Biography of William "Rufus" II 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 1056 William "Rufus" II King England was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

On 09 Sep 1087 William "Rufus" II King England succeeded II King England: Norman

On 26 Sep 1087 William "Rufus" II King England was crowned II King England: Norman

In 1095 Roger Lacy exiled for rebelling against William "Rufus" II King England

Death of William Rufus

On 02 Aug 1100 William "Rufus" II King England was killed whilst hunting, not known whether accidentally or otherwise, in the New Forest .The brothers Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester and Henry Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Warwick, and Roger Clare and Gilbert Clare were present.

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