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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.

Plantagenet/Tudor Family Tree, from Edward III through Elizabeth I.

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

Henry V, King of England (16 Sept 1386 – 31 Aug 1422) Buried in Westminster Abbey, London at the eastern end of the Chapel of Edward the Confessor.

Owain Gwynedd, aka Owain Fawr (Owain the Great) born c 1100 Gwynedd - died 23 or 28/11/1170, son of Gruffudd ap Cynan. Owain was King of Gwynedd and the first to be styled Prince of Wales. Owain led his forces with great success winning a major victory over the Normans at Crug Mawr in 1136. Owain took advantage of the Anarchy (English civil war 1139-54) between King Stephen and Empress Matilda to push the boundaries of Gwynedd further east than ever before. In 1157 king Henry II of England…

Tomb of Queen Leonora, Daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine & wife of King Alfonso VIII of Castile.

Mary Queen of Scots. Her son became King James I.