Henry I, King of England

Henry I, King of England

Male 1070 - 1135  (~ 65 years)

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  • Name Henry I 
    Suffix King of England 
    Born 0___ 1070  Selby, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 5 Aug 1100  Selby, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Henry Beauclerc  [1
    Also Known As Henry of Normandie  [1
    Died 1 Dec 1135  Saint-Denis-en-Lyons, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried 4 Jan 1136  Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • Reading Abbey is a large, ruined abbey in the centre of the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire. It was founded by Henry I in 1121 "for the salvation of my soul, and the souls of King William, my father, and of King William, my brother, and Queen Maud, my wife, and all my ancestors and successors".

      For more history & images of Reading Abbey, go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reading_Abbey
    Person ID I37351  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2017 

    Father William the Conqueror, King of England, Duke of Normandy,   b. 14 Oct 1024, Chateau de Falaise, Falaise, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1087, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England,   b. Abt 1031, Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1083, Caen, Calvados, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 0___ 1053  Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • The problem has been and maybe still is that William the Conqueror and Matilda (dau. of Baldwin V of Flanders & Adelaide of France) had relatively great difficulty is obtaining a papal dispensation for their marriage. It was not immediately obvious that there was any impediment that needed a dispensation. This problem of what the relationship between Matilda and William was that required a dispensation generated a vigorous debate earlier this century. Weis or Weis's source (as you report it) goes for a theory that makes Matilda and William cousins of sorts.
    Photos
    The signatures of William I and Matilda are the first two large crosses on the Accord of Winchester from 1072.
    The signatures of William I and Matilda are the first two large crosses on the Accord of Winchester from 1072.

    The Accord of Winchester is the 11th century document that establishes the primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the Archbishop of York...
    Family ID F13813  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Matilda of Scotland, Queen of England,   b. 0___ 1080, Dumfermline, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1118, Westminster Palace, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1100  Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yd, London SW1P 3PA, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Matilda of England, Queen of England,   b. 7 Feb 1102, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1167, Notre Dame, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F13812  Group Sheet

    Family 2 unnamed partner 
    _MARRIED
    _MSTAT Partners 
    Children 
     1. Affraic, an illegitimate daughter,   b. (Scotland) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F16663  Group Sheet

    Family 3 unnamed partner 
    _MARRIED
    _MSTAT Partners 
    Children 
     1. Robert FitzRoy, Knight, 1st Earl of Gloucester,   b. Bef 1100, (France) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1147  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F16873  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Nest ferch Tewdwr, Princess of Deheubarth,   b. ~ 1085, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1136  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    _MARRIED
    _MSTAT Partners 
    Children 
     1. Henry FitzRoy,   b. 1100-1104,   d. 0___ 1158, (Ireland) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F17641  Group Sheet

    Family 5 unnamed lover 
    Married Y  [11
    Children 
     1. Constance FitzRoy
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F17752  Group Sheet

    Family 6 Adeliza of Louvain,   b. ~ 1103, Leuven, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1151, Affligem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1121  [12
    • Plans for Adeliza’s marriage to Henry I of England, may have begun when she was as young as sixteen, even before Henry’s only legitimate son, William Adelin, died on 25 November 1120 in the White Ship disaster. However, Henry’s need for a new male heir expedited the marriage plans and the couple wed on 24 January 1121. Apparently in addition to her beauty, Henry was also attracted to Adeliza as a wife because she was a descendant of Charlemagne.
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F17756  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1070 - Selby, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 Aug 1100 - Selby, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1100 - Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yd, London SW1P 3PA, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Dec 1135 - Saint-Denis-en-Lyons, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Jan 1136 - Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Henry I, King of England (1068-1135)
    Henry I, King of England (1068-1135)

    27th & 28th great grandfather of the grandchildren of Jesse D Hennessee (1880-1952)

    25& 26th great grandfather of the grandchildren of Vernia Swindell Byars (1894-1985)

    23rd great grandfather of the grandchildren of John Rupert Mynatt (1911-1961)

  • Notes 
    • Born: ABT Sep 1068, Selby, Yorkshire, England
      Acceded: 6 Aug 1100, Westminster Abbey, London, England
      Died: 1 Dec 1135, St Denis-le-Fermont, near Gisors
      Buried: Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England

      Notes: Reigned 1100-1135. Duke of Normandy 1106-1135.

