Norman Queens Consort of England: Wives of the Kings of England

Matilda of Flanders
Matilda of Flanders. Artist: Henry Colburn. Hulton Archive/The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images
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Matilda of Flanders

Matilda of Flanders
Matilda of Flanders. Artist: Henry Colburn. Hulton Archive/The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images

Lived: about 1031 - November 2, 1083 

Mother: Adele Capet, daughter of King Robert II of France
Father: Baldwin V, Count of Flanders
Queen consort to: William I (~1028-1087, ruled 1066-1087)
Married: 1053
Children: 10 children, including Robert Curthose, Cecilia (abbess), William Rufus (William II, never married), Richard, Adela (mother of King Stephen), Agatha, Constance, Henry Beauclerc (Angevin king Henry I)

She was a direct descendant of King Alfred the Great.

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Matilda of Scotland

Matilda of Scotland, Queen of England
Matilda of Scotland, Queen of England. Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Lived: about 1080 - May 1, 1118

Also known as: Edith of Scotland
Mother: Saint Margaret of Scotland, daughter of Edward the Exile
Father: Malcolm III
Queen consort to: Henry I (~1068-1135; ruled 1100-1135)
Married: November 11, 1100
Children: four children; two survived infancy: Matilda and William.  William and his wife drowned when the White Ship capsized.

Her sister, Mary of Scotland, was the mother of Matilda of Boulogne.

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Adeliza of Louvain

Adeliza of Leuven
Adeliza of Leuven. Artist: Henry Colburn. Hulton Archive/The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images

Lived: about 1103 - April 23, 1151 

Also known as: Adelicia of Louvain, Aleidis, Adeliza
Mother: Ida of Namur
Father: Godfrey I, Count of Louvain
Queen consort to: Henry I (~1068-1135; ruled 1100-1135)
Married: January 29, 1121
Children: none, though Henry I urgently wanted a male heir after his son drowned in 1120

Later married to: William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel (~1109-1176)
Married: 1139
Children: Seven survived childhood, one was William d'Aubigny, 2nd Earl of Arundel, whose son signed the Magna Carta

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Matilda of Boulogne

Matilda of Boulogne
Matilda of Boulogne. Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Lived: about 1105 - May 3, 1152

Also known as: Matilda, Countess of Boulogne (1125-1152)
Mother: Mary of Scotland (sister of Matilda of Scotland, Henry I's first wife; daughter of Malcolm II and Saint Margaret of Scotland)
Father: Eustace III, Count of Boulogna
Queen consort to: Stephen of Blois (~1096-1154, ruled 1135-1154), grandson of William I
Married: 1125 Coronation: March 22, 1136
Children: Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne; William of Blois; Marie; two others

Not to be confused with the Empress Matilda, Lady of the English, with whom Stephen battled for the crown. Matilda of Boulogne led her husband's forces after the Empress Matilda had captured Stephen, and was able to turn the tide of the war.