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Eadgar Aetheling, seeks refuge at the Scottish Court, 24

Earldom, value of an, in Norman days, 26

Edinburgh, the English army at, 200; sack of Holyrood, 282; Parliament at, 328, 335

Edinburgh Castle, Parliament at Westminster makes provision for the safe custody of, 123; siege of, by Randolph Moray, 195

Edward I., directions by, as to the marriage between his son and Princess Margaret, 44; letter from, to the Bishop of St. Andrews, 47; request from the Scottish Guardians to, 53; conference with Scottish nobles at Norham, 55; collects records of homage of Scottish kings, 56; judgment regarding the claims of Bruce and de Balliol, 64; commands John de Balliol to join him in London, 70; prepares for war against Scotland, 71; receives homage of Scottish barons, ib.; makes a progress through Scotland, 75, 79; Wallace and, 79; removes the Coronation Stone from Scone to Westminster, 79; invades Scotland, 95; fights the battle of Falkirk, 96, 98; instance of the cruelty of, 100; prepares for a great expedition into Scotland, 104; Pope Boniface opposes the claim to Scotland of, 108; keen pursuit of Wallace by, 113; holds a Parliament at St. Andrews, ib.; lays siege to Stirling Castle, 120; scheme of, for the government of Scotland, 122; summons Scottish commissioners to a Parliament at Westminster, ib.; alleged design against the life of Bruce by, 128; favour shown toward Bruce by, ib.; hears of the assassination of Comyn, 132; orders a campaign in Scotland, 133; letters from, to Aymer de Valence, ib., 134, 142; sufferings from dysentery of, 135; orders Bruce's sister and daughter to be imprisoned in "cages," 139; lays a charge against Scottish prelates before the Pope, 141; fury of, at defeat of Loudon Hill, 165; probability of ultimate triumph over Scotland of, 166; death of, 167; dying injunctions of, to the Prince of Wales, ib.; legend on the tomb of, ib.; character of, ib., 168

Edward II., irresolute spirit of, 173; invades Scotland, 187; route into Scotland of, ib.; at the battle of Bannockburn, 213; contempt for the Scottish army at Bannockburn by, 215; headstrong conduct at Bannockburn of, ib.; flight from the field of Bannockburn, 221; founds Oriel College, Oxford, 223; assembles a Parliament at York, 226; letters from Bruce to, expressing a desire for peace, 227; intrigues of, with Scottish barons, 261; prepares to capture Berwick, 265; sues for peace, 270; adopts secret measures to win over the Scots, 278; boasts that he will establish peace by force of arms, 280; invades Scotland a second time, 281; disgust among his followers for, 289; renews proposals for peace, 291; complaints as to the Pope's recognition of Bruce as King of Scotland, 295; commands Edward de Balliol to return to England, 297; abdication of, 305

Edward III., succeeds to the