Matilda of England. Betrothed at eight. Married at 12. And crowned Empress in her late teens. Matilda is the only legitimate daughter of Henry I of England. She’s also the granddaughter of William the Conqueror and is a descendent – through her mother – from the ancient line of Anglo-Saxon kings. She is made a […]
Catherine Hanley writes for Historia about Empress Matilda, the greatest king England never had.