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date: 05 May 2021


(c. 1092–1154)
  • Edmund King


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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