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Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England and Duchess of Normandy

One of the most influential and formidable medieval Queens of England was Matilda of Flanders, the wife of William the Conqueror. Flanders was a principality north of France, roughly where Belgium is now. Matilda’s father was Count Baldwin V and … Continue reading

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