Biography of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Timeline

Before 1051 William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (22) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 (19) were married

Around 1068 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 was born to William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (40) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 (37)

In 1083 Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 (52) died

On 09 Sep 1087 William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (59) died at the Priory of St Gervaise, Rouen. He was buried at Abbaye-aux-Hommes, Caen, Calvados, Basse Normandie at a ceremony presided over by Gilbert Arques Bishop Evreux. Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (19) attended.

In 1090 Juliane Fitzroy 1090-1136 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (22)

In 1092 Sybilla Fitzroy Queen Consort Scotland 1092-1122 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (24) and Sybilla Corbet 1075-1157 (16) at Domfront

In 1092 Fulk Fitzroy 1092-1132 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (24) and Ansfride Unknown

In 1093 Robert Fitzroy 1093-1172 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (25) and Edith Forne 1080-1152 (13)

Before 1100 Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester 1099-1147 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (31)

On 02 Aug 1100 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (32) succeeded I King England: Norman

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.

Before 1101 Richard Fitzroy 1100-1120 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (32) and Ansfride Unknown

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.

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.

On 07 Feb 1102 Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy 1102-1167 was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (34) and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (22)

On 05 Aug 1103 William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy 1103-1120 was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (35) and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (23). The name Adelin an Anglo-Saxon term meaning Noble, or Prince, reflecting his mother's descent from the House of Wessex (her mother was Margaret Wessex Queen Consort Scotland 1045-1093 ).

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.

Around 1110 Reginald de Dunstanville Fitzroy 1110-1175 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (42) and Sybilla Corbet 1075-1157 (34) at Dénestanville

On 01 May 1118 Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (38) died at Westminster Palace, Westminster. She was buried at Westminster Abbey.

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.

On 24 Jan 1121 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (53) and Adeliza Reginar Queen Consort England 1103-1151 were married at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Adeliza Reginar Queen Consort England 1103-1151 by marriage Queen Consort England

Around May 1121 Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford -1143 and Sibyl Neufmarché Countess Hereford 1100-1143 (21) were married. The marriage had been personally arranged by Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (53).

On 10 Jun 1128 Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy 1113-1151 (14) was knighted by Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (60) in preparation for his wedding to Henry's daughter.

On 01 Dec 1135 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (67) died

On 23 Apr 1151 Adeliza Reginar Queen Consort England 1103-1151 died. She was buried at Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire.

In Apr 1156 William Plantagenet IX Count Poitiers 1153-1156 (2) died at Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. He was buried at Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire at the feet of his great-grandfather Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135.

Mabel Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Constance Fitzroy Viscountess Beaumont was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

William Fitzroy was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 and Sybilla Corbet 1075-1157

Isabel Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

1130-1154 Anarchy

Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy 1102-1167, daughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135, his only remaining legitimate child, and Stephen I King England 1094-1154, son of Adela Normandy Count Blois 1067-1137 (daughter of William the Conqueror), waged war over the succession.

Matilda Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Matilda Fitzroy Count Perche -1120 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Gundrada Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Rohese Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Emma Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Adeliza Fitzroy was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 and Edith Forne 1080-1152

Wife Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Sibyl Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Matilda Fitzroy Duchess Brittany was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Henry Fitzroy -1158 was born illegitimately to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 and Nest ferch Rhys Dinefwr 1085-1135

Gilbert Fitzroy -1142 was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Aline Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

William de Tracy Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Norman

Descendants Family Trees:

William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 7 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings England: Son of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks 778-840

Kings France: Great Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France 972-1031

Ancestry

Father: William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 Great x -2 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy 1000-1035

Great GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy 963-1026

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy 932-996

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Longsword" Normandy I Duke Normandy 893-942

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sprota Unknown

Great x 2 GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown Count Ponthieu

Great x 3 GrandFather: Unknown Unknown

Great GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre Duchess Normandy 982-1017

Great x 2 GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany -992

Great x 3 GrandFather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes -978

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany 956-1024

Great x 3 GrandFather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou 939-987

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adele Vermandois Count Anjou 934-982

GrandMother: Herleva Falaise

Great GrandFather: Father of Beatrix and Herleva

Mother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083

GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders 1012-1067

Great GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders 980-1035

Great x 2 GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders 960-987

Great x 3 GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders III Count Flanders 940-962

Great x 3 GrandMother: Matilda Billung Count Flanders 940-1008

Great x 2 GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy Count Flanders

Great x 3 GrandFather: Berenguer II Lombardy

Great GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Flanders -1036

Great x 2 GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes 965-1019

Great x 3 GrandFather: Sigfried Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Ardennes 922-998

Great x 3 GrandMother: Hedwig Nordgau

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

Great x 3 GrandFather: Heribert I Count Gleiberg Gleiburg

GrandMother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy 1009-1079

Great GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France 972-1031

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh I King France 941-996

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet Count Paris 898-956

Great x 3 GrandMother: Hedwig Saxon-Ottonian 910-965

Great x 2 GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers 945-1004

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Towhead" Poitiers III Duke Aquitaine 915-963

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gerloc aka Adela Normandy Duchess Aquitaine 912-962

Great GrandMother: Constance Arles Queen Consort France 986-1034

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence, 1st Count Arles 950-993

Great x 3 GrandFather: Boson II Count Arles 928-967

Great x 2 GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort West Francia 940-1026

Great x 3 GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou 905-960

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown Viscountess Anjou