Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972-1057) was married to Ramon Borrell, Cou nt of Barcelona. While he lived she was politically active and presided ov er assemblies and tribunals. After his death in 1018 she became regent f or their son Berenguer Ramon I until 1023. After this, she continued to wi eld power. In contrast to her son, she favored war with the Muslim powe rs to the South, partly because of the discontent of the nobles at his pol ice of peace. When he died in 1035, she became regent for her grandson unt il he was declared to be of age in 1044.
Father: *Roger I "the Old" of Carcassonne b: 937 in Carcassonne, Aude, France
Mother: Adelais de Pons b: in Pons, Charente-Maritime, France
Marriage 1 *Raymond Borrell of Barcelona b: 972 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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