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Guy de Beauchamp Warwick, earl of

Warwick, Guy de Beauchamp, earl of (bēˈchəm, wŏrˈĭk) [key], d. 1315, English nobleman. He was active in Edward I's campaigns in Scotland. A leading opponent of Piers Gaveston, he became (1310) one of the lords ordainers and procured Gaveston's banishment. He was largely responsible for Gaveston's death in 1312, although he did not participate in the actual execution.

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