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  William II of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Rufus inherited the Anglo-Norman settlement whose details are reflected in Domesday Book (1086), a survey that could not have been undertaken anywhere in Europe at that time and a signal of the control of the monarchy; but he did not inherit William's charisma or political skills.
William was able to claim the revenues of the archbishopric of Canterbury as long as Anselm remained in exile, and Anselm remained in exile until the reign of William's successor, Henry I.
William's body was abandoned by the nobles at the place where he fell, because the law and order of the kingdom died with the king, and they had to flee to their English or Norman estates to secure their interests.
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 William Adelin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Adelin (1103 – November 25, 1120) was the only legitimate son of Henry I of England and his wife Maud of Scotland.
William's new wife was on another ship at the time of the wreck, and survived him to become a nun and eventually, Abbess of Fontevrault.
William's older sister Matilda succeeded him as Heir Presumptive, but on Henry's death those barons who had vowed to support her accession to the throne reneged and Stephen, William and Matilda's cousin, seized the throne.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Normans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
One of the claimants of the English throne opposing William the Conqueror, Edgar Atheling, eventually fled to Scotland.
William invaded Scotland in 1072, riding as far as the Firth of Tay where he met up with his fleet of ships.
Malcolm submitted, paid homage to William, and surrendered his son Duncan as a hostage, beginning a series of arguments as to whether the Scottish Crown owed allegiance to the English King.
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 William Clito Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
William Clito (1101-July 28, 1128) was the son of Robert Curthose, Duke of Normandy, by his marriage with Sibylla of Conversano.
That year, William was given by Louis the hand of Johanna of Montferrat, half-sister of the French queen, and Louis asserted his right to settle the succession to the vacant fief of Flanders.
William had some claim on the county, being the grandson of Matilda of Flanders and thus a great-grandson of Baldwin V of Flanders, and Louis selected him instead of several rival claimants.
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 Empress Matilda - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Her brother William Adelin had perished several years before in the wreck of the White Ship, leaving Matilda the only legitimate heir to the English throne, a fact that King Henry II may have had contrary evidence to.
Archbishop Thomas Becket refused to allow William to marry the Countess of Surrey and the young man fled to Matilda's court at Rouen.
William, who was his mother's favorite child, died there in January 1164, reportedly of disappointment and sorrow.
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 search.com - William I of England - Search.com Reference
William was born the grandnephew of Queen Emma, wife of King Ethelred the Unready and later of King Canute.
William succeeded to his father's Duchy of Normandy at the young age of 7 in 1035 and was known as Duke William II of Normandy (Fr.
William was succeeded in 1087 as King of England by his younger son William Rufus and as Duke of Normandy by his elder son Robert Curthose.
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 Science Fair Projects - William Adelin
William Adelin (1103 – November 25, 1120) was the only legitimate son of Henry I of England and his wife Maud of Scotland.
Since William died when he was 17 or 18, he did not have much impact on the political affairs of his father's domains.
William did homage to Louis VI of France sometime in the middle of 1120.
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 A rough draft of my family tree (Q2 2006 Edition) - Person Page 24
William I "Longsword" Duke of Normandy was born in 900 at Normandy, France.
William IX the Troubador Duke of Aquitaine and Gascony and Count of Poitiers was born on 22 October 1071.
William VIII of Aquitaine was born in 1025.
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 1100 oddd.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
William of Malmesbury asserts that Henry once remarked that an illiterate king was a crowned ass.
William of Malmesbury describes Henry thus: "He was of middle stature, greater than the small, but exceeded by the very tall; his hair was fl and set back upon the forehead; his eyes mildly bright; his chest brawny; his body fleshy.
Eight years later, after William's untimely death, a much more momentous union was made between Henry's daughter Matilda and Fulk's son Geoffrey Plantagenet, which eventually resulted in the union of the two realms under the Plantagenet kings.
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 Henry I
When William II was killed by an arrow whilst hunting on 2 August 1100, however, Robert was returning from the First Crusade.
William of Malmesbury describes Henry thusly: "He was of middle stature, greater than the small, but exceeded by the very tall; his hair was fl and set back upon the forehead; his eyes mildly bright; his chest brawny; his body fleshy."
Disaster struck when William Adelin, his only legitimate son, perished in the wreck of the White Ship on 25 November 1120 off the coast of Normandy.
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 On a Tall White Ship - Alternate History Discussion Board
Loius VI of France however championed William Clito and arranged for him to be married to Johanna of Montferrat, daughter of Renier I of Montferrat and Gisela of Burgundy, and thus half-sister of the French queen.
Louis VI of France however championed William Clito and arranged for him to be married to Johanna of Montferrat, daughter of Renier I of Montferrat and Gisela of Burgundy, and thus half-sister of the French queen.
William had some claim on the county, being the grandson of Matilda of Flanders and thus a great-grandson of Baldwin V of Flanders.
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 Ancestors and Family of William III Clito of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
William Clito was the son of Robert Curthose, Duke of Normandy, by his marriage with Sibylla of Conversano.
William married Jeanne de Montferrat, daughter of Ranieri de Montferrat and Gisela of Burgundy, in Jan 1128.
William next married Sybil of Anjou, daughter of Fulk V the Younger of Anjou and Ermengard of Maine, 1122 or 1123.
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 GURPS Alternate Earths II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its point of divergence is the successful crossing of the White Ship, meaning that William Adelin, the sole male heir of King Henry I of England, was never drowned.
