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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 o...

10/21/2007 9/12/2017

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

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

Primary Sources CP 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...

6/18/2007 9/12/2017

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

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

Primary Sources June 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 wit...

5/26/2008 9/12/2017

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

10/6/2008 2/19/2016

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 determining which se...

11/18/2007 2/4/2016

Margery de Poynings MP (aft.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

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

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

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

Dangereuse de L'Isle-Bouchard (daughter of [ élémy-de-Bueil/5364836886260113340 Barthelemy de Bueil ] and Gerberge de Blaison ) was born Abt. 1079. She married (1) Aimery I de Rochefoucauld, son of Bos...

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.png Queen of Kakheti Tenure 1601–1602 Spouse David I Issue * Teimuraz I * Vakhtang * Helena...

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 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 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 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

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 (Saint-Cyr, 78) Gouvernante de...

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"

Sikelgaita (also Sichelgaita or Sigelgaita) (1040 – 16 April 1090) was a Lombard princess, the daughter of Guaimar IV, Prince of Salerno, and second wife of Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia. She m...

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

From Wikipedia Anna 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 Komne...

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 have had ...

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 siste...

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

Links: Geneall Wikipedia

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 Cathedra...

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 Libérateu...

1/25/2007 11/4/2010

Fatimah bint Muhammad MP (c.606 - 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 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 Vinland sagas, believed to be co...

3/2/2008 10/20/2010

Thjodhild Jörundsdóttir MP (c.940 - aft.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

Saidatina Khadijah bint Khuwaylid MP (595 - 620)

"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

[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)...

5/27/2007 10/15/2010

Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Queen Consort Of England MP (aft.1122 - bef.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 mos...

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 - bef.1211)

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

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 would late...

4/14/2007 10/15/2010