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Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March

Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (see here),
born 1287.
He mar 1301 to Joan de Geneville.
He acquired by marriage Ludlow Castle, Shropshire (on Welsh border).
Also acquired by marriage Trim Castle, Co.Meath.
Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland 1316-1320.
He was the lover of Edward II's Queen Isabella.
He deposed and murdered Edward II in 1327.
He was the effective ruler of England until overthrown by Edward II's son Edward III.
Edward III executed him in 1330.
Joan died 1356.
They had issue:

  1. Sir Edmund Mortimer, had issue:
    1. Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, had issue:

      1. Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March.

  2. Margaret de Mortimer,
    mar Thomas de Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley and had issue.

  3. Katherine de Mortimer,
    mar Thomas Beauchamp, 3rd Earl of Warwick and had issue.

Effigy of Katherine de Mortimer, wife of Thomas Beauchamp.
Church of St Mary in Warwick.
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