Donnchad MAC CRÍNÁIN, rí Alba
(Abt 1001-1040)
Sibylla (Suthen)
Edward ÆÞELING, Prince of Wessex
Máel Coluim III MAC DONNCHADA, Ard-rí Alban
St. Margaret ÆÞELING "The Exile", Queen of the Scots
(Abt 1049-1093)
Eadgyth ("Matilda") MAC CRINAN


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Henri I 'Beauclerc', King of England

Eadgyth ("Matilda") MAC CRINAN

  • Born: Oct 1079, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
  • Married: 11 Nov 1100, Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England
  • Died: 1 May 1118, Westminster Palace, London, England
  • Buried: Church Of St Peter, Westminster, Middlesex, England

  Research Notes:

Orderic Vitalis records that their mother sent Eadgyth and her sister Mary to be brought up by their maternal aunt Christina, nun at Romsey Abbey. Florence of Worcester records the marriage of King Henry and "regis Scottorum Malcolmi et Margaretæ reginæ filiam Mahtildem" and her coronation as queen in a passage dealing with events in late 1100.

She adopted the name MATILDA on her marriage. Orderic Vitalis records that King Henry I married “Mathildem quæ prius dicta est Edith”. Crowned Queen Consort of England 11 or 14 Nov 1100.

The necrology of the abbey of Saint-Denis records the death "Kal Mai" of "Matildis Anglorum regina". The Continuator of Florence of Worcester records the death "Kal Mai " at Westminster of "Mahthildis regina Anglorum", and her burial at Westminster Abbey. 1

  Marriage Information:

Matilda married Henri I 'Beauclerc' King of England, son of Guillaume I "Le Conquérant" DE NORMANDIE, King of England, and Matilda DE FLANDRE, Queen of England, on 11 Nov 1100 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England. (Henri I 'Beauclerc' was born about Sep 1068 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, christened on 5 Aug 1100 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, died on 1 Dec 1135 in Lyons-la-Foret, Eure, Normandy, France and was buried on 4 Jan 1136 in Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

Henry Beauclerk married Edith of England, of the line of Alfred the Great, whose name became Maud in deference to the Norman French difficulty with pronounciation of Saxon names.


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Eadgyth.

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