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Heloise, prelate nullius MP (c.1101 - c.1164)

"Helöise", "Héloyse", "Hélose", "Heloisa", "Helouisa", "Eloise", "Aloysia", "Heloise"

Not the wife of Robert de Molines Héloïse [c. 1100–01?[1] – 16 May 1163–64?), variously Héloïse d'Argenteuil or Héloïse du Paraclet, was a French nun, philosopher, writer, scholar and abbess. Summ...

9/10/2008 4/2/2022

Almodis de La Marche, countess consort of Toulouse & Barcelona, dame of Lusignan MP (c.1020 - 1071)

"de la Marca", "de la Marcha", "Adalmode"

Not to be confused with her niece, known as Almodis de La Marche, who married Roger "le Poitevin' de Montgommery.===Almodis de la Marche===From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia * Hugh V of Lusignan* P...

6/16/2007 12/31/2019

Alice Knyvett MP (1418 - aft.1490)

Alice Lynne1,2,3,4* F, #27474, d. after 1 January 1490*Father William Lynne, Esq.2,3,4*Mother Alice Stokes3,4 b. c 1390* Alice Lynne was born at of Norfolk, England ===Family . She married John Knyvet,...

9/3/2007 10/24/2019

Beatrice of Savoy MP (bef.1223 - bef.1259)

"Beatriz de Saboya"

- ) BEATRIX de Savoie (before 4 Mar 1223-10 May before 1259). The marriage contract between "Alaxiam comitissam Saluciarum et Manfredum marchionem Saluciarum eius nepotem" and "Thomam comitem Maurianæ…...

10/21/2008 5/13/2018

Alice Perrers, Royal Mistress MP (c.1348 - bef.1401)


Alice Perrers was a Mistress of King Edward III, of England.It should be noted that that Alice became the Mistress of Edward after his beloved wife had been terminally ill for some time.WGA GGS of Edwa...

10/21/2007 9/12/2017

Katharine de Audley MP (c.1272 - bef.1367)

"De Aldithley", "Katherine Gifford", "St Catherine of Ledbury"

Primary SourcesCP 25/1/81/20, number 99. Link: Image of document at AALT County: Herefordshire. Place: Westminster. Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 17 Edward I [3 February 1...

6/18/2007 9/12/2017

Ela de Audley MP (c.1291 - bef.1325)

"de la Pole", "de Perers", "Giffard"

Primary SourcesJune 17. 1310. Westminster. To the treasurer and barons of the exchequer. Order to cause the king's yeoman Otto Ferre to have the 100 marks of the fine that Richard de Perers made with t...

5/26/2008 9/12/2017

Margaret Wilson (Scottish martyr)==see and Wilson (c. 1667 – 11 May 1685) was a young Scottish Covenanter, from Wigtown in Scotland executed by drowning for refusing to swear an oath declaring James ...

10/6/2008 2/19/2016

Curator update 01/10/2020 I’ve posted a pdf to the media tab which provides insight into the family of Mélisende de Châteaudun from several different perspectives, a summary of which follows...=Mélisen...

11/18/2007 2/4/2016

Margery de Poynings MP (aft.1320 - 1349)

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

See attached PDF (under Sources tab) for a lengthy story of Margery's abduction by Sir John de Dalton from Beaume Manor in March 1347. Managers of Margery de Poynings,I follow a Facebook group called "...

9/2/2008 8/29/2015

Godechildis MP (c.980 - c.1079)

"Godehilde", "Godeheut"

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

Amauberge "Dangereuse" de L'Île-Bouchard MP (1079 - aft.1151)

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

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 (Ele...

4/15/2007 2/24/2015

Saint Ketevan the Martyr (1565 - 1624)

"Great Martyress Ketevan"

Ketevan the Martyr==From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaKetevan===ქეთევან წამებული.png* Queen of Kakheti* Tenure 1601–1602* Spouse David I* Issue* * Teimuraz I* * Vakhtang* * Helena* Dynasty Bagration...

1/16/2014 1/26/2014

Theodora Porphyrogenita, byzantine empress MP (c.980 - 1056)

"The Macedonian"

- Porphyrogenita * Empress regnant of the Byzantine Empire* Reign 19 April 1042 - 31 August 1056* Born c. 980* Birthplace Constantinople* Died late August/early September 1056* (aged 75–76)* Place of d...

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 Wymondley, He...

7/4/2008 11/19/2013

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

"Elizabeth", "de Toeni", "Montfort"

Isabelle (aka Elizabeth) de Montfort-l"Amaury, Lady of Nogentdaughter of Simon de Montfort and his first wife Isabelle de Broyesmarried Raoul III de Tosny/Toeni Seigneur de Conches-en-Ouches, Lord of F...

