Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens by Alison Weir


  18. Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  19. Crouch: The Beaumont Twins

  20. Map

  21. Norton: England’s Queens

  22. Other religious houses that received her bounty included the priory of Saint-Marie at Bondeville and the abbeys of Lannoy and Saint-André-en-Gouffern.

  23. Marshall

  24. Chronicon Valassense; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  25. Chronicon Valassense; The Plantagenet Chronicles; Avril; Chadwick: Empress Matilda’s Bling; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda; Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Bec-Hellouin”

  26. Knowles and Hadcock

  27. Crouch: The Normans

  28. Leyser: Medieval Germany and Its Neighbours

  3. “A Woman of the Stock of Tyrants”

  1. Stephen of Rouen

  2. Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  3. Chroniques des comtes d’Anjou et des seigneurs d’Amboise

  4. Robert of Torigni

  5. Calendar of Documents preserved in France

  6. Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Her Sons”

  7. Jones: The Plantagenets

  8. Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Her Sons”

  9. Giraldus Cambrensis

  10. Langlois; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  11. Kelly; Boyd

  12. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket

  13. Stephen of Rouen

  14. Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum, 1066–1154

  15. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  16. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket

  17. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket, cited Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  18. Letters of Royal and Illustrious Ladies; Materials for the History of Thomas Becket; Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Her Sons”

  19. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket

  20. Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  21. Letter 26 in Appendix II

  22. Letters of Royal and Illustrious Ladies

  23. John of Salisbury: The Letters of John of Salisbury

  24. Eyton

  4. “A Star Fell”

  1. Eyton; Robert of Torigni

  2. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket

  3. Haverkamp

  4. Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum, 1066–1154

  5. Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  6. Epistolae: Medieval Women’s Latin Letters

  7. Stephen of Rouen

  8. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket

  9. Ibid.

  10. Recueil des Actes de Henry II; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  11. Recueil des historiens des Gaules et de la France

  12. Stephen of Rouen

  13. Chronique du Bec. Some say incorrectly that she was buried first in Notre-Dame de Pré, near Rouen, the convent of Bonnes Nouvelles, and later moved to Bec-Hellouin.

  14. Pignot; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  15. Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Bec-Hellouin”

  16. Stephen of Rouen

  17. Porée. The original epitaph was badly damaged when the tomb was destroyed in 1421, but these words were incorporated into the inscription placed on the new tomb by Jean Mabillon in 1684.

  18. Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Bec-Hellouin”; Porée; Chadwick: Empress Matilda’s Bling. This cloak was not the dalmatic of gold silk and linen preserved in the church of Ambazac in France, which a late tradition associates with Geoffrey of Anjou, and modern popular opinion with Maud herself. In 1960, it was established that the dalmatic dates from no earlier than the thirteenth century, and that it bears the heraldic emblems of the counts of Vienne (http://www.hubert-herald.nl/​FraVienne.htm).

  19. Chadwick: Empress Matilda’s Bling; Recueil des historiens des Gaules et de la France; Castor

  20. Chibnall: “The Empress Matilda and Bec-Hellouin”

  21. Porée; Chibnall: The Empress Matilda

  22. Truax

  23. Amundsen and Diers

  24. See, for example: http://www.34-menopause-symptoms.com/​mood-swings/​articles/​violent-mood-swings.htm; https://www.myvmc.com/​symptoms/​mood-swings-in-menopause; http://www.healthguidance .org/entry/2462/1/Menopause-andAnger.html; http://www.webmd .com/menopause/guide/emotional-roller-coaster; http://www.menopausecentre.com.au/​information-centre/​symptoms; http://menopause-aid.blogspot.co.uk/​2012/​07/​why-menopausal-woman-gets-angry.html; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pubmed/​16857659

  25. Materials for the History of Thomas Becket

  26. Chronicon Valassense

  27. William of Newburgh

  28. Beem: “The Virtuous Virago”

  Appendix II: Letters

  1. Anselm of Aosta: The Letters of St Anselm of Canterbury; Anselm of Aosta: S. Anselmi Cantuariensis archiepiscopi opera omnia; Southern: St Anselm and His Biographer

  2. Archives départementales du Calvados, 2H25/2, Trinity

  3. Epistolae Selectae, Das Register Gregors VII

  4. Hildebert of Lavardin: “Letters”

  5. Anselm of Aosta: S. Anselmi Cantuariensis archiepiscopi opera omnia

  6. Ibid.

  7. Ivo of Chartres

  8. Ibid.

  9. Hildebert of Lavardin: “Letters”

  10. Herbert de Losinga

  11. Anselm of Aosta: S. Anselmi Cantuariensis archiepiscopi opera omnia

  12. Ibid.

  13. Letters of Royal and Illustrious Ladies

  14. Anselm of Aosta: S. Anselmi Cantuariensis archiepiscopi opera omnia

  15. Ibid.

  16. Ibid.

  17. Ibid.

  18. Ibid.

  19. Ibid.

  20. Ibid.

  21. Ibid.

  22. Ibid.

  23. Ivo of Chartres

  24. Bernard of Clairvaux; William of Saint-Thierry, Arnold of Bonneval and Geoffrey of Auxerre. The abbey of La Capelle, near Les Attaques, had been founded by Matilda’s grandmother, the sainted Ida of Lorraine (Dark).

  25. Bernard of Clairvaux

  26. Patrologia Latina, Vol. 190

  BY ALISON WEIR

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  ENGLAND’S MEDIEVAL QUEENS:

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  Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World

  Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings

  The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

  The Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster

  Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England

  Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley

  Henry VIII: The King and His Court

  Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life

  The Life of Elizabeth I

  The Children of Henry VIII

  The Wars of the Roses

  The Princes in the Tower

  The Six Wives of Henry VIII

  Fiction

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  Anne Boleyn, A King’s Obsession

  Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen

  The Marriage Game

  A Dangerous Inheritance

  Captive Queen

  The Lady Elizabeth

  Innocent Traitor

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  ALISON WEIR is the New York Times bestselling author of many historical biographies, including The Lost Tudor Princess, Elizabeth of York, Mary Boleyn, The Lady in the Tower, Mistress of the Monarchy, Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry VIII, and the novels Anne Boleyn, A King’s Obsession; Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen; The Marriage Game; A Dangerous Inheritance; Captive Queen; The Lady Elizabeth; and Innocent Traitor. She lives in Surrey, England, with her husband.

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