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Henry I, King of England

Male 1068 - 1135  (67 years)


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  • Name Henry I   [1
    Suffix King of England 
    Birth 1068  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Between May and Sep 1068  Selby, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alternate birth Between Feb and May 1069  Selby, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alternate birth 1068-1069  [2, 3, 6
    Alternate birth 1068-1069  [6
    Death 1 Dec 1135  Lyon-la-Forêt, near Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Burial Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Person ID I1674  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of AW, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of LMW, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of UKL, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2023 

    Father William I, King of England,   b. 1027-1028, Falais, Calvados, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Sep 1087, St. Gervais, near Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Matilda of Flanders, Queen Consort of England,   b. 1032   d. 2 Nov 1083 (Age 51 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1050  [6, 10, 11
    Family ID F409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 (Unknown mistress or mistresses of Henry I) 
    Children 
    +1. Constance of England   d. Aft 1175
    +2. Mabel of England   d. Aft 1125
    +3. Maud fitz Roy
    +4. Alice
    +5. Robert of Gloucester,   b. Abt 1090   d. 31 Oct 1147, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 57 years)
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 31 May 2019 

    Family 2 Nest ferch Rhys,   b. Abt 1085   d. Bef 1136 (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Henry fitz Roy,   b. Abt 1105, of Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1157, Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 52 years)
    Family ID F447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2015 

    Family 3 Sybil Corbet   d. Aft 1157 
    Children 
    +1. Reynold fitz Roy   d. 1 Jul 1175
    Family ID F5022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2015 

    Family 4 Edith Forne   d. 1152 
    Family ID F10143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2018 

    Family 5 Matilda of Scotland, Queen Consort of England,   b. 1079   d. 1 May 1118, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage 11 Nov 1100  [3, 6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Maud "The Empress",   b. Abt 8 Feb 1102, London, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Sep 1167, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 65 years)
    Family ID F6341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2016 

    Family 6 Alice of Louvain, Queen Consort of England,   b. Abt 1103   d. 25 Mar 1151, Afflighem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Marriage 29 Jan 1121  Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F5677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

  • Notes 
    • Called "Beauclerc" by later historians, but not during his lifetime.

      Died after eating lampreys, which had been forbidden to him by his physician. Body buried at Reading Abbey, England. Entrails buried at Port-du-Salut Abbey, France. The Middle Ages: weird.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6780] John P. DuLong, "Catherine de Baillon's Ancestry: Morant and La Villeneuve." Michigan's Habitant Heritage 44:10, Jan 2023.

    2. [S91] The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England, by Stewart Baldwin, Todd A. Farmerie, and Peter Stewart.

    3. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    4. [S3209] Ancestor Table: Hansen by Charles M. Hansen. Sausalito, California, 2017.

    5. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing., "Possibly at Selby".

    6. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    7. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing.

    8. [S3209] Ancestor Table: Hansen by Charles M. Hansen. Sausalito, California, 2017., date only.

    9. [S764] Nathaniel L. Taylor, "Dynastic Chronology: Western Europe, X - XIII Centuries.", year only.

    10. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing., "between October 1049 and 1051".

    11. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., "m. 1053".