Hugh V de Lusignan b abt 1014, d 8 Oct 1060. He md Almodis de la Marche abt 1035, daughter of Bernard I, Count de La Marche, and Amelia of Aulay.
Child of Hugh V de Lusignan and Almodis de la Marche was:
Hugh VI de Lusignan b abt 1039, d abt 1102. He md Hildegarde de Thouars abt 1074, daughter of Aimery IV, Vicomte de Thouars, and Aurengarde de Mauleon.
Child of Hugh VIII de Lusignan and Bourgogne de Rancon was:
Hugh IX de Lusignan, b abt 1162, prob Lusignan, Vienne, France, d 1219, Egypt. He md Matilda of Angouleme, but she is not the mother of Hugh X de Lusignan.
Child of Hugh IX de Lusignan and Unknown Wife was:
Hugh X de Lusignan, Count of La Marche and Angouleme, b abt 1186, Lusignan, Vienne, France, d 1249, Surrey, England. He md Isabella d'Angouleme 10 May 1220, daughter of Aymer (Taillefer) de Valence, Count of Angouleme, and Alice de Courtenay.
Child of Hugh XII de Lusignan and Jeanne de Fougeres was:
Jeanne de Lusignan b abt 1262, Lusignan, Vienne, France, d abt Sep 1322. She md Sir Piers de Geneville, Knight, abt 1283, Ludlow, Shropshire, England, son of Sir Geoffrey de Geneville, Justiciar of Ireland, Lord Geneville, Seigneur de Vaucouleurs, Lord of Trim, and Maud de Lacy.
Maud d'Eu b abt 1208, of La Marche, Poitou, France, d 14 Aug 1241, Gloucestershire, England. She md Sir Humphrey V de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, abt 1225, France, son of Sir Henry de Bohun, Magna Charta Surety, 5th Earl of Hereford, Sheriff of Kent, and Maud Fitz Geoffrey de Mandeville.
a. Lord of Valence, Montignac, Bellac, Rancon, and Champagnac, he was the fourth son of Hugh X de Lusignan. In 1247, William, along with his brothers, Guy and Aymer, and sister, Alice, came to England upon the invitation of their half-brother, Henry III, and on 31 Jul the King granted William 500 marks until he should be able to give him lands of equal value and also ordered the delivery of Goodrich Castle to William. On 7 Aug he issued an order for delivery of Pembroke Castle and on 13 Aug William was married to Joan de Munchensi, a coheir, through her mother, of the Earls of Pembroke. Henry also granted him the Lordship of Wexford, and knighted him on 13 Oct, and William continued to be the recipient of lavish grants from the King. He was appointed Ambassador to France 2 Oct 1249, and in March of the following year, William took the Cross. From Oct 1253 to Sep 1254, he was with the King in Aquitaine. Then, in 1258, when William, his two brothers, and his brother-in-law, were chosen by the King as 4 of his 12 representatives on the committee of 24 appointed under the Provisions of Oxford, they refused to swear observance to the Provisions, and fled towards the coast. They were eventually besiged by the Barons at Wolvesley Castle, and compelled to capitulate, but were then allowed to leave England, the King granting them safe conduct. In 1262, William was again with the King in France, and in 1264 was in arms for the King, serving with him at the siege of Northampton in April, and at the battle of Lewes on 14 May, from whence he escaped to Pevensey and then to France. In May 1265 he landed in Pembrokeshire with an armed force and joined Edward the Confessor, taking part in the siege of Gloucester in June, the attack on Kenilworth 1 Aug, and the battle of Evesham 4 Aug. From 1273 to 1279 he constantly acted for Edward I in Aquitaine, and on 12 May 1275 he was appointed Constable of Cilgerran Castle and Warden of St. Clears. In Jul 1282 he was appointed Commander of the army of West Wales, the following year forcing David ap Griffith to surrender. On 4 Jun 1285 he was appointed Guardian and Lieutenant of England, during the King's absence. In 1294, he and the Earl of Norfolk suppressed a revolt in South Wales. He and his wife were benefactors to Pembroke Priory, and founded a hospital at Tenby. While sometimes styled Earl of Pembroke, he was never actually created Earl. He and Joan had three sons and four daughters, the sons being John and William (both died v.p. and s.p.), and Aymer, who succeeded his parents. The daughters were (1) Isabel, married John de Hastings; (2) Margaret, died v.p.; (3) Agnes, married firstly, Maurice Fitz Gerald of Offaly, secondly, Hugh de Baliol, and thirdly, John de Avesnes; and (4) Joan, married the Lord of Badenoch, John Comyn.
b. While he should be called Hugh IX, he bears no such designator as he was a more recent discovery, and rather than renumber the succession of Hughs, and cause undue additional confusion, he is simply identified as Hugh, son of Hugh VIII, and father of Hugh IX.
CP: Vol X[377-382]; AR: Line 117[27-29], Line 123[28-29], Line 135[30-32], Line 154[28-30].
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