Empress Matilda

Empress Matilda (c. 7 Februar 1102 – 10 September 1167), an aa kent as the Empress Maude,[nb 1] wis the claimant tae the Inglis throne during the ceevil war kent as the Anarchy.

Empress Matilda
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15t-century depiction o the Empress
Haly Roman Empress;
German Queen;
Queen o Italy
Tenur7 Januar 1114 – 23 May 1125
Lady o the Inglish (disputit)
Ring7 Aprile 1141 – 1 November 1141
PredecessorStephen (as king)
SuccessorStephen (as king)
Bornc. 7 Februar 1102
Dee'd10 September 1167 (aged 65)
Rouen
SpouseHenry V, Haly Roman Emperor
m. 1114; dec. 1125
Geoffrey V, Coont o Anjou
m. 1128; dec. 1151
IssueHenry II o Ingland
Geoffrey, Coont o Nantes
William FitzEmpress
HooseNormandy
FaitherHenry I o Ingland
MitherMatilda o Scotland

NotesEedit

  1. Maude is an alternative spellin o the name Matilda, an frequently uised interchyngeably. She wis kent in Laitin as Mathildis Imperatrix an in Anglo-Norman as Imperatrice Mahaut.