1130-1199-Anarchy and Crusades

22 Dec 1135 Coronation of Stephen (Westminster Abbey)

On 22 Dec 1135 Stephen I King England (41) was crowned I King England: Blois at Westminster Abbey [Coronation of Stephen]

22 Aug 1138 Battle of the Standard (Battle of Northallerton) (Cowton Moor)

On 22 Aug 1138 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York (37) fought at Cowton Moor during the Battle of the Standard (Battle of Northallerton). William "The Younger" Peverell and Robert III Stuteville commanded the English forces. David I King Scotland (54) and his son Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon, 4th Earl Northumberland (24) fought on the Scottish side. The name of the battle is derived from the Standards (banners) of the Bishops of Durham, York, Beverly and Ripon which were flown from a mast mounted on a cart. A victory for the English.

On 22 Aug 1138 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York (37) fought at Cowton Moor during the Battle of the Standard (Battle of Northallerton). William "The Younger" Peverell and Robert III Stuteville commanded the English forces. David I King Scotland (54) and his son Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon, 4th Earl Northumberland (24) fought on the Scottish side. The name of the battle is derived from the Standards (banners) of the Bishops of Durham, York, Beverly and Ripon which were flown from a mast mounted on a cart. A victory for the English.

02 Feb 1141 First Battle of Lincoln

On 02 Feb 1141 the army of Matilda Normandy (39) commanded by Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester (41) defeated the army of Stephen I King England (47) . Matilda's army included Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester (42) and Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys. Stephen I King England (47) , Gilbert Gaunt 1st Earl Lincoln, William "The Younger" Peverell and Ilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy were captured. William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York (40) fought for Stephen, his cousin. [First Battle of Lincoln]

Around Aug 1153 Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster

Around Aug 1153 Matilda Normandy (51) and Stephen I King England (59) agreed the Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster by which Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (20) would inherit the throne on the death of Stephen I King England (59) . [Coronation of Henry and Eleanor].

25 Oct 1154 Death of King Stephen (Dover Priory)

On 25 Oct 1154 Stephen I King England (60) died at Dover Priory. [Death of King Stephen]

19 Dec 1154 Coronation of Henry and Eleanor (Westminster Abbey)

Around Aug 1153 Matilda Normandy (51) and Stephen I King England (59) agreed the Treaty of Wallingford aka Winchester aka Westminster by which Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (20) would inherit the throne on the death of Stephen I King England (59) . [Coronation of Henry and Eleanor].

29 Dec 1170 Murder of Thomas a Becket (Canterbury Cathedral)

On 29 Dec 1170 Thomas Beckett Archbishop Canterbury was murdered at Canterbury Cathedral by four knights on behalf of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (37) . [Murder of Thomas a Becket]

c 25 Dec 1175 Abergavenny Massacre (Abergavenny Castle)

Around 25 Dec 1175, Christmas, William Braose 4th Baron Bramber (31) invited the local Welsh nobles to his Christmas court at Abergavenny Castle as an act of reconciliation. Seisyll ap Dyfnwal Gwent and his elder son Geoffrey Gwent were murdered. William Braose 4th Baron Bramber (31) and his men then rode to Seisyll ap Dyfnwal Gwent's home. There his younger son Cadwalladr Gwent was murdered and his wife captured. [Abergavenny Massacre].

13 Jul 1174 Battle of Alnwick

On 11 Jul 1174 a small army commanded by Ranulf Glanville with Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester (27) surprised William "Lion" I King Scotland (31) 's army in a dawn raid known as the Battle of Alnwick near Alnwick. William "Lion" I King Scotland (31) was captured and imprisoned initially in Newcastle on Tyne Castle. He was subsequently moved to the more remote, and secure, Falaise Castle.

Dec 1174 Treaty of Falaise (Falaise Castle)

In Dec 1174 William "Lion" I King Scotland (31) , imprisoned at Falaise Castle, signed the Treaty of Falaise by which he agreed Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (41) was overlord of Scotland.

06 Jul 1189 Death of Henry II (Chinon Castle)

On 06 Jul 1189 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (56) died at Chinon Castle. Geoffrey Mandeville 3rd Earl Essex, Count Aumale was present. [Death of Henry II].

03 Sep 1189 Coronation of Richard I (Westminster Abbey)

On 03 Sep 1189 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (31) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Baldwin Archbishop Canterbury at Westminster Abbey. Geoffrey Mandeville 3rd Earl Essex, Count Aumale carried the Crown. The Coronation of Richard I was marred by violence against London's Jewish population. Prior to his Coronation Richard had issued a proclamation forbidding Jews to attend. When some did a riot broke out, which spread.

12 May 1191 Wedding of King Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre (Chapel of St George)

On 12 May 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (33) and Berengaria Ramirez Queen Consort England were married at Chapel of St George. Richard's sister Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Sicily (25) was present [Wedding of King Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre].

08 Jun 1191 Richard I Lands at Acre

On 08 Jun 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (33) landed at Acre. [Richard I Lands at Acre]

After 08 Jun 1191 Siege of Acre

In 1191 Routrou Châteaudun IV Count Perche killed at Acre during the Siege of Acre

On 01 Nov 1191 Raoul Coucy died during the Siege of Acre

Death of Richard I

On 06 Apr 1199 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (41) was besieging Châlus-Chabrol Castle. During the course of the evening Richard "Lionheart" I King England (41) was shot by a crossbow. The wound quickly became gangrenous; Richard died in the arms of his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England [Death of Richard I].

27 May 1199 Coronation of King John (Westminster Abbey)

On 27 May 1199 John "Lackland" I King England (32) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Hubert Archbishop Canterbury at Westminster Abbey [Coronation of King John].