King of England William, I

King of England William, I

Male 1027 - 1087  (60 years)

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  • Name William  
    Prefix King of England 
    Suffix
    Born 1027  Falaise, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As William I, The Conqueror 
    Occupation 1035 to 1087 
    Duke of Normandy 
    Occupation 1066 to 1087 
    King of England 
    • Invaded England defeated and killed his rival Harold at the Battle of Hastings and became King. The Norman conquest of England was completed by 1072 aided by the establishment of feaudalism under which his followers were granted land in return f or pledges of service and loyalty. As King William was noted for his efficient if harsh rule. His administration relied upon Norman and other foreign personnell especially Lanfranc Archbishop of Canterbury. In 1085 started Domesday Book.
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Died 9 Sep 1087  Rouen, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1945  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 

    Father Duke of Normandy Robert, II,   b. 999, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1035, Returning from Crusade in Bithynia, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Herleve, of Falaise,   b. 1013,   d. 1050  (Age 37 years) 
    Family ID F913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda, of Flanders,   b. 1028, , , Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1083, Caen, , Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1053 
    Children 
     1. King of England William, II,   b. 1057,   d. 2 Aug 1100  (Age 43 years)
    +2. Adela, of Blois,   b. 1067, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1137, Marcigny-sur-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. King of England Henry, I,   b. Sep 1068, Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1135, Staint Derisle Fermont, Angers, , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1027 - Falaise, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1087 - Rouen, France Link to Google Earth
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    King William I OF ENGLAND
    King William I OF ENGLAND

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