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The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330

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The first biography of the evil genius and rebel baron who deposed and murdered Edward II. One night in August 1323 a captive rebel baron, Sir Roger Mortimer, drugged his guards and escaped from the Tower of London. With the king's men-at-arms in pursuit he fled to the south coast, and sailed to France. There he was joined by Isabella, the Queen of England, who threw herself into his arms. A year later, as lovers, they returned with an invading army: King Edward II's forces crumbled before them, and Mortimer took power. He ...

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The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330
2010, Vintage Books

ISBN-13: 9780099552222

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