Henry II, Count of Eu
Henry II, Count of Eu (died 1191), son of John, Count of Eu, and Alice d'Aubigny. Count of Eu and Lord of Hastings. Henry inherited the countship of Eu and lordship of Hastings upon the death of his father. Little has been recorded about his rule.
Henry married Matilda, daughter of Hamelin de Warenne, Earl of Surrey, and Isabel de Warenne, 4th Countess of Surrey. Hamelin was the half-brother of King Henry II of England and so uncle to Richard the Lionheart. Henry and Matilda had four children:
- Raoul of Eu (d. 1 May 1186)
- Guy of Eu (d. 1185)
- Alix, Countess of Eu, married to Raoul I of Lusignan who became Count of Eu
Jeanne of Eu.
Upon the death of Henry, his daughter became Countess of Eu and Lady of Hastings. Henry was buried at Fécamp Abbey near his sons and father.
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