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Stephen (c. 1092-1154), king of England

Edmund J. King

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early career to 1125 | Count of Boulogne, 1125-1135 | King of England, 1135-1136 | Difficulties in Normandy and England, 1137-1138 | The beginning of the civil war, 1138-1140 | The battle of Lincoln and the loss of Normandy, 1141-1144 | Stalemate in England, 1142-1146 | Henry of Anjou versus Eustace of Boulogne, 1147-1152 | The treaty of Winchester and the end of the reign, 1153-1154 | Family matters and religious patronage | Personality and outlook | Significance and reputation

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