- Isabella of Valois. Isabella of France (9 November 1389 – 13 September 1409) was Queen consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard II. Her parents were King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. She married the king at the age of seven and was widowed three years later.
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After the wedding, Queen Isabella followed Richard to England, where she was placed in Windsor Castle with her own court under the supervision of her appointed governess and chief lady-in-waiting Lady de Coucy (later replaced by Lady Mortimer). She was formally crowned Queen of England in Westminster in London the following year, 1397.
Eventually she was allowed to leave England, and was married to her cousin, Charles Valois, the duke of Orléans and count of Angoulême, on June 29, 1406. Supposedly, the marriage was against her wishes, and she cried throughout the ceremony. Isabella died after giving birth to a daughter in September of 1410 (one source cites 1409 as her date of death), in Blois, Anjou, France.
The Life of Isabelle. When Isabelle de Valois Queen of England was born on 9 November 1389, in Paris, Île-de-France, France, her father, Charles VI Roi de France, was 20 and her mother, Elisabeth von Bayern Reine de France, was 20. She married Richard II King of England on 31 October 1396, in Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France.
Aug 04, 2015 · Isabella of Valois, The Child Bride of Richard II. In medieval times royal brides were often quite young when they married, though consummation was usually forbidden until a more appropriate age ...
Nov 09, 2017 · on Let’s Talk About Queen Isabella of Valois. Let’s talk about the courage shown by Isabella of Valois, who was married to King Richard II and was Queen of England for the last four years of the 14th century. She was born on 9 November 1389, the third child of King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. Her older siblings died in infancy, so Isabella was the eldest surviving daughter and dearly beloved by her parents.