Note: en%20of%20England%29 MATILDA "the Empress" of Normandy (Queen of England) Born: ABT 1103/4, Winchester, England Acceded: Apr 1141 Died: 10 Sep 1167, Abbey of Notre Dame des Prés, Rouen, France Buried: Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, France Notes: She was designated Henry's heir, and on his death, Stephen siezed the throne and Matilda invaded England in 1139, inuagurating a period of inconclusive civil war. She and her second husband, Geoffrey, captured normandy and in 1152 the Treaty of Wallingford recognised Henry as Stephen's heir. Burke says she was betrothed in her eight year (1119) to Henry. Father: HENRY I "Beauclerc" of Normandy (King of England) Mother: Matilda (Edith) of Scotland Married 1: Henry V of Germany (Holy Roman Emperor) (b. 8 Jan 1081 - d. 23 May 1125) (son of Henry IV of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor) 7 Jan 1114, Mainz, Germany Married 2: Geoffrey V "the Fair" PLANTAGENET (Comte De Anjou and Maine) 22 May 1128, Le Mans Cathedral, Anjou Children: 1. HENRY II PLANTAGENET (King of England) 2. Mary PLANTAGENET (Abbess of Shaftesbury) (d. ABT 1216) 3. Geoffrey PLANTAGENET (Count De Nantes and Anjou) 4. William PLANTAGENET (Count De Poitou)
http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/ Count of Anjou and Maine b 24 Aug 1113
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