BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM "CONQUEROR" I KING ENGLAND 1028-1087

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

In 1057 at Varaville William "Conqueror" I King England defeated the army of Henry I King France and Geoffrey "Martel aka Hammer" Ingelger II Count Anjou during the Battle of Varaville. Henry and Geoffrey's army were fording the Dives River when the tide came in; only half of the army had crossed. William seized the opportunity and attacked.

Around 1028 William "Conqueror" I King England was born to Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy and Herleva Unknown at Falaise Castle

In 1035 William "Conqueror" I King England succeeded II Duke Normandy

In 1047 William "Conqueror" I King England supported by Henry I King France defeated a rebel army opposed to William "Conqueror" I King England's succession as Duke of Normandy some twelve years before at the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes in Caen. The rebel army was led by William "Conqueror" I King England's cousin Guy .

Before 1051 William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England were married

Around 1051 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Around 1054 Richard Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Around 1056 William "Rufus" II King England was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Around 1056 Cecilia Normandy Abbot Caen was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

In 1057 Constance Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Around 1061 Matilda Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

In Jan 1066 William "Conqueror" I King England convened the Council of Lillebonne at Lillebonne to raise support for his claim to the English throne. The attendees are not known but likely to have included his companions at the subsequent Battle of Hastings including Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury and Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux, Earl Kent.

On 14 Oct 1066 William "Conqueror" I King England fought at Senlac Hill during the Battle of Hastings: Normandy

On 25 Dec 1066 William "Conqueror" I King England was crowned I King England: Norman at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of William "The Conqueror"

Around 1067 Adela Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Around 1068 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

On Jul 1087 William "Conqueror" I King England injured at Mantes

On 09 Sep 1087 William "Conqueror" I King England died at Priory of St Gervaise

After 09 Sep 1087 William "Conqueror" I King England was buried at Abbaye-aux-Hommes during the Funeral of William "Conqueror"

Adeliza Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

ANCESTRY

Father: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

2G GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

3G GrandFather: William "Longsword" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy

4G GrandMother: Poppa Unknown

3G GrandMother: Sprota Unknown

2G GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown

3G GrandFather: Unknown Unknown

GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

2G GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

3G GrandFather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes

4G GrandFather: Pascweten Vannes

5G GrandFather: Alan "Great" I King Brittany

2G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou

5G GrandFather: Fulk "Red" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

5G GrandMother: Roscille Loches

4G GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown

3G GrandMother: Adele Vermandois

4G GrandFather: Robert Vermandois Count Meaux

Mother: Herleva Unknown