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Isabel

called She-wolf of France. The adulterous queen of Edward II., daughter of Philippe IV. (le Bel) of France. According to tradition, she murdered her royal husband by thrusting a hot iron into his bowels.

Mark the year and mark the night
When Severn shall re-echo with affright
The shrieks of death through Berkley's roofs that ring.
Shrieks of an agonising king.
She-wolf of France, with unrelenting fangs,
That tearst the bowels of thy mangled mate!

Gray: The Bard.

Isabel. The Spanish form of Elizabeth. The French form is Isabelle.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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