Medieval Timeline: Today in Medieval History

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Henry I - King of England - Medieval England - Middle Ages History - Medieval History - Norman EnglandOn this date, December 1, in medieval history:

  • 1135 –  King Henry I of England, the fourth son of William the Conqueror, dies. He was buried at Reading Abbey.
  • 1170 – Thomas Becket reconciles with King Henry II and returns to his See at Canterbury after a six-year-long exile.

*image source: Miniature of King Henry I, from illuminated Chronicle of Matthew Paris (1236-1259), British Library, MS Royal 14 CVII, f.8v

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