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Debbi Krisher
Debbi Krisher • 2 years ago

Tomb effigy of Robert Curthose (1054 - 1134) in Gloucester cathedral. Eldest son of William I & 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 & 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 won Normandy from Robert

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