William I De Normandie
(1024-1087)
Matilda of Flanders
(1031-1083)
Malcolm Canmore
(1031-1093)
St Margaret
(Cir 1045-1093)
Henry I Beauclerc
(1068-1135)
Matilda Canmore of Scotland
(Cir 1079-1118)
Matilda (Maud) Empress of Germany
(1101-1167)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Geoffrey V le Bon Plantagenet of Anjou Duke of Normandy

Matilda (Maud) Empress of Germany

  • Born: Feb 1101, Winchester, Hampshire England
  • Marriage (1): Geoffrey V le Bon Plantagenet of Anjou Duke of Normandy on 3 Apr 1127 in Le Mans, Anjou France
  • Died: 10 Sep 1167, Rouen, Normandy France at age 66
  • BuriedFem: Rouen Cathedral, Normandy France

  Noted events in her life were:

fact. Empress Matilda (sometimes Maud or Maude; later Countess of Anjou and Lady of the English; February 1102 \endash 10 Sept 1167) was the daughter and dispossessed heir of Henry I of England. She was married to Henry V, and then to Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou, by whom she became the mother of Henry II of England.
Matilda was the first female ruler, although uncrowned and for a brief time, of the Kingdom of England. Her failure to secure that rule meant that her temporary and disputed period of reign in 1141 was extremely brief. She is often excluded from lists of English monarchs and even the official British monarchy website excludes her, listing Stephen of England as king from 1135-1154.
As many of her contemporaries or near contemporaries were also called Matilda in Latin texts, she is sometimes called Maude to distinguish her. This is merely a modernised spelling of the Norman-French form of her name, Mahaut.

connection. Robyn Bray's links to Ethelred II (c967) whose statue is in Essex
* Ethelred II (c967 - 1016)
* Edmund Ironside (c986)
* Edward the Exile (1016)
* He had St Margaret (c1045) who married Malcolm Canmore (1031)
* They had Matilda Canmore of Scoltand (c1079) who married Henry 1 Beauclerc (1068)
* They had Matilda (Maud) Empress of Germany (1101) who married Geoffrey V Duke of Normandy (1113)
* They had Henry II Curmantle Plantagenet (1133)
* He had John'lackland King of England in 1166
* He had Henry III King of England (1207)
* He had Edward I (Longshanks) King of England (1239)
* He had Joan Princess of Plantagenet Joan of Acre (1271) & she married
Gilbert the Red (Gloucester de Clare) (1243)
* They had Margaret De Clare (1293) who married Hugh de Audley (1290)
* They had Margaret De Audley in 1312 who married Ralf De Stafford (1301)
* They had Catherine Stafford (1339) who married John Sutton (1329)
* They had John Sutton (1361)
* He had John Sutton (1380)
*He had John Dudley Sutton (1400) (Lord Dudley)
* He had Edmund Sutton (1425)
* He had David Sutton(1471) who married Catherine Knight (1475) who also married David Ireland (1470)
* They had Marie Ireland (1509) who married Richard Trentham (1504)
* They had Catherine Ireland (1542) who married Thomas Lane (1531)
* They had John Lane (1558)
* He had Walter Lane (1604)
* He had James Lane (1650)
* He had John Lane (1680)
* He had Walter Lane (1710)
* He had Walter Lane (1735)
* He had Sarah Lane (1773) who married Tom New (1780)
* His father was Joseph New (1734) and who also had Daniel New (1752)
* He had Joseph New (1778)
* He had William New (1798)
* He had Edward New (1833)
* He had Nathaniel New (1861)
* He had Elsie New (1906) who married Albert Croft (1900)
* His father was Albert Croft (1871)
* His father was Albert Croft (1845)
* His father was James Croft (1801)
* His father was Matthew Croft (1741)
* His father was John Croft (1706) and he also had Thomas Croft (1736)
* He had Matthew Croft (1793)
* He had Ann Croft (1834) who married Thomas Bell (1833)
* They had Elizabeth Bell (1860) who married Thomas Atkinson (1859)
* They had Martha Atkinson (1892) who married Septimus Hunter (1888)
* They had Elizabeth Hunter (1916) who married George Heptinstall (1911)
* His father was Alan Heptinstll (1877) who married Harriet Evans (1881)
* Her father was William Evans (1845)
* His father was John Evans (1821) and he also had Josiah Evans (1851) who married Mary Davis (1848)
* Her father was Thomas Davis (c1805) and he also had Joseph Davies (1852)
* He had George Arthur Davies (1894)
* He had Colin Davies (1925)
* He had me Robyn Bray (nee Davies) 1950


Matilda married Geoffrey V le Bon Plantagenet of Anjou Duke of Normandy on 3 Apr 1127 in Le Mans, Anjou France. (Geoffrey V le Bon Plantagenet of Anjou Duke of Normandy was born on 24 Aug 1113 in Anjou France, died on 7 Sep 1151 in Chateau-du-Loire, France and was buried in St Juliens Cathedral, Le Mans France.)


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