King Henry's Reign

King Henry's Reign

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  • Robert shall rule Normandy and Wiliam Rufus shall rule England
  • Yay I can be the next king
  • Ow i just got shot by an arrow I'm going to die
  • William died in 1087 and announced his two oldest sons kings of Normandy and England. His youngest son didn't get any land
  • Tha shipz sinkin
  • Oh no! We're going to die!
  • Within three days of William Rufus's death the youngest brother, Henry, was crowned King of England
  • I swear to recognise Matilda as the heir.
  • Henry had two children with his wife, one daughter Matilda and one younger son William.He also had 22 illegitimate children, nine sons and thirteen daughters.
  • Henry's son, William died when The White Ship sank. It was filled with drunk men and there were no survivors
  • On Christmas 1126 at Westminster Henry made the barons swear to recognise Matilda as the heir but many barons were unhappy about this.
  • Henry died on 1 December 1135 because he went against his doctors advice and ate to many eels.
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