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who was Queen Matilda?

She was the daughter of King Henry I, sister to William and cousin of Stephen de Blois

How was William, son of King Henry I, killed?

He was killed during the White Ship disaster. This disaster left King Henry with no male heirs

who was Queen Matilda married to?

She was married to German Henry V, the Holy Roman Emperor. He died in 1125 and Matilda returned to England. In 1127 she was married to Geoffey of Anjou and had three children, Henry (who became King henry II), Geoffey and William

when did king Henry I die?

He died in 1135 and Matilda stepped up to take her place as Queen of England

who was the first Queen to rule England?

Queen Matilda

How did Queen Matilda lose the throne?

The barons who had promised to support her accession reneged and Stephen, Matilda's cousin, seized the throne

How soon after King Henry I's death was Stephen of Blois crowned King of England?

3 weeks. Because Matilda was a female, many people did not agree with the idea of having her as their monarch. This enraged Matilda and she began to plot how to regain her throne.

Queen Matilda called herself the Empress of?

The Empress of Maude and Lady of the English

where was Stephen taken prisoner?

He was taken prisoner at a battle at Lincoln.

when was Queen Matilda born?

She was born in 1102

when did Queen Matilda die?

she died on 10th September 1167. She died at Rouen in France