Matilda of Scotland (1080–1118)

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Matilda of Scotland (1080–1118)

Queen of England. Name variations: Matilda Dunkeld; Mahalde; Edith Matilda of England, Maud; Good Queen Molde. Born Edith Matilda in 1080; died in Westminster, London, May 1, 1118; buried in Westminster Abbey; dau. of Malcolm III, king of the Scots (r. 1057–1093), and St. Margaret (c. 1046–1093); became 1st queen of Henry I (1068–1135), king of England (r. 1100–1135), on Nov 11, 1100 (his 2nd wife was Adelicia of Louvain, 1103–1151); children: Euphemia (b. 1101, died in infancy); Empress Matilda (1102–1167); William Atheling (1103–1120), duke of Normandy; Richard (d. 1120).

See also Women in World History.