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Roger Mortimer and Isabella of France

My ancestor is pictured here, Roger Mortimer "ISABELLA OF FRANCE (born between 1288-1296-d.1358). QUEEN CONSORT OF EDWARD II from 25th January, 1308 until her husband's deposition on 20th January, 1327. HOUSE OF PLANTAGENET. PICTURE: 15th century manuscript illustration of Isabella of France with Roger Mortimer (hence the reason why Isabella and her lover are wearing Gothic armor). From a manuscript in the British Library."

Isabella of France, mother of Edward III, and lover of Roger Mortimer.

Isabella of France and her lover, Roger Mortimer, invade England, 1326.

Isabella of France, Queen of England

Isabella of France 1292 - 1358 | The marriage of Edward II and Isabella of France.

Blessed Isabella of France

Isabella of France. Isabella the "She-Wolf" arriving back in England with her young son, Edward, aged 13, in 1326. She had been raising an army in France to overthrow her homosexual, ineffectual husband, Edward II. She succeeded, and was briefly co-regent (with Mortimer), until her son, Edward III, got up the nerve to turf them out and begin his own rule. Isabella then "retired" to a convent.

Katherine Swynford may be the lady in blue kneeling at the front of this manuscript illustration of Chaucer.

Isabella of France is welcomed in Paris.

Castle Rising built around 1140AD. Isabella (the She Wolf) of France was imprisoned at Castle Rising for her remaining twenty years. When she conspired with her lover Roger Mortimer in overthrowing and murdering her husband Edward II in 1327.