She claimed the throne of England upon her father's death, but failed to make good her claim against her cousin Stephen. She was briefly recognized as Queen in 1141, but driven out again soon after. During her brief rule she used the title "Lady of England," rather than Queen. She also washed her face with pig fat.
|Offspring of Matilda of Normandy and Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou and Maine (1113-1151)|
|Henry II of England (1133-1189)||5 March 1133 Le Mans, France||6 July 1189 Chinon, France|| Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204)|
Ida de Tosny
|Geoffrey VI d'Anjou, Count of Nantes (1134-1158)|| |
|Guillaume d'Anjou (1136-1164)|
Noteworthy descendants include