Hugues de Lusignan Comte de la Marche et d'Angouleme
- Born: Cir 1221, Lusignan, Vienne, Poitou 160
- Marriage: Yolande de Bretagne in 1238 160
- Died: 6 Apr 1250, Battle of Mansurah, Damiette, Egypt at age 29 1002
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 117:28, 275:28, Hugh de Lusignan, married Yolande de Dreux de Bretagne. They were the parents of Alice de Lusignan who married Gilbert de Clare and Hugh de Lusignan who married Jeanne de Fougères. 160
Noted events in his life were:
• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Hugues "le Brun" de Lusignan.
Hugues "le Brun" de Lusignan was the son of another Hugues "le Brun" de Lusignan Seigneur de Lusignan, comté de la Marche et d'Angoulême & his wife Isabelle comtessae d'Angoulême. The testament of "Hugo de Lezignen comes Marchie", dated 8 Aug 1248, appoints as his heirs "Hugonem Brunum comitem Angolisme, Guidonem, Gaufridum, Willelmum de Vallencia, milites, et Ademarum, clericum, filios meos" [Notre-Dame des Châtelliers, LXXVI, p. 82]. Referred to by Matthew Paris as "Hugo Brunus comes de Marchia cuius pater Paulo ante obit apud Damiatan" when he records his death in the same battle in which Louis IX King of France was captured [Matthew Paris, Vol. V, 1250, p. 158].
Hugues de Lusignan married Yolande de Bretagne, daughter of Pierre I "Mauclerc" duc de Bretagne & first wife Alix de Thouars duchesse de Bretagne. The Chronicon Britannicum records in 1236 that "Penthevria excepto Jugonio" was granted to "Hugoni filio comitis de Marchia" with "filia Petri comitis totius Britanniæ" [Morice, H. (1742) Mémoires pour servir de preuves à l'histoire ecclesiastique et civile de Bretagne, Tome I (Paris), Chronicon Britanicum, col. 111].
Hugues married Yolande de Bretagne, daughter of Pierre de Dreux et Braine, Earl of Richmond and Alix de Thouars Duchess of Brittany, in 1238.160 (Yolande de Bretagne was born in 1218 in Bretagne,160 died on 10 Oct 1272 in Cteaux, Cte-d'Or, France 160 and was buried in Villeneuve-les-Nantes, église abbatiale de Notre Dame.)