Queen consort of England Isabella was the only daughter and heir of Aymer Taillefer, Count of Angoulême, by Alice of Courtenay, who was a sister of Peter II of Courtenay, Latin Emperor of Constantinople. Alice and Peter II were grandchildren of King Louis VI of France through their father Peter I of Courtenay .
- 8 October 1200
- 24 August 1200 – 19 October 1216
- 16 June 1202 – 4 June 1246
Apr 26, 2022 · Isabella of Angoulême (French: Isabelle d'Angoulême) was Countess of Angoulême and queen consort of England. She became Countess of Angoulême in her own right in 1202, by which time she was already queen of England.
- Angoulême, Charente, Poitou-Charentes, France
- circa 1188
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Jun 04, 2020 · Isabella of Angoulême, second wife of King John of England, died on the 4th of June 1246 at Fontevraud Abbey, where she was buried in the abbey’s churchyard, as if seeking atonement for her misdeeds. Years after her death, her eldest son with John, King Henry III of England, arrived at Fontevraud to pay respects to his deceased ancestors.
Isabella of Angoulême. Birth. 19 Feb 1186. Angoulême, Departement de la Charente, Poitou-Charentes, France. Death. 4 Jun 1246 (aged 60) Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Departement de Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France. Burial*.
Jun 17, 2017 · Isabella was born in south-west France sometime between 1188 and 1191. From her mother, Alice Courtenay, she inherited beauty and a dash of royal blood. Her father, Aymer Taillefer, passed on something much more valuable to his only child – the right to rule the rich lands of Angoulême.
Isabella became Countess of Angoulême in her own right on 16 June 1202. She gave birth to a son and heir, Henry, seven years after her marriage to John, on 1st October 1207 at Winchester Castle. Another son, Richard, later Earl of Cornwall and King of the Romans was born on 5th January 1209.
Isabella was the only daughter and heir of Aymer Taillefer, Count of Angoulême, by Alice of Courtenay,  who was sister of Peter II of Courtenay, Latin Emperor of Constantinople and granddaughter of King Louis VI of France. Isabella became Countess of Angoulême in her own right on June 16, 1202, by which time she was already queen of England.