This not only prevented the succession struggle between his sister Matilda and Stephen of Blois (and the Anarchy which followed Stephen's accession to the throne), but also led to Eleanor of Aquitaine becoming even more important to Centrum's history than she was to ours.
Married not to Henry II of England but to William Adelin's son Robert the Crusader, Eleanor ruled in her husband's absence and during their son's infancy, establishing an incredibly powerful Anglo-French Empire by her death in 1204.
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 Hissem_Norman-French Genealogy
William Gernet, by the service of meeting the king on the borders of the city, with his horse and white rod, and conducting him into and out of the city.
William de Talvas, son of William of Bellême and Mathilde of Condé-sur-Noireau, in the Calvados region.
William's adherents led two rebellions in his name, from 1112-1120, and, after the death of Henry I's son and heir, William Adelin, in 1123.
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 Informat.io on William I Of England
William invaded England, won a victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and suppressed subsequent English revolts in what has become known as the Norman Conquest.
He marched an army of similar size to William's 250 miles in 9 days to challenge him at the crucial battle of Senlac, which later became known as the Battle of Hastings.
William's defeat of these led to what became known as The Harrying of the North (Sometimes called Harrowing) in which Northumbria was laid waste as revenge and to deny his enemies its resources.
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 King Henry I
William of Malmesbury (1095 – 1143) was an English historian during the 12th century.
Twelve year old William was taken by his father to Anjou, and there married to the little girl, and then she was left behind, while he was to return to England with his father.
A boat was lowered, and William safely placed in it; but, just as he was rowed off he heard the cries of the ladies who were left behind, and caused the oarsmen to turn back for them.
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 Our Family - pafc313 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
When that was repeated to him, William, all 5'10" of him, rode from Normandy to Bruges, found Matilda on her way to church, dragged her off her horse (some said by her long braids), threw her down in the street in front of her flabbergasted attendants, and then rode off.
Whatever the truth of the matter, years later when she was acting as regent for William in England, she used her authority to confiscate Brihtric's lands (without even any formal charges, much less a trial) and throw him into prison, where he died under suspicious circumstances consistent with poisoning.
Matilda bore William ten children, and he was believed to have been faithful to her, at least up until the time their son Robert rebelled against his father and Matilda sided with Robert against William.
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 The Dugout Community - 1066 and all that...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
William refused to comment after the game, he was clearly upset at the way 3 of his trusted nobles had betrayed him and his performance left a little to be desired.
William had now been in control of his new domain for 7 years and yet he was still able to keep command of his native Normandy.
William was furious that his rule should be threatened yet again by Northerners, so he rallied his team like never before and he had to, as given the relative youth of the Northerners, there was the chance of an upset here.
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 Empress Matilda - Emaltaswiki
Her brother William Adelin had perished several years before in the wreck of the White Ship, leaving Maud the only legitimate heir to the English throne, a fact that King Henry II may have had contrary evidence to.
Maud returned to England, where her father named her his heir, and arranged another marriage for her.
Archbishop Thomas Becket refused to allow William to marry the Countess of Surrey and the young man fled to Maud's court at Rouen.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on BlinkBits.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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William Alexander Anthony Archibald Hamilton, 11th Duke of Hamilton (en)
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 Our Family - pafc309 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
One source for the speculation that Agatha Ferrers was Joan's mother is Sir William Dugdale, in The Baronage of England (1675-6).
Others think William was born in 1153, and point out that Henry might still have been there nine months before William was born.
William felt that the major fault of Fulk's reign was his inattention to the defense of the states to the north against the invasions of Zengi, which culminated in the fall of the County of Edessa in 1143.
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 1128 oddd.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
- William of Tyre, Archbishop of Tyre and historian of the Crusades (approximate date; died 1186)
Her brother William Adelin had perished several years before in the wreck of the White Ship, leaving Maud the only legitimate heir to the English throne.
Mr Philip was a friend of the Rev William Still, minister at Gilcomston South Church in Aberdeen from 1945 until 1997, the pioneer of expository preaching in the Church of Scotland.
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 Henry I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Henry I (c.1068 - December 1, 1135), called Henry Beauclerk or Henry Beauclerc because of his scholarly interests, was the youngest son of William the Conqueror.
When William II died in 1100, however, Robert was returning from the
The dispute was eventually settled by Stephen's naming of Matilda's son, Henry, as his heir in 1153.
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 Edelin ancestry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John DeBurgh de Conteville de Boulogne, Baron of Tonsburgh and Count of Comines in Normandy, commanding general in William's conquest of England.
Adelin was the French pronunciation of "Aetheling", meaning an Anglo-Saxon English prince.
William Fitz Adelin DeBurgh de Conteville, of Yorkshire and Cumberland, England.
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 700000 people connected with European Royalty
William De Burgh Earl Of Ulster and Maud Plantagenet Of Lancaster
William De Burgh Sir and A Daughter Of Macfordan
AKA: William "Mafonache" Fitzrobert Born: Abt 1110 - Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
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 Henry I NORMAN King Of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Eventually, wary of his devious manouevring, they acted together and signed an accession treaty which effectively disbarred Henry from either throne, stipulating that if either died without an heir, the two dominions of their father would be reunited under the surviving brother.
The following year in 1101, Robert Curthose attempted to seize back the crown by invading England.
He had two children by Edith-Matilda before her death in 1118: Maud, born February 1102, and William Adelin, born November 1103.
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