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  • Robert de Brusse (c.1036 - bef.1096)
    Fought in The Battle of Hastings
  • Robert de Vaux, Treyermayne (c.1030 - 1086)
    The Norman Castle of Vaux or De Vallibus is mentioned by Orderic Vitalis: and then Terra di Vallibus continued in the possession of the family to which it gave their name until the time of King John. T...
  • Guillaume de la Ferté-Macé (aft.1007 - aft.1076)
    La Ferté-Macé is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France, in the region of Normandy. Wikipedia---------------------------------- ID: I104303# Name: Count William ] v] de Ferte-Mace# Se...
  • Gamaliel de Blackburn (c.1060 - d.)
    DESCENT OF THE MANOR THE DE BLACKBURN FAMILY.=== The primitive lords of Blackburn, bearing the name of the vill, must be referred to hereafter in the account of Blackburn Church as furnishing the fi...
  • Herverus Walter (c.1045 - aft.1086)
    Herverus came to England with William the Conquerer in 1066. After the battle, he obtained large grants in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Lancashire.===Biography * Also known as Herocines Watter, came to Englan...

(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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