Biography of Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083

Paternal Family Tree: Flanders

Maternal Family Tree: Gerberge Unknown Viscountess Anjou

1068 Coronation of Queen Matilda

1072 Accord of Winchester

1080 Christening of Edith Matilda of Scotland

1087 King William "The Conqueror" Dies King William II Succeeds

In 1028 [her father] Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders (age 15) and [her mother] Adela Capet Duchess Normandy (age 19) were married. She the daughter of Robert "Pious" II King France (age 55) and Constance Arles Queen Consort France (age 42). He the son of Baldwin "Bearded" IV Count Flanders (age 48) and Ogive Luxemburg Countess Flanders.

Around 1031 Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England was born to Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders (age 18) and Adela Capet Duchess Normandy (age 22).

On 03 Jul 1035 Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy (age 35) died at Nicaea. His son [her future husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 7) succeeded II Duke Normandy.

Before 1051 King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 23) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 19) were married. She the daughter of Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders (age 38) and Adela Capet Duchess Normandy (age 41). He the illegitmate son of Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy and Herleva Falaise. They were third cousin once removed.

Around 1051 [her son] Robert Curthose III Duke Normandy was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 23) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 20).

Around 1054 [her son] Richard Normandy was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 26) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 23).

Around 1056 [her daughter] Cecilia Normandy Abbess Caen was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 28) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 25).

Around 1056 [her son] William "Rufus" II King England was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 28) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 25).

In 1057 [her daughter] Constance Normandy Duchess Brittany was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 29) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 26).

Around 1061 [her daughter] Matilda Normandy was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 33) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 30).

Around 1067 [her daughter] Adela Normandy Countess Blois was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 39) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 36).

On 01 Sep 1067 [her father] Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders (age 55) died at Lille.

Coronation of Queen Matilda

John of Worcester. 1068. After Easter [23rd March], the countess Matilda (age 37) came to England from Normandy, and was crowned queen by Aldred, archbishop of York, on Whitsunday [1lth May]. After this, Mariesweyn and Cospatric, and some of the most noble of the Northumbrian nation, in order to escape the king's tyranny, and fearing that, like others, they might be thrown into prison, took with them Edgar (age 17) the etheling, with his mother Agatha and his two sisters, Margaret (age 23) and Christina (age 11), and, embarking for Scotland, wintered there under favour of Malcolm (age 36), king of Scots. Meanwhile, king [her husband] William (age 40) marched his army to Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [Map], and, having fortified the castle there, proceeded to York [Map], where he erected two strong forts, and having stationed in them five hundred men, he gave orders that strong castles should be built at Lincoln, Lincolnshire [Map] and other places.

On 11 May 1068 Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 37) was crowned Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey [Map].

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 11 May 1068. This Easter came the [her husband] king (age 40) to Winchester, Hampshire [Map]; and Easter was then on the tenth before the calends of April. Soon after this came the Lady Matilda (age 37) hither to this land; and Archbishop Eldred hallowed her to queen at Westminster on Whit Sunday.

Flowers of History. 11 May 1068. Matilda (age 37), the wife of king [her husband] William (age 40), was consecrated queen on the day of Pentecost, by Aeldred, archbishop of York, on the twenty-second of March. [Note. The date a mistake. Pentecost the fiftieth day after Easter so usually in May. Pentcost known as White Sunday, or Whit-Sunday.] This year also, William (age 40) had a son born in England, who was called [her son] Henry. For his first-born, [her son] William Rufus (age 12), and also [her son] Robert (age 17), were born in Normandy, before their father had conquered England.

Around 1068 [her son] King Henry I "Beauclerc" England was born to [her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 40) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 37).

Accord of Winchester

In 1072 the Accord of Winchester established the primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the Archbishop of York. It was signed by ...

[her husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 44) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 41).

Archbishop Stigand.

Archbishop Ealdred who signed "I concede" whereas other signatories signed "I subscribe".

Bishop Wulfstan (age 64).

Herfast Bishop Chancellor.

Before 1075 [her son] Richard Normandy (age 21) was killed whilst hunting at New Forest, Hampshire. He was buried at Winchester Cathedral [Map].

On 08 Jan 1079 [her mother] Adela Capet Duchess Normandy (age 70) died at Messines.

Christening of Edith Matilda of Scotland

Around 1080 Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England was christened at Dunfermline [Map]. [her son] Robert Curthose III Duke Normandy (age 29) was godfather, Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 49) godmother.

