Share this entry

Share this page

Mortimer, Roger de

Line breaks: Roger de Mor¦ti|mer
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːtɪmə
 
/

Definition of Mortimer, Roger de in English:

8th Baron of Wigmore and 1st Earl of March ( circa 1287–1330), English noble. In 1326 he invaded England with his lover Isabella of France, replacing her husband Edward II with her son, the future Edward III. When Edward III assumed royal power in 1330 he had Mortimer executed.

Definition of Mortimer, Roger de in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure