William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror.

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William the Conqueror

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King Henry V.

Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to the present day

King Henry I (1100 - 1135) Youngest son of William the Conqueror, he succeeded his brother William II. He won the support of the Saxons by granting them a charter and marrying a Saxon princess, Edith, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland. She was known as Matilda after her marriage, a name more acceptable to the Norman Barons than her Saxon name Edith. Henry's daughter was also called Matilda. He was an able administrator, and established a professional bureaucracy

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William The Conqueror Family Tree | The Normans and The Plantagenets

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Tomb of William Longespe, Earl of Salisbury Illegitimate son of Henry II and Half Brother of King John,Salisbury Cathedral

Robert Curthose (1054 - 1134). Eldest son of William I and 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 and gave England to his second son, William Rufus. Robert launched a failed rebellion against his brother in 1088. When William II died his younger brother Henry I seized the throne, and Robert tried to invade again in 1101. In 1106 Henry took over Normandy from Robert.

King Henry II of England effigy at Fontervraud Abbey

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William Bradford - Mayflower passenger - Governor of Plymouth Colony

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester with her sons, Prince William (left) and Prince Richard, later Duke of Gloucester

Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (19 February 1594 – 6 November 1612) was the eldest son of King James I & VI and Anne of Denmark. His name comes from grandfathers Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley and Frederick II of Denmark.Prince Henry was widely seen as a bright promising heir to his father's throne.However, at the age of 18, he predeceased his father when he died of typhoid fever.Subsequently, heirship to the English and Scottish thrones passed to his younger brother Charles. by lisby1, via Fl...

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