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Throughout his reign, William ended multiple rebellions. Examples of the rebellions he seized were in Northumbria and Wales.

William Rufus was famous for not being fond of church and not being a committed Christian. He stopped spending money on the church and when he needed to raise money he raided the churches.

Even though Anselm was regarded as one of the greatest theologians of their generation, William and him didn't agree on anything. Anselm went into exile in October 1097.

Even though Anselm was regarded as one of the greatest theologians of their generation, William and him didn't agree on anything. Anselm went into exile in October

In 1089, William's father's advisor and confidant died. He delayed appointing a new archbishop but finally appointed Anselm of Canterbury.

Rise to the Throne: King Henry rose to the throne on August 1100 CE after succeeding his brother William

Malcolm III, King of Scotland, revolted against William in 1093 when William compelled him to accept his overlordship. King Malcolm's troops were left extremely defeated by William's troops and Malcolm was killed.

Malcolm III (Máel Coluim mac Donnchada) - King of Scots, Commonly known as Malcolm Canmore or 'big-head'. He is the historical equivalent of Malcolm in Shakespeare's Macbeth

William became the King in 1087 after his father William the Conqueror died on September 9.

William became the King in 1087 after his father William the Conqueror died on September

William I gave the Duchy of Normandy to his eldest child and William Rufus' brother Robert. He gave his favourite child; William II, England. William was crowned King of England in September 1087.

William I gave the Duchy of Normandy to his eldest child and William Rufus' brother Robert. He gave his favourite child; William was crowned King of England in September

King William never got married, nor did he have any children legitimate or otherwise.

King William Rufus never got married, nor did he have any children legitimate or otherwise.

William II was the third son of William the Conqueror (William I) and the King of England between 1087 and 1100. He was commonly referred to as William the Red and William Rufus.

William II was the third son of William the Conqueror (William I) and the King of England between 1087 and He was commonly referred to as William the Red and William Rufus.

It is said he had five/six sisters. The existence of four of them is certain but the existence of his sisters Adeliza and Matilda is uncertain. Not much is known about his early years besides the fact there was always tension amongst him and his brothers.

The existence of four of them is certain but the existence of his sisters Adeliza and Matilda is uncertain. Not much is known about his early years besides the fact there was always tension amongst him and his brothers.

William's birthdate is unknown, but it is said to be somewhere between 1056 and 1060. He had two older brothers (Robert and Richard) and a younger brother (Henry). He was the son of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders.

William's birthdate is unknown, but it is said to be somewhere between 1056 and He had two older brothers (Robert and Richard) and a younger brother (Henry). He was the son of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders.