Matilda: Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England

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Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England and formally recognised as such by her subjects. Beyond this, however, little is known of her. No contemporary images of her remain, and the chroniclers of her age left us only the faintest clues as to her life. Who was this spectral queen?

In this first major biography, Tracy Borman sifts through the shards of evidence to uncover an extraordinary story. Matilda was loving and pious, possessed strength, ambition and intelligence, and was fiercely independent. All of these attributes gave her unparalleled influence over William. But although Matilda would provide an inspiring template for future indomitable queens, it led to treachery, revolt and the fracturing of a dynasty.

Matilda: Queen of the Conqueror takes us from the courts of Flanders to the opulence of royal life in England. Alive with intrigue, rumour and betrayal, it illuminates for the first time the life of an exceptional, brave and complex queen pivotal to the history of England.

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"Tracy Borman tells this story with a steady eye and a steady hand, tracing what can be known of Matilda's part in the events that were to change the course of English history" (Helen Castor Literary Review)

"Borman shows that Matilda was a capable regent and political operator... Matilda remains relevant: one legacy is her bloodline, which still rules in Britain today" ( Sunday Times)

"A richly layered treatment of a stormy reign" ( Kirkus)

"Borman moves deftly between the difficult written sources... The often scanty details of Matilda's life are given more rounded form by viewing them in context" ( History Today)

"Borman has expertly forged an absorbing biography from fragments of her personal history" ( Independent)

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The first English biography of the thrilling, tempestuous life of the 'first' Queen of England by a rising star in non-fiction

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England and formally recognised as such by her subjects. Beyond this, however, little is known of her. No contemporary images of her remain, and the chroniclers of her age left us only the faintest clues as to her life. Who was this spectral queen? In this first major biography, Tracy Borman sifts through the shards of evidence to uncover an extraordinary story. Matilda was loving and pious, possessed strength, ambition and intelligence, and was fiercely independent. All of these attributes gave her unparalleled influence over William. But although Matilda would provide an inspiring template for future indomitable queens, it led to treachery, revolt and the fracturing of a dynasty. Matilda: Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England takes us from the courts of Flanders to the opulence of royal life in England. Alive with intrigue, rumour and betrayal, it illuminates for the first time the life of an exceptional, brave and complex queen pivotal to the history of England. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780099549130

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England and formally recognised as such by her subjects. Beyond this, however, little is known of her. No contemporary images of her remain, and the chroniclers of her age left us only the faintest clues as to her life. Who was this spectral queen? In this first major biography, Tracy Borman sifts through the shards of evidence to uncover an extraordinary story. Matilda was loving and pious, possessed strength, ambition and intelligence, and was fiercely independent. All of these attributes gave her unparalleled influence over William. But although Matilda would provide an inspiring template for future indomitable queens, it led to treachery, revolt and the fracturing of a dynasty. Matilda: Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England takes us from the courts of Flanders to the opulence of royal life in England. Alive with intrigue, rumour and betrayal, it illuminates for the first time the life of an exceptional, brave and complex queen pivotal to the history of England. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780099549130

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Descrizione libro Vintage, 2012. Condizione libro: New. 2012. Paperback. Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England and formally recognised as such by her subjects. Beyond this, however, little is known of her. No contemporary images of her remain, and the chroniclers of her age left us only the faintest clues as to her life. Who was this spectral queen? Num Pages: 320 pages, col. Illustrations, maps, ports. (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; BGR; HBJD1; HBLC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780099549130

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Descrizione libro Vintage. Condizione libro: New. 2012. Paperback. Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England and formally recognised as such by her subjects. Beyond this, however, little is known of her. No contemporary images of her remain, and the chroniclers of her age left us only the faintest clues as to her life. Who was this spectral queen? Num Pages: 320 pages, col. Illustrations, maps, ports. (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; BGR; HBJD1; HBLC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780099549130

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