Reference Entry

Henry I (1068/1069-1135), king of England and lord of Normandy

Warren Hollister

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12948

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Family, childhood, and adolescence | Early manhood, 1086-1088 | Relations with Robert Curthose, 1088-1089 | Count in the Cotentin, 1089-1091 | The young Henry and his brothers, 1091-1100 | The accession of Henry I | The new king | Ecclesiastical policy: early relations with Anselm | Marriage | Establishing the new regime, 1100-1102 | Anselm, investitures, and the conquest of Normandy, 1102-1106 | Henry's reorganization of government | The defence of Normandy, 1106-1119 | The White Ship and the problem of the succession, 1120-1121 | War and diplomacy, 1123-1125 | William Clito and the Flemish crisis, 1125-1128 | The alliance with Anjou, 1127-1128 | Anglo-Norman governance and culture | The systematization of government | Royal patronage | Justice and finance | Henry's final years, 1128-1135 | Death and burial | Historical interpretations | Aftermath

Reference Entry.  12844 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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