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William II was also known as?

He was also known as William Rufus or the red king

why was King William II referred to as the red king?

He was referred to as the red king because of his ruddy complexion and red cheeks

when did king William II rule as king of England?

He ruled between 1087 and 1100

who was William II's father?

William the Conqueror was William II's father

who was William II's mother?

Matilda of Flanders or Queen Matilda

How many brothers did William Rufus have?

He had three brothers, Robert, Richard and Henry

What was the name of William's elder brother who was killed in a hunting accident whilst still young?

Richard

who acquired the kingship after William the Conqueror died?

William II or William Rufus

who was the eldest son of William the conquer?

Robert was the eldest son, followed by William II or William Rufus

After the death of King William, what title did Robert take?

He became the Duke of Normandy

what was the title of king William before he conquered England in 1066?

His title was Duchy of Normandy

What was the name of the Archbishop who crowned William II at Westminster in 1087?

Lanfranc of Pavia.

What part did Odo of Bayeux, Robert of Mortain, Richard Fitz Gilbert and Geoffrey of Coutances play in William's reign?

They led a rebellion against William II in 1088. The rebellion was to place Robert on the throne of England.

What military action did William II take in the year 1091?

He invaded Normandy. He did so as a retaliation for Robert rebellion against him in England.

When did King William II die?

He died on 2nd of August 1100 at age 40

what was king William II cause of death?

He died from a shot by an arrow on a hunting trip