Constance, Duchess of Brittany

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Constance, Duchess of Brittany
Depiction of Constance (English kings' family tree)
Duchess consort of Brittany
Bornc. 1057/1061
Died13 August 1090 (aged c. 28-33)
Église Saint-Melaine, Redon
FatherWilliam the Conqueror
MotherMatilda of Flanders
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Constance of Normandy (between 1057 and 1061 – 13 August 1090) was a Duchess of Brittany.

She was one of the nine children of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders.[1] She was born in Normandy, where her father was duke. William of Jumièges, the monk who chronicled the 1066 Norman conquest of England, names Constance second among the daughters of King William and Queen Matilda. No source indicates the order of birth of the couple's daughters, however.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Douglas, David C. (1964), William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact Upon England, University of California Press, p. 4, ISBN 0300185545
  2. Bates, David (2004). "William I (known as William the Conqueror)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/29448. ISBN 978-0-19-861412-8. Retrieved 20 June 2018. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)