Thisis the primary complete-period biography of the queen who stood in the course of the one of the crucial so much dramatic occasions in English historical past. Philippa’s marriage was once organized so as to supply ships and mercenaries for her sweetheart’s mother to invade her partner’s father’s kingdom in 1326, but it become some of the a success royal marriages in English historical past, enduring for greater than 4 a long time. Philippa stood through her husband’s facet as he started a conflict towards her uncle, Philip VI of France, and claimed his throne. She regularly observed him to Scotland, France, and Flanders. She additionally acted as regent in 1346 while Edward was once clear of his kingdom on the time of a Scottish invasion, and seemed on horseback to rally the English military to victory. Philippa’s reputation with the folk because of her compassion helped deal with peace in England all over Edward’s reign.