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Text:".... men io of, in Domesday, v. 867. Herleva, daughter of Fulbert the Tanner, mother of William the Conqueror, ii. 178, 179, 583-590, *628-635. advancement of her family, ii. 179, *j8o. marries Herlwin..."
Date:1879
Place:England
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Text:"...246 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. system itself, with its splendid attractions and advantages, weighed against its accumulated tyranny, to be the foundation, for a long period, at once of the stability..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...40 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. camp. Let those who love me/ was his brief charge, now follow me ! and, putting spurs to his horse r attended by a few of his bravest knights, he scarcely drew bit till..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 137 the palace, where, before a splendid assembly, was publicly performed the ceremony of pledge-troth between, the affianced parties, the young princess Adeliza and the noble..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...352 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. variety, the latter being made chiefly of furs or cloth of different colours. 6 The bonnets of kings, earls, and barons, richly emblazoned with diamonds and precious stones..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 123 confiding trust in the sole partner of his heart, was betrayed, and he ultimately became a passionate, vindictive, and gloomy despot. Soon after the period of Williams..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...364 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. believe that the Anglo-Normans were the most profligate and vicious nation ever known. But these, it is well observed/ ought to be received with some degree of caution..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...168 THE CONQTJEKOB AND HIS COMPANIONS. typographical error, and that Robert, to whom William the Conqueror gave Tarn worth Tower and Town shortly after the Conquest, must be the Marmion who had..."
Date:1874
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Text:"...28 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. barons of the realm^ after his signal exploits, he was also surprised on his return to find himself deprived of the authority which he had formerly exercised in the councils..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
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Text:"...864 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. beliere that the Anglo-Normans were the most profligate and vicions nation ever known. But these^ it is w^ell observed,* ought to be received with some degree of caution..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 313 this feudal school as pages or valets. 5 Names now appropriated to domestic servants were then often given to the sons and brothers of kings. 6 They were next advanced..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 127 is a question if a strong government, ably though, harshly administered by the victorious Norman, were not preferable to such a state of things. For so great was the love..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...262 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. were generally held annually, or at still shorter periods, and were summoned by special writs from the king. That in these he followed the custom or unwritten law..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 43 repelled the arms of the French monarch, returned in triumph to celebrate his victories in his native city. The reputation of his early success daunted for a time..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 157 with the assistance of a council, of which Roger de Beaumont was the president. 4 The duchess and her court were present ; and at the conclusion of the ceremonies, turning..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 133 dared to commit so flagrant a breach of faith as, without the connivance of king Edward, to violate the respect due to the person of his envoy ? He did more ; he resolved..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
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Text:"...312 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. racier in both adapted to harmoniBe or amalgamate ; and so incessantly did they contend^ defy^ and resist a merging of interests during a period of almost a century..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
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Text:"...308 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. chain upon themselves, naturally excited uneasy if not remorseful feelings in the breast of the king. Still William retained some great and magnanimous qualities, some..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 303 CHAPTER VII. King William proclaims an amnesty Proceeds against the rebel chiefs Acts of the council Waltheof, the Saxon earl, condemned to die Treachery of his consort..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England
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Text:"...202 WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. the pre-eminent advantage of a royal residence, and a stronghold in the event of any outbreak in a capital which had evinced so much disposition to resist. 2 The day..."
Date:Between 1028 and 1087
Place:England