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.
Died: Lyons-la-Foret, near Rouen, France. December 1, 1135.
Buried: Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.