Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
William the Conqueror (see here and here), born 1028,
An evocative plaque on an old building in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, NE France.
It says that from this port, William the Conqueror left in 1066 at the head of a fleet to invade England.
Photo 2014. See full size and wider shot.
See close-up of plaque.
See street view.
Tomb of William the Conqueror, Church of St. Stephen, Caen.
19th century memorial. The original tomb was destroyed in the French Revolution.
From here. Used with permission.
See other shot from here. From Shirley's Royal Ancestors site. Used with permission.
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