Biography of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Norman

Descendants Family Trees:

William "Conqueror" I King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 7 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Son of William "Conqueror" I King England

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks

Kings France: Great Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Timeline

Around 1068 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Funeral of William "Conqueror"

After 09 Sep 1087 William "Conqueror" I King England was buried at Abbaye-aux-Hommes, Caen, Calvados, Basse Normandie at a ceremony presided over by Gilbert Arques Bishop Evreux. Henry "Beauclearc" I King England attended.

In 1090 Juliane Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

In 1092 Fulk Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Ansfride Unknown

In 1092 Sybilla Fitzroy Queen Consort Scotland was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Sybilla Corbet at Domfront

In 1093 Robert Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Edith Forne

Before 1100 Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Unknown Unknown

On 02 Aug 1100 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England succeeded I King England: Norman

Marriage of Henry I and Matilda

On 11 Nov 1100 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England were married. Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England was crowned Queen Consort England at which time Edith was renamed Matilda.

Before 1101 Richard Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Ansfride Unknown

Coronation of Henry I

Around 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England was crowned I King England: Norman by Maurice Unknown Bishop London at Westminster Abbey

Treaty of Alton

After 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy, brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy agreed to renounce his claim to the English throne in exchange for a yearly stipend and other concessions.

Christmas Court

In Dec 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England hosted his at Christmas Court at Westminster Palace. Gilbert Clare attended.

On 07 Feb 1102 Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

On 05 Aug 1103 William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England.The name Adelin an Anglo-Saxon term meaning Noble, or Prince, reflecting his mother's descent from the House of Wessex (her mother was Margaret Wessex Queen Consort Scotland ).

Battle of Tinchebray

On 28 Sep 1106 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray, Orne
William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey and Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester. Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine commanded the reserve.The following fought for Henry:
William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini
Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany
Raoul Tosny
William "Butler" Daubigny
Robert Grandesmil, and
William Normandy I Count Évreux.
Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released.
William Mortain Count Mortain was also captured.He spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk.
Edgar "Aetheling" II King England was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England in 1100.
Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu escaped.
Robert Stuteville was captured.

Around 1110 Reginald de Dunstanville Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Sybilla Corbet at Dénestanville

Battle of Bremule

On 20 Aug 1119 at the Battle of Bremule at Gaillardbois-Cressenville Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and his son William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy defeated the army of Louis "Fat" VI King France who had invaded Normandy in support of William Clito Normandy Count Flanders 1102-1128 who claimed the Duchy of Normandy.

Sinking of The White Ship

On 25 Nov 1120 the White Ship left Barfleur, Basse Normandie, with a party of young Normans. Henry "Beauclearc" I King England had left earlier on another ship. A mile out the White Ship foundered on a submerged rock. William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy, his half-siblings Richard Fitzroy and Matilda Fitzroy Count Perche, William Bigod, Lucia-Mahaut Blois Countess Chester, brothers Geoffrey Aigle and Engenulf Aigle, half-brothers Richard Avranches 2nd Earl Chester and Ottiwel Avranches, brothers Ivo Grandesmil and William Grandesmil and Geoffrey Ridel were all drowned.

On 24 Jan 1121 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Adeliza Reginar Queen Consort England were married at Windsor Castle. Adeliza Reginar Queen Consort England by marriage Queen Consort England

Around May 1121 Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford and Sibyl Neufmarché Countess Hereford were married.The marriage had been personally arranged by Henry "Beauclearc" I King England.

On 10 Jun 1128 Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy was knighted by Henry "Beauclearc" I King England in preparation for his wedding to Henry's daughter.

On 01 Dec 1135 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England died

Around Apr 1156 William Plantagenet IX Count Poitiers was buried at Reading Abbey at the feet of his great-grandfather Henry "Beauclearc" I King England.

Gilbert Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Henry Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Nest ferch Rhys Dinefwr

Matilda Fitzroy Count Perche was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Matilda Fitzroy Duchess Brittany was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

1130-1154 Anarchy

Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy, daughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England, his only remaining legitimate child, and Stephen I King England, son of Adela Normandy Count Blois (daughter of William the Conqueror), waged war over the succession.

Mabel Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

William de Tracy Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Constance Fitzroy Viscountess Beaumont was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Aline Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Isabel Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

William Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Sybilla Corbet

Matilda Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Gundrada Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Rohese Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Emma Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Adeliza Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Edith Forne

Wife Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Sibyl Fitzroy was born to Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Ancestry

Father: William "Conqueror" I King England

GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

Great Great GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great Great GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown Count Ponthieu

Great GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre Duchess Normandy

Great Great GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great Great GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany

GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

Mother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

Great GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

Great Great GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders

Great Great GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy Count Flanders

Great GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Flanders

Great Great GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes

Great Great GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

GrandMother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy

Great GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

Great Great GrandFather: Hugh I King France

Great Great GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers

Great GrandMother: Constance Arles Queen Consort France

Great Great GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence

Great Great GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort West Francia