Biography of Stephen I King England

Timeline

Around 1094 Stephen I King England was born to Stephen Blois II Count Blois and Adela Normandy Count Blois.

In 1125 Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders were married.

Around 1130 Eustace Blois IV Count Boulogne was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders.

In 1133 Matilda Blois Countess Worcester was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders.

On 22 Dec 1135 Stephen I King England was crowned I King England: Blois at Westminster Abbey [Coronation of Stephen].

In 1136 Marie Blois I Count Boulogne was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders.

Around 1137 William Blois I Count Boulogne was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders.

In 1138 Gilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy besieged by Stephen I King England at Weobley Castle.

First Battle of Lincoln

On 02 Feb 1141 the army of Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy commanded by Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester defeated the army of Stephen I King England. Matilda's army included Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester and Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys. Stephen I King England, Gilbert Gaunt 1st Earl Lincoln, William "The Younger" Peverell and Ilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy were captured. William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York fought for Stephen, his cousin. .

Henry II Sails to England

In Jan 1153 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England sailed from Barfleur, Basse Normandie to England, arriving the next day, with a fleet of twenty-six ships, and an army, to bring Stephen I King England submit to Henry's authority. .

Henry II Relieves Wallingford Castle

In Jul 1153 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England arrived at Wallingford Castle to relieve the siege that Stephen I King England had commenced in 1152. .

Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster

Around Aug 1153 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England and Stephen I King England agreed the Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster by which Henry "Curtmantle" II King England would inherit the throne on the death of Stephen I King England. The Treaty was ratified by Theobald of Bec Archbishop Canterbury at Westminster in Christmas 1153.

Death of King Stephen

On 25 Oct 1154 Stephen I King England died at Priory of St Martin. .

Americ Blois was born to Stephen I King England.

Gervaise Blois Abbot Westminster was born to Stephen I King England.

Adela Blois was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders.

Baldwin Blois was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders.

Ralph Blois was born to Stephen I King England.

1130-1154 Anarchy

Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy, daughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England, his only remaining legitimate child, and Stephen I King England, son of Adela Normandy Count Blois (daughter of William the Conqueror), waged war over the succession. .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Blois

Descendants Family Trees:

William "Conqueror" I King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 8 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Grand Son of William "Conqueror" I King England

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 2 Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Ancestry

Father: Stephen Blois II Count Blois

GrandFather: Theobald Blois III Count Blois

Great GrandFather: Odo Blois II Count Blois

Great x 2 GrandFather: Odo Blois I Count Blois

Great x 3 GrandFather: Theobald "Trickster" Blois I Count Blois

Great x 3 GrandMother: Luitgarde Vermandois Duchess Normandy

Great x 2 GrandMother: Bertha Welf Queen Consort France

Great x 3 GrandFather: Conrad I King Burgundy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mathilde Carolingian Queen Consort Burgundy

Great GrandMother: Ermengarde Auvernge Count Blois

GrandMother: Gersenda Maine Count Blois

Great GrandFather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Maine III Count Maine

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Maine II Count Maine

Great x 2 GrandMother: Unamed Penthièvre Count Maine

Great x 3 GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany

Mother: Adela Normandy Count Blois Daughter William "Conqueror" I King England

GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England Great x -2 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown Count Ponthieu

Great x 2 GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre Duchess Normandy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany

Great GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Great GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

Great x 2 GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

Great x 3 GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders

Great x 3 GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy Count Flanders

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Flanders

Great x 3 GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

Great GrandMother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh I King France

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers

Great x 2 GrandMother: Constance Arles Queen Consort France

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence, 1st Count Arles

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort West Francia