In 1080 [her son-in-law] Stephen Blois II Count Blois and Chartres (age 35) and [her daughter] Adela Normandy Countess Blois (age 13) were married at Chartres [Map]. She by marriage Countess Blois. The difference in their ages was 22 years. She the daughter of King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 52) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 49). He the son of Theobald Blois III Count Blois (age 68) and Gersenda Maine Countess Blois. They were third cousins.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 1083. And in this same year departed Matilda (age 52), queen of King William (age 55), on the day after All-Hallow-mass [02 Nov 1083].

On 02 Nov 1083 Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England (age 52) died.

King William "The Conqueror" Dies King William II Succeeds

On 09 Sep 1087 [her former husband] King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 59) died at the Priory of St Gervaise, Rouen. He was buried at Abbaye-aux-Hommes, Caen, Calvados, Basse Normandie at a ceremony presided over by Gilbert Arques Bishop Evreux. [her son] King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (age 19) attended. His son [her son] William "Rufus" II King England (age 31) succeeded II King England. His son [her son] Robert Curthose III Duke Normandy (age 36) succeeded III Duke Normandy.

[her daughter] Adeliza Normandy was born to King William "Conqueror" I of England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England.

Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 appears on the following Descendants Family Trees:

Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy 846-930

Royal Ancestors of Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083

Kings Wessex: Great x 5 Grand Daughter of King Alfred "The Great" of Wessex

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Daughter of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Kings France: Grand Daughter of Robert "Pious" II King France

