King Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, from January to October 1066. He was defeated and killed by William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) at the famous Battle of Hastings.
Tomb effigy of Robert Curthose (1054 - 1134), son of William the Conqueror, in Gloucester cathedral. Eldest son of William I & Matilda of Flanders. Robert and his father did not get along leading William to want to disinherit Robert. He gave Robert the Duchy of Normandy & gave England to his second son, William Rufus. 26th GGrand Uncle
Henry I Beauclerc (c. 1068/1069 – 1 December 1135) was the fourth son of King William I the Conqueror of England and Matila of Flanders. He succeeded his elder brother William II as King of England in 1100 and defeated his eldest brother, Robert Curthose, to become Duke of Normandy in 1106 ... 28th GGF. Ancestor
BALDWIN IV COUNT OF FLANDERS 980–1035. He was the son of Arnulf II, Count of Flanders. His mother was Rozala of Lombardy. Baldwin first married Ogive of Luxembourg. He later married Eleanor of Normandy daughter of Richard II of Normandy. His granddaughter, Matilda of Flanders, would go on to marry William the Conqueror starting the line of Anglo-Norman Kings of England. 30th G GRANDFATHER
Henry I, King of England, the youngest and ablest of William the Conqueror's sons, my 28th gr-grandfather, was born in England 1068/69, was crowned King, 1100 and d. 1135.
RICHARD II "THE GOOD" of NORMANDY 30th G GRANDFATHER c.958-1027. Father RICHARD I, Duke of Normandy Mother GUNNORA, Duchess of Normandy
Normandy France - the place where the ancestors of so many of us came from and made their way to England with William the Conqueror.