10/21/2007 11/10/2013

Beatrice de Plaiz, heiress of Frobury MP (c.1184 - bef.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 relative of King Hugh C...

2/5/2007 10/27/2013

- 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 Hawise of...

6/7/2007 5/20/2013

çoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon= çoise d’Aubigné * born 27/11/1635 (Niort, 79, Conciergerie du palais de Justice; bapt. 28/11/1635); died 15/04/1719 (Saint-Cyr, 78)* Gouvernante des bâtards de F...

7/31/2008 5/19/2013

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-in-waiting to ...

9/27/2011 3/28/2013

Princess Sikelgaita Hauteville MP (c.1031 - 1090)


(abt 1040) (1031) (eng1040, ita1036, fra1041) Sikelgaita (also Sichelgaita or Sigelgaita) (1040 – 16 April 1090) was a Lombard princess, the daughter of Guaimar IV, Prince of Salerno, and secon...

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", "Joan of Arc"

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 the pr...

3/16/2008 5/9/2011

Wikipedia Komnene , Latinized as Comnena (Greek: Άννα Κομνηνή, Anna Komnēnē; December 1, 1083–1153) was a Byzantine princess and scholar, daughter of the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos and Irene ...

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 boldness to speak the truth — it being exceptional for a woman, in her time period, to have had such influence in ...

4/29/2011 4/29/2011

Aemilia Lanier, Writer and Poet MP (1569 - c.1645)

"Aemilia", "Amelia", "Emelia", "Emilia", "Lanyer"

Emilia Bassano Lanier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Aemilia Bassano 1569 Bishopsgate Died 1645 London, England Movement English Renaissance Parent(s) Baptiste Bassano; Margret ...

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 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 Adelaide of ...

6/6/2007 2/19/2011

Matilda di Canossa, the Great Countess of Tuscany MP (c.1046 - 1115)

"Mathilde", "Matilde di Toscana", "Mathildis"

Matilda of Tuscany From Wikipedia = Matilda of Tuscany, Countess of Canossa =Matilda of Tuscanymarried (1) Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine(2) Welf II, Duke of BavariaFather Boniface III of TuscanyMo...

1/3/2008 12/16/2010

Margaret of Savoy MP (1420 - 1479)

"Marguerite de Savoye", "Margarethe de Savoie"

Margaret of Savoy (7 August 1420 – 30 September 1479), was a daughter of Amadeus VIII of Savoy and Mary of Burgundy. By her three illustrious marriages, she held a number of titles, including Duchess o...

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 Cathe...

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 'le Libérateur...

1/25/2007 11/4/2010

Fatimah bint Muhammad MP (605 - 632)

"الزهراء", "بتول", "سيدة نساء العالمين"

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] She is regarded by Muslims as an exemplar for men and women.[3]...

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 de Coten...

8/6/2007 10/22/2010

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 Vinland sagas, believed to be co...

3/2/2008 10/20/2010

Thjodhild Jörundsdóttir MP (c.940 - aft.1000)

"Tjodhild Jörundsdóttir"

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 land in ...

3/2/2008 10/20/2010

Saidatina Khadijah bint Khuwaylid MP (565 - 620)

"[1] Khadidjah binti Khuwaylid"

Khadija bint Khuwaylid en* Chadidża plKhadijah 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".

9/18/2007 10/20/2010

[3] 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 le 21 décembre 1549 à Odos-en-Bigorre. Elle joue un rôle ...

5/11/2007 10/17/2010

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

"Lucy Thoroldsdottir. aka Lucy/Lucia Countess of Chester", "Lucy/Lucia of Mercia", "Lucy/Lucia of Bolingbroke", "Lucy/Lucia de Taillebois", "Lucia of /Mercia/"

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) Roge...

5/27/2007 10/15/2010

Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Queen Consort of England MP (1122 - 1204)

"Princess Eleanor 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 in Europe durin...

2/26/2007 10/15/2010

Annora de Braose MP (c.1185 - 1241)

"Eleanore", "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 "in...

12/15/2007 10/15/2010

Maud (Matilda) de Saint-Valéry MP (c.1150 - bef.1211)

"Matilda", "de Braose", "Moll Wallbee", "De Haia", "Saint Valery"

A question exists as to which of her father's two wives was Mathilde's mother. Both Charles Crawley of Medlands and Etienne Pattou of Racines et Histoires position her as a daughter of Bernard's second...

4/14/2007 10/15/2010