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Book Review: Matilda: Queen of the Conqueror By Tracy Borman

Book Review: Matilda: Queen of the Conqueror By Tracy Borman


Behind every great man, so the saying goes, is a great woman – or, in the case of the man known to posterity as William the Conqueror, a diminutive one. William’s wife Matilda of Flanders stood little more than four feet tall, but she loomed large, all the same, in the creation of his newly royal dynasty.
The first of her attributes that appealed to the young William, duke of Normandy, was her impeccably blue blood.