Battle of Hastings 14th October 1066

This timeline details the background to and events of the Battle of Hastings, 14th October 1066 Please note times given for the battle of Hastings are based on known times and sequence of events Background 1042 (8th June) Edward the Confessor, son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy succeeded his half-brother Harthacnut as … Read more Battle of Hastings 14th October 1066

King William II (Rufus) of England 1057 – 1100

Born – 1057 Died – 2nd August 1100 Father – King William I (Conqueror) (1027 – 1087) Mother – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Spouse – Not married Children – No children King of England – 1087 – 1100 Predecessor – William I (Conqueror) – 1066 – 1087 Successor –Henry I – 1100 – … Read more King William II (Rufus) of England 1057 – 1100

King William I (The Conqueror) of England 1027 – 1087

Born – c1027 Died – 9th September 1087 Father – Robert the Magnificent (1008 – 1035) Mother – Herleve of Falaise (1012 – 1050) Spouse – m. 1050 – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Children – Robert (1052 – 1134), Richard (1056 – 1075), Cecilia (1054 – 1126), Adeliza (b. 1055), William (1057 – … Read more King William I (The Conqueror) of England 1027 – 1087

Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1125

Born – c1051 Died – c1125 Father – Edward the Exile (1016 – 1057) Mother – Agatha of Kiev (c1028 – c1070) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of England – 1066 Predecessor – King Harold II – 1066 Successor – King William I (the Conqueror) – 1066 – 1087 1051 (around) Edgar … Read more Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1125

Alfred Aetheling 1005 – 1036

Born – 1005 Died – 5th February 1037 Father – King Aethelred the Unready (966 – 1016) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – m. 1045 – Edith of Wessex (1025 – 1075) Children – No children 1005 (around) Alfred Aetheling was born to King Aethelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy. … Read more Alfred Aetheling 1005 – 1036

King Edward the Confessor of England 1003 – 1066

Born – 1003 Died – 5th January 1066 Father – King Aethelred the Unready (966 – 1016) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – m. 1045 – Edith of Wessex (1025 – 1075) Children – No children King of England – 1042 – 1066 Predecessor – King Harthacnut – 1040 – 1042 … Read more King Edward the Confessor of England 1003 – 1066

King Edmund II (Ironside) of England 990 – 1016

Father – King Aethelred the Unready Mother – Aelfgifu of York Spouse – Ealdgyth Children – Edward the Exile, Edmund King of England – 1016 Predecessor – Aethelred the Unready – 1014 – 1016 Successor – King Canute – 1016 – 1035 990 (during) Edmund Ironside was born to King Aethelred the Unready and his … Read more King Edmund II (Ironside) of England 990 – 1016

King John of England 1166 – 1216

King JohnFather – Henry II
Mother – Eleanor of Aquitaine
Spouse – Isabella of Gloucester, Isabella of Angouleme
Children – Henry, Richard, Joan, Isabella, Eleanor
King of England – 1199 – 1216
Predecessor – Richard I – 1189 – 1199
Successor – Henry III – 1216 – 1272

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King Henry II (Plantagenet) of England 1133 – 1189

King Henry IIFather – Geoffrey of Anjou
Mother – Empress Matilda
Spouse – Eleanor of Aquitaine
Children – William, Henry, Matilda, Richard, Eleanor, Geoffrey, Joan, John
King of England – 1154 – 1189
Predecessor – Stephen
Successor – Richard I

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King Stephen of England 1097 – 1154

King StephenFather – Stephen-Henry of Blois
Mother – Adela
Spouse – Matilda of Boulogne
Children – Baldwin, Eustace, Matilda, William, Marie
King of England – 1135 – 1154
Predecessor – Henry I – 1100 – 1135
Successor – Henry II – 1154 – 1189

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Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052

Born – 985 Died – 6th March 1052 Father – Richard I, Duke of Normandy (932 – 996) Mother – Gunnora (950 – 1031) Spouses – 1. King Aethelred the Unready (966 – 1016), 2. King Canute (995 – 1035) Children – by Aethelred – King Edward the Confessor (1002 – 1066), Godgifu (1004 – … Read more Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052

English History 1010 – 1019

Aethelred the UnreadySweyn ForkbeardEdmund IronsideCnut the GreatThis timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 1010 – 1019

The monarchs for this period were:
Aethelred known as the Unready to 1013 & 1014 – 1016
Sweyn Forkbeard 1013 – 1014
Edmund Ironside 1016
Cnut from 1016

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