Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa

The life and times of the most powerful woman in Italy between the 11th and 12th century who could have been Queen.

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045 – Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa Part 1

We look at the life of Matilda of Canossa, starting from the history of her family through her childhood, the humiliation of Canossa and to the start of the war against Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV.

The episode brings together parts from previous episodes, adding some new details and considerations.