5 Facts About William the Conqueror

Here are 5 facts about William the Conqueror

  • William I was the first Norman King of England from 1066 until his death
  • He invaded England in 1066 and defeated King Harold Godwinson in the process to claim the crown
  • He was born circa  1028 in Château de Falaise, Falaise, Normandy, France
  • He reigned as King of England from 25 December 1066 until his death on 9 September 1087
  • He died on 9 September 1087 at the Convent of St. Gervais, Rouen, France
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