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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: Almodis de la Marche's 3 Husbands
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 23:16:35 -0600
References: <d428005e.0207101440.778c926c@posting.google.com>


M. Miles wrote:

> Almodis de la Marche, daughter of Bernard I, Count de la Marche, is
> stated to have married three times, and in this order (1) Hugh VI de
> Lusignan, (2) Pons III, Count of Toulouse, and (3) Raymond I Berenger.
> This was from a post by Todd Farmerie.
>
> I am having difficulty rectifying the dates as shown in Ancestral
> Roots with the last two of these three marriages.
>
> Line 108 shows Raymond Berenger I died 1035.

>

> Line 185 states that William IV, Count of Toulouse, son of Pons III
> and Almodis (or Almonde), dau of Bernard I, was born "ca 1040".
>
> How could Almodis have had a son by the second marriage born abt 1040
> when she had children by her third marriage to a husband that died in
> 1035?


Simply put, the man who died in 1035 was Berenger Ramon I, father
of Ramon Berenger I, d. 1076, husband of Almodis.

> Also, Pons III of Toulouse died 1060 (AR), so did he and Almodis
> divorce, or are the last two marriages reversed in order? Or, perhaps
> William IV of Toulouse's birthdate was closer to ca 1030?


There was a divorce, ca. 1051.

taf



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