Hugh de Lusignan
(Abt 1141-Bef 1169)
Wulgrin III Count of AngoulÍme
Hugh IX "le Brun" de Lusignan Count of La Marche
Mahaut de AngoulÍme
(-After 1233)

Hugues X "le Brun" de Lusignan Comtť de La Marche et d'AngoulÍme
(Between 1183/1195-1249)


Family Links
1. Hugh IX "le Brun" de Lusignan Count of La Marche & Agatha de Preuilly

1. Isabella of AngoulÍme

Hugues X "le Brun" de Lusignan Comtť de La Marche et d'AngoulÍme 1 2 3

  • Born: Between 1183 and 1195
  • Marriage (1): Isabella of AngoulÍme Mar or Apr 1220
  • Died: by 5 Jun 1249, AngoulÍme, (Charente), France
  • Buried: AngoulÍme, (Charente), France

   Other names for Hugues were Hugh X of Lusignan, Count of La Marche, Hugh I de Lusignan Count of AngoulÍme, Hugh V de Lusignan Count of La Marche and Hugh X de Lusignan Count of la Marche and of AngoulÍme.

  Research Notes:

His mother was either Agathe de Preuilly or Mahaut de AngoulÍme.

From Wikipedia - Hugh X of Lusignan :

Hugh X of Lusignan, Hugh V of La Marche or Hugh I of AngoulÍme or Hugues X & V & I de Lusignan (c. 1183 [1] or c. 1195 - c.June 5 , 1249 , AngoulÍme ) succeeded his father Hugh IX as Seigneur de Lusignan and Count of La Marche in November , 1219 and was Count of AngoulÍme by marriage.

It is unclear whether it was Hugh IX or Hugh X who was betrothed to Isabella of AngoulÍme when, in 1200 , King John of England took her for his Queen, an action which resulted in the entire de Lusignan family rebelling against the English king.

Following John's death, Isabella returned to France. By his marriage to Isabelle d'AngoulÍme (1186 - Fontrevault Abbey, France , May 31 , 1246 and buried there) in March 10 -May 22 , 1220 , Hugh X also became Count of AngoulÍme , until her death in 1246 . Together they founded the abbey of Valence . They had nine children:
Hugues XI & III & II de Lusignan , Seigneur de Lusignan, Count of La Marche and Count of AngoulÍme (1221 -1250 )
Aymer de Lusignan , Bishop of Winchester c. 1250 (c. 1222 - Paris , December 5 , 1260 and buried there)
Agnťs/Agathe de Lusignan (c. 1223 - aft. April 7 , 1269 ), married Guillaume II de Chauvigny, Seigneur de Chateauroux (1224 - Palermo , January 3 , 1271 )
Alice le Brun de Lusignan (c. 1224 - at childbirth February 9 , 1256 ), married 1247 John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey
Guy de Lusignan (d. 1264 ), Seigneur de Couhe, de Cognac et d'Archiac in 1249 , killed at the Battle of Lewes . (Tufton Beamish maintains that he escaped to France after the Battle of Lewes and died there in 1269)
Geoffroi de Lusignan (d. 1274 ), Seigneur de Jarnac, married secondly in 1259 Jeanne de Ch‚tellerault, Viscountess of Ch‚tellerault (d. May 16 , 1315 ) and had issue:
Eustachie de Lusignan (d. Carthage , Tunisia , 1270 ), married 1257 Dreux III de Mello (d. 1310 )
William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke (d. 1296 )
Marguerite de Lusignan (ca 1226 /1228 - 1288 ), married firstly 1240 /1241 Raymond VII of Toulouse (1197 - 1249 ), married secondly c. 1246 Aimery IX de Thouars, Viscount of Thouars (d. 1256 ), and married thirdly Geoffrey V de Chateaubriant, Seigneur de Chateubriant
Isabelle de Lusignan (1234 - January 14 , 1299 ), Dame de Beauvoir-sur-Mer et de Mercillac, married firstly Geoffrey de Rancon, Seigneur de Taillebourg, and married secondly c. 1255 Maurice IV de Craon (1224 /1239 - soon before May 27 , 1250 /1277 )

Hugh X was succeeded by his eldest son, Hugh XI of Lusignan .
According to explanations in the manuscripts of Gaucelm Faidit 's poems, this troubadour was a rival of Hugh X of Lusignan for the love of Marguerite d'Aubusson.

He was buried at AngoulÍme .

  Noted events in his life were:

ē Count of La Marche, 1219-1249, Poitou, France.

Hugues married Isabella of AngoulÍme, daughter of Aymar "Taillifer" de Valence, Comtť d'AngoulÍme and Alix de Courtenay, Mar or Apr 1220. (Isabella of AngoulÍme was born about 1186 in <AngoulÍme, Angoumois (Charente, France)>, died on 31 May 1246 in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, (Maine-et-Loire), Anjou, France and was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, (Maine-et-Loire), Anjou, France.)


1, Hugh X of Lusignan.

2 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Lines 275-27.

3, Isabella of AngoulÍme.

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