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

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland 1031 – 1093

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland

Father – King Duncan I of Scotland
Mother – Suthen
Spouses – Ingibiorg Finnsdottir, Margaret of Scotland
Children – by Ingibiorg – Duncan, Donald, Malcolm; by Margaret – Edward, Edmund, Ethelred, Edgar, Alexander, Edith, Mary, David
King of Scotland – 1058 – 1093
Predecessor – Lulach – 1057 – 1058
Successor – Donald III – 1093 – 1094

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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 William Aetheling 1103 – 1120

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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