Explain this in detail in the form of a story:
1. Edward III was the King of England from 1327 until his death in 1377.
2. At age 14, Edward was crowned and at age 17, he led a successful coup d’état against his mother’s lover.
3. He declared himself rightful heir to the French throne, starting the Hundred Years’ War.
4. Edward was successful in creating a spirit of camaraderie between himself and the higher nobility, and created the Order of the Garter, which was based on the legend of King Arthur.
5. Edward encouraged the use of the English language, and tried to unite the country in a time of war.
6. Edward was the ancestor of the families of the Wars of the Roses and was very successful as a general in the Hundred Years’ War.
7. He was succeeded by his grandson, Richard II, and his legacy is still debated today.