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William the Conqueror; A short chronology

Tuesday 22 January 2002

1028 Born at Falaise to Arlette 
1035 Robert the magnificent died on a pilgrimage. Wiliam became duke at 7 . There were many contenders.
Williams guardian was killed.
His tutor was killed
1040 Steward killed during an attempt on Williams life. 
1046 31 Oct Attempt on Williams life at Valognes. escaped by Carentan Ryes then Falaise.
1047 Val de dunes : Gods truce at Caen.
1051 Mariage to Mathilde 
1064 Visit of Harold 
1066 Death of Edward. Hastings 14 Oct 
Crowned
25 Dec 
1077 Bayeux Cathedral Inaugurated 
 Robert Courtheuse revolts
1083 Mathilde died 
1087 Wounded at Mantes Died 9 Sept buried in case

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