Tag: So Uncle Stephen

Horrible Histories – Norman Family Tree lyrics

[Intro] Here's the tale of me, Matilda, And my fight with cousin Stephen to succeed Henry first's throne. My wife's also called Matilda, Quite confusing 'cause we choose to claim Matilda's throne as our own. I'm Henry that Matilda's son. You got that? Here's the story of our spat. [Verse 1] Starts in 1135, when king Henry, my father, died, And I think you'll find named me, Matilda, as his heir. But his nephew, Stephen, said That crown should be upon my head! I'm a man and men come first. What? It's only fair. [Verse 2] Had married Geoffrey of Anjou, Stuck in France not Waterloo. When Steve without a voulez vous, Took throne from me. Should be dancing queen. Oh stop causing such a scene! [Chorus] Gimme, gimme crown and take a chance on me, I'm heir to the throne not you! Ah-h...