When I die my eldest son, William Rufus, will become king
William the Conqueror had four sons and three daughters. his eldest son was called Robert, the middle was called William Rufus and his third son was Henry.
On the 1/08/1100 William Rufus was hunting in the new forest as the King of England. when he was shot by an arrow in the heart and died.
Within three days of William Rufus' death his younger brother Henry was crowned King of England
All Hail Henry The First , the new king of England
Did you know Henry had 22 illegitimate children?
My son was named after my older brother and my daughter named after my beautiful wife.
After becoming king Henry married Matilda. He had two children, one daughter (Matilda) and a younger son (William)
In 1120 Henry's son (William) died when his ship sank with no survivors.
My noble men were drunk and now the ship has sunk
Before Henry fell ill he declared that his only surviving child, Matilda, would become his heir and become the queen of England, but in late November 1135 he fell ill and died on the first of december.