WILLIAM RUFUS, OR WILLIAM THE RED.
[Sidenote: 1087. An. Reg. 1.] William,
surnamed Rufus or William the Red, second sonne to
William Conqueror, began his reigne ouer England the
Although Raphael Holinshed led a life remarkable for its obscurity, he was the overseer and primary compiler of the first continuous and authoritative narrative account of British history written in t...