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22 - Isabelle of France: The Daughter of the Carbuncle

22 - Isabelle of France: The Daughter of the Carbuncle

Also known as Isabelle or Isabella of Valois.  The youngest queen on our list, Isabelle became queen when aged 7, and it took quite some propaganda to get Richard to agree to it. Apparently the best way to get a grown man to marry a primary school age kid is to compare her to an elephant...SponsorThis episode of the Queens of England Podcast is sponsored by Audible, the internet's leading provider of audio entertainment.  To get a free book when you sign up for a trial membership go to www.audibletrial.com/queensShownotesFor more information on the topics discussed in the show, click on these links!Philippe de Mézières (wikipedia)Charles VI 'the Mad' of France (biography.com)Isabella of Bavaria (wikipedia)Cesei Lannister and Isabella of Bavaria (historygot.com)Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War (wikipedia)The end of Richard II's reign (BBC History)Charles, Duke of Orléans (wikipedia)

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