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Hen·ry I(hĕn′rē) Known as "Henry Beauclerc." 1068-1135.
King of England (1100-1135). The youngest son of William the Conqueror, he succeeded his brother William II to the throne, restored the laws of Edward the Confessor, and conquered Normandy (1106).
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1. (Biography) known as Henry the Fowler. ?876–936 ad, duke of Saxony (912–36) and king of Germany (919–36): founder of the Saxon dynasty (918–1024)
2. (Biography) 1068–1135, king of England (1100–35) and duke of Normandy (1106–35); son of William the Conqueror: crowned in the absence of his elder brother, Robert II, duke of Normandy; conquered Normandy (1106)
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