      His reign is notable for important legal and administrative reforms, and for the final resolution of the investiture controversy. Abroad, he waged several campaigns in order to consolidate and expand his continental possessions. Was so hated by his brothers that they vowed to disinherit him. In 1106 he captured Robert and held him til he died. He proved to be a hard but just ruler. One of his lovers, Nest, Princess of Deheubarth, was known as the most beautiful woman in Wales; she had many lovers.

      He apparently died from over eating Lampreys. During a Christmas court at Windsor Castle in 1126 that Henry I, who had no legitimate male heir, tried to force his barons to accept his daughter Matilda as his successor.

      The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles reported that "...there he caused archbishops and bishops and abbots and earls all the thegns that were there to swear to give England and Normandy after his death into the hand of his daughter". Swear they did, but they were not happy about it. None of those present were interested in being among the first to owe allegiance to a woman. The stage was set for the 19-year-long bloody struggle for the throne that rent England apart after Henry's death. Ironically, the final resolution to that civil war, the peace treaty between King Stephen and Matilda's son Henry of Anjou, was ratified on Christmas Day at Westminster in 1153.

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      History & issue of Henry I, King of England ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_I_of_England

      Family and children

      Legitimate

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      Henry and his first wife, Matilda, had at least two legitimate children:

      Matilda, born in 1102, died 1167.[89]
      William Adelin, born in 1103, died 1120.[89]
      Possibly Richard, who, if he existed, died young.[100]
      Henry and his second wife, Adeliza, had no children.

      Illegitimate

      Henry had a number of illegitimate children by various mistresses.[nb 32]

      Sons

      Robert of Gloucester, born in the 1090s.[332]
      Richard, born to Ansfride, brought up by Robert Bloet, the Bishop of Lincoln.[333]
      Reginald de Dunstanville, Earl of Cornwall, born in the 1110s or early 1120s, possibly to Sibyl Corbet.[334]
      Robert the King's son, born to Ede, daughter of Forne.[335]
      Gilbert, possibly born to an unnamed sister or daughter of Walter of Gand.[336]
      William de Tracy, possibly born in the 1090s.[336]
      Henry the King's son, possibly born to Nest ferch Rhys.[335][nb 33]
      Fulk the King's son, possibly born to Ansfride.[335]
      William, the brother of Sybilla de Normandy, probably the brother of Reginald de Dunstanville.[337]

      Daughters

      Matilda FitzRoy, Countess of Perche.[338]
      Matilda FitzRoy, Duchess of Brittany.[338]
      Juliana, wife of Eustace of Breteuil, possibly born to Ansfrida.[339]
      Mabel, wife of William Gouet.[340]
      Constance, Vicountess of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe.[341]
      Aline, wife of Matthew de Montmorency.[342]
      Isabel, daughter of Isabel de Beaumont, Countess of Pembroke.[342]
      Sybilla de Normandy, Queen of Scotland, probably born before 1100.[342][nb 34]
      Matilda Fitzroy, Abbess of Montvilliers.[342]
      Gundrada de Dunstanville.[342]
      Possibly Rohese, wife of Henry de la Pomerai.[342][nb 35]
      Emma, wife of Guy of Laval.[343]
      Adeliza, the King's daughter.[343]
      The wife of Fergus of Galloway.[343]
      Possibly Sibyl of Falaise.[343][nb 36] [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S965] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_I_of_England.

    2. [S51588] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matilda_of_Flanders.

    3. [S5014] http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/getperson.php?personID=I3527&tree=00.

    4. [S51589] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reading_Abbey.

    5. [S51586] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_I_of_England.

    6. [S11857] "William I Normandie, King of England" profile, accessed & downloaded Monday, November 28th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee,.

    7. [S9288] "Alan of Galloway" biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_of_Galloway, retrieved March 20, 2016 by David A. Henne.

    8. [S9731] "Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester" biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert,_1st_Earl_of_Gloucester, accessed Septe.

    9. [S10599] "Henry FitzRoy (d. 1158)" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 by David A.

    10. [S10603] "Nest ferch Rhys" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 by David A. Henness.

    11. [S10737] "Ermengarde de Beaumont" biography, was found, retrieved, uploaded and published March 23rd, 2017 by David A. Hennessee,.

    12. [S10726] "Adeliza of Louvain" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by David A. H.

    13. [S7138] "HENRY I "Beauclerc" of Normandy (King of England)", http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/PLANTAGENET.htm.