|Godfrey FitzRichard DE BRIONNE, Comte d' Eu
Godfrey FitzRichard DE BRIONNE, Comte d' Eu
- Born: 953, Brionne, Eure, Haute-Normandie, France
- Died: 1015
Compiler's 29/30/31/32/33/34 x great-grandfather
Illegitimate son of RICHARD I Duke of Normandy & his mistress --- (-). Guillaume of Jumièges names "unus Godefridus, alter...Willelmus" as the two sons of Richard "ex concubinis", adding that Geoffroy was "comes...Aucensis". Robert of Torigny names "unus Godefridus alter…Willermus" as sons of "Ricardi primi ducis Normanniæ" by concubines. He is named as son of duke "Richard the elder" by Orderic Vitalis, who specifies that his father gave Brionne "with the whole county" to him. Comte d'Eu after 996.
The name of Geoffroy's wife is not known. 1
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Comtes d'Eu - descendants of Geoffroy de Brionne.