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William VIII, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1202

Father: William VII, Lord of Montpellier, b. ca. 1131 in Château de Gallargues, near Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, d. ca. 1172
Mother: Matilda of Burgundy, b. 1130, d. 1159
Upon William’s marriage to Eudokia, a condition was made that the first born child, whether male or female, would succeed him in the lordship of Montpellier, making Marie the rightful heir. However, he divorced Eudokia in 1187 and produced a male heir with Agnes.
Spouse: Eudokia Komnene, b. ca. 1160, d. ca. 1203
Father: Alexios Komnenos, b. 1136, d. 1183, cause of death was murder
Mother: Maria Dukaina
Married 1180, divorced April 1187
According to the Liber instrumentorum memorialium, Marie’s coat of arms was "argent, a torteau gules", as seen to the left (if you are viewing this on a desktop computer. It is at the top on a tablet but hidden on phones). Sources indicate that her father William VIII and brother William IX also used these arms.

Children:

  1. Marie of Montpellier, b. 1182, m. Raymond Geoffrey (Barral) II, Viscount of Marseille, 1192, m. Bernard IV, Count of Comminges, December 1197, annulled 1201, m. Peter II "the Catholic", King of Aragon, 15 June 1204, d. 21 April 1213 in Rome, Italy

Spouse: Agnes of Aragon

Married ca. 1187

Children:

  1. William IX, Lord of Montpellier, b. aft. 1187

William VII, Lord of Montpellier, b. ca. 1131 in Château de Gallargues, near Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, d. ca. 1172

Father: William VI, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1161
Mother: Sibylle
Spouse: Matilda of Burgundy, b. 1130, d. 1159
Father: Hugh II, Duke of Burgundy, b. 1084, d. ca. 6 February 1143
Mother: Matilda of Turenne
Married 1156

Children:

  1. Sibylle of Montpellier, m. Rayomond Gaucelm of Lunel
  2. William of Montpellier, d. 1171/80
  3. William VIII, Lord of Montpellier, m. Eudokia Komnene, 1180, d. 1202
  4. Gui Burgundion, m. Azalais of Conas
  5. Raymond of Montpellier, Bishop of Agde
  6. Guillemette of Montpellier, m. Raymond of Anduze
  7. Azalais (Adelaide) of Montpellier
  8. Marie of Montpellier (2)
  9. Clémence of Montpellier, m. Rostaing of Sabran, 1199

William VI, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1161

Father: William V, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1121
Mother: Ermessende of Melgueil
Spouse: Sibylle
Sibylle was possibly the daughter of Boniface del Vasto.
Married

Children:

  1. William VII, Lord of Montpellier, b. ca. 1131 in Château de Gallargues, near Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, m. Matilda of Burgundy, 1156, d. ca. 1172
  2. Raymond William
  3. William, co-Lord of Tortosa, m. Ermessende of Castries, d. aft. 1157 in Israel
  4. Bernard William, d. bef. 1172
  5. Gui Guerrejat, m. Mathive, d. 1178 in Valmagne Abbey, Villeveyrac, Hérault, France
  6. Guillelme (or Guillemette) of Montpellier, m. Bernard IV of Melgueil, m. Viscount Bernard Ato V
  7. Alais (or Azalais) of Montpellier, m. Eble III of Ventadorn
  8. Ermessende of Montpellier, m. Raymond Stephen of Servian

William V, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1121

Father: William IV, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1068
Mother: Ermengarde of Melgueil
Spouse: Ermessende of Melgueil
Father: Peter II, Count of Melgueil
Married

Children:

  1. William VI, Lord of Montpellier, m. Sibylle, d. 1161
  2. William of Aumelas, m. Tiburge of Orange, aft. 1118, d. bef. May 1156
  3. Bernard, Lord of Villeneuve
  4. Guillelme of Montpellier, m. Raymon Bernard, Count of Mauguio
  5. Ermeniarde of Montpellier
  6. Adelaide of Montpellier

William IV, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1068

Father: William III, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1058
Mother: Beliardis
William IV is the first lord of Montpellier to have his official documents preserved in the Liber instrumentorum memorialium, the family cartulary.
Spouse: Ermengarde of Melgueil
Father: Raymond I, Count of Melgueil
Married

Children:

  1. William V, Lord of Montpellier, m. Ermessende of Melgueil, d. 1121

William III, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1058

Father: William II, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1025
Spouse: Beliardis
Married

Children:

  1. William IV, Lord of Montpellier, m. Ermengarde of Melgueil, d. 1068

William II, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1025

Father: William I, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1019

Children:

  1. William III, Lord of Montpellier, m. Beliardis, d. 1058

William I, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1019

Also known as Guilhem I, he was the founder of the Guilhem lords of Montpellier dynasty. He received the lordship on 26 November 986 from Bernard, Count of Mauguio.

Children:

  1. William II, Lord of Montpellier, d. 1025

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