Henry I, King of England - The fourth son of William the Conqueror, Henry succeeded his elder brother William II as King in 1100 and defeated his eldest brother, Robert Curthose, to become Duke of Normandy in 1106. He married Princess Matilda of Scotland to unite the Normans and Saxons.  Generation 27 on our family tree.

Henry I, King of England - The fourth son of William the Conqueror, Henry succeeded his elder brother William II as King in 1100 and defeated his eldest brother, Robert Curthose, to become Duke of Normandy in 1106. He married Princess Matilda of Scotland to unite the Normans and Saxons. Generation 27 on our family tree.

Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England 1031 - 1083 Married to William I, The Conqueror 26th GGM

Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England 1031 - 1083 Married to William I, The Conqueror 26th GGM

Henry I Of England - statue in Westminster//known as Henry Beauclerc (or Educated) the fourth son of William the Conqueror. Henry married Matilda of Scotland but continued to have a large number of mistresses, by whom he had many illegitimate children. Considered by contemporaries to be a harsh but effective ruler, Henry skilfully manipulated the barons in England and Normandy as well as his daughter and nephew who fought for his throne after his death.

Henry I Of England - statue in Westminster//known as Henry Beauclerc (or Educated) the fourth son of William the Conqueror. Henry married Matilda of Scotland but continued to have a large number of mistresses, by whom he had many illegitimate children. Considered by contemporaries to be a harsh but effective ruler, Henry skilfully manipulated the barons in England and Normandy as well as his daughter and nephew who fought for his throne after his death.

William the Conqueror | Falaise - Statue of William the Conqueror, Rollo | Flickr - Photo ...

William the Conqueror | Falaise - Statue of William the Conqueror, Rollo | Flickr - Photo ...

Edward I and Eleanor of Castile   ------------------------------------------------- 23rd Great Grandparents

Edward I and Eleanor of Castile ------------------------------------------------- 23rd Great Grandparents

Statue of Richard the Lionheart, outside the Houses of Parliament, London. One of my GGFather's. djknight

Statue of Richard the Lionheart, outside the Houses of Parliament, London. One of my GGFather's. djknight

Ethelwulf, King of Wessex and the son of King Egbert of Wessex. Ethelwulf was the father of Alfred the Great.

Ethelwulf, King of Wessex and the son of King Egbert of Wessex. Ethelwulf was the father of Alfred the Great.

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