William I of Montpellier

William I (or in Occitan: Guilhem I) was the founder of a dynasty which bears his name, the Guilhems, Lords of Montpellier. He received his fief (a manor) of Monspestularius (Montpellier) on 26 November 985 from Bernard, Count of Mauguio,[1] with the permission of Ricuin, Bishop of Maguelone.

William I
Lord of Montpellier
Tenure985 – 1025
SuccessorWilliam II of Montpellier
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Without descendants after his death, his nephew Guilhem II of Montpellier succeeded him.


  1. ^ "SEIGNEURS de MONTPELLIER". Medieval lands. Retrieved 6 Dec 2019.

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Preceded by
Lords of Montpellier
26 November 986 – 1019
Succeeded by