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William I [known as William the Conqueror]

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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William I [known as William the Conqueror] (1027/8–1087), king of England and duke of Normandy, was born at Falaise.

William's father was Robert (II), ...

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Subjects: British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; European History

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