William I, also known as William the Conqueror, was the first Norman king of England (1066-1087).

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William I, also known as William the Conqueror, was the first Norman king of England (1066-1087).
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William I, also known as William the Conqueror, was the first Norman king of England (1066-1087). William invaded English in 1066 and defeated the English earl Harold at the Battle of Hastings in October. He was crowned in Christmas Day. Here William is pictured reviewing his troops before invading England.