Eustace II , Count of Boulogne
b.abt 1015 - 1020 Boulogne-la-Grasse, Oise, France
m. ABT 1005
Facts and Events
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.