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|Named Person:||Roger de Mortimer, Earl of March; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Edward, King of England|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Notes:||Originally published: London : J. Cape, 2003.|
|Description:||xiv, 377 pages : maps ; 22 cm|
The King's friend --
Bannockburn and Kells --
The King's lieutenant --
The King's kinsman --
The King's prisoner --
The King's enemy --
The King's murderer? --
King in all but name --
King of folly.
"Brutal, intelligent, passionate, profligate, imaginative, and violent, Sir Roger Mortimer was an extraordinary character. It is not surprising that the Queen lost her heart to him. Nor is it surprising that his contemporaries were terrified of him. But until now no one has appreciated the full evil genius of the man. This first biography reveals not only Mortimer's career as a feudal lord, a governor of Ireland, a rebel leader, and a dictator of England, but also the truth of what happened that night in Berkeley Castle."--Jacket.