Friday, May 29, 2020

Comte Eustace I of Boulogne & Ctss Mathilde de Louvain

1512883448. Comte Eustace I of Boulogne & 1512883449. Ctss Mathilde de Louvain

~990, Eustace born in Boulougne, s/o §§Comte Baldwin of Boulogne & Adelais of Holland.

~995, Matilda de Louvain d/o 3025766898. Count Lambert I of Louvain & 3025766899. Gerberge de Lorraine.

4/26/1014, Heinrich II, King of Germany, succeeded Otto III as Holy Roman Emperor.

By 1014, Eustace married Mathilde.

1015, Mathilde’s father died.

11/30/1016, Cnut became King of Denmark and all of England.

1018, Eustace of Boulogne fought with his cousin [consanguineous] Thierry of Gent against Duke Godfrey of Lower Lorraine.

5/1023, Eustace attended an assembly of counts [Boulogne, Flanders, Normandy and Valois] with King Robert II (1512882198) of France to form a coalition against Count Odo II of Champagne.

1023, Eustace of Boulogne and Count Baldwin IV of Flanders (1512882196) resolved a conflict between Bishop of Cambrai and the castellan of Lens.

8/1023 at Ivois, Eustace with King Robert of France at a meeting with Emperor Conrad II [f/o (3025764668)].

1024, Eustace’s father killed in battle. (S) Battle Conference, 1991, P262.

9/8/1024, Conrad II succeeded as King of Germany.

1028, Eustace I of Boulogne confirmed the foundation of a college of canons in his castle at Lens.

1031, Eustace supported Baldwin V in rebellion against his father. (S) Battle Conference, 1991, P262.

7/20/1031, Henry I became King of France on the death of his father.

1033, The 1000th anniversary of the death of Christ; a year of famine and torrential rain in France. (S) The Age of Pilgrimage, Sumpton, 2003, P190.

5/30/1035, Baldwin V of Flanders succeeded his father Baldwin IV.

1038, Baldwin V of Flanders gave a charter in favor of Marchiennes abbey [northeast of Lens], witnessed by Eustace of Boulogne. [Baldwin’s seal is one of the earliest uses of an aristocratic seal.]

1039, Eustace I and Baldwin V attested the charter of Bishop Hugh founding the abbey of Phalempin [north of Lens].

1042, ‘Marquis Baldwin of Flanders’ gave a charter in favor of St. Bertin abbey in the seigneruie of Arques, witnessed by Eustace of Boulogne.

1046, Baldwin V of Flanders gave a charter in favor of Marchiennes abbey, witnessed by Eustace of Boulogne.

By 12/1046, Eustace died.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Families, Friends, and Allies:, Tanner, 2004.

Children of Eustace and Mathilde:

i. Eustace II of Boulogne (756441724), born 1015-20 in Boulogne.

ii. Geoffrey of Boulogne, born ? in Boulogne.

1061, Geoffrey appointed Bishop of Paris.

1075-77, Geoffrey serving as Chancellor of France.

1081-85, Geoffrey serving as Chancellor of France.

1085-92, Geoffrey serving as Arch-chancellor of France.

1095, Geoffrey died.

iii. Lambert II of Boulogne (1279328486), born ~1125 in Boulogne.

iv. Gerberge of Boulogne, born ? in Boulogne.

Gerberge married Frederic, duke of Lower Lothatingia.

Bef. 1059, Gerberge died; buried at the abbey of Stablo.


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