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

Weir, Alison 1951- (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library DA 231 .I83 W45 2011 30775305537640 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780345453204
  • ISBN: 0345453204
  • Physical Description: print
    xxi, 496 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Ballantine Books trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2011]

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General Note: Originally published: Isabella: she-wolf of France, Queen of England. Great Britain : Jonathan Cape, 2005.
Includes a reader's guide.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-466) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. Isabella. Our dearest mother.
Summary, etc.: "In this vibrant biography, acclaimed author Alison Weir reexamines the life of Isabella of England, one of history's most notorious and charismatic queens. Isabella arrived in London in 1308, the spirited twelve-year-old daughter of King Philip IV of France. Her marriage to the heir to England's throne was designed to heal old political wounds between the two coutnries, and in the years that followed she became an important figure, a determined and clever woman whose influence would come to last centuries. Many myths and legends have been woven around Isabella's story, but in this first full biography in more than 150 years, Alison Weir gives a groundbreaking new perspective"--Back cover.
Subject: Isabella Queen, consort of Edward II, King of England 1292-1358
Queens Great Britain Biography
Great Britain History Edward II, 1307-1327 Biography
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