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Women of the Anarchy

Historian Interview | Sharon Bennett Connolly

I sat down over Zoom for a fascinating talk with Sharon Bennett Connolly where we discussed the women involved in the Anarchy. The main women being the Matildas; Empress Matilda, daughter of Henry I, and Queen Matilda, wife of King Stephen.

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