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Gaveston, Piers, earl of Cornwalllocked

(d. 1312)
  • J. S. Hamilton

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Gaveston, Piers, earl of Cornwall (d. 1312), royal favourite, was a younger son of the Gascon knight Arnaud de Gabaston and his wife, Claramonde de Marsan. Claramonde had shared in the substantial estate of her father, Arnaud-Guillaume de Marsan, with her brother, Fortaner de Lescun...

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