Arsinde of Carcassonne (920 – 970) was a Countess and ruler of Carcassonne, France.

Arsinde de Carcassonne
Born920
Died970

BiographyEdit

Arsinde de Carcassonne was born c. 920 to d'Acfred de Carcassonne. Her father was head of the ruling house of Carcasonne and had no surviving sons. When he died in 934 the title and land was given to his daughter. She married Arnaud de Comminges, a local noble with whom she had at least four children. Arsinde ruled for twenty three years before she died in 957 leaving her titles to her son Roger.[1][2][3]

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ "Arsinde (fl. 934–957)". www.encyclopedia.com. Encyclopedia.com.
  2. ^ Settipani, Christian (2004). La noblesse du Midi carolingien: études sur quelques grandes familles d'Acquitaine et du Languedoc du IXe au XIe siècle, Toulousain, Périgord, Limousin, Poitou, Auvergne (in French). Occasional Publications UPR. ISBN 978-1-900934-04-6.
  3. ^ "MEDIEVAL LANDS - INDEX: TOULOUSE - LANGUEDOC".