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Mélisende de Châteaudun A very important woman in history, associated closely with several major families, but uncertainty as to her origins still exists. The problem seems to be determ...

11/18/2007 2/4/2016

Margery de Poynings MP (1320 - 1349)

"de la Beche", "de Dalton", "de Lisle"

See attached PDF for a lengthy story of of Margery's abduction by Sir John de Dalton from Beaume Manor in March 1347.

9/2/2008 8/29/2015

Godeheut or Godechildis NN MP (995 - 1078)

"Godehilde", "Godechildis / Borrell"

Please note that she was most likely NOT the daughter of Ramon Borrell of Barcelona--that was Roger d Tosny's first wife, Adelaide. This Godechildis (parentage unknown) was first married to Roger de To...

5/15/2007 3/5/2015

Dangereuse de L'Île-Bouchard MP (c.1079 - c.1151)

"Amalberge", "Amauberge", "de L'Isle Bouchard", "Dangerosa", "La Maubergeonne"

Dangereuse de L'Isle-Bouchard (daughter of Barthelemy de Bueil and Gerberge de Blaison) was born Abt. 1079. She married (1) Aimery I de Rochefoucauld, son of Boson II de Chatellerault and Aleanor (Elea...

4/15/2007 2/24/2015

Saint Ketevan the Martyr MP (b. - 1624)

"Great Martyress Ketevan"

Ketevan the Martyr From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Saint Ketevan ქეთევან წამებული.pn...

1/16/2014 1/26/2014

Theodora (11th century) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ) Theodora Porphyrogenita Empress regnant of the Byzantine Empire Reign 19 April 1042 - 31 August 1056 Born c. 980 Birthplace C...

9/13/2007 12/27/2013

Agnes de Bereford MP (1300 - 1375)

Agnes de BEREFORD  was born 1300 in Wishaw, Warwickshire, England. She died 18 Jul 1375 in Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, England. Agnes married Sir John d' ARGENTEIN Knight on 1317 in Great Wymond...

7/4/2008 11/19/2013

Isabelle de Montfort, dame de Nogent MP (c.1058 - 1147)

"Elizabeth /Montfort/", "Elizabeth de Montfort"

Isabelle (aka Elizabeth) de Montfort-l"Amaury, Lady of Nogent daughter of Simon de Montfort and his first wife Isabelle de Broyes married Raoul III de Tosny/Toeni Seigneur de Conches-en-Ouches, Lor...

10/21/2007 11/10/2013

Beatrice de Turnham MP (c.1195 - 1245)

This Beatrice may or may not have been married to a Geoffrey de Say, and if so, it is not clear which one. Perhaps researchers have misread de Faye (the name of her first husband) as de Saye. Neverthel...

4/14/2007 11/9/2013

According to Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Jullien de Courcelles, Histoire généalogique et héraldique des pairs de France, Vol. 5 , "It is evident ... that Elisabeth had to be very close re...

2/5/2007 10/27/2013

Margaret de Quincy, Countess of Lincoln (c.1206- March 1266), was a wealthy English noblewoman and heiress having inherited suo jure the earldom of Lincoln and honours of Bolingbroke from her mother ...

6/7/2007 5/20/2013

Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon Françoise d’Aubigné born 27/11/1635 (Niort, 79, Conciergerie du palais de Justice; bapt. 28/11/1635); died 15/04/1719...

7/31/2008 5/19/2013

Catherine Douglas Catherine Douglas, later Catherine "Kate" Barlass, was a historical figure who tried to prevent the assassination of King James I of Scotland on February 20, 1437. She was a lady-...

9/27/2011 3/28/2013

Sichelgaita of Salerno, Countess MP (1033 - 1090)

"de Salerno", "Guiscard", "Salerno", "Sichelgaita", "Sigelgaita", "Sikelgarde", "also Sichelgaita or Sigelgaita"

Sichelgaita... Alt Birth Date: c. 1040, 970, c. 970, 1025, c. 1019 Alt Death Date: 7/27/1090, July 1091 -------------------- Sikelgaita From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sikelgaita (als...

