The Empress Matilda (1102-1167) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Ask anyone to name the Queens of England and they will probably manage the two Elizabeths and Victoria, perhaps Queen Anne if they are keen on furniture and Bloody Mary if they really know their Tudors. Few know much about our first post-Norman Queen, the Empress Matilda. When she died the epitaph on her tomb … Continue reading The Empress Matilda (1102-1167) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land