Matilda of Northumberland
(Cir 1074-1131)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Simon de St. Liz Earl of Northampton
2. David I King of Scotland

Matilda of Northumberland 1833

  • Born: Cir 1074 1833
  • Marriage (1): Simon de St. Liz Earl of Northampton
  • Marriage (2): David I King of Scotland
  • Died: 1131 about age 57 1833

bullet   Another name for Matilda was Maud.1833

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bullet  General Notes:

Maud, (1074-1130) was the daughter of Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria, the last of the major Anglo-Saxon earls to remain powerful after the Norman conquest in 1066. Her mother was Judith, a niece of William the Conqueror. She inherited her father's earldom of Huntingdon and married twice.

Her mother, Judith, refused to marry Simon of St Liz. This refusal angered her uncle, King William, who confiscated Judith's estates after she fled the country. Instead her daughter Maud was married to Simon of St Liz in 1090. She had a number of children with St Liz including Simon and Maud.

Her first husband died in 1109 and Maud next married King David I of Scotland in 1113. From this marriage she had four children, two sons, Malcolm and Henry and two daughters, Claricia and Hodierna. The Scottish royal house produced the remaining Earls of Huntingdon of the first creation of the title. She was succeeded to the Earldom of Huntingdon by her son Henry.

According to John of Fordun, she died in 1130 and was buried at Scone, but she appears in a charter dated 1147. 1833


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Matilda married Simon de St. Liz Earl of Northampton. (Simon de St. Liz Earl of Northampton died after 1111 in La Charité-sur-Loirem 1833.)


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Matilda next married David I King of Scotland, son of Malcolm III Canmore King of Scotland and Saint Margaret Queen of Scotland. (David I King of Scotland was born circa 1082 1832 and died on 24 May 1153 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England 1832.)



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