7/9/2007 10/31/2011

Jeanne d'Arc, La Pucelle d'Orléans MP (1412 - 1431)

"St. Joan of Arc", "Saint Joan of Arc the Maid of Orleans", "jeanne d'Arc la pucelle"

Patent: The Lord of Féron; filed a petition in October 1550 along with his uncle Robert Le Fournier, to confirm the transmission of nobility through the female line, which had been allowed under...

3/16/2008 5/9/2011

Anna Komnene / Άννα Κομνηνή From Wikipedia Anna Komnene , Latinized as Comnena (Greek: Άννα ...

7/31/2008 5/8/2011

Saint Catherine of Siena MP (1347 - 1380)


Saint Catherine of Siena is a greatly respected figure for her spiritual writings, and political boldness to " speak truth to power "— it being exceptional for a woman, in her time period, to ha...

4/29/2011 4/29/2011

Emilia Lanier (Bassano) MP (1569 - 1645)

Learning about the events of Lanier's life has not always been an easy task for researchers. Very little is known about her. Scholars have had to piece together Lanier's biography by relying on the spa...

10/1/2008 4/27/2011

Judith de Lens, Countess of Huntingdon MP (c.1054 - c.1086)

"Judith of Lens", "Judith de Lens", "Judith de Normandie", "Judith de Boulogne", "Juditha de Lens"

Judith of Lens From Wikipedia Countess Judith (born in Normandy between 1054 and 1055, died after 1086), was a niece of William I of England|William the Conqueror. She was a daughter of his sister ...

6/6/2007 2/19/2011

Matilde di Canossa di Toscane, la Gran Contessa MP (c.1046 - 1115)

"Matilda of Tuscany"

Matilda of Tuscany From Wikipedia Matilda of Tuscany, Countess of Canossa Matilda of Tuscany married (1) Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine (2) Welf II, Duke of Bavaria Father Boniface III of T...

1/3/2008 12/16/2010

6/21/2008 12/15/2010

Empress Matilda MP (1102 - 1167)

"Matilda", "Mathilda", "Mathilde", "Maud", "Adelheid", "Adelaide", "Alice", "Beauclerc", "Plantagenet", "Anjou", "Matilda of England", "Maude", "HR Empress Matilda of England and Queen of Germany", "Holy Roman Empress", "Queen of Germany", "Empress Matilda", "Lady of the English (disp..."

Empress MATILDA born Adelaide from Medlands 2. MATILDA (Winchester or London 1102-Abbaye de Notre-Dame des Près, near Rouen 10 Sep 1167, bur Abbaye du Bec, Normandy, later moved to Rouen C...

1/29/2007 11/9/2010

Adélaïde la Blanche d'Anjou, Reine consort d'Aquitaine MP (c.946 - 1026)

"Blanche", "the White", "Adelaide "the White" d'Anjou", "Adela /d'Anjou/", "Blanca /d'Anjou/", "Adelaide /de Anjou/", "Blanche /de Anjou/", "Blanche /De Anjou/", "Adelais", "/Blanche/", "Arsinde d'Anjou", "Adelaide the White", "Blanche d'Anjou", "Blanca", "Arside Blanche d'Anjou"

Adélaïde 'Blanche' d'Anjou : Parents: Foulques II d'Anjou and Gerberge Spouses: 1. Etienne de Brioude 2. Raymond IV, Comte de Toulouse 3. Louis, Roi d'Aquitaine 4. Guillaume...

1/25/2007 11/4/2010

Fatimah-tuz-Zahra (R.A) MP (c.606 - 632)

Fatimah (Arabic: فاطمة‎; fāṭimah c. 605[1] or 615[2] –632) was a daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad from his first wife Khadija.[1] ...

9/18/2007 11/4/2010

The daughter of Osulf le Freyne du Plessis and sister of Grimault du Plessis, Adeliza married first, William (Guillaume) d'Aubigny, of Saint-Martin-d'Aubigné (son of Neel Saint-Saveur, Vicomte d...

8/6/2007 10/22/2010

Freydís Eiríksdóttir MP (c.995 - d.)

