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  TREEFIC Demo: Royal Families AD 534 - 1992: Timeline 1000 to 1200   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda born to Matilda (Edith) of Scotland and Henry I Beauclerc at Winchester.
Eustace of Boulongne born to Matilda of Boulogne and Stephen.
Matilda born to Matilda of Boulogne and Stephen.
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 Matilda of Boulogne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was the daughter of Eustace III, Count of Boulogne and his wife Princess Mary of Scotland, herself the daughter of King Malcolm III of Scotland and Saint Margaret of Scotland.
Matilda married, in 1119, Stephen, Count of Mortain, later King of England, and proved his strongest supporter during the period of civil war known as the Anarchy.
Queen Matilda died at Hedingham Castle, Essex, England and is buried at Faversham Abbey, England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Matilda_of_Boulogne   (201 words)

 MATILDA - LoveToKnow Article on MATILDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda and her husband were in Anjou at the time.
They wasted the next few years in the attempt to win Normandy; but Earl Robert of Gloucester, the half-brothe of the empress, at length induced her to visit England anc raise her standard in the western shires, where his influena was supreme.
Though on her first landibg Matilda only escaped apture through the misplaced chivalry of her opponent, she oon turned the tables upon him with the help of the Church and the barons of the west.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MA/MATILDA.htm   (432 words)

 Romantic Couples: King Stephen & Matilda of Boulogne
His marriage to Matilda of Boulogne, appears to be one of mutual devotion and love.
Matilda was the daughter of Eustace, Count of Boulogne and Mary, daughter of Malcolm Canmore, King of the Scots and his wife Margaret, of the royal house of Wessex.
Stephen and Matilda founded a monastery at Faversham as a thanks for the peace and sponsored the Order of the Temple through the donation of a number of her properties in both England and Boulogne.
www.triviumpublishing.com /articles/romanticcouples1.html   (1170 words)

 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg83 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Matilda of BOULOGNE [Parents] was born 1103/1105 in Boulogne.
Mary of BOULOGNE was born 1131 and died 1182.
Mary of BOULOGNE Countess was born 1136 and died 1182.
www.peterwestern.f9.co.uk /maximilia/pafg83.htm   (438 words)

 Articles - Empress Matilda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda is a variant form of the French name "Maud" (or "Maude"); it was used commonly in Latin texts of the time.
Matilda and Henry were married at Worms on January 7, 1114 in a splendid ceremony.
Matilda's greatest triumph came in April 1141, when her forces defeated and captured King Stephen, who was made a prisoner and effectively deposed.
lastring.com /articles/Empress_Matilda?mySession=c156afd0980b19df091...   (1013 words)

 Timelines - King Stephen
Stephen, count of Blois, married Matilda, daughter of Eustace III of Boulogne and his wife Mary, daughter of Malcolm III, and sister of the Queen.
He had named his daughter, Matilda as his successor and had forced the Barons to promise to be loyal to her.
Matilda had spent the two years since her cousin's accession tot he English throne raising forces to fight on her behalf.
www.historyonthenet.com /Chronology/timelinestephen.htm   (722 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The Normans > Stephen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Henry I's daughter Matilda invaded England in 1139 to claim the throne, and the country was plunged into civil war.
However, Matilda's arrogant behaviour antagonised even her own supporters (Angevins), and Stephen was released in exchange for her captured ally and illegitimate half-brother, Earl Robert of Gloucester.
Matilda's eldest son, Henry, who had been given Normandy by his father in 1150 and who had married the heiress Eleanor Duchess of Aquitaine, invaded England in 1149 and again in 1153.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page56.asp   (290 words)

 Genealogy - pafg1874 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Matilda De Boulogne Countess of Boulogne [Parents] was born in 1105 in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
Eustache III De Boulogne [Parents] was born in 1059 in Boulogne, France.
Eustache II De Boulogne [Parents] was born in 1030 in Boulogne, France.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~elessar5/pafg1874.htm   (341 words)

 31st Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Stephen de Boulogne, King of England [scrapbook] was born 1095 in Blois, Loir-et-Cher département, Centre région, France.
Matilda de Boulogne, Queen of England and Countess of Boulogne was born 1103 in Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais département, Nord-Pas-de-Calais région, France and married 1125 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex County, England.
Matilda, however, was not one to sit back and just let her husband remain in jail, especially once Maud was driven from the capital after angering the citizens of London with her arrogant demeanor.
www.boazfamilytree.com /gneville/aqwg37.htm   (2228 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 - This Sceptred Isle - Anarchy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda had her chance, but was so arrogant and unfeeling that Stephen was released and welcomed back.
In 1147 Robert of Gloucester died and Matilda's claim to the throne rested upon her son, Henry.
Matilda was known as Empress because of her first marriage to the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V, but since she did not receive an imperial crown from the hands of a pope her correct title remained Queen of the Romans.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/sceptred_isle/page/14.shtml?question=14   (431 words)

