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Empress Matilda: Medieval warrior queen

Catherine Hanley tells the story of Empress Matilda, whose battle for the English throne became known as ‘the anarchy’

Catherine Hanley tells the story of Empress Matilda, whose battle for the English throne became known as ‘the anarchy’. (Photo by Jeni Nott for BBC History Magazine)
Published: February 21, 2019 at 3:15 pm
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Historian Catherine Hanley tells the story of Empress Matilda, the daughter of Henry I whose battle with Stephen for the English throne in the 12th century became known as ‘the anarchy

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