William the Conqueror Timeline

 

William the Conqueror Timeline

 

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William the Conqueror Biography
Battle of Hastings
Bayeux Tapestry
Doomsday Book

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Years of Reign
1066-1087
1028 William the Conqueror was born in 1028 - his exact date of birth is unknown. He was the bastard son of Robert I the Duke of Normandy
1035 William the Bastard became Duke of Normandy at the age of only seven years old
1051 William said that King Edward the Confessor had promised that William should succeed him as king of England.
1052 1052: Married Matilda of Flanders. William and Matilda had six daughters and four sons
1066 January 4th 1066: The Death of Edward the Confessor
January 6th 1066: Harold Earl of Wessex crowned King of England
April 1066: Halley's Comet
Spring 1066: Norman mission to Rome to seek Papal support for the Norman Invasion
July 1066: William prepares his fleet for the English invasion at the River Dives in Normandy
September 27th 1066: Duke William sets sail for England - The Norman Invasion begins
September 28th 1066: Duke William lands at Pevensey, on the South coast of England. The Norman Invasion
September 29th 1066: Duke William occupies Hastings, on the South coast of England
October 1st 1066: Harold , celebrating his victory over the Vikings at York, receives news of the Norman invasion
October 1st 1066: Harold marches his army back from the North of England to the South of England to defend against the Norman Invasion!
October 6th 1066: King Harold arrives in London  
October 1066 The English Army prepare their defences at Senlac
Friday 13th of October 1066: Negotiations between the Normans and Saxons - William demands that King Harold either resigns his royalty in favor of William, refers it to the arbitration of the Pope or let it be determined by the issue of a single combat. King Harold declines
Saturday 14th of October 1066: The Normans and the Saxons fight the Battle of Hastings. The wounded King Harold was killed and his body mutilated by the Normans. William had won the Battle of Hastings - he was the Conqueror
December 25th 1066: William is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey in London
1067 Quashed a rebellion led by King Harold's mother Gytha
1068 King William exacted a terrible punishment on the rebels in the North of England referred to as 'The Harrying of the North'
Matilda is crowned Queen of England
1071 Quashed a rebellion led by Hereward the Wake
1073 The Building of Norman castles in England including the Tower of London
1086 Compilation of the Doomsday book
1087 1087 9th September: King William I died at Saint-Gervais near Rouen, France.

Also see the Bayeux Tapestry

Time line of Key Dates Time line of William the Conqueror - Key events
Years of Reign
1066-1087

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