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Isabella and the Strange Death of Edward II

Author: Paul Doherty
Publisher: London : Constable, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In chess, from the time of Queen Isabella of England, the queen has been considered the most powerful and feared piece on the board. Known to chroniclers as the 'she-wolf', Isabella, daughter of Philip IV of France, married King Edward II of England in 1308 in a union intended to create a lasting peace between the two countries. But after 13 years of enduring her husband's unkind and dissolute nature she fled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Doherty, Paul.
Isabella and the Strange Death of Edward II.
New York : Constable & Robinson, ©2013
Named Person: Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Edward, King of England; Edward, King of England; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Doherty
ISBN: 9781472112408 1472112407
OCLC Number: 897026786
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Prologue: England under Edward I; 1 A Fitting Marriage . . .; 2 Isabella and the King's Favourite; 3 The New Favourite and Isabella's Disgrace; 4 The She-Wolf Triumphant; 5 The Burial of a King; 6 The Downfall of the She-Wolf; 7 The Immortal King; 8 The King is Dead, Long Live the King; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Paul Doherty.

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Known to chroniclers as the 'she-wolf', Isabella, daughter of Philip IV of France, married King Edward II of England in 1308 in a union intended to create a lasting peace between the two countries.  Read more...

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