He was nicknamed the Merry Monarch for restoring music and dancing which had been banned by Oliver Cromwell. See Article History. Only by Loyalists in Northern Ireland is King Billy remembered as a hero; the victor of the battle of the Boyne (fought in 1690 between the Catholic James II and the Protestant William III who, with his wife, Mary II, had overthrown James in England in 1688). After the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066, William the Conqueror made permanent the recent removal of the capital from Winchester to London. [107][108] Acts were passed in England and in Ireland which made it high treason to deny Philip's royal authority (see Treason Act 1554). New evidence is unearthed that strongly suggests that Richard's brother, King Edward IV, was illegitimate. In addition, many of the pre-Norman kings assumed extra titles, as follows: In the Norman period Rex Anglorum remained standard, with occasional use of Rex Anglie ("King of England"). The then Prince Louis landed on the Isle of Thanet, off the north Kent coast, on 21 May 1216, and marched more or less unopposed to London, where the streets were lined with cheering crowds. Though both sides put aside their differences to destroy the monster army, conflict arises once more when the two kings wish to use the Gladius Duxfor … The King of England was the supreme head of state and head of government of the Kingdom of England.This is a list of the Kings and Queens of the Kingdom of England from 924 until England and Scotland joined together in 1707. Instance hyponyms: James; James I; King James; King James I (the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)). The royal house descended from Matilda and Geoffrey is widely known by two names, the House of Anjou (after Geoffrey's title as Count of Anjou) or the House of Plantagenet, after his sobriquet. However he suffered military defeat at the hands of the English fleet. King of England käännös sanakirjassa englanti - suomi Glosbessa, ilmaisessa online-sanakirjassa. This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England. Following the death of Harold Godwinson at Hastings, the Anglo-Saxon Witenagemot elected as king Edgar Ætheling, the son of Edward the Exile and grandson of Edmund Ironside. Edward III was crowned on 1 February 1327. Richard III was crowned on 6 July 1483 with. Edward I (17 June 1239–7 July 1307), also Longshanks (meaning 'long legs') and the Hammer of the Scots, was a Plantagenet King of England.He became king on 21 November 1272, until his death in 1307. The Empress Matilda styled herself Domina Anglorum ("Lady of the English"). Louis VIII of France briefly won two-thirds of England over to his side from May 1216 to September 1217 at the conclusion of the First Barons' War against King John. James II was ousted by Parliament less than three years after ascending to the throne, replaced by his daughter Mary II and her husband (also his nephew) William III during the Glorious Revolution. David Cameron came up with a plan to prevent King John claiming his rightful title. The Angevins (from the French term meaning "from Anjou") ruled over the Angevin Empire during the 12th and 13th centuries, an area stretching from the Pyrenees to Ireland. It is from the time of Henry III, after the loss of most of the family's continental possessions, that the Plantagenet kings became more English in nature. When Henry died, Stephen invaded England, and in a coup d'etat had himself crowned instead of Matilda. His reign saw the Great Plague and the Great Fire of London. EGBERT 827 – 839Egbert (Ecgherht) was the first monarch to establish a stable and extensive rule over all of Anglo-Saxon England. After the death of Queen Elizabeth I without issue, in 1603, King James VI of Scotland also became James I of England, joining the crowns of England and Scotland in personal union. Dieu et mon droit was first used as a battle cry by Richard I in 1198 at the Battle of Gisors, when he defeated the forces of Philip II of France. For British monarchs since the Union of England and Scotland in 1707, see. Its king, Alfred the Great, was overlord of western Mercia and used the title King of the Angles and Saxons, but he never ruled eastern and northern England, which was then known as the Danelaw, having earlier been conquered by the Danes from Scandinavia. Nine days after the proclamation, on 19 July, the Privy Council switched allegiance and proclaimed Edward VI's Catholic half-sister Mary queen. Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties. He was the first Yorkist King of England. The prince was athletic, intelligent and keen on the arts but was prone, like most of his Plantagenet ancestors, to a violent and stubborn temper. The Acts of Union 1707 were a pair of Parliamentary Acts passed during 1706 and 1707 by the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland to put into effect the Treaty of Union agreed on 22 July 1706. Tensions still existed between Catholics and Protestants. Harald and William both invaded separately in 1066. Philip was not meant to be a mere consort; rather, the status of Mary I's husband was envisioned as that of a co-monarch during her reign. Michael K. Jones and Malcolm G. Underwood, Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Act for the Marriage of Queen Mary to Philip of Spain, Alternative successions of the English crown, Family tree of English and British monarchs, List of monarchs of the British Isles by cause of death, List of rulers of the United Kingdom and predecessor states, "Family of Edgar +* and Aelfthryth +* of DEVON", "Ethelred II 'The Unready' (r. 978–1013 and 1014–1016)", "Edmund II 'Ironside' (r. 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It was not until the late 9th century that one kingdom, Wessex, had become the dominant Anglo-Saxon kingdom. Godwinson successfully repelled the invasion by Hardrada, but ultimately lost the throne of England in the Norman conquest of England. Henry IV seized power from Richard II (and also displaced the next in line to the throne, Edmund Mortimer (then aged 7), a descendant of Edward III's second son, Lionel of Antwerp). The history of the monarchy traces back to the existence of small kingdoms of early Anglo-Saxon England and medieval Scotland. At a grand ceremony in St. Paul's Cathedral, on 2 June 1216, in the presence of numerous English clergy and nobles, the Mayor of London and Alexander II of Scotland, Prince Louis was proclaimed King Louis I of England (though not crowned). [70] "King Louis I of England" remains one of the least known kings to have ruled over a substantial part of England.[71]. This is ABC13 archive video of … [93] Parliament did the same in an Act in 1397. In view of the marriage, the church retroactively declared the Beauforts legitimate via a papal bull the same year. A real alliance between the two armies is established once Joan's curse on them is lifted. Another peculiarity was Edward’s passion for manual labour and skills like thatching rather than such traditional knightly pursuits as the medieval tournament. Eustace died the next year aged 23, during his father's lifetime, and so never became king in his own right.[62]. In 1801, the kingdom became bigger with the joining of the Kingdom of Ireland. After reigning for approximately 9 weeks, Edgar Atheling submitted to William the Conqueror, who had gained control of the area to the south and immediate west of London. The Angevins formulated England's royal coat of arms, which usually showed other kingdoms held or claimed by them or their successors, although without representation of Ireland for quite some time. This house descended from Edward III's third surviving son, John of Gaunt. James was descended from the Tudors through his great-grandmother, Margaret Tudor, the eldest daughter of Henry VII and wife of James IV of Scotland. He told the queen that William must marry in order for them to have an opportunity to change the rights of succession. Dafydd was captured and imprisoned, later retiring to England, where he died in 1203. King Henry married Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV, thereby uniting the Lancastrian and York lineages. This was following the Declaration of Breda and an invitation to reclaim the throne from the Convention Parliament of 1660. The name Plantagenet itself was unknown as a family name per se until Richard of York adopted it as his family name in the 15th century. The Pope and the Church would not agree to this, and Eustace was not crowned. [41] Upon Edmund's death just over a month later on 30 November, Cnut ruled the whole kingdom as its sole king for nineteen years. This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England. … "Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was King of England from 4 March 1461 until 3 October 1470, and again from 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483. In the 10th century, the minor kingdoms consolidated to form the Scotland and England kingdom. Henry III was crowned on 28 October 1216. While James and his descendants would continue to claim the throne, all Catholics (such as James and his son Charles) were barred from the throne by the Act of Settlement 1701, enacted by Anne, another of James's Protestant daughters. His son succeeded him after being chosen king by the citizens of London and a part of the Witan,[38] despite ongoing Danish efforts to wrest the crown from the West Saxons. Edgar, (born 943/944—died July 8, 975), king of the Mercians and Northumbrians from 957 who became king of the West Saxons, or Wessex, in 959 and is reckoned as king of all England from that year. Among them were Harold Godwinson (recognised as king by the Witenagemot after