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1100-1129 Henry I and the White Ship

Death of William Rufus

On 02 Aug 1100 William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 (44) was killed whilst hunting, not known whether accidentally or otherwise, in the New Forest. His Brother King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (32) succeeded I King England: Norman. The brothers Robert Beaumont 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 (60) and Henry Beaumont 1st Earl Warwick 1050-1119 (50), and Roger Clare 1066-1131 (34) and Gilbert Clare 1066-1117 (34) were present.
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Coronation of Henry I

Around 25 Jul 1101 King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (33) was crowned I King England: Norman by Maurice Unknown Bishop London -1107 at Westminster Abbey. .

Around 1747. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. View across the River Thames to Westminster Abbey and Westminster Hall.

1749. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster Abbey with a procession of Knights of the Bath. St Margaret's Church adjacent with the flag.

Around 1750. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster from near the Terrace of Somerset House, Strand In the distance the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Bridge.

Around 1801. Benjamin West Painter 1738-1820 (62). Milkmaids in St James' Park, St James' with Westminster Abbey Beyond.

Treaty of Alton

After 25 Jul 1101 King Henry I "Beauclerc" England and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134, brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 agreed to renounce his claim to the English throne in exchange for a yearly stipend and other concessions.

Marriage of Henry I and Matilda

On 11 Nov 1100 King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (32) and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (20) were married. Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (20) was crowned Queen Consort England at which time Edith was renamed Matilda. .

Christmas Court

In Dec 1101 King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (33) hosted his at Christmas Court at Westminster Palace. Gilbert Clare 1066-1117 (35) attended.

Battle of Tinchebray

On 28 Sep 1106 King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (38) defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (55) at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray, Orne
William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey -1138 and Robert Beaumont 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 (66). Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine -1110 commanded the reserve.The following fought for Henry:
William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini 1086-1148 (20)
Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119 (43)
Raoul Tosny 1079-1126 (26)
William "Butler" Daubigny 1064-1139 (42)
Robert Grandesmil 1078-1126 (28), and
William Normandy I Count Évreux -1118.
Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (55) was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released.
William Mortain Count Mortain, 2nd Earl Cornwall 1083-1140 (22) was also captured.He spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk.
Edgar "Aetheling" II King England 1051-1126 (55) was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (26) in 1100.
Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury 1056-1130 (50) escaped.
Robert Stuteville was captured.

King Edgar of Scotland Dies King Alexander I Succeeds

On 08 Jan 1107 Edgar "The Valiant" I King Scotland 1074-1107 (33) died. His Brother Alexander "Fierce" I King Scotland 1078-1124 (29) succeeded I King Scotland: Dunkeld.

Battle of Bremule

On 20 Aug 1119 at the Battle of Bremule at Gaillardbois-Cressenville King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (51) and his son William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy 1103-1120 (16) defeated the army of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137 (37) 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. King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (52) had left earlier on another ship. A mile out the White Ship foundered on a submerged rock. William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy 1103-1120 (17), his half-siblings Richard Fitzroy 1100-1120 (19) and Matilda Fitzroy Count Perche -1120, William Bigod -1120, Lucia-Mahaut Blois Countess Chester -1120, brothers Geoffrey Aigle -1120 and Engenulf Aigle -1120, half-brothers Richard Avranches 2nd Earl Chester 1094-1120 (26) and Ottiwel Avranches -1120, brothers Ivo Grandesmil -1120 and William Grandesmil -1120 and Geoffrey Ridel -1120 were all drowned.
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On 24 Jan 1121, three months after the disaster that was the Sinking of The White Ship in which Henry's only legitimate son was drowned, Henry needed an heir quickly. He (53) and Adeliza of Louvain Queen Consort England (18) were married at Windsor Castle. She (18) by marriage Queen Consort England. Despite fourteen years of marriage they didn't have any children. Following Henry's death she married William Daubigny 1st Earl Lincoln, 1st Earl Arundel 1109-1176 (12) with whom she had seven children.

Marriage of King Henry I and Adeliza of Louvain

On 24 Jan 1121, three months after the disaster that was the Sinking of The White Ship in which Henry's only legitimate son was drowned, Henry needed an heir quickly. He (53) and Adeliza of Louvain Queen Consort England (18) were married at Windsor Castle. She (18) by marriage Queen Consort England. Despite fourteen years of marriage they didn't have any children. Following Henry's death she married William Daubigny 1st Earl Lincoln, 1st Earl Arundel 1109-1176 (12) with whom she had seven children.

Death of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

On 09 Feb 1132 Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132 (85) died. His Son Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys -1160 succeeded Prince Powys.

Death of Robert Curthouse

On 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (83) died at Cardiff Castle having spent twenty-eight years in captivity.He was buried at Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester.