Person:Matilda of Flanders (1)

Matilda , Countess of Flanders
d.2 Nov 1083 Caen, France
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Name Matilda , Countess of Flanders
Alt Name Mathilde
Gender Female
Birth? 1032 Vlaanderen, Belgium(Flanders, Belgium)
Marriage 1050 - 1052 Eu, Seine-Maritime, FranceCathedral of Notre Dame
to William I "the Conqueror" , King of England, Duke of Normandy
Other  Refuted child?: Gundred, Countess of Surrey (1) 
with William I "the Conqueror" , King of England, Duke of Normandy
Death? 2 Nov 1083 Caen, France
Ancestral File Number 8XHZ-T2
Physical Description? 4 ft. 1 in.
Physical Description? "just over four feet tall, almost a dwarf"
Other? House of Flanders
Alt Death[4] 2 Nov 1083
Burial? Caen, Calvados, FranceHoly Trinity Abbey

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Matilda of Flanders ( 1031 – 2 November 1083) was the wife of William the Conqueror and, as such, Queen of England. She bore William nine children, including two kings, William II and Henry I.

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  2.   Matilda de Flandre, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   MATHILDE de Flandre ([1032]-Caen 2 Nov 1083, bur Caen, Abbey of Holy Trinity), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. Matilda (Mathilde) of Flanders, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.