The north side of the Hospitium of St. John. It is one of few remaining buildings from the time of Reading Abbey, when it was used as a dormitory for pilgrims. In 1485 it was extensively altered to become the Royal Grammar School of King Henry VII (later Reading School). Today it is occupied by a children's nursery. For more information see the Wikipedia article Reading Abbey .
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Margaret of Anjou wife of Lancastrian Henry VI. When Henry was deemed mentally incompetent, Margaret restyled herself a warrior-queen. She led several victories during the War of the Roses. Her only child was slain in battle by Edward VI.
Empress Matilda - Daughter of King Henry I and Queen Matilda of Scotland. Fought for the English throne against King Stephen, but lost. Married twice, first to Emperor Henry V and then to Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou. She had three sons.