Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Huges VIII de Lusignan, Seigneur de Lusignan[1, 2]

Male - Aft 1164


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  • Name Huges VIII de Lusignan 
    Crusaders
    Crusaders
    First (10951099); Second (11471149); Third or the Kings' Crusade (11891192); Forth (12021204); Fifth (12131221); Sixth (1228); Barons' (1239); Seventh (1248-1254); Eighth (1270); and Ninth (1271-1272).
    Suffix Seigneur de Lusignan 
    Nickname "le Brun" 
    Gender Male 
    Military 1163  Beqaa Valley, Lebanon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Battle of al-Buqaia 
    The battle of al-Buqaia
    The battle of al-Buqaia
    Nur al-Din was surprised at Al-Buqai'a al-Hosn, almost being captured and suffering a humiliating defeat. Asbridge marks this as the point at which he became truly committed to jihad. He exacted revenge shortly thereafter at Harim, crushing the armies of Antioch and Tripoli.
    Military 12 Aug 1164  Artah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Harim (Harenc) (Muslim victory)  
    Died After 1164  Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14966  Dickinson
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2017 

    Father Huges VII de Lusignan, Seigneur de Lusignan,   d. Before 1151 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married
    • Huges first wife has not been identified. "This first marriage is indicated by the charter dated to [1143] which indicates that the daughter of Hugues [VII]'s known wife Sarrazine was married to his son Guillaume (see below), who could not therefore have been Sarrazine's son." [4]
    Family ID F4626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bourgogne de Rancon,   d. After 11 Apr 1169 
    Married Before 1147 
    Children 
    +1. Huges IX de Lusignan,   d. Before 16 Mar 1169  [Birth]
     2. Robert de Lusignan
    +3. Geoffroy de Lusignan, Seigneur de Vouvent,   d. 1216  [Birth]
     4. Pierre de Lusignan,   d. After Dec 1174
    +5. Amiery I de Lusignan, King of Cyprus,   b. ca. 1145,   d. 1 Apr 1205, Acre, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Guy I de Lusignan, King of Jerusalem,   d. 1194  [Birth]
     7. Guillaume de Lusignan,   d. Before Sep 1208
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F4625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of al-Buqaia - 1163 - Beqaa Valley, Lebanon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - After 1164 - Palestine Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://bit.ly/1MZlMLs.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Hugh VIII of Lusignan" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_VIII_of_Lusignan.

    3. [S420] The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2010), 257-58.

    4. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/AQUITAINE%20NOBILITY.htm#_ftnref221.