Who was Matilda the 'Forgotten Queen'?

Last updated: 25/05/2021
Contributor: Teachit Author
Who was Matilda the 'Forgotten Queen'?
Main Subject
Key stage
Category
Middle Ages c.410-1450: Norman conquest and rule (1066-1154)
Resource type
Complete lesson
Concepts and methods
Using evidence
An investigation task which uses source analysis to work out what happened to Matilda 'Lady of the English' and why she wasn't made Queen in 1135. The resource contains a selection of evidence sheets, sets of which could be given to groups to puzzle out what happened. Teaching ideas are given in the slide notes.

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