William the Conqueror


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William the Conqueror:

see William IWilliam I
or William the Conqueror,
1027?–1087, king of England (1066–87). Earnest and resourceful, William was not only one of the greatest of English monarchs but a pivotal figure in European history as well.
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, king of England.
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The third film has a working title of William the Conqueror, and a budget of 67million pounds.
After the Battle of Hastings, Waltheof of Huntingdon, an English hostage, falls in love with Judith, niece of William the Conqueror.
She shares the stage with Anne Boleyn, Shakespeare, Chaucer, William the Conqueror, Negro Man, and Goddam Father Who is the Richest White Man in the Town, and Clara may be Black or white or both.
After the Norman conquest of England in 1066 by William the Conqueror, each county (or shire) had a shire reeve (from which sheriff is derived) who was responsible for calling together a posse of citizens whenever the need arose to apprehend a suspected criminal who was believed to be likely to try to flee the area.
Kimberley LoPrete follows the career of Adela of Blois, daughter of William the Conqueror and mother of King Stephen, Theodora Evergates and Amy Livingstone contribute studies of noblewomen in Champagne and the Chartrain, Karen Nicholas considers the political roles of countesses in Flanders, and Fredric Cheyette surveys the depiction of women in the Occitan verse of the period.
A study of climate reaching back to the time of William the Conqueror indicates that recent temperatures are the highest of the past 1,000 years.
Like William the Conqueror, one of the first and greatest practitioners of this form of conquest, the new ruler handed out parcels of land to be further entrusted down the social scale in committed but not yet realized units of organization, domination and revenue.
Kennedy's multicultural sensibility allows her to draw, for the synthesis of her work, upon everything from Old Maid cards to Negro spirituals; Hitler, Shakespeare, Chaucer, William the Conqueror, and Anne Boleyn; Mary, Joseph, and Jesus; Bette Davis and Lena Home; Malcolm X, Beethoven, and Leonardo da Vinci--as well as early childhood memories of family, friends, and relatives.
But in 1116, England's Henry I, son of William the Conqueror, made himself the victim of all criminal crimes.
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William the Conqueror stole the land from ordinary people and most of the so-called Lords who now exist are actually sitting on stolen land which is the process of war.
THE Tower of London has arguably the most gruesome history of any building in Britain -- since it was built by William the Conqueror more than 900 years ago, royals and commoners alike have met a grisly end there.