Coronation of Henry I of England 1100

walwyn Sun, 08/14/2011 - 20:46
Sunday, August 5, 1100

Following the death of William II of England, his younger brother Henry siezed the throne, taking advantage of his eldest brother Robert Curthose being away on the First Crusade. Gaining the support of the barons by signing a Charter of Liberties, he was crowned at Westminster Abbey on the 5th of August 1100.