Bernard I de la Marche
Almodis de la Marche Countess of Limoges
(Cir 1020-1071)


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1. Ramon Berenguer I Count of Barcelona

2. Pons of Toulouse
3. Hugh V of Lusignan

Almodis de la Marche Countess of Limoges 2829

  • Born: Cir 1020 2829
  • Marriage (1): Ramon Berenguer I Count of Barcelona in Apr 1053 2829
  • Marriage (2): Pons of Toulouse
  • Marriage (3): Hugh V of Lusignan
  • Died: 16 Oct 1071 about age 51 2829

Almodis married Ramon Berenguer I Count of Barcelona, son of Berenguer Ramon I Count of Barcelona The Crooked The Hunchback and Sancha Sanchéz, in Apr 1053.2829 (Ramon Berenguer I Count of Barcelona was born in 1023 2830 and died in 1076 2830.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Kidnapped. 2829 While still married to her second husband, Pons Count of Toulouse, Almodis was abducted by Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona . He kidnapped her from Narbonne with the aid of a fleet sent north by his ally, the Muslim emir of Tortosa . They married immediately (despite the fact both of her previous husbands were still alive) and they appear with their twin sons in a charter the next year. Pope Victor II excommunicated Almodis and Ramon for this illegal marriage until 1056.

Almodis next married Pons of Toulouse, son of Count William Taillefer III of Toulouse and Emma of Provence. (Pons of Toulouse was born in 991,2831 died in 1060 2831 and was buried in Basilica of Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France 2831.)

Almodis next married Hugh V of Lusignan.

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