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William I [known as William the Conqueror] (1027/1028-1087), king of England and duke of Normandy

David Bates

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/29448

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Family and background | The establishment of ducal rule | Expanding horizons | The 1066 campaign | Conquest and consolidation | Rule over Normandy and England | The end of the reign | The man and his rule | Achievement

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