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 is author of over one hundred books published and self-published since August, 2012 with print editions spanning across ten languages and counting, plus audio books on Audible in English and Spanish. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide.

With her lyrical writing style, Laurel's books are as beautiful to read as they are informative.

In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, travelling to historic places, and watching classic motion pictures and classic television series. Favourites: Star Trek, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, and Babylon 5.

Winner of the "Godiva Book Award" for 2019 for "His Red Eminence," Laurel is a proud supporter of Foster Parrots Ltd., The Arbor Day Foundation, and Health in Harmony.

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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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