NameWilliam (The Conquerer) King Of England , 28G Grandfather
Birth1028, Falaise, Normandy, France
Death9 Sep 1087, Hermentrube, Near Rouen, France
BurialSt Stephen Abbey, Caen, Normandy
MotherHerleva (ca1012-~1050)
Spouses
1Matilda Of Flanders , 28G Grandmother
Birthabt 1031, Flanders, France
Death2 Nov 1083, Caen, Normandy
BurialHoly Trinity Abbey, Caen, Normandy
Marriage1053, Cathedral Of Notre Dame D'Eu, Normandy
ChildrenHenry I (Beauclerc) (~1068-1135)
 Adela Of Normandy (~1067-1137)
Notes for William (The Conquerer) King Of England
Reigned 1066-1087. Duke of Normandy 1035-1087. Invaded England defeated and where his rival Harold at the Battle of Hastings was killed. He became King of England. The Norman conquest of England was completed by 1072 aided by the establishment of feudalism under which his followers were granted land in return for pledges of service and loyalty. As King William was noted for his efficient if harsh rule. His administration relied upon Norman and other foreign personnel especially Lanfranc Archbishop of Canterbury. In 1085 started Domesday Book.


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