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- n. the second son of William the Conqueror who succeeded him as King of England (1056-1100)
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After this the king removed Thurstan, who was restored, however, by William Rufus and died as abbot in 1101.
The emperor Henry the Fourth was not disposed to obey the summons of the pope: Philip the First of France was occupied by his pleasures; William Rufus of England by a recent conquest; the kin‘gs of Spain were engaged in a domestic war against the Moors; and the northern monarchs of Scotland, Denmark,