Cecilia (c. 1059–1126)

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Cecilia (c. 1059–1126)

Abbess of the Holy Trinity at Caen. Name variations: Cecily. Born c. 1059 (some sources cite 1055) in Normandy, France; died July 30, 1126 (some sources cite 1127), in Holy Trinity Abbey, Caen, Normandy, France; buried in Holy Trinity Abbey, Caen; dau. of Matilda of Flanders (c. 1031–1083) and William I the Conqueror (c. 1027–1087), duke of Normandy (r. 1035–1087), king of England (r. 1066–1087); sister of Adela of Blois (1062–c. 1137).

Elected abbess of the Holy Trinity Abbey at Caen (1112).

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Cecilia (c. 1059–1126)

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