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Encyclopedia > Norman Dynasty
English Royalty
House of Normandy
William I
   Robert III Curthose, Duke of Normandy
   William II Rufus
   Adela, Countess of Blois
   Henry I Beauclerc
William II
Henry I
   Matilda, Countess of Anjou
   William Adelin
   Robert, Earl of Gloucester
Stephen
   Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne
   William, Count of Boulogne
   Marie, Countess of Boulogne

The Norman dynasty is a series of four monarchs, who ruled England from the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066, until 1154. They were succeeded by the Plantagenets. The British Monarchy is a shared monarchy. ... Norman conquests in red. ... William of Normandy (French: Guillaume de Normandie; c. ... Robert III (called Curthose for his short squat appearance) (c. ... William II (called Rufus, perhaps because of his red-faced appearance) (c. ... Adela of Blois (c. ... Henry I (circa 1068 – 1 December 1135) was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and the first born in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. ... William II (called Rufus, perhaps because of his red-faced appearance) (c. ... Henry I (circa 1068 – 1 December 1135) was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and the first born in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. ... Empress Matilda (February, 1101 — September 10, 1167; Saxon form Maud or Maude) — was the daughter and dispossessed heir of King Henry I of England. ... William Adelin (1103 – November 25, 1120) was the only legitimate son of Henry I of England and his wife Maud of Scotland. ... Robert of Gloucester also frequently refers to the historian Robert_of_Gloucester Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester (~1090 - October 31, 1147) was an illegitimate son of Henry I of England, and one of the dominant figures of the English Anarchy period. ... Stephen (c. ... Eustace IV (c. ... William of Blois (c. ... Marie of Boulogne was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Bayeux Tapestry depicting events leading to the Battle of Hastings The Norman conquest of England was the invasion of the Kingdom of England by William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy), in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman control of England. ... Events January 6 - Harold II is crowned September 20 - Battle of Fulford September 25 - Battle of Stamford Bridge September 29 - William of Normandy lands in England at Pevensey. ... King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by his adopted son Henry Plantagenet who becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21. ... Angevin (IPA: ) is the name applied to the residents of Anjou, a former province of the Kingdom of France, as well as to the residents of Angers. ...


The Norman Period

Monarchs of England

The Norman monarchs were:


William I 10661087 known as William the Conqueror William of Normandy (French: Guillaume de Normandie; c. ... Events January 6 - Harold II is crowned September 20 - Battle of Fulford September 25 - Battle of Stamford Bridge September 29 - William of Normandy lands in England at Pevensey. ... Events May 9 - The remains of Saint Nicholas were brought to Bari. ...


William II 10871100 William I's son William II (called Rufus, perhaps because of his red-faced appearance) (c. ... Events May 9 - The remains of Saint Nicholas were brought to Bari. ... Events William II of England dies in a hunting accident - Henry I becomes King of England King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties, one of the first examples of a constitution. ...


Henry I 11001135 William I's son Stephen 11351154 William I's grandson Henry I (circa 1068 – 1 December 1135) was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and the first born in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. ... Events William II of England dies in a hunting accident - Henry I becomes King of England King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties, one of the first examples of a constitution. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Stephen (c. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by his adopted son Henry Plantagenet who becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21. ...


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