Edward III of England
|King of England; Lord of Ireland|
Edward III depicted in Cassell's History of England (1902)
|Reign||1 February 1327 – 21 June 1377 (50 years)|
|1 February 1327|
|Regent||Roger Mortimer, Earl of March|
Council inc. Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster (1327–1330;
|Died||21 June 1377 (aged 64)|
Isabella, Dame de Coucy
Mary, Duchess of Brittany
Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Pembroke
Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester
Edward III (13 November 1312–21 June 1377) was a King of England. He ruled for 50 years.
He made England the strongest military power in Europe.
Edward was crowned when he was fourteen years old, after his father was forced to
In his own time and for centuries after Edward III was praised a lot, but by Whig historians he was seen as an irresponsible adventurer. This view has turned, and modern