Today in History - April 5th. 1170 - Isabella of Hainault, Queen of France

Isabella of Hainault was born on April 5th. 1170 in Valenciennes.

Her parents were Baldwin V, Count of Hainault and 
Margaret I, Countess of Flanders.

In 1180, Isabella married Philip II of France. She was crowned
as Queen on May 28th. 1180 @ Saint Denis.

They had a son who became King Louis VIII of France.

Isabella died on March 15th.1190 after the birth of a twin.
The twins died 3 days later. 

Queen Isabella became 19 years old. 

Source pictures: Wikipedia

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