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Queen Isabella : treachery, adultery, and murder in medieval England

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Queen Isabella describes her marriage to Edward II, the king's homosexual affairs, her flight back to France, and her alliance with her husband's arch-enemy, Roger Mortimer, with whom she launched a revolution.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weir, Alison, 1951-
Queen Isabella.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)607617378
Named Person: Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Königin Isabella (England
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 0345453190 9780345453198
OCLC Number: 60373641
Description: xxi, 487 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The she-wolf of France --
I: Isabella and Edward --
The fair maiden --
The king is lovesick for his minion --
All that is prudent, amiable, and feminine --
His dearest companion --
The displeasure of the queen --
Then let her live abandoned and forlorn --
II: Isabella and Mortimer --
Mortimer and Isabel do kiss when they conspire --
Welcome, in God's name, madam and your son --
Plots and stratagems --
Now, Mortimer, begins our tragedy --
III: Isabella --
Our dearest mother.
Responsibility: Alison Weir.
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A portrait of Queen Isabella describes her marriage to Edward II, the king's homosexual affairs, her flight back to France, and her alliance with her husband's arch-enemy, Roger Mortimer, with whom she launched a revolution.

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