British Monarchy

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British Monarchy – King Stephen Timeline

Date Summary Detailed Information 1096/97 Birth A son, Stephen, was born to Stephen, Count Palatine of Blois, Brie, Chartres and Meaux and his wife Adela, daughter of William I and Matilda of Flanders at Blois, France. 1125 Marriage Stephen, count of Blois, married...

British Monarchy – Henry I Timeline

Date Summary Details Sept 1068 Birth A fourth son, Henry, was born to William I and Matilda of Flanders at Selby, Yorkshire. 9 Sept 1087 Death of William the Conqueror William died in France from wounds received at the siege of Mantes. He left Normandy to his eldest...

British Monarchy – William II (Rufus) Timeline

Date Summary Detailed Information 1057 Birth A third son, William, was born, in Normandy, to William, Duke of Normandy and his wife Matilda of Flanders. 9 Sept 1087 Death of William the Conqueror William died in France from wounds received at the siege of Mantes. He...

Edward the Confessor & Harold I Timeline

Edward the Confessor 8 June 1042 Accession of Edward the Confessor Edward returned from exile in Normandy to claim the English throne. However, he was not popular with the  Anglo-Danish aristocracy established by Cnut. 3 April 1043 Coronation of Edward the...

British Monarchy – Alfred the Great Timeline

Alfred the Great Timeline    Date     Summary     Detailed Information   23 April 871 Accession of Alfred King Alfred succeeded his brother Ethelred to the throne of Wessex and Danish Mercia. 870 Birth of Edmund A son, Edmund, was...
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