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By Kyle Morris. Background Information  Duke of Normandy  William The Conqueror  Father (Robert) previous Duke of Normandy  Took over at young age.

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1 By Kyle Morris

2 Background Information  Duke of Normandy  William The Conqueror  Father (Robert) previous Duke of Normandy  Took over at young age  Attempted assassination many times  Won multiple battles

3 Before Birth  Robert Duke of Normandy  Robert the Devil  Killed in 1035 while on Pilgrimage  William sworn as successor

4 Duke of Normandy  8 years old  Leading Normans were guardians

5 Upset Crowd  Norman barons were furious  Illegitimate for position  Plot to kill William  Ralph the Wacy

6 The Battle of Valesdunes  Joined King Henry I  Royal army vs. Rebel army

7 Family Matilda of Flanders  Married in 1053  9 children  Eldest child (Robert) demanded successor

8 Edward the Confessor  King of England  Promised Edward to be successor  Edward died 1066 (very ill)  Throne up for decision  War against Harold

9 Death of William the Conqueror  Suffered injury during combat  Divided his succession for his sons  A great conqueror and ruler

10 Work Cited "Britannia: Monarchs of Britain." Britannia: British History and Travel Web. 01 Sept Douglas, David C. "The Battle of Val-es-Dunes, 1047." Clan Sinclair. 28 July Web. 01 Sept "Matilda of Flanders." Spartacus Educational - Home Page. Web. 01 Sept "Robert I, Duke of Normandy — Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online Reference, Research & Homework Help. — Infoplease.com Web. 01 Sept "William the Conqueror : Biography." Spartacus Educational - Home Page. Web. 01 Sept

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