King Stephen of England 1096 – 1154

King Stephen

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:
parents
siblings
partner
children

  • Stephen II
    of Blois
    1045 – 1102
    Adela
    of Blois
    c1067 – 1137
    • William
      of Sully
      c1085 – 1150
    • Theobald IV
      of Blois
      1090 – 1152
    • Henry
      of Blois
      1098 – 1171
    • Philip
      d 1100
    • Eleanor
      1102 – 1147
    • Agnes
      de Puiset
      dates unknown
    • Alice
      de Joigni
      dates unknown
    • Lucia
      dates unknown
    • Adela
      of Blois
      dates unknown
    • KING STEPHEN
      OF ENGLAND
      1096 – 1154
      Matilda
      of Boulogne
      1105 – 1152
      • Baldwin
        1126 – 1135
      • Matilda
        d. 1141
      • Eustace
        of Boulogne
        1130 – 1153
      • William
        of Boulogne
        1135 – 1159
      • Mary
        of Boulogne
        1136 – 1182

 

Published Mar 8, 2018 @ 12:14 pm – Updated – Jun 4, 2020 @ 4:23 pm

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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]