How Did William Overcome The Bastard?

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When William was a young boy he had many obstacles to overcome. When William was eight his father died returning from a pilgrimage of Jerusalem. When his father died William became Duke of Normandy in 1035. When this happened many lords in Normandy didn’t approve of him ruling them in 1040 they tried to kill William the plan failed but Williams guardian ( Gilbert of Brionne) was killed. In 1042 the King knighted William. William, still in his teens, took a new stand on political events and finally gained firm control of his duchy ( although some of his enemies referred to him as “The Bastard” due to his illegitimate birth). But once again in 1047 the lords in Western Normandy tried to kill William but failed again. These two incidents taught
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