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Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Regina Beard - Goodreads

Many have heard of William the Conqueror, but few know of his wife, Matilda of Flanders. In this biography, Tracy Borman examines Matilda's life in a passionate prose that draws the reader into the ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Seonaid - Goodreads

Writing the biography of a woman from the 11th century is never going to be an easy task, due to a lack of primary sources that often fail to even record the birth (or death) of a daughter, let alone ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Cassy Collins - Goodreads

A wonderful portrait of an unknown, and yet, incredibly famous Queen. She, as the power behind the throne, is the only reason William the Conqueror was ever successful at conquering. Without her ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Mercedes Rochelle - Goodreads

Queen Matilda, small but never diminutive, seems to have cast a large shadow over the pages of history. Beloved by her husband the great William I, strong-willed and intrepid, she demonstrated to ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I had never heard of Matilda until I picked up this book and I am so glad I picked it up. Matilda was not only a wife to William the Conqueror but also it seems was quite literally “the wind beneath ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Glen Stott - Goodreads

This is the biography of Matilda, queen of William the Conqueror. The story begins in 1049 when William, Duke of Normandy and future conqueror of England rides to the palace of Baldwin V, Count of ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Maureen - Goodreads

An interesting and concise biography of Matilda I, wife of William the Conqueror. The author reveals the strength and fortitude of Matilda who was definitely the woman beside the man and throne--sometimes the one on the throne. Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Christie - Goodreads

Around the year 1049, William, Duke of Normandy and future conqueror of England, rode furiously to the palace of Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, in Bruges. Matilda of Flanders, wife of William I the ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Elis Madison - Goodreads

This is a historical biography, rather than a novel, but it grabbed and kept my interest where dry historical texts tend to lose it. The author relates what is known about Matilda of Flanders, based ... Read full review

Review: Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I

User Review  - Steven Peterson - Goodreads

As one goes back in time, it often becomes more and more difficult to create a convincing biography. When I first read about this book, I wondered how a biography of a king's wife could be sustained ... Read full review


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