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    William the Conqueror Missing Works Cited William the conqueror was the bastard son of Robert the Devil, the sixth Norman duke, and a tanner’s daughter named Arlette. In those days it was common for noble men to have children without marriage. Robert was either eighteen or nineteen years old when he first saw William’s mother Arlette. He summoned for her to come to his castle and Arlette moved in with Robert and stayed until he got rid of her. When William was about seven-years-old his

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    Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer. Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer, was the first to see the coast of the Pacific Ocean. He saw the ocean in September of 1513, from the top of a mountain of what is now Panama. On September 29, 1523, Balboa claimed it and all its shores for Spain. His findings opened Spanish explorations and conquests along the western coast of South America began. The Spanish called the ocean the South Sea because it lay south of the isthmus

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    Throughout the duration of history, many important figures arose to lead nations to great conquests. This list of important figures includes William the Conqueror who had risen from somewhat humble beginnings to become the conqueror of England. Descendants of Viking raiders, the Normans eventually came to settle in a region in the northern portion of France. Before long, they developed their own culture and grew in might. And so, when William, the Duke of Normandy at the time, conquered England

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    He was the son of Robert, Duke of Normandy, his mother, Herleva, the daughter of a tanner of Falaise. In 1035 William’s father Robert, Duke of Normandy, went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, in which he died. Before starting the pilgrimage, he presented to the nobles his seven year old child demanding their allegiance. "He is little", the father said, "but he will grow, and, if God please, he will mend." William, after a period of anarchy, became the ruler of Normandy in his father's place at the

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    The Conqueror Worm and the End of the World Edgar Allen Poe is one of the fathers of terror and mystery.  His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end with a dismal twist.  "The Conqueror Worm" is one example of his masterful rhymes and tells how a play on life turns into reality for mankind. The setting is a theater but it is not just a site for plays.  Poe describes it to be that way to trick the reader, but the theater is actually the setting for mankind

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    William the Conqueror was the illegitimate son of Robert the Devil. According to tradition, William would not have technically been eligible for any position in the Duchy due to his illegitimate birth. Before Robert left on the crusades he forced his counts to swear fealty to William, should he not return. This was very controversial for the Norman government because William was about 7 or 8 at the time and could not rule properly. Bloody uprisings and civil unrest plagued Normandy because lords

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    William the Conqueror and his Patronage William I, better known as William the Conqueror, began his medieval and political career at a young age when his father left him to go on a crusade. Effectively William became the Duke of Normandy. He had to fight against other members of the Norman royalty who desired William's land and treasure. William learned at an early age that the men who ruled Europe during the middle ages were primarily interested in their own greed at the expense of all else,

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    died, leaving him to become his successor. As he becomes the new Duke of Normandy, he faces troubles with the other Dukes who want power. This results in William gaining complete power over Normandy after fighting with the other dukes.William the Conqueror exploited people for their loyalty, resulting in the Bayeux Tapestry exemplifying only his positive attributes. William took control over England by using tactics and strategies that were underhanded. He rescued Harold after he was captured, only

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    The Norman Conquest and Dynasty of William the Conqueror The Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon England (1066) Duke William of Normandy’s claim on England’s crown was based, in part, on the fact that he was distantly related to Edward the Confessor, the Saxon King of England. However, his more legitimate claim also was based on an event that occurred in 1054 when Harold of Wessex was shipwrecked on the shore of Normandy. Harold was rescued, and then imprisoned by his host, Duke William of Normandy

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    William the Conqueror was born in the Normandy region of France in 1027. He never spoke English and was illiterate his whole life, but he had more influence on the evolution of the English language then anyone before or since. William ruled England until his death, on September 9, 1087, in Rouen, France. William had an awful childhood. He was bullied because his mother was not married, they called him William the bastard. William’s father, Robert I, Duke of Normandy went on pilgrimage to Jerusalem

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