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

Edmund King

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26365

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Stephen (c. 1092–1154), king of England, was the third son of Étienne (VI), count of Blois-Chartres, and Adela, daughter of William I. Stephen's father was one of the leaders of the first crusade, and achieved some notoriety for not coming to the relief of the besiegers of ...

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Subjects: British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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