Mortimer

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Mortimer

1. Sir John (Clifford). born 1923, British barrister, playwright, and novelist, best known for the television series featuring the barrister Horace Rumpole. His novels include Paradise Postponed (1985) and The Sound of Trumpets (1998)
2. Roger de, 8th Baron of Wigmore and 1st Earl of March. 1287--1330, lover of Isabella, the wife of Edward II of England: they invaded England in 1326 and compelled the king to abdicate in favour of his son, Edward III; executed
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They battled against the Mortimer family off and on for almost 200 years, before losing their lands to that family and other Normans.
The Mortimer family occupied the castle for around 100 years but by 1398 it was described as ``ruinous and worth nothing'' and seems to have been left to decay.