the death of Edward the Confessor), Harald Hardrada (King of Norway who claimed to be the rightful heir of Harthacnut) and Duke William II of Normandy (vassal to the King of France, and first cousin once-removed of Edward the Confessor). Since that time, except for King Edward III, the eldest sons of all English monarchs have borne this title. England again lacked any single head of state during several months of conflict between Fleetwood's party and that of George Monck. Following the death of Sweyn Forkbeard, Æthelred the Unready returned from exile and was again proclaimed king on 3 February 1014. The kingdom gradually conquered other territories and by 1707, the Kingdom of Great Britain was created. Although described as a Union of Crowns, until 1707 there were in fact two separate crowns resting on the same head. In 829 Egbert of Wessex conquered Mercia, but he soon lost control of it. King Henry II: 1154 – 1189: 5 Mar 1133 – 6 Jul 1189: 5: Le Mans, France. Following his conquest of Mercia in 827, he controlled all of England south of the Humber. The Tudors descended in the female line from John Beaufort, one of the illegitimate children of John of Gaunt (third surviving son of Edward III), by Gaunt's long-term mistress Katherine Swynford. England and Scotland had been in personal union since 24 March 1603. King George III of Great-Britain (1738-1820) had always been a family man with strong moral principles, but, during his recurring bouts of 'madness', he developed an embarrassing fancy for a respectable grandmother of over fifty. The period which followed is known as The Anarchy, as parties supporting each side fought in open warfare both in Britain and on the continent for the better part of two decades. The standard title for all monarchs from Æthelstan until the time of King John was Rex Anglorum ("King of the English"). 18min | Short, Action, Drama | June 2011 (USA) Led by their guide, a group of soldiers are forced to make camp in a forest rumored to be haunted by a vengeful pagan spirit. King of Great Britain and Ireland, eldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and grandson of George II., was born June 4, 1738, being the first sovereign of the Hanoverian line that could boast of England as the place of his birth. [xvii], This article is about English monarchs until 1707. In 1066, several rival claimants to the English throne emerged. The Plantagenets were a huge powerful family not just in England but throughout Europe. Prince Charles, 71, will eventually become the King of England when Queen Elizabeth II steps back, after several decades of waiting and training to fulfil her position. Edward VI named Lady Jane Grey as his heir in his will, overruling the order of succession laid down by Parliament in the Third Succession Act. As the new King of England could not read English, it was ordered that a note of all matters of state should be made in Latin or Spanish. (See family tree.). His son Edward the Elder conquered the eastern Danelaw, but Edward's son Æthelstan became the first king to rule the whole of England when he conquered Northumbria in 927, and he is regarded by some modern historians as the first true king of England. It is common among modern historians to refer to Henry II and his sons as the "Angevins" due to their vast continental Empire, and most of the Angevin kings before John spent more time in their continental possessions than in England. By the late 15th century, the Tudors were the last hope for the Lancaster supporters. Four days after his death on 6 July 1553, Jane was proclaimed queen—the first of three Tudor women to be proclaimed queen regnant. [94] A subsequent proclamation by John of Gaunt's legitimate son, King Henry IV, also recognised the Beauforts' legitimacy, but declared them ineligible ever to inherit the throne. By 1174, Owain was the sole ruler of Gwynedd and later that year he married Emme, the half-sister of King Henry II of England. James II was crowned on 23 April 1685 with. Nonetheless, Philip was to co-reign with his wife.[103]. In 1194, he was challenged by his nephew Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, ‘the Great’, who defeated him at the Battle of Aberconwy. Edward V was deposed by Richard III, who usurped the throne on the grounds that Edward was illegitimate. England, Scotland, and Ireland had shared a monarch for more than a hundred years, since the Union of the Crowns in 1603, when King James VI of Scotland inherited the English and Irish thrones from his first cousin twice removed, Queen Elizabeth I. During the ensuing Anarchy, Matilda controlled England for a few months in 1141—the first woman to do so—but was never crowned and is rarely listed as a monarch of England. Henry II was crowned on 19 December 1154 with his queen. "British monarchs" redirects here. England: Controlled more of France than