Henry I

Selby Civic Society

stimulating public interest in, and caring for, the beauty, history and character of the town and its surroundings

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Henry I

Installed in 2009 on the railings at the north side of Selby Abbey, this plaque commemorates a widely held view - though one that remains contested - that William The Conqueror's 4th son, Henry, was born in this part of Selby in 1068. 

Click here to discover more about the life and times of King Henry I.