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Matilda of Boulogne, Queen Consort of England
Matilda of Boulogne, Queen Consort of England

Matilda I or Maud (1105–3 May 1152), was Queen consort of the Kingdom of England, the wife of King Stephen. She was also sovereign Countess of Boulogne. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Events March 4 - Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of the Germans Eleanor of Aquitaine has her marriage to Louis VII annulled May 18 - Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henry of Anjou Church of Ireland acknowledges Popes authority Almohad Dynasty conquers Algeria Establishment of the archbishopric of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway... King George V of the United Kingdom and his consort, Queen Mary A queen consort is the wife and consort of a reigning king. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right)1 Capital Winchester, then London from 11th century. ... Stephen (c. ... Boulogne-sur-Mer became the centre of the County of Boulogne in the 9th century. ...


She was born in Boulogne, France. 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. In 1119 Matilda married Stephen, Count of Mortain, later King of England, and proved his strongest supporter during the period of civil war known as the Anarchy. Stephen and Matilda had three sons: Boulogne-sur-Mer is a city and commune in northern France, in the Pas-de-Calais département of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Eustace III, was a count of Boulogne, successor to his father. ... Máel Coluim mac Donnchada (anglicised Malcolm III) (1030x1038–13 November 1093) was King of Scots. ... Stained glass window image of Saint Margaret of Scotland in the small chapel at Edinburgh Castle Saint Margaret of Scotland, also known by her Anglo-Saxon name Margaret Ætheling (c. ... The Anarchy in English history commonly names the period of civil war and unsettled government that occurred during the reign (1135–1154) of King Stephen of England. ...

They also had two daughters, Matilda and Marie of Boulogne. Eustace IV (c. ... William of Blois (c. ... Arms of the Warrens of Surrey The Earldom of Surrey was first created in 1088 for William de Warenne. ... Marie of Boulogne was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170. ...


Around 1125, her father died and she succeeded as Countess of Boulogne. She ruled this area jointly with her husband until 1150, when she reigned alone until 1151, when the County was given to her eldest son Eustace, then her surviving son William inherited it, and then her daughter Marie.


Matilda died at Hedingham Castle, Essex, England and is buried at Faversham Abbey, England. Castle Hedingham, Essex, United Kingdom Hedingham Castle dates from shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Faversham Abbey was a monastery immediately to the north-east of the town of Faversham, England and was founded by King Stephen and his queen Matilda in 1147. ...

Preceded by
Eustace III
Countess of Boulogne
1125–1151
with Stephen
Succeeded by
Eustace IV
Preceded by
Adeliza of Louvain
Queen Consort of England
22 December 1135 - 3 May 1152
Succeeded by
Eleanor of Aquitaine

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Matilda of Boulogne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (201 words)
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.
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