William FitzStephen was employed as one of Thomas Becket's clerks and was present when the archbishop was murdered. Despite what had happened. Henry II became friends with FitzStephen and later made him the sheriff of Gloucester. After Henry died, FitzStephen wrote a biography of Thomas Becket. He also wrote an interesting account of life in London during the 12th century. FitzStephen died in about 1190.