Queen Isabella, the "she-wolf" of France (1295-1358). Isabella was the daughter of Philip IV of France & Joan I of Navarre. Isabella married Edward II of England & became Queen Consort. Isabella was praised for her beauty, diplomatic skills & intelligence. Her husband was an ineffectual king who came to be resented by his subjects. Isabella saw an opportunity, & raised an army & deposed her husband. She also managed to end the war with Scotland before her son took the throne as Edward III. History, 20Th January, Edward Ii, Ancestors, Isabella Of France, France Jpg, Queens Of England, Queens Isabella England, King Edward
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Isabella of France. (b.1295 - d.1358) Wife of Edward II (b.1284 - d.1327) of England She was the youngest surviving child and only surviving daughter of Philip IV of France and Joan I of Navarre. Queen Isabella was notable at the time for her beauty, diplomatic skills, and intelligence.
Isabelle de Castille
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.
Medieval drawing of Edward III with the Order of the Garter. 1312-1377 - son of Edward II and Isabella of France - his mother & her lover, Roger Mortimer, Earl of March forced his father to renounce the throne in his favour when he was 14 - he married Phillippa of Hainault - they had 13 children - his grandson, Richard, became heir on the death of his eldest son, Edward, the Black Prince, Prince of Wales.
The oldest known Valentine that is still in existence was written by Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife - while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London. At least he had his priorities right.
Isabella of Mar (modern Scottish Gaelic: Iseabail) (c. 1277 – 12 December 1296) was the first wife of Robert the Bruce and the grandmother of Robert II of Scotland, founder of the royal House of Stuart. She died before Robert was crowned King of Scots, and never became Queen.