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Jean I, 5th Comte d’Eu, Lord of Hastings

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  • Name Jean I  
    Suffix 5th Comte d’Eu, Lord of Hastings 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1170 
    Notes 
    • “JEAN d'Eu (-Fécamp 26 Jun 1170, bur Fécamp). Robert of Torigny records that "Johannes filius eius" succeeded on the death in 1140 of "Henricus comes de Ou". 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". He became a monk at the abbey of Fécamp. Robert of Torigny records the death in 1170 of "Johannes comes Aucensis". m as her first husband, ALICE d'Aubigny, daughter of WILLIAM de Albini Earl of Arundel & his wife Adelisa de Louvain (-11 Sep [1188], bur Fécamp). "Johannes comes Augi" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport by a charter dated [1169/70], witnessed by "Henricus et Robertus filii comitis et A[elicia] comitissa Augi". Robert of Torigny names "Guillermum primogenitum suum et Godefridum et…comitissam uxorem Johannis comitis Aucensis" as children of "Willermi de Albinaio quem vocant comitem de Arundel" & his wife. "Alizia comitissa Augi" donated property to the abbey of Robert's Bridge for the soul of "Willielmi comitis Arundelie patris mei et Alizie regine matris mee et…domini mei J. comitis Augi et Godefridi fratris mei et Matildis et Margarete filiarum mearum" by undated charter witnessed by "Henrico comite Augi, Roberto fratris eius". She married secondly Alfred de Saint-Martin. Comte Jean & his wife had seven children:
      a) HENRI d'Eu (-16/17 Jul [1190/91], bur Fécamp). "Johannes comes Augi" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport by a charter dated [1169/70], witnessed by "Henricus et Robertus filii comitis et A[elicia] comitissa Augi". He succeeded his father as Comte d'Eu, Lord of Hastings. "Alizia comitissa Augi" donated property to the abbey of Robert's Bridge for the soul of "Willielmi comitis Arundelie patris mei et Alizie regine matris mee et…domini mei J. comitis Augi et Godefriddi fratris mei et Matildis et Margarete filiarum mearum" by undated charter witnessed by "Henrico comite Augi, Roberto fratris eius". m as her first husband, MATHILDE de Warenne, daughter of HAMELIN d'Anjou 5th Earl of Surrey & his wife Isabelle de Warenne (-before 13 Dec 1228). Her origin is suggested by the undated charter under which her daughter “Haelisia comitissa Augy quondam uxor Radulfi de Ysondun comitis Augy” donated property to Roche Abbey, witnessed by “domino Willielmo ccomite Warennæ avunculo meo…”. The primary source which confirms her name, parentage and two marriages more precisely has not yet been identified. She married secondly Henry d'Estouteville Lord of Eckington, Derbyshire. Comte Henri & his wife had three children:
      i) RAOUL d'Eu (-1186, bur Fécamp). "Radulfus Augensium comes" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport by a charter dated 1191, naming "antecessores mei comes Robertus et Guillermus filius eius et Henricus avus Henrici iunioris et Johannes pater eiusdem Henrici et idem H[enricus]".
      ii) GUY d'Eu (-1185, bur Fécamp). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.
      iii) ALIX d'Eu (-La Mothe Saint Héray [13/15] May 1246). She succeeded her father as Ctss d'Eu, Lady of Hastings. “Haelisia comitissa Augy quondam uxor Radulfi de Ysondun comitis Augy” donated property to Roche Abbey, for the souls of “…Radulfi filii mei”, by undated charter witnessed by “domino Willielmo comite Warennæ avunculo meo…”. m (1194) RAOUL de Lusignan dit d'Issoudun, son of HUGUES VIII "le Brun" Sire de Lusignan & his wife Bourgogne de Rançon (-Melle 1 May 1219, bur Issoudun). He succeeded in 1194 as Comte d'Eu, by right of his wife.
      b) ROBERT d'Eu (-Acre ----, bur Jerusalem). "Johannes comes Augi" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport by a charter dated [1169/70], witnessed by "Henricus et Robertus filii comitis et A[elicia] comitissa Augi". "Alizia comitissa Augi" donated property to the abbey of Robert's Bridge for the soul of "Willielmi comitis Arundelie patris mei et Alizie regine matris mee et…domini mei J. comitis Augi et Godefridi fratris mei et Matildis et Margarete filiarum mearum" by undated charter witnessed by "Henrico comite Augi, Roberto fratris eius".
      c) JEAN [II] d'Eu (-4 Aug after 1207, bur Fécamp). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. Comte d'Eu 1202. Lord of Billington. He became a monk at Fécamp abbey.
      d) HENRI d'Eu (-bur Fécamp). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. Deacon at St Mary's, Hastings 1195.
      e) ADAM d'Eu (-before 18 Feb 1228). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.
      f) MATHILDE d'Eu . "Alizia comitissa Augi" donated property to the abbey of Robert's Bridge for the soul of "Willielmi comitis Arundelie patris mei et Alizie regine matris mee et…domini mei J. comitis Augi et Godefridi fratris mei et Matildis et Margarete filiarum mearum" by undated charter witnessed by "Henrico comite Augi, Roberto fratris eius". The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. m HENRI Seigneur d'Estouteville (-5 Apr 1232).
      g) MARGUERITE d'Eu . "Johannes comes Augi" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport "pro anima Matildis sororis mee", buried "III Kal Aug", by a charter dated 1153, on the intercession of "pia mea Margarita". "Alizia comitissa Augi" donated property to the abbey of Robert's Bridge for the soul of "Willielmi comitis Arundelie patris mei et Alizie regine matris mee et…domini mei J. comitis Augi et Godefridi fratris mei et Matildis et Margarete filiarum mearum" by undated charter witnessed by "Henrico comite Augi, Roberto fratris eius". The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. m --- Seigneur de Saint-Rémi-en-Rivière.««s87»» [1]
    Person ID I11889  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Henri, Comte d’Eu,   d. 12 Jul 1140 
    Mother Marguerite, de Sully,   d. 15 Dec 1145 
    Family ID F4853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice D’AUBIGNY,   d. 11 Sep 1188 
    Children 
    +1. Henri, 6th Comte d’Eu, Lord of Hastings,   b. Aft 1149,   d. 16 or 17 Mar 1183  (Age < 32 years)
     2. Robert, d’Eu
     3. Jean II, Comte d’Eu, Lord of Billington
     4. Henri, d’Eu
     5. Adam, d’Eu
     6. Mathilde, d’Eu
     7. Marguerite, d’Eu
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy., Foundation for Medieval Genealogy Trustees.