William the Conqueror William was born in around 1028, in Falaise, Normandy. William was duke of Normandy and, as William I, the first Norman king of England. He defeated and killed the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, King Harold II, at the Battle of Hastings. He was known as 'William the Bastard' to his contemporaries.
Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. This is an enormous timeline of the British Monarchs from 1066 to the present day. The dates of the reigns of each monarch are included with each name and photo. Additional individuals are on the timeline as necessary to show how the line of succession reached a particular monarch.
William the Conqueror born 1028, died September 9th, 1087. Married to Matilda of Flanders in 1053. Matilda was born in 1032 and died November 2nd, 1083. Matilda was a seventh generation direct descendant of Alfred the Great and was an eleventh descendant of Charlemagne through her maternal grandfather Robert II of France. Ancestor