Stephen was born in 1097 and died 25th October 1154, the son of Adela of Blois, daughter of William I and Stephen, Count of Blois, France. He became King of England after the nobles rejected Henry I’s daughter Matilda as queen. He married Matilda of Boulogne and they had five children. For most of his reign he fought a civil war with Henry I’s daughter, Matilda. As part of the agreement with Matilda he was succeeded by Matilda’s son, Henry Plantagenet.
Family tree for King Stephen of England son of Adela of Blois, daughter of William I showing:
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Heather Y Wheeler. (2018 – 2020). King Stephen of England 1096 – 1154. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/king-stephen-of-england-1096-1154. Last accessed [date]