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One of the claimants to the English throne during the civil war known as the Anarchy. Wikipedia

  • Angevin Empire

    The Angevin Empire (Empire Plantagenêt) describes the possessions of the Angevin kings of England who held lands in England and France during the 12th and 13th centuries. Its rulers were Henry II (ruled 1154–1189), Richard I (r. Wikipedia

  • The Anarchy

    Civil war in England and Normandy between 1135 and 1153, which resulted in a widespread breakdown in law and order. Succession crisis precipitated by the accidental death by drowning of William Adelin, the only legitimate son of Henry I, in the sinking of the White Ship in 1120. Wikipedia

  • Henry II of England

    King of England from 1154 to his death. The first king of the House of Plantagenet. Wikipedia

  • Siege of Oxford (1142)

    Heir—in 1142. Fought between his nephew, Stephen of Blois, and his daughter, the Empress Matilda (or Maud), who had recently been expelled from her base in Westminster and chosen the City of Oxford as her new headquarters. Wikipedia

  • List of English monarchs

    This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England. Not the first king to claim to rule all of the English, his rule represents the start of the first unbroken line of kings to rule the whole of England, the House of Wessex. Wikipedia

  • Robert de Chesney

    Medieval English Bishop of Lincoln. The brother of an important royal official, William de Chesney, and the uncle of Gilbert Foliot, successively Bishop of Hereford and Bishop of London. Wikipedia

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