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  • ID: I2932
  • Name: Roger Mortimer
  • Suffix: 1st Earl of March
  • Sex: M 1
  • Birth: 25 APR 1287 in Thornbury, Herts
  • Death: 29 NOV 1330 in Elms, Tyburn, Middlesex
  • Burial: 1330 Shrewsbury, Shropshire: Franciscan Greyfriars Abbey
  • Occupation: Ruler of England 1327-30
  • Cause: Hanged
  • COMN: 35
  • COUS: 22C
  • Note: 2

    Paramour of ISABEL, Queen Consort of EDWARD II.
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    He gained control of Ludlow Castle by his marriage in 1303, and together with his mistress, the queen, plotted the overthrow of Edward 11.
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    If he was 1st Earl of March, how come his father was also Earl of March? (different creation?)
  • _UID: 4769395D090F4EA9B72A8F5B39235505D677
  • Change Date: 7 MAR 2012



    Father: Edmund Mortimer b: 1252 in Wigmore, Herefordshire
    Mother: Margaret or Eleanor De Fiennes b: ABT 1265 in England

    Marriage 1 Joan De Genville b: 2 FEB 1286 in Ludlow, Shropshire
    • Married: 20 SEP 1301 in Pembridge, Herefordshire 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Edmund Mortimer b: ABT 1306 in Wigmore, Herts
    2. Has Children Geoffroy de Mortemer b: ABT 1317 in Wigmore, Herefordshire
    3. Has Children Katherine De Mortimer b: ABT 1310
    4. Has Children Joan Mortimer b: ABT 1314
    5. Has Children Margaret Mortimer
    6. Has Children Maud De Mortimer
    7. Has Children Blanche de Mortimer
    8. Has Children Beatrice Mortimer

    Marriage 2 Isabella De France b: 1296

      Sources:
      1. Type: Gedcom File
        Title: Buell gedcom
        Date: 9/3/01
      2. Text: Ancient Ancestors
        Ronald Wells, AM, MD, FRACP, FRACMA, FAMS, FRIPH
        Email: ronwells@pcug.org.au
        Web: http://www.pcug.org.au
      3. Type: Book
        Periodical: The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, Ruler of England 1327-30
        Author: Ian Mortimer
        Date: 2003
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