Matilda : : empress, queen, warrior

Title Matilda : : empress, queen, warrior
Names Hanley, Catherine.
Length 13 hours, 1 minute
Book Number DB113680
Title Status Active
Narrator Dixon, Jennifer.
Language English
Annotation "A life of Matilda-empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown-the first woman ever to hold the position-and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda's achievements as military and political leader, and sets her life and career in full context. Catherine Hanley provides fresh insight into Matilda's campaign to claim the title of queen, her approach to allied kingdoms and rival rulers, and her role in the succession crisis. Hanley highlights how Matilda fought for the throne, and argues that although she never sat on it herself her reward was to see her son become king. Extraordinarily, her line has continued through every single monarch of England or Britain from that time to the present day." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Medium Digital Books
Audience Notes Female narrator. NLS/BPH
Unrated. NLS/BPD
Local Subject Unrated - UNRAT
Biography - BIO
Biography, Autobiography, Genealogy - 920
United States - History - 973
World History - 900W
Europe - England & Wales - 942
History - Europe - 940
LC Subject Great Britain - History - Stephen, 1135-1154 - Biography
Call Number 942.2092 ANF
Released 2023
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2023.
Original Publication Reissue of: Old Saybrook, Connecticut : Tantor Media, Inc., 2019. 9781977357977
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