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Linotte Oiseau
Linotte Oiseau • 1 year ago

Isabella of France, mother of Edward III, and lover of Roger Mortimer. Isabella of France. I wrote a PMag post about her. A total badass.

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Edmund FitzAlan and Hugh Despenser the Elder before Queen Isabella. The Queen executed them both for siding against her before she took over the English throne with her lover Roger Mortimer (from her husband Eward II). She and Roger were regents for her son Edward III. Edmund, Edward II & III, Mortimer, and Isabella are my ancestors.

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Chest made to hold the Treaty of Calais, signed between Edward III of England and John II of France. Edward agreed to give up his claim to the throne of France in exchange for the territory of Aquitaine. Date:1360.

Isabella of Angoulême (1188 - 1246). Second wife of King John. Queen from 1200 - 1216. King John divorced his first wife, Isabel of Gloucester, to marry Isabella. She had many children with him, including the future Henry III. After his death she remarried Hugh X of Lusignan, who was supposed to marry her daughter Joan, but jilted the girl to marry her mother. She had several more children with him. In 1244 she tried to poison King Louis IX of France and fled to an abbey to escape arrest.

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