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  • Kristal James

    Very good blog on English history, if I do say so myself :)

  • Mark Davis

    King William I The Conqueror (1066-1087). House of Normandy. 25th great-grandfather to Queen Elizabeth II. Conquered England as the first Norman King. Completed the establishment of feudalism in England, compiling detailed records of land and property in the Domesday Book and kept the barons firmly under control. Died in Rouen after a fall from his horse and is buried in Caen, France. He was succeeded by his son William II. Generation 31 on family tree.

  • Robin Patascher

    William I, usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. Born: 1028, Falaise, France * Chateau Chaisneys de Tersillac This 2200 acre estate was gifted to Jacque de Noblette by William Duke of Normandy for his loyal service at the Battle of Hastings. 1067 - My ancestor Jacques de Noblette was knighted by William Duke of Normandy

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