Kodayake Alexander an san shi da salon rayuwarsa mai annashuwa da annashuwa, ya kafa gidajen addinai da yawa a cikin diocese ɗinsa kuma ya kasance mai gina gine -gine da majiɓinci na adabi. Ya kuma halarci majalisun coci kuma ya sake tsara majami'arsa ta hanyar kara adadin archdeaconries da kuma kafa alfarma don tallafawa limaman cocinsa. A ƙarƙashin magajin Henry, Sarki Stephen, an kama Alexander a cikin faɗuwa daga fa'idar danginsa, kuma an ɗaure shi tare da kawunsa Roger a dubu daya da Dari daya da talatin da tara 1139. Daga baya ya goyi bayan abokin hamayyar Stephen, Matilda, amma a ƙarshen dubu data da Dari da arba'in 1140 Alexander ya sake aiki tare da Stephen. Ya kashe yawancin ƙarshen dubu daya da Dari da arba'in 1140s a kotun papal a Rome, amma ya mutu a Ingila a farkon dubu daya da Dari daya da arba'in da takwas 1148. A lokacin limamin cocinsa ya fara sake gina babban cocinsa, wanda wuta ta lalata. Alexander ya kasance majiɓincin marubutan tarihi na Henry na Huntingdon da Geoffrey na Monmouth, kuma ya kasance mai hidimar majami'a na magabatan tsakiyar Christina na Markyate da Gilbert na Sempringham, wanda ya kafa Gilbertines .