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Queen of the Conqueror

Tracy Borman

Queen of the Conqueror

the life of Matilda, wife of William I

by Tracy Borman

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Marriage,
  • Biography,
  • Queens

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTracy Borman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA199.M39 B67 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24918703M
    ISBN 109780553808148, 9780553908251
    LC Control Number2011029689


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William of Normandy is a rough man but what more can you expect of an illegitimate son trying to muscle his way into a dukedom??q=Queen+of+the+conqueror. Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in to the dawn of a new era inwhen Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this epic book brings to vivid life five women, including: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland Overall, Matilda: Queen of the Conqueror is a truly fascinating book for anyone who is interested in female power just before the High Middle Ages.

Matilda presents a thoughtful contrast to those who came after; this book would actually fit in wonderfully with Helen Castor’s She-Wolves. Highly Compeling book that reads like a novel. Matilda of Flanders had been a key character in the Norman conquest.

Her high lineage had benefited the Conqueror to gain recognition among the European rulers. Matilda's efficacy as Regent of Normandy and Queen of England had been essential to the Conqueror's exercise of power on both sides of the :// Book Review: Matilda: Queen of the Conqueror By Tracy Borman William I (circa [1] – 9 September ), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes as William the Bastard,[2][a] was the first Norman King of England, reigning from until his death in Book Review: Matilda: Queen of the Conqueror By Tracy Borman.

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Book. Immensely valuable as a testament to the impact of the Norman Conquest upon England, it also tells us of the considerable wealth that Matilda accumulated during. her tenure as queen. Moreover, it gives us an insight into her career as chief justiciar of   Borman (Elizabeth's Women: Friends, Rivals, and Foes Who Shaped the Virgin Queen,etc.) the chief executive of Britain’s Heritage Education Trust, fleshes out the personality of this fascinating woman, who set the steely precedent for subsequent English female sovereigns by displaying great longevity and stamina in a rough COVID Resources.

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The count's eldest daughter, Matilda, had refused William's offer of marriage and publicly denounced him as a bastard. Encountering the young woman, William Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I. User Review - Book Verdict.

Borman (chief executive, Heritage Education Trust; Elizabeth's Women: Friends, Rivals, and Foes Who Shaped the Virgin Queen) traces the life of the important but often forgotten Matilda of Flanders ?id=uS0rehvYeoAC.

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