Person:Matilda FitzRoy (1)

Matilda FitzRoy
b.est 1120
Facts and Events
Name Matilda FitzRoy
Alt Name Maud of Montivilliers, Abbess of Montivilliers
Gender Female
Birth[3] est 1120
Reference Number? Q3299106?

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Maud, Abbess of Montivilliers was a natural daughter of Henry I of England by an unknown mistress.[1] She is not to be confused with Isabel, another illegitimate daughter of Henry I by his mistress Isabel de Beaumont[2][1] (c. 1102 – c. 1172), herself a sister of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester.

Maud (or Mathilda) was a half-sister of the Empress Matilda, who agreed to work with her. She may have valued her company and advice.

Matilda became the abbess of the Abbey Church of Notre-Dame, Montivilliers, and for that reason is best known as Maud of Montivilliers.

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  1.   Matilda FitzRoy, Abbess of Montvilliers, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   child 20 of Henry of England, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. Birth year estimated based on estimated birth years of Henry's other children, and to put her birth after Isabel's (named as Henry's seventh illegitimate daughter in one source, reliability unknown).