Matilda of Flanders – William the Conqueror

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Matilda of Flanders had this church built: Nave of Abbaye aux Dames (Caen, 1050 AD) Who was Matilda of Flanders? About 1050 AD, William the Conqueror married Matilda of Flanders. They were both rich Normans, and there weren't that many rich Normans yet at this time. So William and Matilda were distantly related to each other. The Pope had [...]