British Monarchy: King Stephen Quiz 1. Stephen was born in 1120. 2. Stephen's wife was called Matilda. 3. Stephen became King in 1135. 4. Stephen was a strong King. 5. Stephen gave away Southampton. 6. Matilda was Henry I's daughter. 7. Matilda believed she was the rightful Queen of England. 8. The Civil War lasted for nine years 9. Stephen appointed his brother Archbishp of Canterbury. 10. Stephen's heir was Henry Plantagenet.