Stephen III Arpad
|Stephen III Arpad|
|Queen||Queen Mary Plantagenet|
He also led the Kingdom through the _____. His reign faced the _____.
The court Amolius (teacher of the offspring of the King), Amoliusz Pető was appointed to teach Prince Stephen, Latin. He is said to have been conversational in both Gezirite Hungarian and Old East Slavic.
On 7th February 1140, King Oguz died due to a heart attack, and Stephen was coronated at the Magyar Abode of Death. His choice of place of coronation led to the First Coptic Revolt, which was a pyrrhic victory for the Kingdom, which made the Kingdom become indebted to the French to pay the cost of repairs. Among the creditors, was Geoffrey V of Anjou. Geoffrey was an important Norman ruler, who provided Stephen with Norman soldiers, who would help in establishing the city of Normánnpáldy in Hercegfalva State.
When Geoffrey married Empress Matilda, Stephen was said to have kept a celebration in the Palace.
War of _____
Plague of _____
The Royal court had since the time of King Lazar I been increasingly Europeanised. The recently arrived French nobles were quite distant from the locals as well as Germanic, Slavic, Arab and Magyar nobles.
Stephen had decided to resolve their disputes. However, he was seen as being partial towards the French.
The monks of Ikrík caves, a secret cult who were usually hiding from public arose anti-French sentiments, which culminated in _____.
War of the Nobles
Building of The Sunset Palace
Building of Cathedral of St. Matilda of England
Marriage and Children
In November 1157, Stephen married Mary of Anjou, a daughter of Godfrey from Melanie de Cherbourg. It is believed to have been Stephen's idea to repay his favours as well as have a jure uxoris claim over Angevin territories, which he wanted to award to his children and expand the realm into France. They had four children:
- Zoltán II (1160-1220)
- Hugó (1163-1200), member of the Knight Templars.
- Matild (1171-1232), Tourmarchinna of Gavdos.
It is generally believed Stephen fell from his horse, while strolling the palace garden.