Roger I of Carcassonne

Roger I (died 1012) was the count of Carcassonne from c. 1000 and, as Roger II, count of Comminges (from 957) and Couserans (from 983).

Roger I of Carcassonne
Died1012
Noble familyHouse of Comminges
Spouse(s)Adelaide of Rouergue
FatherArnaud I
MotherArsinde of Carcassonne-Razès

LifeEdit

Roger was the son of Arnaud I of Comminges and Arsinde of Carcassone.[1] Associated with the government of Comminges in 957, he inherited the county of Couserans in 983 at the death of his father, Count Arnaud I. At around 1000 he inherited the county of Carcassonne from his mother.

After sharing the government with his son Ramon Roger in Carcassonne, part of the county of Couserans and of the county of Razès and Bernard I Roger in Couserans, he was succeeded by his nephew William I of Carcassonne.

Marriage and issueEdit

In 969 Roger married Adelaide of Rouergue.[2] They had:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ourliac & Magnou 1984, p. xliii.
  2. ^ Cheyette 2001, p. 26.
  3. ^ a b c Wood 2006, p. 303.

SourcesEdit

  • Cheyette, Fredric L. (2001). Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours. Cornell University Press.
  • Ourliac, Paul; Magnou, Anne-Marie, eds. (1984). Cartulaire de l'abbaye de Lézat. Série 8 (in French). 17. Acheve d'imprimer sur les presses de l'imprimerie Darantiere.
  • Wood, Susan (2006). The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West. Oxford University Press.