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  1. Discover life events, stories and photos about QUEEN Isabelle (Isabella) Capétiens Princess, QUEEN OF ENGLAND (1295–1358) of Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    • Female
    • Edward II, King of England, Roger de Mortimer
    • Isabelle and Roger de Mortimer 1322-1330
    • The Death of Edward, 1327
    • Regency
    • Issue
    • Death and Burial of Isabelle, Wife of Edward II, Queen-Consort of England
    • Heart Burial of Queen Isabelle
    • Titles, Styles, Honours and Arms

    (Royal Ancestry) Mortimer's alliance with the Marcher lords and the Lancastrian faction in the Despenser wars of 1321-2 led to the seizure of his property in Jan. 1322, and his imprisonment in the Tower of London. On 1 August 1323 he escaped from the Tower (with Isabelle's help) and rode to Dover, where he embarked on a ship which was waiting to ta...

    As an interim measure, Edward II was held in the custody of Henry of Lancaster, who surrendered Edward's Great Seal to Isabella. The situation remained tense, however; Isabella was clearly concerned about Edward's supporters staging a counter-coup, and in November she seized the Tower of London, appointed one of her supporters as mayor and convened...

    Isabella's reign as regent lasted only four years, before the fragile political alliance that had brought her and Mortimer to power disintegrated. 1328 saw the marriage of Isabella's son, Edward III to Philippa of Hainault, as agreed before the invasion of 1326; the lavish ceremony was held in London to popular acclaim. Isabella and Mortimer had al...

    Edward and Isabella did manage to produce four children, and she suffered at least one miscarriage. Their itineraries demonstrate that they were together 9 months prior to the births of all four surviving offspring. Their children were: 1. Edward III of Windsor, born 1312 2. John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall, born 1316 3. Eleanor of Woodstock, born ...

    (Royal Tombs of Medieval England) Isabelle died on 22 August 1358 but it was not until 20 November that instructions were given for the streets of the city of London to be cleaned in preparation for the arrival of the queen's body, which appears to have lodged for some time with the king's household at a private house in Mile End. Isabelle was buri...

    (Royal Tombs of Medieval England) At Castle Rising, one of Isabelle's residences, the parish church has a stone slab inscribed: ISABELLA REGINA. This led to a local tradition that the queen was buried there, but the slab most likely marked her heart burial. Isabelle had received papal indulgence for divided burial in 1323 and 1345.

    Arms: The illustration of Isabella's arms is not consistent. In some cases she dimidiates England and France ancient, but in other instances she bears two escutcheons simultaneously, one with the a...
    Adopted: 1308
    Coronet: Coronet of a consort
    Escutcheon: Gules, three lions passant guardant Or (England), dimidiating, Azure, semée fleurs de lys Or (France)
    • Female
    • Edward (Plantagenet) of England
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  3. jean de hainaut greeting isabella of france, queen of england - queen isabella of france stock illustrations Isabella of France, 1292-1358. Queen consort of Edward II of England and mother of Edward III of England.Engraved by H.C.Austin after J.W.Wright....

  4. Isabella of France (1292-1358), Queen of Edward II. Sitter in 4 portraits. Tell us More

  5. Isabella of France, 1292-1358. Queen consort of Edward II of England and mother of Edward III of England.Engraved by H.C.Austin after J.W.Wright. From the book "The Queens of England, Volume I" by... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  6. Sep 11, 2017 · Isabella of France ( ca. 1295 – 22 Aug 1358 ), known as the She-Wolf of France, [1] was the Queen consort of Edward II of England and mother of Edward III. She was the youngest surviving child and only surviving dau. of Philip IV of France and Joan I of Navarre. Queen Isabella was notable at the time for her beauty, diplomatic skills, and ...

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