Biography of William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100

Around 1056 William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 was born to William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (28) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 (25)


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


On 09 Sep 1087 William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 (31) succeeded II King England: Norman


Death of William "The Conqueror"

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.


On 26 Sep 1087 William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 (31) was crowned II King England: Norman


In 1095 Roger Lacy -1106 exiled for rebelling against William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 (39)


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 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 and Henry Beaumont 1st Earl Warwick 1050-1119, and Roger Clare 1066-1131 and Gilbert Clare 1066-1117 were present.


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 955-1003


Great x 3 GrandFather: Berenguer II Lombardy 900-966


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

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

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

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

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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