BIOGRAPHY OF MATILDA PLANTAGENET DUKE SAXONY 1156-1189

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 4G Granddaughter Robert "Pious" II King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 4G Granddaughter Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 06 Jan 1156 Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony was born to Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (22) and Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (34) at Windsor Castle (probably) and named after her paternal grandmother Empress Matilda (53) .

On 29 Dec 1158 Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (36) travelled from Normandy on board the Esnecca (Snake) with her children Henry the Young King (3) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (2) to Southampton. She then went to Winchester where she collected funds from the Royal Treasury and returned to Normandy.

On 01 Feb 1168 Henry "Lion" Welf XII Duke Saxony, III Duke Bavaria (39) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (12) were married

In 1172 Matilda Welf was born to Henry "Lion" Welf XII Duke Saxony, III Duke Bavaria (43) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (15)

Around 1173 Henry Welf V Count Palatine was born to Henry "Lion" Welf XII Duke Saxony, III Duke Bavaria (44) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (16)

Around 1174 Lothar Welf was born to Henry "Lion" Welf XII Duke Saxony, III Duke Bavaria (45) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (17)

Around 1175 Otto Welf IV Holy Roman Emperor was born to Henry "Lion" Welf XII Duke Saxony, III Duke Bavaria (46) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (18)

In 1184 William Welf was born to Henry "Lion" Welf XII Duke Saxony, III Duke Bavaria (55) and Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (27)

On 28 Jun 1189 Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony (33) died at Brunswick

After 28 Jun 1189 Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony was buried at Brunswick Cathedral

Matilda Plantagenet Duke Saxony was appointed as Duke Saxony

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

1G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

2G GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

4G GrandFather: Hugh Anjou

4G GrandMother: Béatrice Unknown

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

2G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

3G GrandFather: Simon Montfort

4G GrandFather: Aumary Reginarids

4G GrandMother: Bertrade Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agnes Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard Normandy 2nd Count Évreux

4G GrandMother: Godechildis Unknown

1G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

2G GrandFather: Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine

3G GrandFather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Paula Maine

4G GrandFather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

2G GrandMother: Matilda Château-Du-Loir

3G GrandFather: Gervais II Lord Château-Du-Loir

GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England

3G GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

4G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

3G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

2G GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes

3G GrandMother: Adela Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

1G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Malcolm III King Scotland

3G GrandFather: Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

3G GrandMother: Bethóc Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Wessex

3G GrandFather: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

4G GrandFather: Edmund "Ironside" I King England

4G GrandMother: Ealdgyth Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agatha Unknown

Mother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

1G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

2G GrandFather: [Guy] William Poitiers VIII Duke Aquitaine

3G GrandFather: William "Great" Poitiers V Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Proud Arm" Poitiers IV Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Emma Blois

3G GrandMother: Agnes Ivrea

4G GrandFather: Otto-William Ivrea I Count Burgundy

4G GrandMother: Ermentrude Unknown

2G GrandMother: Hildegarde Burgundy

3G GrandFather: Robert Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

1G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

2G GrandFather: William Rouerge Duke Narbonne

3G GrandFather: Pons Rouerge Margrave Provence

3G GrandMother: Almodis La Marche

4G GrandFather: Bernard La Marche Count La Marche

2G GrandMother: Emma Mortain

3G GrandFather: Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall

4G GrandFather: Herluin de Conteville Mortain

4G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

3G GrandMother: Matilda or Maud Montgomery

4G GrandFather: Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury

4G GrandMother: Mabel Bellême

GrandMother: Aenor Châtellerault

1G GrandFather: Aimery Châtellerault Viscount Châtellerault

1G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

2G GrandFather: Bartholomew Île-Bouchard