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Isabella of France

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Medieval Queens and Princesses - Isabella of France 

  • Name and/or Title: Isabella of France aka the She-Wolf of France
  • Married: King Edward II of England
  • Close family connections or relatives: Isabella of France was the daughter of King Philip IV of France, "Philip the Fair

  • Title: Her title was Queen consort of England
  • Lifetime: This famous woman lived from c.1295 August 22, 1358
  • Famous children: King Edward III
  • Facts about her life: Isabella of France was renowned for her affair with Roger Mortimer and plotting to murder the deposed king
  • Important historical events during her life: Her husband's homosexual relationship with Piers Gaveston. The English defeat at the Battle of Bannockburn. Her husband, King Edward II, was forced to abdicate in favour of their son Edward who became King Edward III
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