Counts of Eu

This is a list of the counts of Eu, a French fief in the Middle Ages.

Map of Normandy

Contents

House of Normandy

Arms of the Counts of Eu, House of Normandy: D'azur, au lion d'or,l'écu semé de billettes d'or
  • 996–1015 Geoffrey, Count of Eu, son of Duke Richard I of Normandy.
  • 1015–1040 Gilbert, Count of Brionne, son of Geoffrey.
  • 1040–1058 William I, son of Duke Richard.
  • 1058–1080 William Busac, son of William I.
  • 1080–1091 Robert I, Lord of Hastings, son of William I.
  • 1091–1096 William II, Lord of Hastings, son of Robert.
  • 1096–1140 Henry, Lord of Hastings, son of William II.
  • 1140–1170 John, Lord of Hastings, son of Henry I.
  • 1170–1191 Henry, Lord of Hastings, son of John.
  • 1191–1246 Alix, daughter of Henry.

House of Lusignan

Arms of the Lusignan Counts of Eu
  • 1197–1246 Raoul I of Lusignan, Seigneur of Exoudun, husband of Alix.
  • 1246–1250 Raoul II of Lusignan, Seigneur of Exoudun, son of Alix and Raoul I.
  • 1250–1260 Marie of Lusignan, daughter of Raoul II.

House of Brienne

Raoul IV was accused of treason in 1350, and the county was confiscated. The county was then given to John of Artois.

House of Artois

House of Bourchier

  • 1419–1420 William Bourchier (created by Henry V of England, rival of Charles of Artois)

House of Burgundy-Nevers

House of Cleves

House of Guise

In 1660, he sold Eu to the duchesse de Montpensier.

House of Montpensier

She sold it in 1681 to the duc du Maine.

House of Bourbon

The title was used by the House of Bourbon du Maine till 1775 when that house became extinct. It then passed over to the cousins of the du Maines: the House of Bourbon-Penthièvre

House of Orléans

References

The Royal Ancestry Bible Royal ancestors of 300 American Families By Michel L. Call ISBN 1-933194-22-7 (chart 1696)


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