Last Norman king of England; his reign was called "The Anarchy" or "The Nineteen-Year Winter"

Biography outline

Stephen de Blois, King of England, Duke of Normandy, Count of Boulogne, was born circa 1095 in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France to Stephen II, Count of Blois (c1045-1102) and Adela of Normandy (c1062-1138) and died 25 October 1154 in Dover Priory, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Matilda de Boulogne (1105-1152) circa 1125 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands.

Name variations

Etienne (Stephen), Stephen of Blois


Offspring of Stephen of England and Damette (c1095-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gervase, Abbot of Westminster (c1120-)

Offspring of Stephen of England and Matilda de Boulogne (1105-1152)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eustace IV de Boulogne (c1127-1153)
Baudouin de Blois (-c1134)
Matilda de Blois (c1133-1137)
Marie de Boulogne (1136-1182) 1136 1182 Mathieu d'Alsace (c1137-1173)

William of Blois (c1137-1159) 1137 11 November 1159 Isabel de Warenne (1130-1202)

Footnotes (including sources)

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  Robin Patterson

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