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1) Gloucester, Robert, earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English nobleman; illegitimate son of Henry I. Henry created (c.1121) the earldom of Gloucester for him. After his father's death (1135), Robert appeared to accept...

2) Essex, Robert Devereux, 3d earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Robert Devereux, 3d earl of, 1591-1646, English parliamentary general; son of the 2d earl. James I restored him (1604) to the estates of his father and arranged his...

3) Stephen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...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...

4) Matilda, queen of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Henry arranged a marriage for her with Holy Roman Emperor Henry V, and she was sent to Germany, betrothed, and five years later (1114) married to him. Empress Matilda...

5) Richard II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Richard II, 1367-1400, king of England (1377-99), son of Edward the Black Prince. 1 Early LifeAfter his father's death (1376) he was created prince of Wales and succeeded...

6) Henry IV, king of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Henry IV, king of England, 1367-1413, king of England (1399-1413), eldest son of John of Gaunt and grandson of Edward III; called Henry of Bolingbroke. He founded...

7) Edward I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edward I, 1239-1307, king of England (1272-1307), son of and successor to Henry III. 1 Early LifeBy his marriage (1254) to Eleanor of Castile Edward gained new claims...

8) Anne, queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ireland (1702-7), later queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1707-14), daughter of James II and Anne Hyde; successor to William III. 1 Early LifeReared as a Protestant...

9) English civil war. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English civil war, 1642-48, the conflict between King Charles I of England and a large body of his subjects, generally called the "parliamentarians," that culminated...

10) Great Britain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (1996 est. pop. 57,412,000), 94,226 sq mi (244,044 sq km),...

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