Henry Fitzempress

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The Anarchy - End of The War - Peace Negotiations (1153–54)
... Henry FitzEmpress returned to England again at the start of 1153 with a small army, supported in the north and east of England by Ranulf of Chester and Hugh Bigod ... Stephen's castle at Malmesbury was besieged by Henry's forces and the king responded by marching west with an army to relieve it ... Stephen unsuccessfully attempted to force Henry's smaller army to fight a decisive battle along the River Avon ...
Duke Of Brittany - History - 12th Century
... Maude, an illegitimate daughter of King Henry I of England ... marriage with Geoffrey V of Anjou forced upon her by her father Henry I, reflected the historic rivalry between Brittany, Normandy, and Anjou ... Eustace's death provided an opportunity for Matilda's son, Henry FitzEmpress, to land an invasion army in England and press for his mother's claims ...

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