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William the Conqueror

Me, Melissa, Lawrence, Vanessa and Wilson

Angie Khuu

on 26 July 2013

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Conclusion From France to Normandy to England to Scotland to Wales, William has been through it all. His accomplishments were amazing and it is clear why he is called William the Conqueror and he is for sure, not to be forgotten as one the most famous rulers of his time. William the Conqueror By Angie's group The Battle of Hastings, one of the most fierce battles in history, is illustrated in the famous Bayeux Tapestry. Following the successful battle William of Normandy became known as William the Conqueror and was crowned King William I in Westminster Abbey. William William's Rule Battle of Hastings William of Normandy was born in France in medieval times, around 1028AD. He spent many years fighting battles as the ruler of Normandy and became known for successes on the battlefield. William’s cousin, Edward, was the King of England. When Edward died in 1066, William travelled to England to challenge for the throne believing he should be the next English King. He gathered an army of 6000 men and set sail for England. William and his army landed on the southern shores of England and erected a pre-built castle before marching to Hastings to fight the English army and to stake his claim for the throne. In William's history, William was born on 1028, in Falaise, Normandy, France.
When William's father died (1035) , William was he was recognised as heir to the throne.
In 1042, he started to take control over Normandy.
In 1066, Edward, King of England had died, then, Harold the Wessex was crowned the King. When William found out, he was furious, claiming that in 1051, Edward had promised him the throne.
He invaded Scotland in 1072 and concluded a truce with the Scottish king. He marched into Wales in 1081 and attacked. The last serious rebellion against his rule, the Revolt of the Earls, took place in 1075. Extra Facts About William GALLERY William's Castle William's Bayeux Tapestry Battle Old Hastings, England Modern Hastings, (Still) England William's statue located in Falaise, Normandy, France "Thank you for listening" Introduction
This term, our task was to create a presentation on a historical figure. Our choice was William the Conqueror and we have completed our presentation assignment. We all hope you enjoy and learn from our project task. Bibliography
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