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  • Ernulf, seigneur de Hesdin (c.1038 - 1098)
    Alan FitzFlaad married Ada (or Avelina), daughter of Ernoulf de Hesdin (killed on crusade at Antioch). Ernulf DE HESDIN * Partnership with: (Unknown) o Child: Aveline DE HESDING Birth: Shrops...
  • Captain Richard de la Warde (c.1040 - 1084)
    "Richard the noble captain de la Warde" is recorded as one of the Norman invaders who accompanied William the Conqueror during the Norman Conquest of England. The name can be translated as "of the guar...
  • Robert "the Chamberlain" Bigod (c.1015 - 1071)
    Robert le Bigod was a poor Knight who gained the favour of William, Duke of Normandy, by informing him of the intended treachery of William Werlenc, Count of Mortain. Robert held the lands of Malitot, ...
  • Raoul III de Tosny, Seigneur de Conches, Lord of Flamstead (1029 - 1101)
    Raoul (Ralph) III de Tosny / Toeni / Toni, Seigneur de Conches, Lord of Flamstead (d. 24 March 1102) son of Roger "de Conches" de Tosny and his second wife, Godechilde married Isabelle de Montfor...
  • Eustace III, comte de Boulogne et de Lens (c.1050 - aft.1125)
    FmgMedlands EUSTACHE [III] de Boulogne (-1125 or after). His parentage is specified in his donation to Saint-Bertin dated 1122, for the souls of "Eustacii comitis patris mei et Yde matris mee comitis...

(This is the one in which Wm the Conqueror captures England)

The Battle of Hastings took place on 14 October 1066. It was the decisive Norman victory in the Norman Conquest of England, fought between the Norman army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army of King Harold II.[1] The battle took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 6 miles northwest of Hastings, close to the present-day town of Battle, East Sussex.

Harold II was killed in the battle—legend has it that he was shot through the eye with an arrow. Although there was further English resistance, this battle is seen as the point at which William (The Conqueror) gained control of England, becoming its first Norman ruler as King William I.

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