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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. 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.
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.