King Edward II of England: Reign & Timeline


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Which of these titles was Edward II the first English noble first to hold?

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1. Which of these was NOT an issue Edward II inherited from his father when he was crowned in 1307?

2. Who was Piers Gaveston?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to test what you remember about King Edward II of England and the state of the country at the time of his reign. You'll review the challenges during his reign and how he left the throne.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is designed to check what you know about:

  • The title King Edward II was the first to hold
  • Issues King Edward II inherited from his father's rule
  • Who Piers Gaveston was
  • What role Hugh Despenser played in King Edward II's rule

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you remember what title King Edward II was the first to hold
  • Knowledge application - use understanding of important people during King Edward II's rule to answer questions about them
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret how King Edward II left the throne

Additional Learning

You will find a deeper discussion of this man in the lesson, King Edward II of England: Reign & Timeline. This lesson covers more information about:

  • Edward II's early life
  • King Edward II's dream for Britain
  • What happened to Gaveston when Edward II became king
  • What the Ordinances were
  • The tragedy that helped Edward with the barons
  • Who was crowned king after Edward II