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    • 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.

    • Sabrina D

      William the Conqueror - was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

    • mui	reiher

      King William I The Conqueror (1066 - 1087) He was the illegitimate son of Duke Robert the Devil whom he succeeded as Duke of Normandy in 1035. Claiming that his 2nd cousin King Edward the Confessor had bequeathed him the English throne, William invaded En

    • Joan Larson Blalock

      William I, the descendant of Viking raiders, was usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard | He was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087 | 1028-1087 AD

    • Kaelan

      King William I The Conqueror (1066-1087). House of Normandy.My 23rd GGF,25th great-grandfather to Queen Elizabeth II.

    • 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.

    • Kim Pylo-Graves

      King William I The Conqueror (1066 - 1087) He was the illegitimate son of Duke Robert the Devil whom he succeeded as Duke of Normandy in 1035. Claiming that his 2nd cousin King Edward the Confessor had bequeathed him the English throne, William invaded England in September 1066, defeating Harold II Godwineson at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066. William's coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day 1066. He completed the establishment of feudalism in England.

    • Kristal James

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

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