Counts of Comminges
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This is a list of counts of the County of Comminges.
Counts of CommingesEdit
House of CommingesEdit
|Garcia Aznar||836-846||Comminges line||First known count of Comminges. Garcia descended agnatically from Aznar Sánchez of Gascony.|
|Aznar Garcia||846-905||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Lupus I Aznar||905-935||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Aznar II||935-946||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Arnaud I||946-957||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Roger I The Old||957-1011||Carcassonne line||Sons of the predecessor, probably ruled jointly. Roger was also the founder of the County of Carcassonne.|
|Arnaud II||957-988||Comminges line|
|Odo||1011-1035||Comminges line||Sons of Arnaud II, ruled jointly.|
|Arnaud III||1035-1070||Comminges line||Son of Roger II.|
|Roger III||1035-1105||Comminges line||Son of Arnaud III.|
|Bernard I||1105-1145||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Bernard II||1145-1153||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Bernard III||1153-1176||Comminges line||Brother of the predecessor, born Dodon de Samatan, later changed his name after his brother's death.|
|Bernard IV||1176-1225||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor. Also, by marriage, Count of Bigorre.|
|Bernard V||1225-1241||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Bernard VI||1241-1295||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Bernard VII||1295-1312||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Bernard VIII||1312-1336||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|John I The Posthumous||1336-1339||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Peter Raymond I||1339-1341||Comminges line||Brother of Bernard VIII.|
|Peter Raymond II||1341-1376||Comminges line||Son of the predecessor.|
|Margaret||1376-1443||Comminges line||Daughter of the predecessor. Co-ruler with her husbands, John III, Count of Armagnac, John of Armagnac (son of Geraud, Viscount of Fezensaguet) and Mathieu of Foix. At his death in 1453, Comminges was reunited to the French crown by King Charles VII of France.|
House of LescunEdit
- 1462–1472 : Jean de Lescun (illegitimate son of Arnaud-Guillaume of Lescun, bishop of Aire, and of Anne of Armagnac, born ? – died 1472, known as the Bastard of Armagnac, Marshal of France)
House of AydieEdit
At the death of John of Lescun in 1472, the county of Comminges passed to:
- 1472–1498 : Odet of Aydie (husband of Marie of Lescun, heiress of Lescun as daughter of Mathieu of Lescun, himself probably a cousin of John of Lescun, born c. 1425 – died 1498, constable of France, supreme commander of the French army and close advisor of Louis XI)
In 1498, at the death of Odet of Aydie, who did not have a son, king Louis XII of France definitely reunited the county of Comminges to the French crown. The descendants of Odet of Aydie's daughter continued to carry the title of count of Comminges.
House of Foix-LautrecEdit
- Jean of Foix-Lautrec, count of Comminges (1472–1494).
- Odet de Cominges, count of Comminges, Marshal of France (1494–1528).
- Enrique de Foix-Lautrec, count of Comminges (1528–1540).
- Claudia de Foix-Lautrec, contesse of Rethel, of Cominges, of Beaufort in Champagne, vicecontesse of Lautrec (1540–1553).
House of La-BartheEdit
- Paul of La Barthe, lord of Termes in Couserans, Marshal of France. count of Comminges (1552–1565).
House of Comminges-GuitautEdit
- Gaston of Comminges, count of Comminges (1638–1670).
- Louis of Comminges, count of Comminges (1670–1712).
House of Comminges-LastronqueEdit
- Roger James of Comminges, count of Comminges (1718–1785).
- Roger Louis of Comminges, count of Comminges (1785–1789).
- Roger Aymeric of Comminges, count of Comminges (1789–1840).
House of Comminges-Saint-LaryEdit
- Elie de Comminges-Péguilhan, count of Comminges and Baron Saint-Lary (1840–1894).
- Aimery Elie de Comminges-Péguilhan, count of Comminges and Baron Saint-Lary (1894–1925).
- Bertrand de Comminges-Péguilhan, count of Comminges (1925–1987).
- Jean-Odon de Comminges-Péguilhan, count of Comminges (1987– to date).