mighty in battle
Matilda as a girl's name is of Old German origin meaning "mighty in battle". William the Conqueror's Queen Matilda (11th century) brought the name to Britain, when it was pronounced "maud". It was revived in the 18th century. It is also a saint's name.
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She was the first wife of England’s King Henry I and the daughter of the Scotland's King Malcolm III. Queen Matilda (also called by her christened name, Edith) was born on May 1, 1118. When her husband reigned, Matilda undertook building projects for the church and was vocal in government affairs when he was away. She was also an ardent supporter of music and poetry. Her children were Matilda, William, Euphemia and Elizabeth.
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