the King of France! After Harthacnut, there was a brief Saxon Restoration between 1042 and 1066. An Act of Parliament gave him the title of king and stated that he "shall aid her Highness … in the happy administration of her Grace's realms and dominions"[104] (although elsewhere the Act stated that Mary was to be "sole queen"). Henry II named his son, another Henry (1155–1183), as co-ruler with him but this was a Norman custom of designating an heir, and the younger Henry did not outlive his father and rule in his own right, so he is not counted as a monarch on lists of kings. First “King” of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. With the ascension of Charles's brother, the openly Catholic James II, England was again sent into a period of political turmoil. Æthelred was forced to go into exile in mid-1013, following Danish attacks, but was invited back following Sweyn Forkbeard's death in 1014. King of England ( 2011) King of England. Alfred styled himself King of the Anglo-Saxons from about 886, and while he was not the first king to claim to rule all of the English, his rule represents the start of the first unbroken line of kings to rule the whole of England, the House of Wessex. In less than a month, "King Louis I" controlled more than half of the country and enjoyed the support of two-thirds of the barons. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Celle, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Alternative successions of the English crown, List of monarchs in Britain by length of reign, List of monarchs of the British Isles by cause of death, "British Royal Family History – Kings and Queens", "English Monarchs – A complete history of the Kings and Queens of England", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_British_monarchs&oldid=1000634354, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles which use infobox templates with no data rows, Articles with Encyclopædia Britannica links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 January 2021, at 00:29. For ancient British monarchs, see, Dates of start of reign and coronation given in. He was efficient and tolerant of … King John was the youngest of five sons of King Henry II and King Richard I’s younger … [103][105][106] Coins were minted showing the heads of both Mary and Philip, and the coat of arms of England was impaled with Philip's to denote their joint reign. There had been attempts in 1606, 1667, and 1689, to unite England and Scotland by Acts of Parliament but it was not until the early 18th century that the idea had the support of both political establishments behind it, albeit for rather different reasons. King George V changed the name of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to the House of Windsor on 17 July 1917. Richard lacked both the ability to rule and the confidence of the Army, and was forcibly removed by the English Committee of Safety under the leadership of Charles Fleetwood in May 1659. King Edward VIII was born Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David on June 23, 1894, to the Duke and Duchess of York (the future King George V and Queen Mary). The Wars of the Roses (1455–1485) saw the throne pass back and forth between the rival houses of Lancaster and York. Stunning UK prints for sale by award-winning photographer David Ross, editor of Britain Express, the UK Travel and Heritage Guide. [95] Nevertheless, the Beauforts remained closely allied with Gaunt's other descendants, the Royal House of Lancaster. Grandson of Henry I. bleeding ulcer. England came under the control of Sweyn Forkbeard, a Danish king, after an invasion in 1013, during which Æthelred abandoned the throne and went into exile in Normandy. After Henry’s father died of an illness in 1413, the 26-year-old prince was crowned King Henry V of England. Under the terms of the marriage treaty between Philip I of Naples (Philip II of Spain from 15 January 1556) and Queen Mary I, Philip was to enjoy Mary's titles and honours for as long as their marriage should last. From the time of King John onwards all other titles were eschewed in favour of Rex or Regina Anglie. Monck took control of the country in December 1659, and after almost a year of anarchy, the monarchy was formally restored when Charles II returned from France to accept the throne of England. John Beaufort's granddaughter Lady Margaret Beaufort was married to Edmund Tudor. Mary II and William III were crowned on 11 April 1689. What truly cements William’s position as one of the country’s great kings, however, is what he achieved after the Norman Conquest. Some historians prefer to group the subsequent kings into two groups, before and after the loss of the bulk of their French possessions, although they are not different royal houses. He dissolved the Rump Parliament at the head of a military force and England entered