Empress Matilda (c. 7 February 1102 – 10 September 1167), also known as the Empress Maude, was one of the claimants to the English throne during the civil war known as the Anarchy. The daughter of King Henry I of England , she moved to Germany as a child when she married the future Holy Roman Emperor Henry V .
Matilde o Maude, [i] conocida como la emperatriz Matilde  (en latín, Mathildis [Imperatrix]; en anglonormando, [Imperatrice] Mahaut; en inglés moderno, [Empress] Matilda; ¿7 de febrero de 1102?-10 de septiembre de 1167), fue una pretendiente al trono inglés durante la guerra civil conocida como la Anarquía.
Empress Matilda (c. 7 February 1102–10 September 1167), sometimes called Empress Maud, was the second child of Henry I of England and Matilda of Scotland. Her brother, William Adelin, died in the wreck of the White Ship in 1120. This made Matilda the hereditary heir to the English throne.
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Matilda is a character in Henry I of England, a play by Beth Flintoff, which was first performed in November 2016 at St James's Church, Reading. The drama follows the story of the three sons of William the Conqueror and ends with the early reign of her father Henry, including the time when Matilda became Empress by marrying Henry V of Germany.The n...
Novels dealing with the civil war between Matilda and Stephen include: 1. A Legend of Reading Abbey (1845) by Charles Macfarlane. 2. The Fool by H. C. Bailey(1927), deals with Matilda's relationship with her son, Henry II. 3. The Empress (1932) by Carola Oman 4. Cecelia Holland, The Earl(1971) 5. Graham Shelby, The Villains of the Piece (1972) (pub...
Empress Matilda , sometimes called Empress Maud, was the second child of Henry I of England and Matilda of Scotland. Her brother, William Adelin, died in the wreck of the White Ship in 1120. This made Matilda the hereditary heir to the English throne. At her father's death in 1135, her cousin King Stephen rushed to take the throne.
Not to be confused with Empress Matilda. Matilda (c.1105 – 3 May 1152) was Countess of Boulogne in her own right from 1125 and Queen of England from the accession of her husband, Stephen, in 1136 until her death in 1152. She supported Stephen in his struggle for the English throne against their mutual cousin Empress Matilda.
Matilda was born in or around June 1156 in London or, less likely, at Windsor Castle,  as third child and eldest daughter of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine;    named after her paternal grandmother, Empress Matilda, she was baptized shortly after birth in the Holy Trinity Church in Aldgate by Theobald of Bec, …