Definition of Stephen in English:

Stephen

Line breaks: Ste¦phen
Pronunciation: /ˈstiːv(ə)n
 
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  • (Circa 1097–1154), grandson of William the Conqueror, king of England 1135–54. Stephen seized the throne from Matilda after the death of Henry I. Civil war followed until Matilda was defeated and forced to leave England in 1148.

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