Eustace II, Count of Boulogne & Lens

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Eustace II, Count of Boulogne & Lens, son of Eustace I and Maud of Louvain, died about 1088, when his son Eustache was styled "Eustachius juvenis, Bolnienis comes."1,2

Eustace married (1) Godgifu, daughter of Æthelred II "the unready," King of England and Emma, after 1035;3 he married (2) Ida of Verdun, daughter of Godefroid, Duke of Lower Lotharingia and Ida, 1057.2,4,1,5

Eustace also had one or more unknown mistresses with whom he had two sons.1

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Family 1

Godgifu d. bef. 1056

Family 2

Ida of Verdun d. 13 Aug 1113
This person was last edited on13 Apr 2021


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:464 (Boulogne 2), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 158-22, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:464 (Bolougne 2).
  4. [S248] George Andrews Moriarty, The Plantagenet Ancestry of King Edward III and Queen Philippa (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Society, 1985), 165, further cited as Moriarty, Plantagenet Ancestry.
  5. [S2181] Kim Anderson and Richard Joscelyne, "The Parentage of Geoffrey Fitz Eustace (c. 1045-1105)," Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy 10 (2018): 98-102, at 99, further cited as Anderson & Joscelyne, "Geoffrey fitz Eustace."
  6. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:465-6 (Boulogne 3).
  7. [S520] Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 158-23.