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Hugues XII de Lusignan

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Hugues XII de Lusignan (son of Hugh XI "le Brun" de Lusignan and Yolande of Brittany); died Aft 25 Aug 1270.

    Notes:

    Count of la Marche and Angoulême. In July 1270, he accompanied Louis IX of France on the Eighth Crusade, but he died shortly thereafter on the expedition to Tunis.

    Hugues married Jeanne de Fougères 29 Jan 1254, Fougères, Brittany, France. Jeanne (daughter of Raoul de Fougères and Isabel de Craon) died Aft 18 Jun 1273; was buried , Sauvigny, Meuse, France. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Joan de la Marche died Bef 18 Apr 1323; was buried , Abbey of Valence, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Hugh XI "le Brun" de Lusignan was born Abt 1221 (son of Hugh X de Lusignan and Isabel of Angoulême, Queen Consort of England); died 1250, Egypt.

    Notes:

    "Count of La Marche, (as Hugues III) Lord of Lusignan and Fougeres, and (as Hugues II) Count of Angoulême, 1246-1250. He agreed to serve Alphonso, Count of Poitiers, in the Seventh Crusade for one year and died in Egypt, most probably at the battle of El Mansûra, 7 Feb 1250, or else during the retreat to Damietta, 6 Apr 1250." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz]

    Hugh married Yolande of Brittany 1236. Yolande (daughter of Pierre de Braine and Alix de Thouars) was born 1218, Dreux, France; died 16 Oct 1272, Château Bouteville, Angoumois, France; was buried , Villeneuve near Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Yolande of Brittany was born 1218, Dreux, France (daughter of Pierre de Braine and Alix de Thouars); died 16 Oct 1272, Château Bouteville, Angoumois, France; was buried , Villeneuve near Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France.
    Children:
    1. Mary de Lusignan died Bef 1269.
    2. 1. Hugues XII de Lusignan died Aft 25 Aug 1270.
    3. Alice de Lusignan was born Aft Oct 1236, of Angoulême, Aquitaine, France; died May 1290.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Hugh X de Lusignan was born Abt 1183 (son of Hugh IX de Lusignan); died Aft 15 Jan 1249.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 1185
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1195
    • Alternate death: 5 Jun 1249, Angouleme, Aquitaine, France

    Notes:

    Seigneur de Lusignan; Count of La Marche; Count of Angouleme.

    Also called Hugh V of La Marche; Hugh I of Angouleme; Hugh le Brun.

    "His father, Hugh IX de Lusignan was betrothed to marry 12-year-old Isabel of Angoulême in 1200, when 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, Queen Isabella returned to her native France, where she married Hugh X de Lusignan on 10 May 1220. By Hugh's marriage to Isabella, he became Count of Angoulême until her death in 1246. Together they founded the abbey of Valence." [Wikipedia]

    Hugh married Isabel of Angoulême, Queen Consort of England Between 10 Mar 1220 and 22 Apr 1220, Angouleme, Aquitaine, France. Isabel (daughter of Adémar and Alix de Courtenay) was born Abt 1188; died 31 May 1246; was buried , Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Isabel of Angoulême, Queen Consort of England was born Abt 1188 (daughter of Adémar and Alix de Courtenay); died 31 May 1246; was buried , Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 3 Jun 1246
    • Alternate death: 4 Jun 1246, Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France

    Notes:

    Countess of Angoulême. Crowned Queen of England on 8 Oct 1200.

    Children:
    1. Alice de Lusignan died 9 Feb 1256; was buried , Lewes Priory, Sussex, England.
    2. 2. Hugh XI "le Brun" de Lusignan was born Abt 1221; died 1250, Egypt.
    3. William de Valence was born Bef 1225; died 16 May 1296, Brabourne, Kent, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

  3. 6.  Pierre de Braine was born Between 1187 and 1190 (son of Robert II and Yolande de Coucy); died Abt 28 May 1250, At sea; was buried , Saint-Yved-de-Braine Abbey, near Laon, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 22 Jun 1250, At sea

    Notes:

    Nicknamed "Mauclerc." Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond, Count of Penthièvre. In 1237 he resigned the duchy of Brittany in favor of his eldest son John, and thereafter styled himself merely Pierre de Braine, Chevalier.

    He was forced to submit to Louis IX and renounce homage to Henry III, after which his English lands were confiscated in January 1235.

