Royal Portraits Engravings of Kings & Queens of Great Britain. From the original paintings in the Royal Collection. Edward II (1307-1327), also called Edward of Carnarvon, was King of England. The Battle of Bannockburn on 23 and 24 June 1314 was a victory of the army of King of Scots Robert the Bruce over the army of King Edward II in the First War of Scottish Independence. Picture: Battle of Bannockburn 1314.