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Great-grandfather of Richard the Lionheart

Born: Selby, Yorkshire, 1068.

Parents: William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders.

Dynasty: House of Normandy.

Married: (1) Matilda of Scotland, November 11, 1100 (2) Adela of Louvain, January 29, 1121.

Children: Three legitimate. Notably William Adelin and Matilda (by Matilda) and twenty illegitimate children.

Succeeded: to the throne of England, August 2,1100.

Crowned: at Westminster Abbey August 5, 1100..

Authority: King of England and from 1106, Duke of Normandy.

Rule: 35years.

Died: Lyons-la-Foret, near Rouen, France. December 1, 1135.

Buried: Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.