Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
from Familypedia

Robert II, Duke of Normandy (c1000-1035)

Robert, first Duke of Normandy, and father of William the Conqueror. Robert was a direct descendant of the Viking who "founded" Normandy. Interesting that Harold, the last Anglo-Saxon king, was threatened in the north by a Viking army and in the south by William the Conqueror's invasion force. So he was actually fighting to retain the throne the England against two separate Viking groups.

317
29
5
from BBC News

'Unique' 11th Century coin discovered near Gloucester

Rare coin from the reign of William the Conqueror, proving that his mint was in operation throughout his reign.

64
8
from IMDb

Period Dramas-Medieval Times 476-1453 - a list by eliza_gaskell

*William the conqueror battles King Harold...William the Conqueror was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. Descended from Viking raiders, he had been Duke of Normandy since 1035 under the title of William II.

15
1

Queen Margaret was born in Hungary in the eleventh century, and brought to England to be raised by her relative Edward the Confessor. Her brother was elected king after the king died at the Battle of Hastings, but he was deposed by Williams the Conqueror before he was crowned. Margaret survived the bloody conquest, and went to Scotland, where she married King Malcolm III in 1070. She became renowned in Scotland for her good deeds (she was famously good to the poor), being wife of the man who…

45
7

WILLIAM I c. 1028-1087 KNOWN AS WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR - 1st NORMAN KING - DESCENDED FROM VIKING RAIDER'S. LAUNCHED THE NORMAN CONQUEST OF ENGLAND IN 1066. MY 28th GG.

40
1
from decor4u.com

William the Conqueror Wall Hanging

William the Conqueror Wall Hanging. Bayeux Tapestries. William has won The Battle of Hastings in 1066 and is hence forth to be known as William the Conqueror (Guillaume Le Conquerant). He is crowned King of England at the age of 38 years old after this historic and famous battle. This is a beautiful French woven Tapestry from the Bayeux Collection.

1

William I, usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

126
12
1
from The Last Viking Returns

William the Conqueror, The Actual Last Viking

William the Conqueror | William the Conqueror, The Actual Last Viking | The Last Viking

5