When Henry I resolved to settle the crown on his daughter Matilda, Stephen with the other nobles swore fealty to her, but on Henry's death claimed the crown.
In 1139 Matilda landed at Arundel; in 1141 she took Stephen prisoner at Lincoln and was acknowledged queen, but her harshness and greed soon disgusted England.
In 1148 Matilda left England, but her son Henry (II) forced Stephen to acknowledge him as his successor.
worldroots.com /brigitte/royal/bio/stephenofblois1096bio.html   (200 words)

 King Stephen & Matilda of Boulougne Bibliography
Her assessment of Matilda is overly romanticized and not completely accurate (the date of her death is incorrect.) This book contains many inaccuracies and should not be used as an academic source.
491) and is admiring of Matilda's behaviour in 1141 (pp.
Williamson thinks much of Matilda and little of Stephen, noting that the latter was akin to a broken reed after her death (p.
www.triviumpublishing.com /articles/stephenmatildabibliography.html   (690 words)

 Sheila Rae Boughner - Elizabeth Bourne
She was married to Eustace II of Boulogne.
Eustace II of Boulogne was born in 1030.
Duke Charles of Bourbon and Vendome was born in 1489.
www.geocities.com /jerry_l.geo/d59.htm   (842 words)

 BBC - History - Matilda and Stephen: the Years of Anarchy 1135 - 54   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Widowed by the German Emperor Henry V in 1125, Matilda had been named as Henry I's successor in 1127; her father had then persuaded her to marry the 14-year-old Geoffrey of Anjou.
On Henry I's death his nephew Stephen of Blois, himself married to the Empress Matilda's cousin Matilda of Boulogne, seized the throne.
In 1138 Stephen was attacked by Geoffrey of Anjou and the Empress Matilda's half-brother Robert of Gloucester.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/england/nor_matilda_stephen_years_anarchy.shtml   (265 words)

 TimeRef - History Timelines - STEPHEN (of Blois, king of England 1135-1154)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda had married the Count of Anjou and was away from England at the time of her father's death, but she was not prepared to accept Stephen as king.
In April Matilda was elected Queen and moved to London for her coronation, but her treatment of the citizens of London was poor and they drove Matilda and her followers out before she could be crowned.
Matilda and Robert escaped capture and moved to the west where Robert's forces were in control.
www.btinternet.com /~timeref/hpr211.htm   (667 words)

 woodgate - pafg129 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Matilda (Edith) of Scotland [Parents] was born in 1079/1080 in Dunfermline.
Matilda of Boulogne [Parents] was born about 1103/1105 in Boulogne.
Eustace III of Boulogne Count.Eustace married Mary of Scotland.
homepages.ihug.co.nz /~woodgate/pafg129.htm   (399 words)

 Matilda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda of Flanders (~1031 - 1083), Queen of England, wife of William I of England
Matilda of Boulogne (1104-1152), Queen of England, wife of Stephen I of England
Matilda Plantagenet (1156 - 1189), Duchess of Saxony, daughter of Henry II of England
www.theezine.net /m/matilda.html   (147 words)

 William Marshal (1144 - 1219)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda was in Anjou at the time of Henry's death and Stephen, in a rare exhibition of resolve, crossed the Channel and was crowned king by the citizens of London on December 22, 1135.
Matilda, biding her time on the continent, decided the time was right to assert her hereditary rights.
Matilda had been defeated but the succession remained in dispute: Stephen wanted his son Eustace to be named heir, and Matilda wanted her son Henry fitzEmpress to succeed to the crown.
www.bladezone.com /marshal/stephen.html   (774 words)

 Ancestors of Robert Erwin William Juch - aqwg88
Matthew von Lothringen Count of Boulogne was born about 1137 and died 25 Jul 1173.
Stephen married Matilda de Talvas Countess of Boulogne on 1125 in Westminster, London, England.
Matilda de Talvas Countess of Boulogne was born about 1105 in Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France.
www.juch.org /myancestors/aqwg88.asp   (1041 words)

