, or Rotbaud
) (died 1008) was the Count of Provence
from 968 to his death and margrave
from 993. He was the elder of two sons of Boso II of Arles
and Constance, the younger being William I
, who took up the title of marchio
in 979 and that of dux
later. He ruled with William, probably jointly over the whole county. On William's death, Rotbold was left as head of the family with the title of marchio
He first signed a charter of his father's in March 965. He signed his brother's donation to Saint-Victor de Marseille
in April 970 and to Cluny
on 28 August 990. In 1005, he joined with his sister-in-law Adelaide of Anjou
and his nephew William II
to grant privilegse to Saint-Victor.
He married Emilde, possibly a daughter of Stephen, Viscount of Gévaudan
. He left one son, Rotbold III
, who inherited his titles, and a daughter, Gerberge.
- Lewis, Archibald R. The Development of Southern French and Catalan Society, 718–1050. University of Texas Press: Austin, 1965.