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