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  2. Henry I of England - Wikipedia

    Henry I ( c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death in 1135. He was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and was educated in Latin and the liberal arts. On William's death in 1087, Henry's elder brothers Robert Curthose and William Rufus inherited Normandy and England ...

  3. Henry I | Biography, Achievements, & Facts | Britannica

    Henry I (born 1069, Selby, Yorkshire, England—died December 1, 1135, Lyons-la-Forêt, Normandy) youngest and ablest of William I the Conqueror’s sons, who, as king of England (1100–35), strengthened the crown’s executive powers and, like his father, also ruled Normandy (from 1106).

  4. Henry I of England - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Henry I (21 September 1068 — 1 December 1135), also called Henry Beauclerc (meaning good scholar), was the King of England from his older brother, William II 's assassination in 1100 until his death in 1135. He was also the Duke of Normandy from 1106 where he defeated his older brother Robert Curthose until his death in 1135.

  5. BBC - History - Henry I

    Henry I © The youngest and most able of William the Conqueror's sons, Henry strengthened the crown's executive powers and modernised royal administration. Henry was born in England in 1068...

  6. Henry I of England - World History Encyclopedia

    Unknown Artist (Public Domain) Henry I reigned as the king of England from 1100 to 1135 CE. The son of William the Conqueror (r. 1066-1087 CE), Henry succeeded his brother William II of England (r. 1087-1100 CE) after he had died in a hunting accident and left no heir.

  7. Henry I summary | Britannica

    Henry I, known as Henry Beauclerc (French: “Good Scholar”), (born 1069—died Dec. 1, 1135, Lyons-la-Forêt, Normandy), King of England (1100–35) and ruler of Normandy (1106–35). The youngest son of William I, he became king on the death of William II.

  8. Henry I 'Beauclerc' (r. 1100-1135) William II was followed on the throne by his youngest brother, Henry. He was crowned three days after his brother's death, against the possibility that his eldest brother Robert might claim the English throne on his imminent return from the Crusade.

  9. Henry I - Oxford Reference

    Search for: 'Henry I' in Oxford Reference ». (1068–1135),king of England (1100–35) and duke of Normandy (1106–35), was the youngest son of William the Conqueror. He played an intermittent role in the struggle between his elder brothers Robert Curthose and William Rufus for control of the Anglo‐Norman realm and seized the opportunity ...

  10. Henry I - Students | Britannica Kids | Homework Help

    Henry I. (1069–1135). King Henry I of England was the youngest son of the Norman conqueror William I. He was a skillful, intelligent monarch who achieved peace in England and reunited the Anglo-Norman state his father had created. Henry was born in 1069 in Selby, Yorkshire, England. His nickname, Beauclerc, which means “good scholar,” was ...

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    Henry I (1068–1135) King of England (1100–35), youngest son of William I (the Conqueror). Henry rescinded unpopular taxes and married a Scottish princess of Anglo-Saxon descent. He thus won the support that helped him to defeat his brother Robert II, Duke of Normandy, and regain Normandy for the English crown (1106).