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    • At The Edge Of The World

      William I (The Conqueror) c. 1028 – 9 September 1087. Ordered the royal land enquiry that became known as Domesday book. Find out more about King William's Domesday Court here:

    • Jocabed Alvarez

      William the conqueror: Known as the William the bastard was the first Norman king of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

    • Arthur T. Corry

      King William The Conqueror, the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087; great Grandfather to Montagu William Lowry-Corry.

    • Ines Freeland

      William the conqueror was the first Norman King of England, regining from 1066 onwards. William became a contender for the throne of England, then held by his childess first cousin Edward the Confessor

    • Alexander Schnable

      King William I of England(1028-1087), also known as William the Conqueror, and William the Bastard. He became Duke of Normandy when he was 8. He became enraged in 1066 when he was passed over as king of England and he invaded.

    • Patricia Molinaro

      King William the Conqueror~Reign: 1066-1080 William the Conqueror is best known for his victory over the Saxons at Hastings, generally acknowledged as the birth of the modern Kingdom of England. He then became the first Norman monarch and founded the Kingdom of England. He was murdered in 1080 by his power-crazed son, Henry 'Rufus' I.

    • 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

    • 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.

    • Kristal James

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

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