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.
046 – Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa, part 2
We continue the story of Matilda of Canossa as war breaks out with Emperor Henry IV. We then see yet another failed attempt at marriage, the end of the fight against Henry IV and how things went with his son and successor, Henry V while alone she tan one of the largest areas in Italy.
039 – A sticky end and the humiliation of Canossa
1076 – 1077 Godfrey the Hunchback meets a sticky end and the investiture controversy reaches a high point and slips towards war