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  Empress Maud - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Empress Maud (1102 – September 10, 1167) is the title by which Matilda, daughter and dispossessed heir of King Henry I of England and his wife Maud of Scotland (herself daughter of Malcolm III Canmore and St.
Maud and Henry were married at Worms on January 7, 1114 in a splendid ceremony.
Maud's greatest triumph came in April 1141, when her forces defeated and captured King Stephen, who was made a prisoner and effectively deposed.
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 Empress Maud: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Empress Maud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Empress Maud is the title often given to Matilda, daughter and dispossessed heir of King Henry I of England, in order to differentiate her from the many other Matildas of the period.
Maud was born in 1102, and christened Adelaide, but took her mother's name of Matilda when she married for the first time, on January 7, 1114.
Maud died on September 10, 1167, at Rouen, and was buried in the cathedral there.
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 Stephen of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Before the death of King Henry I of England in 1135, the majority of the barons of England swore to support Empress Maud, Henry's daughter, and her claim to the throne.
With the capture of her most able lieutenant, her illegitimate half-brother, the Earl of Gloucester, Maud was obliged to release Stephen from captivity, and he was restored to the throne in November of the same year.
In 1147, Empress Maud's adolescent son, Henry, decided to assist in the war effort by raising a small army of mercenaries and invading England.
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 Henry I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although Henry's barons had sworn allegiance to his daughter Maud as their queen, Maud's sex and her remarriage into the House of Anjou, an enemy of the Normans, allowed Henry's nephew Stephen of Boulogne to come to England and claim the throne with popular support.
The struggle between Empress Maud and Stephen resulted in a long civil war known as the Anarchy.
The dispute was eventually settled by Stephen's naming of Maud's son, Henry, as his heir in 1153.
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Maud of Scotland (herself daughter of Malcolm III Canmore and
Maud was christened Adelaide, but took her mother's name of Matilda when she married for the first time, on
On the death of her father in 1135, Maud expected to succeed to the throne of
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 Encyclopedia: Empress Maud
The birth of her second son, Geoffrey, Count of Nantes, in 1134 was difficult and Maud nearly died in childbed.
Archbishop Thomas Becket refused to allow William to marry the countess of Surrey and the young man fled to Maud's court at Rouen.
Maud died at Rouen, and was buried in the cathedral there; her epitaph reads: "Here lies the daughter, wife, and mother of Henry." Latin is the language that was originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium.
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 The Damon and Taber Family Connections - Person Page 3150
Empress Matilda (Maud) (of Germany) was the daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" (of England) and Princess Matilda 'Atheling' (of Scotland).
Empress Matilda (Maud) (of Germany) was born circa February 1102 in London, Middlesex, England.
Empress Matilda (Maud) (of Germany) married Duke Geoffrey V 'le Bon' Plantagenet, son of King Fulk V "le Jeune" (the younger) and Erembourge (____?____), on 22 May 1127 in Le Mans, Sarthe, France.
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 Matilda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It was not until the death of Emperor Henry V in 1125 that Empress Matilda could be considered as heir to her father's dominions.
The empress established her headquarters at Oxford but then decided to force bishop Henry of Winchester to return his allegiance to her moved towards Winchester.
The empress was in a position to protect the interests of her eldest son, who became Duke of Normandy in 1150.
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 Stephen and Maud
Stephen and Maud played cat and mouse with the throne for 19 years of civil war.
Maud actually gained the seat of power in London, but she so enraged the inhabitants by her arrogance that the city rose in arms and she had to flee.
Maud had a couple of thrilling escapes from Stephen's men during the fighting.
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 Maud: Empress of Germany and Queen of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Maud was twenty-three years old at the time, and her father had plans to create her a sort of 'female king'.
Maud and Geoffrey were notorious for their fighting and angry spats, but were able to produce a son and heir, Henry, who was born in 1133.
Maud's most ardent supporter was her bastard half-brother Robert of Gloucester, who became her commander-in-cheif.
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 Maud - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Empress Maud, (1102-1169), more commonly known as Matilda, later Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England
Maud was also a ship used by Roald Amundsen for exploring the Northeast Passage.
Dronning Maud Land (or Queen Maud Land) in Antarctica
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 The politics of William le Gros, Earl of Yorkshire
In 1141 King Stephen's army was defeated by Empress Matilda's forces and he was captured.
Empress Matilda could not get any material help from her young husband Geoffrey, because he was concentrating on conquering Normandy (until 1144-45 when he succeeded).
