WILLIAM the CONQUEROR of NORMANDY, KING of ENGLAND 27th G GRANDFATHER c. 1028-1087. William was the illegitimate son of DUKE ROBERT I of NORMANDY, and HERLEVE (also known as Arlette), daughter of a tanner in FALAISE. Known as 'WILLIAM the BASTARD' to his contemporaries, his illegitimacy shaped his career when he was young. British History, England, British Monarchy, English History, Families History, King Williams, Families Trees, Normandy, Conqueror
Henry I, King of England - The fourth son of William the Conqueror, Henry succeeded his elder brother William II as King in 1100 and defeated his eldest brother, Robert Curthose, to become Duke of Normandy in 1106. He married Princess Matilda of Scotland to unite the Normans and Saxons.
Henry I Beauclerc (c. 1068/1069 – 1 December 1135) was the fourth son of King William I the Conqueror of England and Matila of Flanders. He succeeded his elder brother William II as King of England in 1100 and defeated his eldest brother, Robert Curthose, to become Duke of Normandy in 1106 ... 28th GGF. Ancestor
BALDWIN IV COUNT OF FLANDERS 980–1035. He was the son of Arnulf II, Count of Flanders. His mother was Rozala of Lombardy. Baldwin first married Ogive of Luxembourg. He later married Eleanor of Normandy daughter of Richard II of Normandy. His granddaughter, Matilda of Flanders, would go on to marry William the Conqueror starting the line of Anglo-Norman Kings of England. 30th G GRANDFATHER
William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. William, the third son of George III and younger brother and successor to George IV, was the last king and penultimate monarch of Britain's House of Hanover.
HENRY BEAUCLERC I, King of England 1068-1135 26th G GRANDFATHER. Son of WILLIAM the CONQUEROR of Normandy, King of England 1028-1087 and QUEEN MATILDA of FLANDERS 1032-1083 27th G Grandparents. His wife was Matilda Princess of Scotland 1080-1118. Her parents were Malcolm III King of Scotland 1040 - 1093 and Margaret Princess of England 1045-1093. Malcolm and Margaret were my 27th G GRANDPARENTS.
Robert Edward Lee, around age 38, and his son William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, around age 8, c.1845. Growing up, Robert said of his son "too large to be a man, too small to be a horse."During the American Civil War, William served as a commander of cavalry in his father's army of Northern Virginia. Wounded at Brandy Station he was then captured at his wife's house at Hickory Hill. "Rooney" was eventually exchanged and he would surrender with his father at Appomattox Courthouse in April of 1865.