No28 Matilda de Normandy

    Matilda was the daughter of  HENRY I "Beauclerc" de Normandy (No29), King of England, and Matilda (Edith) of Scotland
    Born: about 1103/4, Winchester, England
    Married: Henry V of Germany (Holy Roman Emperor) (b. 8 Jan 1081 - d. 23 May 1125) (son of Henry IV of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor) 7 Jan 1114, Mainz, Germany
    Married 2: Geoffrey V "the Fair" PLANTAGENET (Pl28) Comte De Anjou and Maine) 22 May 1128, Le Mans Cathedral, Anjou.
    Died: 10 Sep 1167, Abbey of Notre Dame des Prés, Rouen, France
    Buried: Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, France.
    Acceded to the throne: Apr 1141
    MATILDA "the Empress" de Normandy (Queen of England)

    Notes: She was designated Henry's heir, and on his death, Stephen siezed the throne and Matilda invaded England in 1139, inuagurating a period of inconclusive civil war. She and her second husband, Geoffrey, captured normandy and in 1152 the Treaty of Wallingford recognised Henry as Stephen's heir. Burke says she was betrothed in her eight year (1119) to Henry.


    Geoffrey Plantagenet and Matilda de Normandy had issue: 
    (Pl27) HENRY II PLANTAGENET (King of England)
    (Pl27-2) Mary PLANTAGENET (Abbess of Shaftesbury) (d. about 1216)
    (Pl27-3) Geoffrey PLANTAGENET, Count de Nantes and Anjou.
    (Pl27) William PLANTAGENET, Count de Poitou.