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For other people named Isabella of Valois, see Isabella of Valois (disambiguation).
Isabella of Valois
Marriage of Isabella and Richard II.jpg
Queen consort of England
Tenure 1 November 1396 – 30 September 1399
Coronation 8 January 1397
Spouse Richard II of England
Charles, Duke of Orléans
Issue Joan of Valois, Duchess of Alençon
House House of Valois
Father Charles VI of France
Mother Isabella of Bavaria
Born (1389-11-09)9 November 1389
Paris, France
Died 13 September 1409(1409-09-13) (aged 19)
Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France

Isabella of France (9 November 1389 – 13 September 1409) was Queen consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard II. Her parents were King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria.[1][2]

Isabella's younger sister, Catherine of Valois, was Queen consort of England from 1420–1422, as the wife of King Henry V of England and mother of Henry VI, King of England.

Two superb stories of Isabella appeared in the late 1950s. Hilda Lewis' "The Gentle Falcon" is about Isabella's marriage to Richard II, while Gladys Malvern's "My Lady, My Love" is about Isabella's later years after Richard's death and her return to France. [3]

Life[edit]

Richard and Isabella on their wedding day

Isabella lived during a period of political tension between France and England known as the Hundred Years War, the situation exacerbated by the mental instability of her father. On 31 October 1396, at the age of six, Isabella married the widower King Richard II of England in a move for peace with France. Although the union was political, Richard II and the child Isabella developed a mutually respectful relationship. The Queen was moved to Porchester Castle for protection while Richard went on a military campaign in Ireland. When Richard II was imprisoned and died in custody on his return to England, Queen Isabella was ordered by the new King Henry IV to move out of Windsor Castle and to settle in the Bishop of Salisbury's Thamesside palace at Sonning.

King Henry IV then decided Queen Isabella should marry his son, the future Henry V of England, but she refused. Knowing her husband was dead, she went into mourning, ignoring Henry IV's demands. Eventually he let her go back to France.

On 29 June 1406, Queen Isabella married her cousin Charles, Duke of Orléans.[4] She died in childbirth at the age of 19, leaving one daughter, Joan, who married John II of Alençon in 1424. Isabella was interred in Blois, in the abbey of St.Laumer, where her body was found entire in 1624, curiously wrapped in bands of linen plated over with quicksilver. It was then transferred to the church of the Celestines in Paris.

Arms[edit]

Arms of Isabella of Valois
Arms of Isabella of Valois.svg
Notes
Isabella's arms were those of her father, Charles VI of France, impaled with the royal coat of arms of the England. Rendered as per pale of three.[5]
Escutcheon
France Ancient; impaled by Richard II.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strickland, Agnes, Lives of the queens of England: from the Norman conquest, Vol.2, (George Bell and Sons, 1885), 2.
  2. ^ A Historical Dictionary of British Women, (Routledge, 2003), 240.
  3. ^ https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/hilda-lewis/gentle-falcon/
  4. ^ A Historical Dictionary of British Women, 240.
  5. ^ Boutell, Charles (1863), A Manual of Heraldry, Historical and Popular, London: Winsor & Newton, p. 148 
English royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Anne of Bohemia
Queen consort of England
Lady of Ireland

31 October 1396 – 30 September 1399
Vacant
Title next held by
Joanna of Navarre

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