Person:Eustace II, Count of Boulogne (1)

Eustace II , Count of Boulogne
Facts and Events
Name Eustace II , Count of Boulogne
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1015 - 1020 Boulogne-la-Grasse, Oise, France
Alt Birth? Abt 1030 , Boulogne, Upper Lorraine, France
Marriage est 1036 to Goda of England
Marriage Dec 1057 to Ida of Lotharingia
Military[1] 14 Oct 1066 Battle, Sussex, England Combatant of Hastings
Death[1] 1087
Alt Death? Abt 1093
Ancestral File Number 9QVV-NJ

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Eustace II, ( – ), also known as Eustace aux Gernons (with moustaches) was Count of Boulogne from 1049–1087. He fought on the Norman side at the Battle of Hastings, and afterwards received large grants of land forming an honour in England. He is one of the few proven Companions of William the Conqueror. It has been suggested that Eustace was the patron of the Bayeux Tapestry.

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  3.   Peerage and Family History Eng. 151 p. 172.
  4.   EUSTACHE (II) "Gernobadatus" de Boulogne, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.