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Boulogne-sur-Mer became the centre of the County of Boulogne in the 9th century. The founder of the dynasty of the counts of Boulogne seems to have been Hernequin of Boulogne, the son of Ragnhart; Hernequin married Bertha of Ponthieu around 850. Later that century it was frequently raided by the Vikings. There is some uncertainly about the early counts; there are number of people called "count" but the first definite count does not appear until the 11th century. Boulogne-sur-Mer is a city and commune in northern France, in the Pas-de-Calais département of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... ( 8th century - 9th century - 10th century - other centuries) Events Beowulf might have been written down in this century, though it could also have been in the 8th century Reign of Charlemagne, and concurrent (and controversially labeled) Carolingian Renaissance in western Europe Viking attacks on Europe begin Oseberg ship burial The... The name Viking is a loan from the native Scandinavian term for the Norse seafaring warriors who raided the coasts of Scandinavia, Europe and the British Isles from the late 8th century to the 11th century, the period of European history referred to as the Viking Age. ... (10th century - 11th century - 12th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ...


Boulogne later became influential in the history of England, when Eustace II accompanied William the Conqueror's invasion in 1066. Boulogne was also a major participant in the First Crusade; Eustace III's brothers Godfrey and Baldwin both became king of Jerusalem, and Eustace himself was offered but declined the title. Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Eustace II, (d. ... William I of England - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Bayeux Tapestry depicting events leading to the Battle of Hastings The Norman Conquest was the conquest of the Kingdom of England by William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy), in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman control of England. ... Events January 6 - Harold II is crowned King of England the day after Edward the Confessor dies. ... The First Crusade was launched in 1095 by Pope Urban II to regain control of the sacred city of Jerusalem and the Christian Holy Land from Muslims. ... Eustace III, was a count of Boulogne, successor to his father Count Eustace II of Boulogne. ... Godfrey of Bouillon (c. ... Baldwin of Boulogne (died 1118), count of Edessa (1098—1100), and first king of Jerusalem (1100—1118), was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, son of Eustace II of Boulogne. ... The Kingdom of Jerusalem was a short-lived country established in the 12th century by the First Crusade. ...


Count Renaud joined the imperial side at the Battle of Bouvines in 1214, and was defeated by Philip II of France. Boulogne passed under nominal royal control in 1223 when it was given to Philip II's son Philip Hurepel. Hurepel revolted against Blanche of Castile when Louis VIII died in 1226. When Philip died in 1235, for unknown reasons the county passed to Adelaide of Brabant, Matilda's niece, and her husband William X, count of Auvergne, rather than Matilda and Philip's descendants. The crown of the Holy Roman Empire (2nd half of the 10th century), now held in the Vienna Schatzkammer. ... The Battle of Bouvines, July 27, 1214, was the first great international conflict of alliances among national forces in Europe. ... Events Simon Apulia becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Philip II (French: Philippe II), called Philip Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste) (August 21, 1165 – July 14, 1223), was King of France from 1180 to 1223. ... Events August 6 - Louis VIII is crowned King of France. ... Blanche of Castile (1188-1252), wife of Louis VIII of France, third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, was born at Palencia. ... Louis VIII the Lion (French: Louis VIII le Lion) (September 5, 1187 – November 8, 1226) reigned as King of France from 1223 to 1226. ... Events Carmelite Order approved by Pope Honorius III Frederick II calls Imperial Diet of Cremona Births Deaths October 3 Saint Francis of Assisi founder of the Franciscan Order and patron Saint of animals and the environment Canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1228 November 8 King Louis VIII of France... Events Anglo-Norman invasion of Connacht St. ... This is a list of the various rulers of Auvergne. ...


Boulogne was attacked numerous times during the Hundred Years' War. In 1477 Bertrand VI of La Tour gave up the county to Louis XI who incorporated it into France (except for a brief period of English rule under Henry VIII; see Siege of Boulogne). A map of Europe in the 1430s, at the height of the Hundred Years War The Hundred Years War was a 116-year-long armed conflict between the Kingdom of England and France, beginning in 1337 and ending in 1453. ... Events January 5 - Battle of Nancy - Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. ... Louis XI Louis XI the Prudent (French: Louis XI le Prudent) (July 3, 1423 - August 30, 1483), also informally nicknamed luniverselle aragne (old French for universal spider), was a King of France (1461 - 1483). ... Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ... The Siege of Boulogne took place from 19 July to 18 September 1544, during Henry VIIIs invasion of France. ...


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Baldwin II of Flanders (died September 10, 918) was count of Flanders from 879 to 918. ... Events The Bulgarians, under Simeon I, defeat the Byzantine Empire at Bulgarophygon. ... Events Taebong has been overthrown and Goryeo established in Korean peninsula. ... The counts of Flanders ruled over the county of Flanders from the 9th century. ... Events Taebong has been overthrown and Goryeo established in Korean peninsula. ... Events Jersey was seized by William Longsword, Duke of Normandy . ... Events Jersey was seized by William Longsword, Duke of Normandy . ... Events Hugh Capet, Count of Paris, crowned King of France Kukulcan conquers Chichen Itza Births Deaths May 21 King Louis V of France Categories: 987 ... Events Hugh Capet, Count of Paris, crowned King of France Kukulcan conquers Chichen Itza Births Deaths May 21 King Louis V of France Categories: 987 ... Events February 2 - Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, becomes King of Burgundy. ...

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Count of Boulogne (320 words)
Boulogne later became influential in the history of England, when Eustace II accompanied William the Conqueror's invasion in 1066.
Boulogne was also a major participant in the First Crusade; Eustace III's brothers Godfrey and Baldwin both became king of Jerusalem, and Eustace himself was offered but declined the title.
Count Renaud joined the imperial side at the Battle of Bouvines in 1214, and was defeated by Philip II of France.
Sheila Rae Boughner - Elizabeth Bourne (842 words)
Count Eustace III of Boulogne was born in 1080.
Count Eustace of Boulogne was born in 1004.
Parents: Count Francois of Vendome and Countess Marie of Luxembourg.
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