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Bera IV, count of Razès (Fictitious Person)

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Bera de Razès, comte de Razès

Birthplace: Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France
Death: 836 (76-85)
Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Guillaume I, count of Razès (Fictitious Person) and Alba (Fictitious Person)
Husband of Romille (Fictitious Person)
Father of Argila, count of Razès (Fictitious Person) and Onica de Razi
Brother of Ode de Razès and Oliva I

Occupation: Count of Razès and Conflent, Count of Barcelone, Count of Girona
Managed by: William Conrad Altmann
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About Bera IV, count of Razès (Fictitious Person)

Belló IV of Carcassonne (Cerdagne, de Bello-Gallo, Ausona, Razès) b. ~ 755 d. < 812? Person:112703 Full Tree Descendants (Inventory) Lineage Razès Sex Male Full name (at birth) Belló IV of Carcassonne Other last names Cerdagne, de Bello-Gallo, Ausona, Razès Other given names Bera, Borellus, Borrel Parents

♂ # Guillelmo (William) (Guillemundus) ? (of Razes [Not Gellone]) [Razes] b. 735

♀ Susu de Cordoba (Bint Uthman) [Bani Umayyah] b. 731 Wiki-page wikipedia:Borrell_of_Ausona Events

~ 755 birth: Andorre = Urgel-Cerdagne

marriage: ♀ # Ausonia Lipari (of Liparus) [Ausonius]

religion: Arian Christian/Muladi

title: Comte de Carcassonne

775 child birth: ♂ Argila de Razes [Raz%C3%A8s] b. 775 d. 836

~ 810 child birth: ♂ w Sunifred FitzBello (de Septimania, of Barcelona) [Raz%C3%A8s] b. ~ 810 d. 849

< 812? death: Notes Religion

Bello of Carcassonne de Razi was an Arian Christian, not a Catholic. His Father Guillaume was also an Arian Christian and they were of Visigothic descent. An alliance was struck between the Umayyids of Cordoba and the Dukes of Carcassonne to regain territories that were lost to the Christians (Catholic) faction.

This person is frequently confused by genealogists with the son of William Gelone, a relative of Pepin and Charlemagne who was Catholic and who would have been forbidden to marry a Muslim woman. Bello could not have been the son of William Gellone due to the religious alliances of the Visigoths. And Bera the son of William Gelone would not have been allied with the Muslims.

Count Bera IV of Razès who was the son of Count Guillemund of Razès is not the same man as the Count Bero of Barcelona mentioned by Ermold le Noir, who in 820 was accused of high treason by Sanila the Goth and had a son called Willemund.

This relationship is disputed by some, but recognized as a valid lineage by other. It is the opinion of some historical researchers that this Borrell has been the victim of centuries of rewritten history by both Christians and Muslims for various political agendas (to downplay European connections to the family of Muhammed, and to demonize the Christian Catalonians for the political role in the Crusader kingdoms). Research is ongoing with regard to this family and we recommend that anyone who is interested to post new research in the talk pages for this individual but for this individual to remain in the Rodovid Tree as it is presently configured.


2.↑,_Count_of_Barcelona - Not related to the Carolinians (Not a Frank)
4.↑ - Two brothers (One Frank, One Gothic)
5.↑ - Guillemo (William/Gaucelm) exile in Cordoba
6.↑ Revista de Ciences Historicas Volume 2 - Excerpts of records about the descendants of this family
7.↑ Law, culture, and regionalism in early medieval Spain. Collins 1992 - Bello of Carcassonne is the father of Ermessinda the wife of Sunifred the son of Borrell of Ausona
8.↑ Les noces du comte: mariage et pouvoir en Catalogne (785-1213) By Martin Aurell - Banu Qasi, Banu Razi, and the question of the parentage of Bello the Visigoth.
9.↑ Los Heroes y las grandezas de la tierra. 1856. Manuel Ortiz de la Vega
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Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France
Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France
Age 81
Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France