Hughes "le vieux ou le Brun" Seigneur de Lusignan
- Born: Abt 1118, Lusignan, Vienne, Poitou
- Marriage: Burgondie comtesse de Rancon et Bourgogne 160
- Died: Abt 1173, Holy Land, Palestine about age 55 160
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 275:22, Hugh VIII de Lusignan, "the Old," son of Hugh VII de Lusignan and ASarazine, married, Bourgogne de Rancon, daughter Geoffroi de Rancon, Sire de Tailebourg. 160
Noted events in his life were:
• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Hugues "le Brun" de Lusignan.
"Ugo Brunus de Liziniaco…filii mei Ugo de Liziniaco, Willelmus de Englia, Rorgo, Simo de Lozaico, Walerannus" were forgiven for their injustices against "ecclesiam S. Petri Pictavensis" (La Celle, outside Poitiers) by charter dated 1144 [Champollion Figeac (1843) Tome II, XII, p. 27]. "Ugo de Liziniaco" renounced rights over "terram…Ioarena" in favour of Nouaillé by undated charter, subscribed by "…Burgundie uxoris sue, Ugonis filii sui, Roberti filii sui, Gaufredi filii sui, Petri filii sui… " [Nouaillé, 214, p. 332]. "Hugo Brunus comes Marchie", on leaving for Jerusalem, confirmed the grant of rights to the abbey of Châtelliers made "in 1171" by "Hugo Lezenniaci castelli" by charter dated 1218 [Notre-Dame des Châtelliers, IV and XX, pp. 6 and 25].
Hughes married Bourgogne de Rancon, daughter of Geoffroy de Rancon Seigneur de Taillebourg. "Burgunna uxor Ugoni de Lezinan" donated land "juxta Barra Marian" to Absie, with the consent of "Ugone marito suo et Gaufrido de Rancone patre suo", by undated charter [Absie, 151, p. 29]. Painter states that her marriage portion was the castle of Vouvant [Painter 'The Lords of Lusignan', p. 39]. "Ugo de Liziniaco" renounced rights over "terram…Ioarena" in favour of Nouaillé by undated charter, subscribed by "…Burgundie uxoris sue, Ugonis filii sui, Roberti filii sui, Gaufredi filii sui, Petri filii sui…" [Nouaillé, 214, p. 332].
Hughes married Burgondie comtesse de Rancon et Bourgogne, daughter of Geoffroi de Rancon Seigneur de Taillebourg and Fossifia.160 (Burgondie comtesse de Rancon et Bourgogne was born in 1110 and died after 11 Apr 1169.)