Duke Robert I The Magnificent of Normandy
(1000-1035/1035)
Herleva
Count Baldwin V of Flanders
(1012-1067)
Countess Adèle of Flanders The Holy of Messines
(1009-1079)
King William "the Conqueror" of England
(1028-1087)
Matilda of Flanders
(1031/1035-1083)
King Henry I (of) England of England
(1068-1135)

 

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Parents:
1. King William "the Conqueror" of England & Matilda of Flanders
2. King William "the Conqueror" of England & Matilda of Flanders

Spouses/Children:
1. Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland

2. Adelicia (Adeliza) of Louvain Princess of Brabant, Queen of England
3. Unknown
4. Unknown
5. Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland

King Henry I (of) England of England 986

  • Born: 7 Sep 1068, Selby in Yorkshire 986,987,988,989
  • Marriage (1): Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland
  • Marriage (2): Adelicia (Adeliza) of Louvain Princess of Brabant, Queen of England on 24 Jan 1121 984
  • Partnership (3): Unknown
  • Marriage (4): Unknown
  • Marriage (5): Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland on 11 Nov 1100 in Westminster Abbey, England 985
  • Died: 1 Dec 1135, Lyons-la-Forêt, France at age 67 987,988,990
  • Buried: Reading Abbey, England 988

  Noted events in his life were:

• Ruled, 1100-1135. 811,991 Henry was the fourth son of William the Conqueror. On William's death in 1087, Henry's elder brothers Robert Curthose and William Rufus inherited Normandy and England, respectively, but Henry was left landless. Henry purchased the County of Cotentin in western Normandy from Robert, but William and Robert deposed him in 1091. Henry gradually rebuilt his power base in the Cotentin and allied himself with William against Robert. Henry was present when William died in a hunting accident in 1100, and he seized the English throne, promising at his coronation to correct many of William's less popular policies.

Henry then defeated Robert at the battle of Tinchebrai in 1106 to seize control of Normandy and thereafter kept Robert imprisoned for nearly three decades at Cardiff Castle.


Henry married Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland, daughter of King Malcolm III Of Scotland and (St.) Margaret of Scotland Margaret of Wessex. (Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland was born circa 1080 in Dumferline, Fife, Scotland,988,992 died on 1 May 1118 in Westminster Abbey, England 811,988,992 and was buried in Westminster Cathedral, England 988.)


Henry next married Adelicia (Adeliza) of Louvain Princess of Brabant, Queen of England, daughter of Godfrey I Count of Louvain The Courageous The Great and Ida of Chiny, on 24 Jan 1121.984 (Adelicia (Adeliza) of Louvain Princess of Brabant, Queen of England was born in 1103 in Leuvan, Belgium,984,993,994 died on 23 Apr 1151 in Affligham, Flanders, Belgium 811,984,994 and was buried in Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England 994.)


Henry had a relationship with Unknown.


Henry next married.


Henry next married Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland, daughter of King Malcolm III Of Scotland and (St.) Margaret of Scotland Margaret of Wessex, on 11 Nov 1100 in Westminster Abbey, England.985 (Matilda (also called Edith) of Scotland was born circa 1080 in Dumferline, Fife, Scotland,988,992 died on 1 May 1118 in Westminster Abbey, England 811,988,992 and was buried in Westminster Cathedral, England 988.)




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