Raoul I of Lusignan
Raoul I of Lusignan or Raoul I de Lusignan (1160 or 1164/1165 – Acre, Palestine, 1217 or Melle[disambiguation needed], May 1, 1219), was the second son of Hugues de Lusignan, Co-Seigneur de Lusignan in 1164 (c. 1141 - 1169), and wife, married before 1162, Orengarde N, who died in 1169, and grandson of Hugh VIII. He became Seigneur d'Issoudun before 1200, Count of Eu by marriage, Seigneur de Melle, de Chize, de Civray and de La Mothe. He was buried at the Priory of Fontblanche, in Exoudun.
He married firstly c. 1210 (annulled before 1213) Marguerite de Courtenay (1194 – Marienthal, July 17, 1270 and buried there), Dame de Chateauneuf-sur-Cher and Margravine of Namur (1229-1237), daughter of Peter II of Courtenay and second wife Yolande of Namur, Margravine of Namur, without issue.
He later married, in September 1213, Alix d'Eu, 8th Countess of Eu and 4th Lady of Hastings (c. 1191 – La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Poitou, May 14 or 15, 1246), daughter of Henri d'Eu (d. by March 17, 1183 or 1190/1191), 7th Comte d'Eu and 3rd Lord of Hastings and wife as her first husband Mathilde or Maud de Warenne (c. 1162 – c. 1212 or by December 13, 1228), and had at least two children:
- Mahaut or Maud de Lusignan (c. 1210 – August 14, 1241, buried at Llanthony, Gloucester), married c. 1236 as her first husband Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford and 1st Earl of Essex on April 28, 1228 and Constable of England (bef. 1208 – Warwickshire, September 24, 1275, buried at Llanthony, Gloucester), and had issue.
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