 Theobald_of_Bec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Apparently he owed this advancement to his character for meekness, and as archbishop he behaved with a moderation which is in striking contrast to the conduct of his rival, Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester.
During the struggle between Stephen and Matilda it was Bishop Henry who fought for the privileges of the Church; Theobald, while showing a preference for Stephen's title, made it his rule to support the de facto sovereign.
This quarrel was ended by the intercession of the queen, Matilda of Boulogne, but another, of a more serious character, was provoked by Theobald's refusal to crown Count Eustace, the eldest son of Stephen, the archbishop pleading the pope's orders as the excuse for this contumacy.
www.comicscomics.com /search.php?title=Theobald_of_Bec   (434 words)

 Helena's History · Entirely devoted to Medieval English history
The Civil War of 1139 to 1153 was a battle of succession between two dangerous rivals to the English throne, The Empress Matilda, daughter and only legitimate heir of King Henry I, and Stephen of Blois, nephew to the the King by his mother Adela, wife to the Count of Blois.
There was a reason Matilda was called ‘the Empress’ for the remainder of her life, rather than the countess she now was.
Unfortunately for Matilda, there had grown many concerns among the barons of England after those years when she had been made heir, men made uncomfortably uneasy with the thought of taking orders from a woman.
www.freewebs.com /helenashistory/thenormans.htm   (1835 words)

 EARLS WARENNE - LoveToKnow Article on EARLS WARENNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
1071-1138), was a suitor for the hand of Matilda of Scotland, afterwards queen of Henry I. He was temporarily deprived of his earldom in.
He remained faithful to the queen during Stephens imprisonment, and in 1146 he took the cross, and was killed near Laodicea in January 1148.
His daughter and heiress, Isabel, married in 1153 William de Blois, second son of King Stephen and Matilda of Boulogne, and in ff63 Hamelin Plantagenet, natural son of Geoffrey, count of Anjou.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /W/WA/WARENNE_EARLS.htm   (854 words)

 Afonso III of Portugal Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
As the second son of Afonso II of Portugal, Afonso was not expected to heir throne, destined to his brother Sancho.
He lived mostly in France, were he married the heiress Matilda in 1238, thus becoming count of Boulogne.
To accede the throne, he abdicated from the county of Boulogne and divorced Matilda.
www.biographylibrary.com /biography/Afonso_III_of_Portugal.html   (454 words)

 (Mathilde - Mayeul )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Matilda of Brabant (____ - 29 SEP 1288)
Matilda of Ringleheim (Queen of Germany) (892 - 14 MAY 965)
Matilda of Saxony (Princess) (981 - 4 NOV 1025)
www.pa.uky.edu /~shapere/dkbingham/index/ind0069.html   (85 words)

 Ancestors and Family of Alfonso III of Portugal
As the second son of Afonso II of Portugal, Afonso was not expected to inherit the throne, which was thought destined to his brother Sancho.
To ascend the throne, he abdicated from the county of Boulogne and divorced Matilda.
Determined not to commit the same mistakes as his brother, Afonso III paid special attention to what the middle class composed of merchants and small land owners had to say.
nygaard.howards.net /files/200.htm   (488 words)

 King Stephen
In 1125 Stephen married Matilda of Boulogne and two years later swore an oath recognizing his cousin, Matilda, the daughter of Henry I, as heir to the English throne.
At the time of her father's death, Matilda was with her husband, Geoffrey of Anjou in Normandy.
When Matilda went to be crowned the first queen of England, the people of London rebelled and she was forced to flee from the area.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /MEDstephen.htm   (286 words)

 webGED: The Bement Family Data Page
He was the grandson of King William I (the Conqueror) and nephew of Henry I. In 1125 Stephen swore fidelity to Henry's daughter Matilda, to succeed her father to the throne.
He was opposed by many English barons and by Matilda and her supporters, and his reign was troubled by anarchy and constant internal wars.
For six months in 1141 he was Matilda's prisoner, during which time she reigned as queen.
www.bementfamily.com /webged/bement.wbg/wga53.html   (1835 words)

 Articles - Eustace IV of Boulogne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
In 1137, he did homage for Normandy to Louis VII of France, whose sister, Constance, he subsequently married in 1140 (as a widow she remarried to Count Raymond V of Toulouse).
In 1151 he joined Louis in an abortive raid upon Normandy, which had accepted the title of the Empress Matilda (another of many Matildas of the era), and was now defended by her husband, Geoffrey of Anjou.
At a council held in London on April 6, 1152, Stephen induced a small number of barons to do homage to Eustace as their future king; but the primate, Theobald, and the other bishops declined to perform the coronation ceremony on the grounds that the Roman curia had declared against the claim of Eustace.
gaple.com /articles/Eustace_IV?mySession=b0b72728ee936d5d143c6ad842c...   (454 words)

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