William II Penny

William II (1087-1100)

Classification: House of NORMANDY, NORMAN KINGS.

William II was the third son of William the Conqueror, born sometime between 1056 and 1100 in Normandy, France. William became King on 26 September 1087 after his Father's death.

William II was also known as William Rufus. Rufus is Latin for red, the nickname coming from either red hair or a ruddy complexion.

William died on 2 August 1100, in an alleged hunting accident near Brockenhurst in the New Forest, Hampshire.

 Obverse Reverse1087-1100 Penny - William II
Mintage: N/A

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