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History: People


Prominent Figures during the English Anarchy


Stephen of Blois, Duke of Normandy, King of England (1135-1141, 1142-1154), 1096-1154
see also here and here and here
Matilda of Boulogne, Queen of England, -1152
Matilda the Empress, also called Maud, Lady of England (1141), 1103-1167
see also here and here
Henry II
see also here
Robert, Earl of Gloucester
Geoffrey IV Plantagenet, also called the Fair, Duke of Normandy
David, King of Scotland (1124-), -1153
Eustace, son of Stephen and Matilda, -1153


Alexander, Bishop of London
Anarawd ap Gruffydd, prince in Deheubarth, d. 1143
Baldwin of Redvers
Cadell ap Gruffydd, prince in Deheubarth
Pope Celestine II (pro-Angevin)
Pope Eugenius III (pro-Angevin)
Geoffrey de Mandeville
Geoffrey Talbot
Gilbert fitz Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Pembroke d. 1148
Gruffydd ap Cynan, Welsh ruler, d. 1137
Henry Murdac, Archbishop of York
Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester
Hugh Bigod
Hugh de Puiset
Hilary, Bishop of Cichester
Pope Innocent II
John fitz Gilbert; the Marshal
Louis VII, King of France
Pope Lucius II (pro-Stephen)
Maredudd ap Gruffydd, prince in Deheubarth, d. 1155
Miles of Beauchamp
Miles of Gloucester, -1144
Nigel, Bishop of Ely
Owain Gwynedd, Prince of Gwynedd (1137-1170), 1109-1170
Philip (son of Earl Robert)
Ranulf, Earl of Chester
Reginald of Dunstanville
Rhys ap Gruffydd, prince in Deheubarth, d. 1197
Richard "Strongbow" fitz Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Pembroke and Lord of Leinster, d. 1176
Robert, Bishop of Hereford
Robert, Bishop of London
Roger, Bishop of Salisbury
Robert de Mellent de Caen, Earl of Gloucester, -1147
Robert, Earl of Leicester
Robert fitz Hubert
Robert of Bampton
Roger, Chancellor
Roger, Earl of Hereford
Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
Thurstan, Archbishop of York
Turgis of Avranches
William, Bishop of Norwich
William Corbeil, Archbishop of  Canterbury
William Martel, king's steward and castellan
William of Pont de l'Arche
William of Rournare

People who figured in the events preceding Stephen's reign:


Henry I, Beauclerc, Duke of Normandy, King of England (1100-1135), 1068-1135 see also here
Matilda (Edith) of Scotland, Queen of England, 1079-1118
William of AEthelthing, Duke of Normandy, 1103-1120
Adela, Countess of Blois, 1067-1137
Stephen Henry de Blois, Count of Blois

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This page was last updated on 7 May 2002.