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  • I'm Robert
  • I'm William Rufus
  • I'm Henry
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  • I'm William
  • I'm Matilda
  • William the Conqueror had four sons and three daughters. The eldest son was called Robert, the middle was William Rufus and his third son was Henry.
  • After beoming King in 1100 Henry married Matilda, the daughter of malcolm III of Scotland.
  • Henry I had two children with his wife, one daughter Matilda (born 1102) and a younger son William (born 1103).
  • Henry ruled with help from various barons and lords in England and Normandy. Political friendships were important during the 12th century, and Henry maintained a wide range of these.
  • In 1120 Henry's son and heir,William died when his ship sank with no survivors. so his new heir was to be Matilda, even though some people did not agree with having a Queen.
  • In late November 1135, Henry fell ill because he ate a large number of lampreys (a type of eel) against his doctor's advice. He died on 1 December 1135 and was buried at Reading Abbey.
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