Royal Descendants of Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083

Agnes La Marck Queen Consort Navarre x 9

Isabella Burgundy Queen Consort Germany x 1

William "Rufus" II King England x 1

King Henry I "Beauclerc" England x 1

King Philip II of France x 1

Theobald IV King Navarre x 1

Matilda Dammartin Queen Consort Portugal x 1

Blanche Capet Queen Navarre x 1

Constance Hohenstaufen Queen Consort Aragon x 1

Maria Reginar Queen Consort France x 2

Henry Luxemburg VII Holy Roman Emperor x 2

Margaret of Burgundy Queen Consort France x 1

Joan of Burgundy Queen Consort France x 2

Joan "Lame" Burgundy Queen Consort France x 1

Blanche of Burgundy Queen Consort France x 2

Philip "Noble" III King Navarre x 1

Joan Évreux Queen Consort France x 1

Margaret Hainault Holy Roman Empress x 3

Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England x 3

Blanche Valois Holy Roman Empress Luxemburg x 2

Blanche Dampierre Queen Consort Norway and Sweden x 3

Joan Auvergne Queen Consort France x 1

Joanna Bourbon Queen Consort France x 6

Blanche Bourbon Queen Consort Castile x 6

Yolande of Bar Queen Consort Aragon x 4

King Louis of Naples x 5

King Henry V of England x 1

Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Denmark x 1

Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland x 1

Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford x 6

Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England x 5

Mary of Guelders Queen Consort Scotland x 9

Charlotte Savoy Queen Consort France x 6

King Edward IV of England x 2

King Richard III of England x 2

Anne Neville Queen Consort England x 3

King Henry VII of England and Ireland x 2

Christina Queen Consort Denmark Norway and Sweden x 1

Louis XII King France x 9

Jean III King Navarre x 5

Bianca Maria Sforza Holy Roman Empress x 6

Anne of Brittany Queen Consort France x 2

Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile x 18

Germaine Foix Queen Consort Aragon x 9

Marguerite Valois Orléans Queen Consort Navarre x 18

King Francis I of France x 18

Queen Anne Boleyn of England x 3

Anne Jagiellon Holy Roman Empress x 5

Queen Jane Seymour x 2

Catherine Parr Queen Consort England x 4

Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England x 16

Mary of Guise Queen Consort Scotland x 52

Antoine King Navarre x 33

Queen Catherine Howard of England x 2

Jane "Nine Days Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland x 5

Louis VI Elector Palatine x 9

Louise Lorraine Queen Consort France x 37

Maximilian "The Great" Wittelsbach I Duke Bavaria I Elector Bavaria x 50

Maria Anna Wittelsbach Holy Roman Empress x 50

Electress Louise Juliana of the Palatine Rhine x 12

Ferdinand of Spain II Holy Roman Emperor x 12

Margaret of Austria Queen Consort Spain x 12

Anna of Austria Holy Roman Empress x 1

Eleonora Gonzaga Queen Consort Bohemia x 13

Maria Leopoldine Habsburg Spain Queen Consort Bohemia x 12

Marie Françoise Élisabeth of Savoy Queen Consort of Portugal x 65

Victor Amadeus King Sardinia x 76

Maria Anna Neuburg Queen Consort Spain x 16

Joseph I Holy Roman Emperor x 16

Charles Habsburg Spain VI Holy Roman Emperor x 16

Francis I Holy Roman Emperor x 38

Elisabeth Therese Lorraine Queen Consort Sardinia x 38

President George Washington x 3

King George III of Great Britain and Ireland x 18

Caroline Matilda Hanover Queen Consort Denmark and Norway x 18

Caroline of Brunswick Queen Consort England x 18

King Christian I of Norway and VIII of Denmark x 36

Caroline Amalie Oldenburg Queen Norway x 2

Frederick VII King Denmark x 54

Queen Louise Hesse-Kassel of Denmark x 36

King Christian IX of Denmark x 3

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom x 36

Queen Sophia of Sweden and Norway x 19

Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia x 108

King Edward VII of the United Kingdom x 108

Frederick Charles I King Finland x 36

Constantine I King Greece x 1

Alexandrine Mecklenburg-Schwerin Queen Consort Denmark x 55

Victoria Eugénie Mountbatten Queen Consort Spain x 108

Louise Mountbatten Queen Consort Sweden x 108

Ingrid Bernadotte Queen Consort Denmark x 108

Philip Mountbatten Duke Edinburgh x 109

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom x 473

Sophia Glücksburg Queen Consort Spain x 2

Constantine II King Hellenes x 2

Carl XVI King Sweden x 221

Queen Consort Camilla Shand x 169

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 1449

Catherine Middleton Princess of Wales x 4

Ancestors of Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083

Great x 1 Grandfather: Arnulf II Count Flanders

Great x 2 Grandmother: Matilda Billung Countess Flanders

Great x 3 Grandmother: Hildegard Westerburg Margrave Billung March

GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" IV Count Flanders

Great x 3 Grandfather: Adalbert I Margrave of Ivrea

Great x 2 Grandfather: Berengar II King of Italy

Great x 1 Grandmother: Rozala of Italy

Great x 4 Grandfather: Theobald Count of Arles

Great x 3 Grandfather: Boso Unknown Margrave Tuscany

Great x 2 Grandmother: Willa Bosonids Queen Consort Italy

Father: Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders

Great x 1 Grandfather: Frederick Luxemburg Ardennes

Great x 3 Grandfather: Eberhard IV Nordgau

Great x 2 Grandmother: Hedwig Nordgau

GrandMother: Ogive Luxemburg Countess Flanders

Great x 2 Grandfather: Heribert I Count Gleiberg Gleiburg

Great x 1 Grandmother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert "Strong" King West Francia

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert I King West Francia

Great x 2 Grandfather: Hugh "Great" Capet Count Paris

Great x 4 Grandfather: Herbert Vermandois I Count Vermandois

Great x 3 Grandmother: Beatrice Vermandois

Great x 1 Grandfather: Hugh I King France

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry "Fowler" I King East Francia

Great x 2 Grandmother: Hedwig Saxon Ottonian

Great x 3 Grandmother: Matilda Ringelheim Queen Consort East Francia

GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

Great x 4 Grandfather: Ranulf II Duke Aquitaine

Great x 3 Grandfather: Ebles "Manzer aka Bastard" III Duke Aquitaine

Great x 2 Grandfather: William "Towhead" III Duke Aquitaine

Great x 1 Grandmother: Adelaide Poitiers Queen Consort France

Great x 3 Grandfather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy

Great x 2 Grandmother: Gerloc aka Adela Normandy Duchess Aquitaine

Great x 3 Grandmother: Poppa Unknown Duchess Normandy

Mother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy

GrandMother: Constance Arles Queen Consort France

Great x 4 Grandfather: Ingelger Ingelger

Great x 3 Grandfather: Fulk "Red" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

Great x 4 Grandmother: Adelais Amboise

Great x 2 Grandfather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou

Great x 4 Grandfather: Warnerius Seigneur Loches

Great x 3 Grandmother: Roscille Loches Countess Anjou

Great x 1 Grandmother: Adelaide Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort West Francia

Great x 3 Grandfather: Ratburnus I Viscount of Vienne

Great x 2 Grandmother: Gerberge Unknown Viscountess Anjou