Isabella of France was born in 1295 and married Edward II, then led a successful invasion of England with her lover, overthrowing the King.
The daughter of a king, the wife of a king, and a woman of great beauty, she is accused of destroying her French family. Her reputation is mixed with some viewing her as a ruthless schemer and others considering her actions a response to her husband’s ill treatment and incompetence.
Her legacy was destruction. What is the real story?
In the series:
Sept. 20: Catherine de Medici
Sept. 27: Lucrezia Borgia
Oct. 4: Isabella Queen of England and the She-Wolf of France