a period known as The Protectorate, under Cromwell's direct control with the title Lord Protector. [109] In 1555, Pope Paul IV issued a papal bull recognising Philip and Mary as rightful King and Queen of Ireland. On 1 January 1801, the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland merged, which resulted in the creation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. His system of castles established a greater sense of central authority than had existed previously, especially the impressive stone fortifications which now represent some of t… He previously sent his claim to 10 Downing Street who always pretended not to receive it. By signing the Treaty of Lambeth in September 1217, Louis gained 10,000 marks and agreed he had never been the legitimate king of England. It has since been retroactively applied to English monarchs from Henry II onward. Edward VIII became King of England after the death of his father, George V. He ruled for less than a year, abdicating the throne in 1936 in order to marry Wallis Simpson , an American divorcée. Following the decisive Battle of Assandun on 18 October 1016, King Edmund signed a treaty with Cnut (Canute) under which all of England except for Wessex would be controlled by Cnut. Complete series of 6 episodes in one video chronicling all the Kings and Queens of England. 1194-1240 This ended the direct Norman line of kings in England. For example, Offa of Mercia and Egbert of Wessex are sometimes described as kings of England by popular writers, but it is no longer the majority view of historians that their wide dominions are part of a process leading to a unified England. Henry named his eldest daughter, Matilda (Countess of Anjou by her second marriage to Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, as well as widow of her first husband, Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor), as his heir. She became monarch of the Kingdom of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland on 1 May 1707.Her total reign lasted for 12 years and 146 days. On Dec. 15th, 1964, when the Duke of Windsor, former King Edward VIII of England, arrived in Houston to have surgery. I… The House of Plantagenet takes its name from Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, husband of the Empress Matilda and father of Henry II. Became King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. He submitted to King William the Conqueror. The direct, eldest male line from Henry II includes monarchs commonly grouped together as the House of Plantagenet, which was the name given to the dynasty after the loss of most of their continental possessions, while cadet branches of this line became known as the House of Lancaster and the House of York during the War of the Roses. Before naming Matilda as heir, he had been in negotiations to name his nephew Stephen of Blois as his heir. However, the two parliaments remained separate until the Acts of Union 1707.[111]. Edward was born on 25 April 1284 CE at Caernarfon Castle in Wales, the son of Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile (b. c. 1242 CE). Richard I was crowned on 3 September 1189. [viii], Count Eustace IV of Boulogne (c. 1130 – 17 August 1153) was appointed co-king of England by his father, King Stephen, on 6 April 1152, in order to guarantee his succession to the throne (as was the custom in France, but not in England). It was within the power of the Lord Protector to choose his heir and Oliver Cromwell chose his eldest son, Richard Cromwell, to succeed him. The House of York claimed the right to the throne through Edward III's second surviving son, Lionel of Antwerp, but it inherited its name from Edward's fourth surviving son, Edmund of Langley, first Duke of York. "Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England from 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous reign of his father, Edward II. After King Harold was killed at the Battle of Hastings, the Witan elected Edgar Ætheling as king, but by then the Normans controlled the country and Edgar never ruled. His mother was Queen Eleanor of Provence and his father was King Henry III of England.As a younger man, Edward fought against Simon de Montfort in defence of his father's crown. [3][4] The title "King of the English" or Rex Anglorum in Latin, was first used to describe Æthelstan in one of his charters in 928. The True Story of Henry V, England’s Warrior King The new biopic “The King” finds Timothée Chalamet tracing Henry’s evolution from wayward prince to heroic warrior The rightful King of England is King John III. Henry VIII was crowned on 24 June 1509 with. [63][64] It has generally been used as the motto of English monarchs since being adopted by Edward III.