On This Day

What Happened in May 1068

Historical Events


CrownRoyal Coronation

May 11 Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey, London

King of England and Duke of Normandy William the Conqueror
King of England and Duke of Normandy
William the Conqueror

Famous Deaths

  • May 22 Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan, 70th Emperor of Japan, dies at 42