Great-Uncle of Richard the Lionheart
Born: Blois, France, c1097.
Parents:Count Stephen of Blois and Adela (daughter of William the Conqueror).
Dynasty: House of Normandy.
Married: Matilda of Boulogne in 1125.
Children: Five. Notably Eustace, Count of Boulogne.
Succeeded: to the throne of England, December 22,1135.
Crowned: at Westminster Abbey December 26, 1135..
Authority: King of England, Count of Boulogne with claims on Normandy until 1145.
Rule: 19 years.
Died: St Martinís Priory, Dover, Kent on October 25, 1154..
Buried: Faversham Abbey, Kent, England.