Biography of Stephen I King England

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: /France/Families/Blois[Paternal].html#Stephen_I_King_England_1094-1154

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 8 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks

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

Timeline

Around 1094 Stephen I King England 1094-1154 was born to Stephen Blois II Count Blois 1045-1102 and Adela Normandy Count Blois 1067-1137

In 1125 Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152 were married

Around 1130 Eustace Blois IV Count Boulogne 1130-1153 was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152

In 1133 Matilda Blois Countess Worcester 1133-1137 was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152

On 22 Dec 1135 Stephen I King England 1094-1154 was crowned I King England: Blois at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

In 1136 Marie Blois I Count Boulogne 1136-1182 was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152

Around 1137 William Blois I Count Boulogne 1137-1159 was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152

In 1138 Gilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy -1163 besieged by Stephen I King England 1094-1154 at Weobley Castle, Weobley, Herefordshire

On 02 Feb 1141 the army of Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy 1102-1167 commanded by Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester 1099-1147 defeated the army of Stephen I King England 1094-1154.Matilda's army included Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester 1099-1153 and Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys -1160. Stephen I King England 1094-1154, Gilbert Gaunt 1st Earl Lincoln 1126-1156, William "The Younger" Peverell 1080-1155 and Ilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy -1141 were captured. William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York 1101-1179 fought for Stephen, his cousin.

In Jan 1153 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 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 1094-1154 submit to Henry's authority.

In Jul 1153 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 arrived at Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Oxfordshire to relieve the siege that Stephen I King England 1094-1154 had commenced in 1152.

Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster

Around Aug 1153 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 and Stephen I King England 1094-1154 agreed the Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster by which Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 would inherit the throne on the death of Stephen I King England 1094-1154.The Treaty was ratified by Theobald of Bec Archbishop Canterbury 1090-1161 at Westminster in Christmas 1153.

On 25 Oct 1154 Stephen I King England 1094-1154 died at Priory of St Martin, Dover, Kent.

Americ Blois was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Gervaise Blois Abbot Westminster was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Adela Blois -1135 was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152

Baldwin Blois -1135 was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154 and Matilda Flanders 1105-1152

Ralph Blois was born to Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy 1102-1167, daughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135, his only remaining legitimate child, and Stephen I King England 1094-1154, son of Adela Normandy Count Blois 1067-1137 (daughter of William the Conqueror), waged war over the succession.

Ancestry

Father: Stephen Blois II Count Blois

Mother: Adela Normandy Count Blois