GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 2G Grandson Robert "Pious" II King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 6G Grandson Edward "Elder" King Anglo-Saxons

EVENTS

Around 1094 Stephen I King England was born to Stephen Blois II Count Blois (49) and Adela Normandy (27)

On 25 Nov 1120 the White Ship left Barfleur with a party of young Normans. Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (52) had left earlier on another ship. A mile out the White Ship foundered on a submerged rock. All bar one were drowned. The event had a significant impact on the succession leading to the Anarchy during which first cousins Empress Matilda (18) , daughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (52) , his only remaining legitimate child, and Stephen I King England (26) , son of Adela Normandy (53) (daughter of William the Conqueror), waged war over the succession. William Adelin Normandy Duke Normandy (17) , his half-siblings Richard Fitzroy (19) and Matilda Fitzroy, William Bigod, Lucia-Mahaut Blois, brothers Geoffrey Aigle and Engenulf Aigle, half-brothers Richard Avranches 2nd Earl Chester (26) and Ottiwel Avranches, brothers Ivo Grandesmil and William Grandesmil and Geoffrey Ridel were all drowned. [Sinking of The White Ship].

In 1125 Stephen I King England (31) and Matilda Flanders were married

Around 1130 Eustace Blois IV Count Boulogne was born to Stephen I King England (36) and Matilda Flanders

In 1133 Matilda Blois was born to Stephen I King England (39) and Matilda Flanders

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

In 1136 Marie Blois I Count Boulogne was born to Stephen I King England (42) and Matilda Flanders

Around 1137 William Blois I Count Boulogne was born to Stephen I King England (43) and Matilda Flanders

In 1138 Gilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy besieged by Stephen I King England (44) at Weobley Castle

On 02 Feb 1141 the army of Empress Matilda (38) 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 Empress Matilda (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].

On 25 Oct 1154 Stephen I King England (60) died

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

Baldwin Blois was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders

Adela Blois was born to Stephen I King England and Matilda Flanders

Gervaise Blois Abbot Westminster was born to Stephen I King England

Ralph Blois was born to Stephen I King England

Americ Blois was born to Stephen I King England

ANCESTRY

Father: Stephen Blois II Count Blois

GrandFather: Theobald Blois III Count Blois

2G GrandFather: Odo Blois II Count Blois

3G GrandFather: Odo Blois I Count Blois

4G GrandFather: Theobald "Trickster" Blois I Count Blois

5G GrandFather: Theobald "Elder" Blois

4G GrandMother: Luitgarde Vermandois

5G GrandFather: Herbert Vermandois II Count Vermandois, II Count Soissons, II Count Meaux

5G GrandMother: Adela Capet

3G GrandMother: Bertha Welf

4G GrandFather: Conrad I King Burgundy

5G GrandFather: Rudolph "Pious" II King Burgundy, II King Italy

5G GrandMother: Bertha Swabia

4G GrandMother: Mathilde Carolingian

5G GrandFather: Louis "Overseas" IV King West Francia

5G GrandMother: Gerberga Saxon-Ottonian

2G GrandMother: Ermengarde Auvernge

GrandMother: Gersenda Maine

2G GrandFather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

3G GrandFather: Hugh Maine III Count Maine

4G GrandFather: Hugh Maine II Count Maine

5G GrandFather: Hugh Maine I Count Maine

5G GrandMother: Rorgonide Unknown

3G GrandMother: Unamed Penthièvre

4G GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

5G GrandFather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger

5G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

5G GrandMother: Adele Vermandois

Mother: Adela Normandy (Daughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England

2G GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

3G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

5G GrandFather: William "Longsword" Normandy I Duke Normandy

5G GrandMother: Sprota Unknown

4G GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown

5G GrandFather: Unknown Unknown

3G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

4G GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

5G GrandFather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger

5G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

5G GrandMother: Adele Vermandois

2G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

3G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders

5G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders III Count Flanders

5G GrandMother: Matilda Billung

4G GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy

5G GrandFather: Berenguer II Lombardy

3G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes

4G GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes

5G GrandFather: Sigfried Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Ardennes

5G GrandMother: Hedwig Nordgau

4G GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

5G GrandFather: Heribert I Count Gleiberg Gleiburg

2G GrandMother: Adela Capet

3G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandFather: Hugh I King France

5G GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet Count Paris

5G GrandMother: Hedwig Saxon-Ottonian

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers

5G GrandFather: William "Towhead" Poitiers III Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandMother: Gerloc aka Adela Normandy

3G GrandMother: Constance Arles

4G GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence, 1st Count Arles

4G GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger

5G GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou

5G GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown