Roger de Mortimer


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English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)

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The drama's principal characters are Edward II, the stubborn, petty, weak-minded king of England; the frivolous Piers Gaveston, who is the king's favorite; the younger Lord Roger de Mortimer, who leads the barons' revolt against Edward; and Edward's neglected wife, Queen Isabella.
It was one of the richest and grandest of the great Marcher castles built to control the Welsh frontier, the work of Roger de Mortimer, Edward II's lieutenant in Wales.