Bernard I comté de la Marche
- Born: Abt 986, la Marche, Normandy, France
- Marriage: Amelia 160
- Died: 1047 about age 61
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 160
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 275:21, Hugh de Lusignan, "the Pious," Sire de Lusignan, died in battled 8 Oct 1060, son of Hugh IV, who died 1025-1032 and Auliarde de Thouars, daughter of Raoul I, Viscomté de Thouars, married Almodis de la Marche, daughter of Bernard I, comté de la Marche and Pérogord.
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 185:2, Willaim IV, count of Toulouse & Péregord was the son of Pons, comté de Toulouse, Albi et Dijon by his wife Almode, daughter of Bernard I, comté de la Marche et Périgord & his wife Amélia. Pons was the son of William III, Count of Toulouse by his second wife Emma of Provence great grand daughter of Boso II, Count of Avignon and Arles, and his wife his wife Constance of Provence.
• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Bernard de la Marche.
The Chronicle of Adémar de Chabannes names "Bernardus" as son of "Aldebertus frater (Helias Petragoricensi comite)" and his wife "sorore Widonis vicecomitis" [Adémar de Chabannes III, 25, p. 148]. The Chronicle of Saint-Maxence names "Audeberti comitis Marchić…filius Bernardi, qui fuit Audeberti, qui fuit Bosonis, qui Sulpicii, qui fuit Godfredi primi comitis de Karrofo" [Chronicon sancti Maxentii Pictavensis, Chroniques des Eglises d'Anjou, p. 396]. Bernard married Amelie, of unknown parents. Her marriage is confirmed by the charter dated to (circa 1053) under which "Guilabertus episcopus filius qui fui Richeldis femine" swore allegiance to her daughter "Almodis comitissa, filia que es Amelie comitisse", also naming "Remundus comes, senior meus, filio qui fuit Sancić comitisse" [Ruiz-Domenčc, J. E. (2006) Quan els vescomtes de Barcelona eren (Barcelona), 72, p. 320].
Bernard married Amelia.160