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Matilda Empress, consort of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor 1102-1167

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Works: 36 works in 83 publications in 5 languages and 6,248 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Military history  Historical fiction  Sources  Charters 
Classifications: DA28.2, 813.54
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Publications about Matilda
Most widely held works about Matilda
    When Christ and his saints slept by Sharon Kay Penman( Book )
    6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
    In the 12th Century, a king's daughter and her cousin fight for the crown of England. She is Maude, the only legitimate daughter of 23 children sired by Henry I. He is Stephen of Blois, who in a daring move seizes the crown. The people accept him, but Maude will obtain revenge through her son, the future Henry II
    The fatal crown by Ellen Jones( Book )
    7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
    From shadowy intrigues at court and church, to battlefields where there are no victories, Maud and Stephen accept the destiny that forces them to surrender their love for a crown
    The passionate enemies by Jean Plaidy( Book )
    6 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
    Based on the lives of Stephen and Matilda
    The Empress Matilda : queen consort, queen mother, and lady of the English by Marjorie Chibnall( Book )
    4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
    No dark place by Joan Wolf( Book )
    6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
    Hugh Corbaille, adopted son of the Sheriff of Lincoln, sets out to prove himself the rightful Earl of Wiltshire and to seek justice for his murdered birth father
    Stephen and Matilda : the civil war of 1139-53 by Jim Bradbury( Book )
    3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
    Civil war and the battle for the English Crown dominated the reign of King Stephen, and this popular account is the only complete account of the complex and fascinating military situation. The war is examined in detail throughout the various campaigns, battles and sieges of the period, including the two major battles at the Standard and Lincoln, showing that Stephen always held more ground than his opponents and was mostly on the offensive. The nature of the warfare and the reasons for its outcome are examined, along with comment on the strategy, tactics, technology in arms and armour, an
    Empress Matilda : uncrowned queen of England by Nesta Pain( Book )
    2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
    The lioness roared : the problems of female rule in English history by Charles Beem( Book )
    4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
    Charles Beem has identified a specific yet panoramic set of problems facing female rulers throughout British history, from the twelfth century empress Matilda's imaginative efforts to become England's first regnant queen, to Queen Victoria's remarkable exercise of political power during the Bedchamber Crisis of 1839."--BOOK JACKET
    She-wolves: England's early queens ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
    Hosted and based on the book by Dr. Helen Castor, and filmed on location in England and France, this BBC series explores the lives of seven English queens who challenged male power, the fierce and fiery reactions they provoked, and whether, in fact, much has changed
    The forgotten queen by Haley Elizabeth Garwood( Book )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mahaut, reine d'Angleterre, 1102-1167
Mathilde Anjou, Gräfin 1102-1167
Mathilde, Empress, consort of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1102-1167
Mathilde England, Prinzessin 1102-1167
Matilda, Princess, consort of Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, 1102-1167
Matilda, Princess, daughter of Henry I, King of England, 1102-1167
Matilda, Princess of England, consort of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, 1102-1167
Matilda, reine d'Angleterre, 1102-1167
Maud, Empress, consort of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1102-1167
Maude, Empress, consort of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1102-1167
Languages
English (53)
German (8)
Spanish (1)
Latin (1)
French (1)
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