Probably the closest King Stephen ever came to winning was when he trapped Empress Matilda in Oxford Castle in December of 1142, forcing her to flee in disguise through the snow.
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 House of Stuart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Walter the Steward (died 1177), the grandson of Flaald II, was born in Shropshire.
Along with his brother William, ancestor of the Fitzalan family (the Earls of Arundel), he supported Empress Maud during the period known as the Anarchy.
Maud was aided by her uncle, David I of Scotland, and Walter followed David north in 1141, after Maud had been usurped by Stephen.
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 Encyclopedia: Empress-Maud
William Adelin (1103 – November 25, 1120) was the only legitimate son of Henry I of England and his wife Maud of Scotland.
The Imperial couple had no surviving offspring; Hermann of Tournai states that Maud bore a child that lived only a short while.
Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr.
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 Science Fair Projects - Empress Maud
Empress Maud (1102 – September 10, 1169) is the title by which Matilda, daughter and dispossessed heir of King Henry I of England and his wife Maud of Scotland (herself daughter of Malcolm III Canmore and St.
Although the marriage could not be said to be a happy one, it did produce three sons, the eldest of whom, Henry, was born on March 5, 1133.
Besides Henry, Maud also bore two other sons, Geoffrey, Count of Nantes and William, Count of Poitou.
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 Robert of Gloucester
At his father's death, in the struggle between the Empress Maud and Stephen for the English throne, he at first declared for Stephen, but subsequently left Stephen's service and was loyal to Maud, his half-sister, until his death.
This advantage was lost, however, when Robert fell into the hands of Stephen's partisans at Winchester, covering Maud's escape from a failed siege.
Robert was so important to Maud's cause that she released Stephen to regain Robert's services.
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 William Marshal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Before him, the hereditary title of "Marshal" designated a sort of head of household security for the king of England; by the time he died, when people in Europe (not just Britain) said, "the Marshal," they meant William.
When William was about six years old, his father John Marshal had switched sides so often between King Stephen and Empress Maud that John had to give William to Stephen as a hostage for John's keeping his word that he would surrender Newbury Castle, which Maud had told John to hold for her.
Maud (or Matilda) Marshal (1192 - March 27 1248), married (1) Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk; (2) (
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 Count Geoffrey OF ANJOU V & Empress Matilda "Maud" OF ENGLAND
For the next fifty years, and long after her first husband's death, she used the title "Empress," and her son Henry, destined to become Henry II of England, was known as "Henry FitzEmpress" ("son of the Empress").
She was no passive consort; she witnessed royal acts, channelled petitions to the emperor, acted as regent, and, upon her husband's death, was entrusted with the royal insignia.
Maud eventually was installed briefly at Westminster, but her high-handedness, arrogance, and lack of tact enraged the nobility and Londoners alike.
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 Robert - aqwg33   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Maud LE BIGOD was born about 1083 in Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Leceistershire, England.
Maud DE BRAOSE was born about 1109 in Gower, Glamorganshire, Wales.
Matilda (Maud) Empress Of The Holy Roman Empire NORMANDY was born before 5 Aug 1102 in London, Middlesex, England.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Before the death of King Henry I of England in 1135, the majority of the barons of England swore to support Matilda (Empress Maud), Henry's daughter, and her claim to the throne.
With the capture of her most able lieutenant, her illegitimate half-brother, Robert of Gloucester, Matilda was obliged to release Stephen from captivity, and he was restored to the throne in November of the same year.
In December 1142, Empress Matilda was besieged at Oxford, but she managed to escape.
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 Matilda, the Empress [1103/4-1167] -- Lady (Queen) of England (1141)
Stephen and Maud Mentions a few of her more thrilling escapes from Stephen's grasp.
Empress Matilda, Queen of England 1141-1167 Overstates her reign.
She was forced to yield to Stephen in November 1141 and fled the country, for a reign of 9 months.
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 Empress Maud : Matilda I of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Authority: Queen of EnglandEmpress Maud is the title often given to Matilda, daughter and dispossessed heir of King Henry I of England, in order to differentiate her from the many other Matildas of the period.
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 Littlehampton . River Arun . Empress Maud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The forces of Empress Maud landed at Littlehampton when she began the civil war with Stephen of England King Stephen.
The manor was given by Henry V of England Henry V to Syon Abbey in Middlesex in whose hands it remained until the dissolution of the monasteries in the 1530s.
The civil war between supporters of Stephen and the supporters of Maud is the background for the popular "Brother Cadfael" books by Edith Pargeter Ellis Peters, and the films made from them starring...
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