William II (named Rufus in-game because his nickname was Rufus in reality) is the son of William the Conqueror and Matilda. He is the faction heir at the beginning of the English Campaign.


Rufus' starting stats are:

  • 3 Command
  • 5 Loyalty
  • 3 Piety
  • No Chivalry or Dread

In-Game FeatsEdit

Rufus led an army of mercenaries, militia, and peasants from Nottingham to the village of York. He then led an attack on the village, but was killed.


Rufus was killed during the Battle of York, after charging into a group of enemies and being struck by a pitchfork in the chest. His title of Prince went to Robert .

Participation in Major Battles and WarsEdit