Hugh V "the Pious" de Lusignan Sire de Lusignan
Almodis de la Marche Countess of Limoges
(Abt 1000-1071)
Aimery IV de Thouars Viscount de Thouars
Aurengarde de Mauléon
Hugh VI "the Devil" de Lusignan Sire de Lusignan and Count of la Marche
(Between 1039/1043-Between 1106/1110)
Hildegarde de Thouars
Hugh VII "the Dark" de Lusignan Sire de Lusignan
(1065-Bef 1151)


Family Links

1. Sarazine de Lezay

Hugh VII "the Dark" de Lusignan Sire de Lusignan 1 2

  • Born: 1065
  • Marriage (1): Sarazine de Lezay
  • Died: Bef 1151

   Other names for Hugh were Hugh II de Lusignan Count of La Marche and Hugues VII "le Brun" de Lusignan Sire de Lusignan.

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Hugh VII of Lusignan :

Hugh VII the Brown of Lusignan or Hugues II de La Marche or Hugues VII & II le Brun de Lusignan (1065 - 1151 ), Sire de Lusignan, Couhé and Château-Larcher and Count of La Marche , was the son of Hugh VI of Lusignan . He was one of the many notable Crusaders in the Lusignan family. In 1147 he took the Cross and followed King Louis VII of France on the Second Crusade .

Hugh married before 1109 Sarrasine or Saracena de Lezay (1067 - 1144 ), whose origins are unknown. She may have been identical to the Saracena who was widow of Robert I, Count of Sanseverino. Their children were:
Hugh VIII of Lusignan
William de Lusignan, Seigneur d'Angles
Rorgon de Lusignan
Simon I de Lusignan, Seigneur de Lezay, fl. 1144 , married before 1173 NN, the parents of:
Guillaume I de Lusignan, Seigneur de Lezay, who died unmarried and without issue
Simon II de Lusignan (Deux Sevres, bef. 1180 - 1200 ), Seigneur de Lezay, married before 1195 NN, the parents of:
Hugues I de Lezay, Seigneur de Lezay, married to NN, the parents of:
Jean I de Lezay, Seigneur de Lezay, married to NN, the parents of:
Claire I de Lezay, Dame de Lezay, married to Pons II d'Aulnay, Vicomte d'Aulnay
Galeran de Lusignan
Ænor or Aénor de Lusignan (b. c. 1130 ), married before 1144 Geoffrey or Geoffroy V de Thouars (c. 1120 - aft. 1176 ), Vicomte de Thouars, son of Aimery VI de Thouars, Vicomte de Thouars, and wife Agnes=Mathilde de Poitiers

  Noted events in his life were:

• Count of La Marche, 1102-1151, Poitou, France.

Hugh married Sarazine de Lezay. (Sarazine de Lezay was born about 1067 and died before 1144.)


1 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.), Line 275-23.

2, Hugh VII of Lusignan; County of La Marche.

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