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6 - Adeliza of Louvain: The Fair Maid of Brabant

6 - Adeliza of Louvain: The Fair Maid of Brabant

After the White Ship sank taking the cream of England's nobility with it, Henry needed to find a new wife so that he could replace his dead son.  He chose a woman nearly half his age, but surely that meant she'd be fertile... right? SponsorThis episode of the Queens of England Podcast is sponsored by Audible, the internet's leading provider of audio entertainment.  To get a free book when you sign up for a trial membership go to ShownotesFor more information on the topics discussed in the show, click on these links! William Adelin - only legitimate son of Henry I (wikipedia)Matilda of Anjou (wikipedia)The Mora (wikipedia)The White Ship (wikipedia)Titanic (wikipedia)Godfrey I of Louvain (wikipedia)Emperor Henry V (wikipedia)Voyage of St Brendan (wikipedia)Death of Henry I (wikipedia)Reading Abbey (official website)Permalink