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King Henry I Timeline

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Timeline of King Henry I

The reign of King Henry I was 1100 to 1135. Biography of King Henry I

1068: Born in 1068 - the exact date of birth unknown. He was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and his mother was Queen Matilda of Flanders

1100: Crowned on 5 August 1100 at Westminster

1100: 11th November 1100: He married Edith, the daughter of Malcolm Greathead, King of Scotland. She was known as either Matilda or Maude. they had two children William Adelin and Maude (Latin name was Matilda)

1101: 1101 July - The Treaty of Alton. Robert Duke of Normandy landed at Portsmouth. He and Henry signed a treaty where Robert gave up his claim to the throne of England in return for 3,000 marks a year.

1106: Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son and brother to Henry I, led a rebellion against Henry but was defeated and incarcerated by his brother

1114: January 1114 Matilda, the daughter of Henry I is married to Emperor Henry V

1118: May 1 - Queen Maude died at the Palace of Westminster

1118: The Knights Templar order was founded in Jerusalem. Hugh de Payens was chosen by the knights as the first master of the order

1120: William Adelin, the son of King Henry I died on 25 November 1120

1121: 29 January 1121, King Henry I, Beauclerc, married Adeliza, daughter of Godfrey I of Leuven, there were no children from this marriage

1126: December - Henry holds a council at Woodstock

1134: Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son and brother to Henry I, died in captivity in Cardiff Castle

1135: King Henry I, Beauclerc, died on December 1135 at St. Denis le Fermont in Normandy.

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