King Stephen 9780300112238, 9780300170108, 0300170106

This compelling new biography provides the most authoritative picture yet of King Stephen, whose reign (1135-1154), with

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King Stephen
 9780300112238, 9780300170108, 0300170106

Table of contents :
Frontmatter --
CONTENTS --
MAPS --
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS --
ABBREVIATED REFERENCES --
THE ANGLO-NORMAN SUCCESSION --
1. Family and Honour --
2. The Accession --
3. Mixed Fortunes --
4. War and Peace --
5. 1141 --
6. Provincial Government --
7. A Variety of Coin --
8. The Family --
9. Blessed are the Peacemakers --
10. Appraisal --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX OF ROYAL CHARTERS --
GENERAL INDEX

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