William Rufus

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William Rufus:

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or William Rufus
, d. 1100, king of England (1087–1100), son and successor of William I. He was called William Rufus or William the Red because of his ruddy complexion.
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, king of England.
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It was written, for instance, in a charter of Lewes Monastery that William the Conqueror, not William Rufus, created William de Warren first earl of Surrey; Thomas Walsingham wrote that Henry de Lacy was earl of Salisbury as well as Lincoln; records in Walden Monastery indicate Geoffrey de Mandeville was lord of the honor of Walden.
Settled midfield over a trip which is too short for him, William Rufus was unsurprisingly under pressure on the run to three out, before rallying quite well from two out to forge into a respectable fifth, finishing close enough behind some much higher-rated horses.
Eadmer writes that they received reports about much that was deplorable about the conduct of William Rufus during Anselm's absence, while they were on their way to Rome to confer with Pope Urban II about the difficulties between Anselm and the King of England.
William Rufus quickly reaffirmed the rights of forced converts to return to Judaism and, in this atmosphere of official tolerance and political protection, the twelfth century witnessed a brilliant cultural period for Norman Jews.
Financial commitments prevented the church from sending an immediate replacement; but, in 1898, Canadian Presbyterians Robert Grierson, William Rufus Foote and Duncan McRae arrived in Korea.
WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: William Rufus de Vane King; A hectare; Cambodia; Sixth.
Final meticulous preparations of the ancient building, completed in 1099 by William Rufus, son of William the Conqueror, were being carried out barely two hours before the ceremony.
He was associated with the Welsh Cecils or Sitsyllts - the Welsh spelling of the anglicised Cecil - of Monmouthshire and traced his descent from an Owen of the time of King Harold and a Sitsyllt of the reign of William Rufus.
Royal conspiracy theorists have been buzzing around it like flies since the mysterious death of King William Rufus in an alleged hunting accident in the New Forest on August 2, 1100, all the way through to the car crash that killed Diana in Paris on August 31, 1997.
Built by William Rufus, son of William the Conqueror, Westminster Hall has witnessed the trials of Guy Fawkes and King Charles I, and the lying-in-state of William Gladstone, Sir Winston Churchill and King George VI.
Black Rod, Lieutenant General Sir Michael Willcocks, led the procession into the cavernous 11th-century hall, built by William Rufus, son of William the Conqueror, where 50 years ago George VI was carried to the same spot to lie-in-state.