- Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
Ramon Berenguer II "the Towhead" or "Cap de estopes"cite news | url = http://descargas.cervantesvirtual.com/servlet/SirveObras/03694152322581617429079/208210_0002.pdf | title = Barcelona, Condes de Barcelona | work = Semanario Pintoresco Español | date = 1851-04-09 | accessdate = 2008-07-30] cite book | url = http://books.google.com/books?id=3zIBQLHmlkcC&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=%22cap+de+estopes%22&source=web&ots=XlHEQf3l7q&sig=oH_-mgNLTjLl8FRIuf7wsnU8l9s&hl=es&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=3&ct=result | title = Hazañas Y Recuerdos de Las Catalanes | author = Antoni de Bofarull | year = 1846 | publisher =
Harvard College Library| accessdate = 2008-07-30] (1053 or 1054 – December 5, 1082) was Count of Barcelonafrom 1076 until his death. He ruled jointly with his twin brother Berenguer Ramon II.
He succeeded his father
Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelonato co-rule with his twin brother Berenguer Ramon, in 1075.
The twins failed to agree and divided their possessions between them, against the will of their late father. Ramon Berenguer the Towhead, called so because of the thickness and colour of his hair, was killed while hunting in the woods in 1082. His brother, who went on to become the sole ruler of
Catalonia, was credited by popular opinion of having orchestrated this murder. Berenguer Ramon "the Fratricide" was later succeeded by Ramon Berenguer's son Ramon Berenguer III.
Ramon Berenguers's marriages and descendants
* First wife, Aimeris of
* Second wife, Mahalta (or Maud) of
Apulia, born ca. 1059, died 1111/1112, daughter of Duke Robert Guiscardand of Sikelgaitade Salerno
** Ramon Berenguer III "the Great", count of Barcelona and
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