    He fought in the crusade against the Albigensians in 1219 and 1226. In 1239 he led a crusade to Palestine. In 1249 he went on crusade with Louis IX. He was wounded in the face at the Battle of Mansourah, and surrendered with the king at Faraskur in April 1250. Shortly thereafter he died at sea.

    Pierre married Alix de Thouars Mar 1213. Alix (daughter of Guy de Thouars and Constance of Brittany) was born 1201; died 21 Oct 1221; was buried , Convent of the Cordeliers, Nantes, France. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Alix de Thouars was born 1201 (daughter of Guy de Thouars and Constance of Brittany); died 21 Oct 1221; was buried , Convent of the Cordeliers, Nantes, France.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brittany. Countess of Richmond.

    Children:
    1. Jean I was born 1217; died 8 Oct 1286.
    2. 3. Yolande of Brittany was born 1218, Dreux, France; died 16 Oct 1272, Château Bouteville, Angoumois, France; was buried , Villeneuve near Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Hugh IX de Lusignan was born Between 1163 and 1168 (son of Hugh de Lusignan and Orengarde); died 5 Nov 1219, Damietta, Egypt.

    Notes:

    Sire de Lusignan, Couhé, and Château-Larcher; Count of La Marche. On crusade from 1190 on.

    Grandson of Hugh VIII.

    He was definitely married to a Mathilde, commonly called Mathilde of Angoulême, who was a daughter of Wulgrin III, Count of Angoulême. However, it's unclear whether this Mathilde was his only wife, and whether she or some previous wife (theorized by some as Agatha de Preuilly, daughter of Peter de Preuilly) was the mother of Hugh X.

    Children:
    1. 4. Hugh X de Lusignan was born Abt 1183; died Aft 15 Jan 1249.

  2. 10.  Adémar was born Aft 1157 (son of William VI of Angoulême and Marguerite de Turenne); died Abt 1202.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 16 Jun 1202, Limoges, Haut-Vienne, France
    • Alternate death: 1218, Limoges, Haut-Vienne, France

    Notes:

    Count of Angoulême.

    Also called Aymer; Adhemar; Adomar. Also called "Taillefer."

    Adémar married Alix de Courtenay Bef 1191. Alix (daughter of Pierre of France and Elisabeth de Courtenay) was born Abt 1160; died Abt 1218. [Group Sheet]


  3. 11.  Alix de Courtenay was born Abt 1160 (daughter of Pierre of France and Elisabeth de Courtenay); died Abt 1218.

    Notes:

    Also called Aalis, Aalez, Alaidis, Adelaidis.

    Children:
    1. 5. Isabel of Angoulême, Queen Consort of England was born Abt 1188; died 31 May 1246; was buried , Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

  4. 12.  Robert II was born Abt 1154 (son of Robert I "le Grande" and Agnes de Baudement); died 28 Dec 1218; was buried , Abbey of St. Yved, Braine, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Dreux and Braine.

    Robert married Yolande de Coucy 1184. Yolande (daughter of Raoul I de Coucy and Agnès de Hainault) was born 1164; died 18 Mar 1222; was buried , Abbey of St. Yved, Braine, France. [Group Sheet]


  5. 13.  Yolande de Coucy was born 1164 (daughter of Raoul I de Coucy and Agnès de Hainault); died 18 Mar 1222; was buried , Abbey of St. Yved, Braine, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 22 Mar 1222

    Children:
    1. Robert III "Gasteblé" of Dreux was born 1185; died 3 Mar 1234.
    2. 6. Pierre de Braine was born Between 1187 and 1190; died Abt 28 May 1250, At sea; was buried , Saint-Yved-de-Braine Abbey, near Laon, France.
    3. Philippa of Dreux was born Abt 1192; died 17 Mar 1240.

  6. 14.  Guy de Thouars was born Abt 1155 (son of Geoffroi V and Aumur); died 13 Apr 1213, Chemillé, France.

    Guy married Constance of Brittany Bef Oct 1199. Constance (daughter of Conan IV and Margaret of Huntingdon) was born Abt 1162; died 4 Sep 1201, Nantes, France. [Group Sheet]


  7. 15.  Constance of Brittany was born Abt 1162 (daughter of Conan IV and Margaret of Huntingdon); died 4 Sep 1201, Nantes, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 5 Sep 1201, Nantes, France

    Children:
    1. 7. Alix de Thouars was born 1201; died 21 Oct 1221; was buried , Convent of the Cordeliers, Nantes, France.