Empress Matilda (Maud) 1102 – 1167

Born – February 1102 Father – King Henry I of England (1068 – 1135) Mother – Edith (Matilda) of Scotland (1080 – 1118) Spouses – m. 1114 – Henry V of Germany (1086 – 1125); m. 1128 – Geoffrey of Anjou (1113 – 1151) Children – King Henry II (1133 – 1189), Geoffrey (1134 – … Read more

Matilda of Boulogne 1105 – 1152

Born – 1105 Died – 3rd May 1152 Father – Eustace III of Boulogne (1050 – 1125) Mother – Mary of Scotland (1082 – 1116) Spouse – m. 1125 –  King Stephen (1097 – 1154) Children – Baldwin (1126 – 1135), Eustace (1129 – 1153), Matilda (1133 – 1140), Marie – 1136 – 1182), William … Read more

King Stephen of England 1097 – 1154

Born – 1097 Died – 25th October 1154 Father – Stephen-Henry of Blois (1045 – 1102) Mother – Adela (1067 – 1137) Spouse – Matilda of Boulogne (1105 – 1152) Children – Baldwin (1126 – 1135), Eustace (1130 – 1153), Matilda (d. 1141), William (1135 – 1159), Marie (1136 – 1182) King of England – … Read more

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

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

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland 1031 – 1093

Born – 26th March 1031 Died – 13th November 1093 Father – Duncan I, King of Scotland (1001 – 1040) Mother – Suthen Spouses – m. 1059 – Ingibiorg Finnsdottir (d. c1069), m. 1070 – Margaret of Scotland (1045 – 1093) Children – by Ingibiorg – Duncan II of Scotland (1060 – 1094), Donald (1061 … Read more

William Aetheling 1103 – 1120

Born – 5th August 1103 Died – 25th November 1120 Father – King Henry I of England (1068 – 1135) Mother – Edith (Matilda) of Scotland (c1080 – 1118) Spouse – m. 1119 – Matilda of Anjou (1106 – 1154) Children – No children 1103 (5th August) William Aetheling was born to Henry I and … Read more

English History 1090 – 1099

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 1090 – 1099 The monarch for this period was William II 1091 (2nd February) King William II invaded Normandy and defeated his brother, Robert Curthose. Robert was forced to cede lands in Normandy to his brother. 1091 (July) King … Read more