TIL King William II organized a hunting trip and was presented with six arrows; taking four for himself, he handed the other two to Tirel, saying, “Bon archer, bonnes fleches”. It was the last time that William was seen alive.

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  1. It was a “hunting accident.” William’s brother Henry was also among the hunting party and crowned himself king immediately afterwards.

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