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Count Henry of Eu & Countess Maud de Warenne

 189118342. Count Henry of Eu & 189118343. Countess Maud de Warenne

12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.

~1157, Henry born in England, s/o 378236684. Count John of Eu & 378236685. Alice de Albini.

~1165, Maud born in England, d/o 94559120. Earl Hamelin Plantagenet & 94559121. Isabel Warren.


Maud 1st married to Osbert de Preaux. (S) Arch. Journal, V11, 1854, P367.

1170, Henry’s father died holding 66.5 knights’ fees; Henry under age.

1170-83, Notification by Young King Henry that count Henry of Eu has granted a ‘commune’ to his burgesses of Eu as his father count John did. (S) Cal. of Doc.’s Preserved in France, V1, Round, 1899, P524.

4/1173, Henry supported the revolt of the eldest 3 sons of King Henry II. (S) History of England, V1, Goldsmith, 1831, P135.

1173-74, The revolt, combined with the conflicts between the counts of Eu and Aumale, devastated the marches from Verneuil to the county of Eu. (S) Companion to the Anglo-Norman World, Harper-Bill, 2003, P66.

3/19/1178 at Bec, Comte Henry of Ewe (de Augo) witnessed a royal grant to the abbey of Bec of £100 yearly.

[––Henry & Maud––]

1177-8, Henry married Matilda.

1178, Henry witnessed a charter of his mother of the gift of the manor of Snargate to Robertsbridge abbey, Sussex: “my father William Earl of Arundel, my mother Queen Adeliza, my husband John Count of Eu, my brother Godfrey, and my daughters Matilda and Margaret [who were all deceased.]

1180, Henry confirmed a charter to the monks of Robertsbridge  the whole fee of Fodilande, which they bought from Reginald de Meneriis and Maud his wife. (S) Report on the Manuscripts of Lord de L’Isle, V1, 1925, P37.

1181, Assize of Arms: “And every knight shal have as many shirts of mail, helmets, shields, and lances … “ … Henry, count of Eu wrote the he had 6.5 knights enfeoffed on his demesne and gave their names. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P205.

12/1182, Henry, count of Eu, a member of the assizes of Christmas Court at Caen, France. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P104.

3/11/1183, Henry, 6th Count of Eu, Baron of Hastings, Sussex; died, buried at Foucarmont [northern France].


1185-89, Charter of Henry II confirming to the church of St. Mary, Eu, a gift of Henry count of Eu, son of count John. (S) Cal. of Doc.’s Preserved in France, V1, Round, 1899, P525.

9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.

Maud married 2nd Henry de Stuteville. (S) Plantegenet Ancestry, Richardson, P292.

1207, Maud [de Longueville – as she is known by the French] died.

(S) Yorkshire Arch. And Topo. Journal, V9, 1886, P276, P300. (S) CH&I.H.II..

Child of Osbert and Maud:

i. Peter de Preaux, born ~1175 in England.

[1233, Alice (94559171), Countess of Eu, in a charter identifies another ‘Alice’ as a daughter of Peter de Preaux, her brother. (S) Arch. Journal, V11, 1854, P368.]

Child of Henry and Maud:

i. Ralph de Hastings, born ? in England.

1186, Ralph died as a minor, his sister Alice his heir.

iii. Alice of Hastings (94559171), born ~1180 in Sussex, England.

ii. Guy de Hastings, born ? in England.

1185, Guy died as a minor.

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