Freydís Eiríksdóttir was a daughter of Erik the Red, associated with the Norse exploration of North America. The only medieval sources which mention Freydís are the two Vinl...

3/2/2008 10/20/2010

Thjodhild Jörundsdóttir MP (c.940 - 1000)

"Thodjildur Jorundsdotter", "Þjóðhildr", "Thjothhild", "Thodjildur Jörundardóttir"

Wife of Erik the Red and mother of Leif the Lucky, Thjodhild was one of the earliest Christians in Greenland being baptised circa 1000 AD. The Saga of Erik the Red says: "Leif [her son] reached lan...

3/2/2008 10/20/2010

Khadijah al-Kubra (r.a.) 1st Mother of the Believers MP (c.576 - c.619)

"Khadijah the Great", "the Pure", "Khadījah al-Kubra", "Khadija the Great", "Khadīja Al-Kubra", "خديجة"

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid was the first wife of Muhammad and the first person to accept Islam. She is revered amongst Muslims as a "mother of the believers". The daughter of a wealthy merchant and late...

9/18/2007 10/20/2010

Aishah as-Siddiqah Mother of the Believers MP (c.610 - 678)

"Aaisha (la'eena)"

Aisha was one of Muhammad's wives. She is quoted as source for many hadith, sacred traditions about Muhammad's life, with Muhammad's personal life being the topic of most narrations. She narrated 2210 ...

12/7/2007 10/20/2010

Marguerite d'Angoulême, Reina de Navarra MP (1492 - 1549)

"Margaret Of /Navarre/", "Marguerite C /Orleans/"

Marguerite de Navarre , appelée également Marguerite d’Angoulême et parfois Marguerite d'Alençon, est née le 11 avril 1492 à Angoulême et morte l...

5/11/2007 10/17/2010

Lucy, Countess Consort of Chester MP (1074 - c.1136)

"Her parentage is OFTEN confused: She was the daughter of Thorold/Turold of Lincoln--thus Lucy Thoroldsdottir. aka Lucy/Lucia Countess of Chester", "Lucy/Lucia of Mercia", "Lucy/Lucia of Bolingbroke", "Lucy/Lucia de Taillebois", "Lucia of /Mercia/", "Lucia of Mer..."

Please keep name as Lucy Thoroldsdottir of Lincoln, Countess of Chester. Parents: Thorold, Sheriff of Lincoln , and a daughter (name unknown) of William Malet married to (1) Ivo de Taillebois , (2)...

5/27/2007 10/15/2010

Eleanor, queen of France and England MP 100 (1124 - 1204)

"Princess Eleonor of Aquitaine", "Queen Consort of England and France", "Aliénor d’Aquitaine", "Éléonore de Guyenne", "Countesse of Poitiers et Duchesse of Aquitaine", "Eleanor of Aquitaine", "Elbeonore Of /Aquitaine/", "Eleanora", "Que...", "Duchess of Aquitaine", "Queen ..."

Eleanor of Aquitaine (Aliénor d'Aquitaine in French), Duchess of Aquitaine and Gascony and Countess of Poitou (1122[1] – April 1, 1204) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women i...

1/29/2007 10/15/2010

Annora (Eleanore) de Braose MP (c.1185 - 1241)

"de/ Brewes/ Brewys/braose/"

Annora or Eleanor de Braose daughter of William III de Braose and Mathilde de Saint-Valery married Hugh de Mortimer of Wigmore ELEANOR [Annor] (-after 26 Jan 1241). King Henry III granted property ...

12/15/2007 10/15/2010

Maud (Matilda) de Saint-Valéry MP (1155 - 1210)

"Matilda de Braose", "Moll Wallbee", "and Lady of La Haie.", "She is often referred to in history as the Lady of Hay.", "Maud /De Haia/", "Mathilda De /Saint Valery/", "Matilda", "Lady of La Hale", "tetbury estate from her father"

Maud de St. Valéry de Braose (1155-1210) was the wife of William de Braose, 7th Baron Abergavenny, 4th Lord Bramber, a powerful Marcher baron and court favourite of King John of England. She wou...

4/14/2007 10/15/2010