1100-1129 Henry I and the White Ship

Death of William Rufus

On 02 Aug 1100 William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 (44) was killed whilst hunting, not known whether accidentally or otherwise, in the New Forest, Hampshire. The brothers Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 and Henry Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Warwick 1050-1119, and Roger Clare 1066-1131 and Gilbert Clare 1066-1117 were present.

Coronation of Henry I

Around 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (33) was crowned I King England: Norman by Maurice Unknown Bishop London -1107 at Westminster Abbey.

Treaty of Alton

After 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (33) and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (50), brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton, Hampshire by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (50) agreed to renounce his claim to the English throne in exchange for a yearly stipend and other concessions.

Marriage of Henry I and Matilda

On 11 Nov 1100 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (32) and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (20) were married. Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (20) was crowned Queen Consort England at which time Edith was renamed Matilda.

Christmas Court

In Dec 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (33) hosted his at Christmas Court at Westminster Palace, Westminster. Gilbert Clare 1066-1117 attended.

Battle of Tinchebray

On 28 Sep 1106 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (38) defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (55) at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray, Orne
William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey -1138 and Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118. Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine -1110 commanded the reserve. The following fought for Henry:
William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini 1086-1148 (20)
Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119 (43)
Raoul Tosny 1079-1126 (26)
William "Butler" Daubigny 1064-1139 (42)
Robert Grandesmil 1086-1126 (19), and
William Normandy I Count Évreux -1118.
Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (55) was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released.
William Mortain Count Mortain, 2nd Earl Cornwall 1083-1140 (22) was also captured. He spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk.
Edgar "Aetheling" II King England 1051-1126 (55) was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (26) in 1100.
Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury 1056-1130 escaped.
Robert Stuteville was captured.

Battle of Bremule

On 20 Aug 1119 at the Battle of Bremule at Gaillardbois-Cressenville Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (51) and his son William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy 1103-1120 (16) defeated the army of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137 (37) who had invaded Normandy in support of William Clito Normandy Count Flanders 1102-1128 who claimed the Duchy of Normandy.

Sinking of The White Ship

On 25 Nov 1120 the White Ship left Barfleur, Basse Normandie, with a party of young Normans. Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (52) had left earlier on another ship. A mile out the White Ship foundered on a submerged rock. William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy 1103-1120 (17), his half-siblings Richard Fitzroy 1100-1120 and Matilda Fitzroy Count Perche -1120, William Bigod -1120, Lucia-Mahaut Blois Countess Chester -1120, brothers Geoffrey Aigle -1120 and Engenulf Aigle -1120, half-brothers Richard Avranches 2nd Earl Chester 1094-1120 (26) and Ottiwel Avranches -1120, brothers Ivo Grandesmil -1120 and William Grandesmil -1120 and Geoffrey Ridel -1120 were all drowned.