William the Conqueror ruled while known as Duke of Normandy during the years
The conqueror at the time was William Duke, who became duke at the age of eight. Many battles happened during the time till he was around the age of 25. He soon fought in many battles to claim is rightful thrown in England. After the countless battles he survived, he continued his fight to move onto England. William gathered his men at Dives-sur-Mer in Normandy on August 4th,1066 by September 12th they set sail for Saint-Valery because it was a shorter sea-crossing.
Beowulf does eventually become king when Higlac's son is killed. " Beowulf ruled in Geatland, took the throne he refused, once, and held it long and well." Because of Beowulf's well-known reputation, all the Geat's enemies were afraid to fight against the mighty warrior. As Beowulf reigned for years, all was peaceful, until 50 years have gone by and a dragon wakes from his
He wasn’t technically supposed to be able to participate in jousts because he was royalty, but he didn’t care he did the same thing that William did. He rode under a fake name. When people figured out he was not who he said he was they would forfeit because if they hurt him or made him angry then he could very easily have them executed, put into slavery, prison, etc.. William was the only one who fought him in the jousts. This paid off for William because when he was in the stocks the Black Prince of Wales came to his rescue and repaid him for his courage and kindness and knighted him right
His battles along with his death will always be remembered and cherished. A quote from lines 856-865 shows the amount of love and respect followers of Beowulf had. “And then twelve of the bravest Geats Rode their horses around the tower. Telling their sorrow, telling stories of their dead king and his greatness, his glory, Praising him for heroic deeds, for a life As noble as his name. So should all men raise up words for their lords, warm with love, when their shield and protector leaves His body behind, sends his soul, on High.”
Beowulf was bitten by the dragon and injured. Wiglaf then comes to save Beowulf, and kills the dragon stabbing him right in the neck. By winning the battle Wiglaf got the treasure and the pleasure to become King of the Geats. In conclusion, Beowulf was a hero, even though he died, he was willing to sacrifice his life for his comrades.
King Henry was a very significant individual in Medieval Europe. King Henry the second son of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York was born 28 June 1491 in Palace of Placentia, Greenwich. After the death of Henry's older brother in 1502 Henry inherited the throne. King Henry had many big impacts on Medieval Europe but the biggest impact being a religious reformation. King Henry was married to his brother's widow to reassure the alliance his father had with Spain.
After, these deaths he became a very wealthy orphan. When he turned fourteen he, just like his father joined the Royal Army. At the age of sixteen he married a relative to the British king, who was only fourteen at the time. This made his social status go up even farther
He also took on many roles of leadership during battles and sieges. He was the son of the king of Portugal and became very contributive to Portugal. He accomplished many things in his life that were very important throughout history. Henry The Navigator affected our world today
After his father passes, they put him out to sea with his treasures. Beowulf then becomes king and succeeds his father. He later has a son Healfdene. Then Healfdene has four children, three sons and a daughter. One of which became king that was Hrothgar.
This resulted in both the beheading of King Charles I and the exile of his son, who chose to live his exile in France and who would later return to England and be known as King Charles II. Additionally, the English Commonwealth arose to this end.
I focus on the challenge that his father Phillip left him. "Philip and his friends looked on at first in silence and anxiety for the result, till seeing him turn at the end of his career, and come back rejoicing and triumphing for what he had performed, they all burst out into acclamations of applause; and his father shedding tears, it is said, for joy, kissed him as he came down from his horse, and in his transport said, 'O my son, look thee out a kingdom equal to and worthy of thyself, for Macedonia is too little for thee' " (Alex. 6.8.). He was lead to believe that the cause of His life was to be the greatest leader and conqueror of all time. Alexander the Great's legacy is both far reaching and profound.
According to the Declaration of Independence, King George III was responsible for the American rebellion against the British Empire. The colonists listed 27 abuses committed by the king in the document. These repeated maltreatments established a tyrannical government in North America, which eventually led to the colonist’s revolt. The first 12 abuses established King George III’s authority as despotic instead of allowing a representative government for the colonists. For example: abuses 8 and 9 explains how King George III would further tighten his control through the judiciary. He flat out prevented the establishment of judicial powers in the colonies, and he made the judges dependent on him for their jobs and salaries. His word, whether it