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Eustace the Monklocked

(c. 1170–1217)

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Eustace the Monk (c. 1170–1217), Benedictine monk, sea captain, and pirate, was the son of Baudoin Busket, a lord of the county of Boulogne. According to his biography, Eustace studied black magic in Toledo, returned home to become a monk at the abbey of ...

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H. R. Luard, ed., , 7 vols., RS, 57 (1872–83)