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Edward I of England
b. June 17, 1239 – d. July 7, 1307
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Edward I
Edward I(1239–1307). Ruling from 1272 to 1307, Edward I established himself as one of England’s greatest kings. He was successful as both a warrior and a statesman. He conquered Wales and fought relentlessly to subdue Scotland. He also strengthened the crown and Parliament against the nobility and played
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Edward I
Edward I (1239–1307)King of England, 1272–1307Eldest son of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence, Edward was permitted by his father, a sensitive but inept ruler, to take control of the English government (beginning in 1265). From 1270 to 1272, Edward participated in Europe’s eighth and last important