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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Ramón Berenguer IV de Barcelona, Count of Barcelona

Ramón Berenguer IV de Barcelona, Count of Barcelona[1, 2]

Male Abt 1113 - 1162  (~ 49 years)

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  • Name Ramón Berenguer IV de Barcelona 
    Suffix Count of Barcelona 
    Born Abt 1113  Rodez, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 1148  Tortosa, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Seige of Tortosa 
    Military 1149  Lérida, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Seige of Lérida 
    Military 1152  Miravet, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Seige of Miravet Castle 
    House Barcelona 
    Died 6 Aug 1162  Borgo San Dalmazzo, Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Monastery of Santa Maria de Ripoll, Ripoll, Catalonia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Santa Maria de Ripoll
    Santa Maria de Ripoll
    Person ID I12213  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2017 

    Father Ramón Berenguer III de Barcelona, Count of Barcelona,   b. 11 Nov 1082, Rodez, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1131, Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Douce de Gévaudan, Ctss of Provence,   b. ca. 1100,   d. ca. 1130  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 3 Feb 1112 
    Family ID F3611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Petronilla de Aragón, Queen of Aragón,   b. 1136, Huesca, Aragon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1173, Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1137  Barbastro, Huesca, Aragon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Petronilla was contracted for marriage as a child. This was part and parcel of a solution crafted to avoid the unusual will of her uncle, King Alfonso; he rather impractically left his kingdom to three religious orders. The marriage was not consummated until 1151. [4]
    Children 
     1. Pedro de Aragón,   b. 4 May 1152, Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Alfonso II de Aragón, King of Aragon, Count of Provence,   b. Mar 1157, Huesca, Aragon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1195, Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [Birth]
     3. Raymond III Berenguer, Comte de Cerdanya, Provence,   b. ca. 1158,   d. 5 Apr 1181, Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)  [Birth]
     4. Dulcia de Aragón, Queen consort of Portugal,   b. ca. 1160,   d. 1 Sep 1198  (Age ~ 38 years)  [Birth]
     5. Sancho de Aragón, Comte de Provence,   b. ca. 1161,   d. 1226  (Age ~ 65 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F3456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1113 - Rodez, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1137 - Barbastro, Huesca, Aragon, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Seige of Tortosa - 1148 - Tortosa, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Seige of Lérida - 1149 - Lérida, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Seige of Miravet Castle - 1152 - Miravet, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1162 - Borgo San Dalmazzo, Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Monastery of Santa Maria de Ripoll, Ripoll, Catalonia, Spain Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Royal Arms of Aragon
    Royal Arms of Aragon

  • 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://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CATALAN%20NOBILITY.htm#RamonBerenguerIVdied1162A.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramon_Berenguer_IV,_Count_of_Barcelona.
      "Ramon Berenguer IV; c. 1113 6 August 1162, Anglicized Raymond Berengar IV), sometimes called the Holy, was the Count of Barcelona who brought about the union of his County of Barcelona with the Kingdom of Aragon to form the Crown of Aragon."

    3. [S359] The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2017), 65.

    4. [S359] The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2017), 64.