[63]. His coronation ceremony took place in Westminster Abbeyon April 9, 1413, and the snow that fell that day was interpreted as a sign that difficult times would come. After 26 of Ireland's 32 counties left the union on 6 December 1922, in order to form the Irish Free State, the name of the nation was amended to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on 12 April 1927. Following the death of Elizabeth I in 1603 without issue, her first cousin twice removed, King James VI of Scotland, succeeded to the English throne as James I in the Union of the Crowns. The English and Scottish parliaments, however, did not recognise this title until the Acts of Union of 1707 under Queen Anne (who was Queen of Great Britain rather than king). After further victories in Northumberland and North Wales, he is recognised by the title Bretwalda (Anglo-Saxon, … Matilda was declared heir presumptive by her father, Henry I, after the death of her brother on the White Ship, and acknowledged as such by the barons. After Edward de Elder conquered eastern England (Danelaw), Athelstan had most of England under his control. Selaa miljoonia sanoja ja sanontoja kaikilla kielillä. Edward VI was crowned on 20 February 1547. On the domestic front, like his father, Henry V faced criticism and conspiracies from both former friends and longtime enemies who rejected his legitimacy and wanted to place Richard II’s heir, Edmund Mortimer, on the throne instead. He added Northumbria to his kingdom, which made him the first king of all England. In 1604 James I, who had inherited the English throne the previous year, adopted the title (now usually rendered in English rather than Latin) King of Great Britain. During the events of Bladestorm: Nightmare, the King of England forms a truce with the King of France to rid the land of monsters. His brother Albert was born a year and a half later, soon followed by a sister, Mary, in April 1897. Between 1649 and 1653, there was no single English head of state, as England was ruled directly by the Rump Parliament with the English Council of State acting as executive power during a period known as the Commonwealth of England. He was never crowned. Edmund Tudor's son became king as Henry VII after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, winning the Wars of the Roses. The Principality of Wales was incorporated into the Kingdom of England under the Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284, and in 1301 King Edward I invested his eldest son, the future King Edward II, as Prince of Wales. Those descended from English monarchs only through an illegitimate child would normally have no claim on the throne, but the situation was complicated when Gaunt and Swynford eventually married in 1396 (25 years after John Beaufort's birth). For a family tree that shows George I's relationship to Anne, see George I of Great Britain § Family tree. After a coup d'etat in 1653, Oliver Cromwell forcibly took control of England from Parliament. Although part of the monarchy seceded to form the Irish free state in the 1920s, th… With Henry VIII's break from the Roman Catholic Church, the monarch became the Supreme Head of the Church of England and of the Church of Ireland. Edward I was crowned on 19 August 1274 with, Edward II was crowned on 25 February 1308 with. A list of the top 10 English kings and queens. Conventionally viewed as England’s first king William I is perhaps best known for his invasion of Englandon 14 October 1066. However, it is revealed to be a ruse concocted by an evil Joan of Arcwho brainwashes the kings into putting a bounty on the player's forces. Matilda is not listed as a monarch of England in many genealogies within texts, including, The date of Edward II's death is disputed by historian. King Stephen came to an agreement with Matilda in November 1153 with the signing of the Treaty of Wallingford, where Stephen recognised Henry, son of Matilda and her second husband Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, as the designated heir. There were 8 Plantagenet Kings of England. Historian Simon Keynes states, for example, that "Offa was driven by a lust for power, not a vision of English unity; and what he left was a reputation, not a legacy. There have been 12 British monarchs since the political union of the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland on 1 May 1707. After the Acts of Union 1707, England as a sovereign state ceased to exist, replaced by the new Kingdom of Great Britain. After the Monarchy was restored, England came under the rule of Charles II, whose reign was relatively peaceful domestically, given the tumultuous time of the Interregnum years. William was crowned King William I of England on Christmas Day 1066, in Westminster Abbey, and is today known as William the Conqueror, William the Bastard or William I. Henry I left no legitimate male heirs, his son William Adelin having died in the White Ship disaster.

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