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Matilda, duchess of Saxonylocked

(1156–1189)
  • Kate Norgate
  • , revised by Timothy Reuter

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Matilda, duchess of Saxony (1156–1189), princess, the third child and eldest daughter of Henry II, king of England, and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, was baptized in the church of the Holy Trinity, Aldgate, by Archbishop Theobald of Canterbury (d. 1161). She had four surviving brothers: ...

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