William "the Conqueror," King of England

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William "the Conqueror," King of England, son of Robert I "the Magnificent," Duke of Normandy and Herleve, was born probably at Falaise, France, in 1027.1,2 He died at the priory of Saint Gerviais, Rouen, France, 9 September 1087,1,3 and was buried at abbey church of Saint-Étienne, Caen, France.3

William married Maud of Flanders, daughter of Baldwin V, Count of Flanders and Adele de France, about 1050.1,3

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Family

Maud of Flanders b. 1032, d. 3 Nov 1083
Children

Citations

  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals, 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 121-24, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:1 (England 1), 5:490 (App A12), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:1 (England 1), 5:491 (App A12).
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:7 (England 1.vii).
  5. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 169-24, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
  6. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:8 (England 2).