Roger Mortimer, 3rd Baron Mortimer of Wigmore, 1st Earl of March (25 April 1287 – 29 November 1330), was an English nobleman and powerful Marcher lord who gained many estates in the Welsh Marches and Ireland following his advantageous marriage to the wealthy heiress Joan de Geneville, 2nd Baroness Geneville.
Mar 13, 2021 · Roger de Mortimer, 8th Baron of Wigmore, 3rd Baron Mortimer and 1st Earl of March (born 1287? - died 29 November 1330, Tyburn, near London, England) lover of Isabella, the wife of Edward II of England: they invaded England in 1326 and compelled the king to abdicate in favour of his son, Edward III; executed. comments
- April 25, 1287
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- Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England
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Roger Mortimer, 1st earl of March, (born 1287?—died Nov. 29, 1330, Tyburn, near London, Eng.), lover of the English king Edward II’s queen, Isabella of France, with whom he contrived Edward’s deposition and murder (1327). For three years thereafter he was virtual king of England during the minority of Edward III.
When Roger de Mortimer 1st Earl of March was born on 25 April 1287, in Wigmore, Herefordshire, England, his father, Edmund de Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer of Wigmore, was 35 and his mother, Margaret de Fiennes, was 17. He married Joan de Geneville 2nd Baroness Geneville on 20 September 1301. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters.
Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March For three years "Ruler" of England Executed in 1330 In this series of brief articles about the Mortimers of Wigmore, we now come to the most powerful and colourful member of this illustrious family. Soldier and major landholder in England, Wales and
Mar 04, 2022 · Roger (Mortimer) de Mortimer (1287 - 1330) Sir Roger (Roger V) "1st Earl of March" de Mortimer formerly Mortimer Born 25 Apr 1287 in Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Ancestors Son of Edmund (Mortimer) de Mortimer and Margaret Eleanor (Fiennes) de Mortimer
When Sir Roger de Mortimer 1st Earl of March was born on 25 April 1287, in Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England, his father, Edmund de Mortimer 2nd Baron of Wigmore, was 35 and his mother, Marguerite de Fiennes, was 17. He married Joan de Geneville 2nd Baroness Geneville on 20 September 1301.