Tracing the family history of the English and Scottish Royal Family back over 1000 years


    Consort: Sun, 22 December 1135 - Sat, 3 May 1152
    Wife of Stephen

  • Queen
  • Matilda
  • Lived 46 years, 10 months, 2 days

An unusually active role for a woman of the period. When her husband was captured, and proved herself an effective general who managed to force their cousin to release him. Under the agreement that settled the civil war, her children did not inherit the throne. She was also Countess of Boulogne in her own right.

  • Married Wednesday, 1 July 1125
  • Groom was 33 Bride was 20
  • Marriage lasted 26 years, 10 months, 2 days
  • Ended on death of Wife