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Seigneurie de Montpellier

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  • Guillaume V, seigneur de Montpellier (1075 - 1121)
    William V or Guilhem V (1075 – 1121) was the Lord of Montpellier from an early age until his death. He was the son of Bernard William IV. Soon after his father's death, his mother, Ermengarde, quit M...
  • Guillaume VIII, seigneur de de Montpéllier (1158 - 1202)
    William VIII of Montpellier (died 1202) was Lord of Montpellier, the son of William VII. He married Eudoxie or Eudokia Komnene, niece of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos. A condition of the ma...
  • Guillaume VI le Grand, seigneur de Montpéllier (c.1100 - 1161)
    William VI of Montpellier was the elder son of William V and his wife Ermessende (daughter of Peter of Melgueil). William succeeded his father in the lordship of Montpellier; he inherited it in 1120, w...
  • Guillaume VII, seigneur de Montpéllier (c.1128 - c.1172)
    William VII of Montpellier was the eldest son of William VI and of his wife Sibylle. Aged around 15, he inherited the lordship of Montpellier from his father in 1146 under the tutelage of his grandmo...

(FR) La Seigneurie de Montpellier était un juridiction médiévale centrée sur la ville de Montpellier et ses environs. Il a été créé en 985 lorsque le comte Bernard II de Melgueil octroie au chevalier Guilhem, en échange de son dévouement, l'ancien territoire situé entre la voie domitienne et les rivières Lez et La Mosson.

(EN) The Lordship of Montpellier was a medieval jurisdiction centered on the city of Montpellier and its outlying vicinity. It was created in 985 when Count Bernard II of Melgueil granted the knight William, in exchange for his dedication, the ancient territory situated between the Via Domitia and the Lez and Mosson rivers.

(OC) Lo senhoriá de Montpelhièr foguèt una jurisdiccion medievala centrat dins la vila de Montpelhièr e los sieus environs. Foguèt creat l'an 985 quand lo comte Bernat II de Melguèlh autrejar lo cavalièr Guilhèm, en escambi de la siá dedicacion, l'ancian territòri entre la Via Domícia e los rius Les e Mosson.

(CA) El senyoria de Montpeller va ser una jurisdicció medieval centrat en la ciutat de Montpeller i els seus voltants. Va ser creat l'any 985 quan el comte Bernat II de Melgueil atorgar el cavaller Guillem, a canvi de la seva dedicació, l'antiga territori entre la Via Domícia i els rius Les i Mosson.

(ES) El señorío de Montpellier fue una jurisdicción medieval centrado en la ciudad de Montpellier y sus alrededores. Fue creado en el año 985 cuando el conde Bernardo II de Melgueil otorgado el caballero Guillermo, a cambio de su dedicación, la antigua tierra entre la Vía Domitia y los ríos Lez y Mosson.

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