Hugh IX of Lusignan
Hugh IX "le Brun" of Lusignan (1163/1168 – 5 November 1219) was the grandson of Hugh VIII. His father, also Hugh (b. c. 1141), was the co-seigneur of Lusignan from 1164, marrying a woman named Orengarde before 1162 or about 1167 and dying in 1169. Hugh IX became seigneur of Lusignan in 1172, seigneur of Couhé and Chateau-Larcher in the 1190s, and Count of La Marche (as Hugh IV) on his grandfather's death. Hugh IX died on the Fifth Crusade at the siege of Damietta on 5 November 1219.
Marriage and issue
His first wife was possibly Agathe de Preuilly, daughter of Peter (Pierre) II de Preuilly and Aenor de Mauleon. Their marriage was annulled in 1189.
- Hugh X of Lusignan married Isabella of Angoulême
- Agathe of Lusignan, married c. 1220 Geoffroi V Seigneur de Pons
|Ancestors of Hugh IX of Lusignan|
- d'Arras, Jean (2012). Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan. Translated by Maddox, Donald; Sturm-Maddox, Sara. The Pennsylvania State University Press.
- Church, S. D., ed. (1999). King John: New Interpretations. The Boydell Press.
- Pollock, M. A. (2015). Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296. The Boydell Press.