Raoul I de Lusignan 1 2
- Born: Between 1160 and 1165, <Lusignan, (Vienne, Poitou-Charente)>, France
- Marriage (1): Marguerite de Courtenay Dame de Chateauneuf-sur-Cher & Margravine of Namir about 1210
- Marriage (2): Alice d'Eu Countess of Eu, Lady of Hastings in Sep 1213
- Died: 1 May 1219, Melle, <(Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charente)>, France
2nd son of Hugues de Lusignan.
From Wikipedia - Raoul I of Lusignan :
Raoul I of Lusignan or Raoul I de Lusignan (1160 or 1164/1165 - Acre, Palestine , 1217 or Melle , May 1 , 1219 ), was the second son of Hugues de Lusignan, Co-Seigneur de Lusignan in 1164 (c. 1141 - 1169), and wife, married before 1162, Orengarde N, who died in 1169, and grandson of Hugh VIII . He became Seigneur d'Issoudun before 1200, Count of Eu by marriage, Seigneur de Melle, de Chize, de Civray and de La Mothe. He was buried at the Priory of Fontblanche, in Exoudun .
He married firstly c. 1210 (annulled before 1213) Marguerite de Courtenay (1194 - Marienthal , July 17 , 1270 and buried there), Dame de Chateauneuf-sur-Cher and Margravine of Namur (1229-1237), daughter of Peter II of Courtenay and second wife Yolande of Namur, Margravine of Namur , without issue. He later married secondly in September, 1213 Alix d'Eu, 8th Countess of Eu and 4th Lady of Hastings (c. 1191 - La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Poitou , May 14 or 15, 1246), daughter of Henri d'Eu (d. by March 17 , 1183 or 1190/1191), 7th Comte d'Eu and 3rd Lord of Hastings and wife as her first husband Mathilde or Maud de Warenne (c. 1162 - c. 1212 or by December 13 , 1228 ), and had two children:
Mahaut or Maud de Lusignan (c. 1210 - August 14 , 1241 , buried at Llanthony, Gloucester ), married c. 1236 as his first wife Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford and 1st Earl of Essex on April 28 , 1228 and Constable of England (bef. 1208 - Warwickshire , September 24 , 1275 , buried at Llanthony, Gloucester ), and had issue.
Raoul II de Lusignan
Noted events in his life were:
• Comte d'Eu. by marriage
Raoul married Marguerite de Courtenay Dame de Chateauneuf-sur-Cher & Margravine of Namir about 1210. (Marguerite de Courtenay Dame de Chateauneuf-sur-Cher & Margravine of Namir was born in 1194 and died on 17 Jul 1270 in Marienthal.)
Raoul next married Alice d'Eu Countess of Eu, Lady of Hastings, daughter of Henry Count of Eu, Lord of Hastings and Maud de Warenne, in Sep 1213. (Alice d'Eu Countess of Eu, Lady of Hastings was born about 1191 and died on 15 May 1246 in La Mothe-Saint-Héray, (Deux-Sèvres), Poitou (Poitou-Charente), Framce.)