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Empress Maud, Lady of the English

“Here lies the daughter, wife, and mother of Henry” We would like to tell the story of Empress Maud who was never crowned Queen of England but caused civil war trying to attain her inheritance. Maud was also named Matilda … Continue reading

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Matilda of Scotland, Queen of England

We would like to turn our attention to the daughter of Saint Margaret and King Malcolm of Scotland. Edith was born in 1080 at Dunfermline. Yes, her parents named her Edith, possibly in honor of Edith of Wessex, Queen of … Continue reading

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