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  • Henry I Known as "Henry Beauclerc.” 1068-1135. King of England (1100-1135). The youngest son of William the Conqueror, he succeeded his brother William II to the throne, restored the laws of Edward the Confessor, and conquered Normandy (1106).

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  • n. King of England from 1100 to 1135; youngest son of William the Conqueror; conquered Normandy in 1106 (1068-1135)

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  • Before the conquest of England in 1066 William, duke of Normandy, spent most of his reign embroiled in disputes with his vassals and with Henry I, king of France.

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  • Williams domain was invaded twice by Henry I, because Henry felt William had become too powerful.

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  • Robert of Normandy, brave but as thick as a brick those familiar with English history will remember that he was done out of his inheritance by his younger brother Henry I; meet him here, and you can understand why.

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  • When William was killed in 1100, his successor, Henry I, invited Anselm to return to his see.

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  • The emperors, busy in Germany or preoccupied with the popes, made wide grants of regalian rights over local coinage, tolls, customs dues, police powers, and justice (diplomas of Henry I, Lothair II, and Conrad II); there were also considerable delegations of local episcopal powers.

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  • The church used by Pamber is a remnant of the old Priory church founded by Henry I, and consists of the ancient choir and tower dating from the end of the twelfth century.

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  • Whilst the king and his chancellor were busy settling the kingdom, establishing a uniform administration of justice and system of revenue, and not only renewing but extending the form of government which had been instituted by Henry I, the citizens of London, availing themselves of the security afforded by a strong government, redoubled their energy in following commercial pursuits and succeeded in raising the city, as

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  • The English king, Henry I, with his courtiers, had sailed earlier, and had now almost reached home.

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  • An appeal was made on Elsa’s behalf to the Emperor, Henry I, who decreed that she should choose a champion, so that the matter might be settled by combat.

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  • King of England, born 1133; died 6 July, 1189; was in his earlier life commonly known as Henry Fitz-Empress from the fact that his mother Matilda, daughter of Henry I, was first married to the Emperor

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

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