Stephen

Stephen or Steven ən is a masculine first name, derived from the Greek name Στέφανος (Stefanos), in turn from the Greek word `στέφανος`, meaning `wreath, crown, honour, reward`, literally `that which surrounds or encompasses`. In ancient Greece, a wreath was given to the winner of a contest (from which the crown, symbol of r...
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Stephen

(c. 1097-1154) King of England from 1135. A grandson of William the Conqueror, he was elected king in 1135, although he had previously recognized Henry I's daughter Matilda as heiress to the throne. Matilda landed...
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Stephen

(from the article `Children`s Crusade`) The first group of children was led by a French shepherd boy named Stephen, from Cloyes-sur-le-Loir, a town near Vendôme, who had a vision in which ... ...and popular movements, although usually on a much smaller scale. One such movement, which may actually have preceded the Rhineland Crusad...
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Stephen

(from the article `Crusades`) Meanwhile, the fourth army, under Robert of Flanders, had crossed the Adriatic from Brindisi. Accompanying Robert were his cousin Robert of Normandy ...
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Stephen

[n] - English writer (1832-1904)
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Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen noun English writer (1832-1904)
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Stephen

[honorific] Stephen (Stjepan/Стјепан, Stefan/Стефан) was an honorific name adopted by the Nemanjić kings of Serbia (1166-1371) and the Kotromanić kings of Bosnia (1377-1463). It is thought to be connected with the Byzantine Imperial association of the martyrdom of Saint Stephen; a symbol of the Empire. The name is derived fro...
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Stephen

king of England from 1135 to 1154. He gained the throne by usurpation but failed to consolidate his power during the ensuing civil strife.[10 related articles]
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Stephen

King of England from 1135. A grandson of William the Conqueror, he was elected king in 1135, although he had previously recognized Henry I's daughter Matilda as heiress to the throne. Matilda landed in England in 1139, and civil war disrupted the country until 1153, when Stephen acknowledged Matilda's son, Henry II, as his own heir. Stephen...
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Stephen

Stephen is an English name for boys. The meaning is `the crowned, leaf string` The name Stephen is most commonly given to Scottish boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) If it's too long you might use: Teppo Use for the other sex: Estefanía, Stefana, Stefania, Stéphanie, Stephanie, Stephany, Stephania What do they use in other countrie...
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Stephen

Stephen, 1097?–1154, king of England (1135–54). The son of Stephen, count of Blois and Chartres, and Adela, daughter of William I of England, he was brought up by his uncle, Henry I of England, who presented him with estates in England and France and arranged his marriage to Matilda, dau...
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Stephen

voivod (prince) of Moldavia (1457–1504), who won renown in Europe for his long resistance to the Ottoman Turks.[3 related articles]
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