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Ramon Berenguer, III
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1080
Rodez, France
Death: Aug. 19, 1131, Spain

Count of Barcelona and Provence, Girona and Ausona, as well as Besalu.

He was the son of Ramon Berenguer II and Matilda Guiscard,and the grandson of Ramon I and Almodis de La Marche.

Ramon was the husband of Maria Rodriguez, the second daughter of El Cid. They had two children:
Maria, wife of Bernat III, Count of Besalu
Jimena, wife of Roger III, Count of Foix

Secondly, her married an ALmodis, but nad no issue

Thirdly, he married Douce of Provence, the heir of Provence, giving him the right to Provence, France. They had five children:
Almodis, wife of Ponce de Cervera
Berenguela, wife of Alfonso VII, King of Leon & Castile
Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona
Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Provence
Bernat, who died young

Ramon became the sole ruler of Barcelona when his father was forced into exile in 1097. Before he died he became a Knight of the Templar. Upon his death, his territories in Spain went to his eldest son, Raymond IV Berengar, and Provence was given to the youngest son, Berengar Raymond. 
Family links: 
  Ramon Berenguer (1054 - 1082)
  Matilda Guiscard Berenguer (1059 - ____)
  Raymond Berenger (1113 - 1162)*
  Berenguela of Barcelona (1116 - 1149)*
*Calculated relationship
Santa Maria de Ripoll
Provincia de Girona
Cataluna, Spain
GPS (lat/lon): 41.52549, 1.0888
Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Apr 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88496813
Ramon Berenguer, III
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Ramon Berenguer, III
Added by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
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 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
RIP my 26th G/Grandfather to whom I do belong
- Josie Athawes
 Added: Aug. 16, 2015
R.I.P. - 32x-Great-Grand-Father of my son (b.1998).
- Robert Kuhmann
 Added: Jun. 13, 2015
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