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King Henry Fandom

The marriage produced an ally of Henry’s erst while enemy, Fulk of Anjou. When the reluctant and quarrelsome pair was lastly ordered by Henry I to do their duty and create an heir to his throne, a son, the future Henry II, was born. Henry rejoiced that his dynasty was now safe and crossed to Normandy to see his new grandson, namesake and heir. Henry later led an English army into Normandy which he took from his feckless brother at the Battle of Tinchebray which was probably fought on 28 September 1106. The Saxons felt that fifty years later, the...