Empress Matilda of England

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The roaring lioness of England!

Born in 1102, Matilda's unique heritage was meant to unify an England still divided by her grandfather's conquest in 1066. When the 1120 White Ship Disaster made her the only surviving child of her parents, Matilda suddenly became heiress to the English throne in a time when the old Saxon Witan, not the king's Will, still decided the succession. More
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About Laurel A. Rockefeller

Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska USA Laurel A. Rockefeller’s passion for animals comes through in everything she writes. First self-published in 2012 as social science fiction author (the Peers of Beinan series), Laurel has expanded her work into the animal care/guide, history, historical fiction, and biography genres.

Find Laurel’s books in digital, paperback, and hardcover in your choice of up to ten languages, including Welsh, Chinese, and Dutch. Audio editions are published in all four available languages for audible: English, French, Spanish, and German.

Besides advocating for animals and related environmental causes, Laurel A. Rockefeller is a passionate educator dedicated to improving history literacy worldwide, especially as it relates to women’s accomplishments. In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, travelling to historic places, and watching classic motion pictures and classic television series.

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Hear the Lioness of England ROAR
Born in 1102 to King Henry of England only sixteen months into her father’s reign, Princess Matilda was born to end decades of bloodshed that began when her grandfather William the Conqueror defeated her kinsman King Harold Godwinson near Hastings in 1066. Explore the life of England’s first heiress to the throne and hear the lioness of England ROAR!

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Victoria Zigler reviewed on Feb. 6, 2017

This is a well-written and well-researched book, which makes for an enjoyable and educational read for history lovers of all ages.
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