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Guillaume Comté d’Eu Lord of Hastings
Guillaume de Champagne
Agnes de Sully
(-After 1104)
Henri Comté d’Eu Lord of Hastings
Marguerite de Champagne
Jean I Comté d’Eu Lord of Hastings
(Bef 1139-1170)


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Alix d’Aubigné

Jean I Comté d’Eu Lord of Hastings

  • Born: Bef 1139
  • Marriage: Alix d’Aubigné in 1138
  • Died: 26 Jun 1170, Fécamp, Normandie 753,1078
  • Buried: 1170, Fécamp, Normandie 753

bullet   Another name for Jean was John Hastang Count of Eu, Lord of Hastings.

bullet  General Notes:

Blood Royal: Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399, p.6, John, count of Eu, Lord of Hastings married Alice, daughter of William d'Aubigny, Earl of Arundel and his wife, Adela of Louvaine, widow of Henry I, King of England. 1078

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 753
John, Count of Eu, feudal Lord of hastings, son and heir of Herny and Margaret, took the side of his uncle, King Stephen. He married Alice, daughter of William d'Aubigny and Adeliza, the Queen Dowager of England. With the consent of his wife, he became a monk and died in 1170. He was buried in Foucarmont Abbey.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, Vol. III, 1890, p. 291

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Jean d'Eu.
Robert of Torigny records that "Johannes filius eius" succeeded on the death in 1140 of "Henricus comes de Ou" [Chronique de Robert de Torigny I, 1140, p. 218]. He succeeded his father in 1140 as Comte d'Eu. "Johannes Augensium comes" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport referring to "antecessores mei comes Robertus et Guillermus filius eius et Henricus pater meus" by a charter dated 1149, witnessed by "Robertus de Augo" [Tréport Saint-Michel 14, p. 39]. He became a monk at the abbey of Fécamp. Robert of Torigny records the death in 1170 of "Johannes comes Aucensis" [Robert de Torigny, Vol. II, p. 19].

Jean married Alix d’Aubigné, daughter of William d’Aubigné Earl of Arundel and Adeliza de Louvain, in 1138. (Alix d’Aubigné died on 11 Sep 1188 in Fécamp, Normandie 735 and was buried in 1188 in Fécamp, Normandie 735.)


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