Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2311
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chibnall , Marjorie.
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  • Title: The Empress Matilda and her Sons
  • Source: Medieval Mothering.  Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 279 - 294.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Geoffrey, Brother of Henry II, King of England Henry II, King of England Matilda, the Empress, Queen of England Mothers Politics Sons William, Brother of Henry II, King of England
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: The Empress Matilda had good relations with all three of her sons, but made her life's work the task of securing Henry's inheritance in England and Normandy. She had a strong influence on his training, and he showed great respect for her. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
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  • Author's Affiliation: Clare Hall, University of Cambridge [Emeritus Fellow]
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323417