Lives of the Queens of England; From the Norman Conquest Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... MATILDA OF FLANDERS, QUEEN O? WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. CHAPTER I. TiUe of Queen--Regina--Matilda first so called--Her descent from AlfredParents--Education--Learning--Beauty--Character--Skill in embroidery-- Songht in marriage by William of Normandy--His passionate love--Unsoocemful courtship--Brihtric ...