King William's reign ended after 12 years, 10 months and 22 days.
His brother Henry I was rumoured to have ordered Walter Tirel to kill William. This theory was supported by Henry's eagerness to ascend the throne.
William died August 2 1100 while hunting in the New Forest. He was killed by an arrow that was sent through his lung.
Throughout his reign, William ended multiple rebellions. Examples of the rebellions he seized were in Northumbria and Wales.
Even though Anselm was regarded as one of the greatest theologians of their generation, William and him didn't agree on anything. Anselm went into exile in October 1097.
In 1089, William's father's advisor and confidant died. He delayed appointing a new archbishop but finally appointed Anselm of Canterbury.
Malcolm III, King of Scotland, revolted against William in 1093 when William compelled him to accept his overlordship. King Malcolm's troops were left extremely defeated by William's troops and Malcolm was killed.
In 1088, William's uncle inspired a rebellion in Robert's favour. The rebbellion collapsed when Robert failed to appear. William took control of Normandy in 1089.
William became the King in 1087 after his father William the Conqueror died on September 9.
William I gave the Duchy of Normandy to his eldest child and William Rufus' brother Robert. He gave his favourite child; William II, England. William was crowned King of England in September 1087.