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.
Nov 25, 2023 · 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.
Apr 26, 2022 · Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March: Also Known As: "Roger Earl of March de Mortimer", "8th Baron of Wigmore", "3rd Baron Mortimer", "1st Earl of March", "" 1st Earl of March"" Birthdate: April 25, 1287: Birthplace: Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England: Death: November 29, 1330 (43)
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
Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (April 25, 1287 – November 29, 1330), an English nobleman, was for three years de facto ruler of England, after leading a successful rebellion against Edward II. Roger was knighted in 1306, having succeeded his father as 3rd Baron Mortimer in 1304.
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl of March was born on 25 April 1287, in Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England as the son of Edmund Mortimer 2nd Lord Mortimer and Margaret de Fiennes. He married Joan de Geneville 2nd Baroness Geneville on 20 September 1301, in Pembridge, Herefordshire, England.
May 23, 2018 · Mortimer, Roger, 1st earl of March ( c. 1287–1330). A lord of the Welsh march, with major interests in Ireland, Roger Mortimer was one of the rebels who surrendered to Edward II in 1321. He made a dramatic escape from the Tower of London in 1324, and went into exile in Paris; it is probably there that he became Queen Isabella's lover.