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  • The Legendary Women of World History, Book 7
  • By: Laurel A. Rockefeller
  • Narrated by: Lewis McDonald
  • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
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Empress Matilda of England

By: Laurel A. Rockefeller
Narrated by: Lewis McDonald
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Summary

Born in 1102 to King Henry of England and Queen Matilda of Scotland, Matilda's uniquely royal Norman, Saxon, and Scottish heritage was meant to unify an England still divided by her grandfather's conquest in 1066. When the 1120 White Ship Disaster made her the only surviving child of her parents, Matilda suddenly became heiress to the English throne in a time when the old Saxon Witan, not the king's Will, still decided the succession.

Discover the true story of the first woman to claim the throne of England in her own right and be inspired!

©2017 Laurel A. Rockefeller (P)2021 Laurel A. Rockefeller

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Well-written and well-researched

This is a well-written and well-researched book, which makes for an enjoyable and educational read for history lovers of all ages. I read the eBook for this a couple of years ago, but enjoyed it so much I was more than happy to listen to the audio version as well when I was offered a coupon code for a copy. The narrator does a great job of bringing the story to life.

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  • 17-06-21

I loved this HF Audio of Empress Matilda

I have only every listen to a few audio book, normally I read the physical book. I listened to this book this week while I worked and loved it. I liked to hear the story of Empress Matilda and also liked to voice of the audio/accent! Very enjoyable listen and highly recommend others listen to this! Laurel Rockefeller excellent historical story & Lewis McDonald great voice.

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  • T. M. Owen
  • 17-03-22

I loved the narration!

I loved how every character sounded unique. The many languages lost me a bit. It might be good to translate just after for those who do not speak other languages