Richard FITZ ALAN

Male 1346 - 1397  (51 years)


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  • Name Richard FITZ ALAN  [1, 2, 3
    • Richard Fitz Alan distinguished himself in the French wars, and 'won a brilliant naval victory over the French, Spanish and Flemish fleets off Margate in 1387'. Later with the Duke of Gloucester he later took an active part in the opposition to King Richard, becoming one of the five Lords Appellant in the Parliament of 1388. Richard Fitz Alan, Earl of Arundel, obtained a pardon in 1394, but was treacherously seized, tried at Westminster, and beheaded at Cheapside on 21 Sep 1397, buried at Austin Friars', in Bread Street, London, and having been attainted, all his honours were forfeited. [1]
    Born 1346  Arundel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Fact 10th Earl of Arundel and Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Fact 15th Earl of Arundel and Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Fact 1 Knight of Garter Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 21 Sep 1397  Executed at Cheapside Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Church of the Augustin Friars, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I22338  Main Tree
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 

    Father Sir Richard II Copped Hat FITZ ALAN,   b. Abt 1313, Arundel, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1375/6, Arundel, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Alianor Of LANCASTER,   b. Abt 1318, Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1372, Arundel, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 05 Feb 1344/5  Ditton Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Family ID F03067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth DE BOHUN,   b. Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1385 
    Married Abt 28 Sep 1359  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Eleanor FITZ ALAN,   d. Abt 01 Aug 1375  [Birth]
     2. William FITZ ALAN,   b. Abt 1370, Arundel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1415  (Age ~ 45 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Lady Alice FITZ ALAN,   b. 1373/5, Arundel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1415  (Age 40 years)  [Birth]
     4. Margaret FITZ ALAN,   b. Abt 1382, Arundel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +5. Elizabeth FITZ ALAN,   b. Abt 1375,   d. 08 Jul 1425, Heveringham, Nottingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)  [Birth]
     6. Joan FITZ ALAN,   b. 1375,   d. 14 Nov 1435  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
     7. Richard FITZ ALAN,   b. Abt 1368, Arundel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1399  (Age ~ 31 years)  [Birth]
     8. Thomas FITZ ALAN,   b. 13 Oct 1381, Arundel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1415  (Age 34 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F03071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Philippa DE MORTIMER,   b. 21 Nov 1375, Ludlow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1401, Halnaker, Susses Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married Bef 15 Aug 1390  [2
    Family ID F06751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1346 - Arundel, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact 1 - - Knight of Garter Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Church of the Augustin Friars, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).

    2. [S01910] Blood Royal, Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399 by. T. Anna Leese.

    3. [S5840] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonist Who Came to America before 1700, Frederick Lewis Weis.

    4. [S03483] The Spear and the Spindle: Ancestors of Sir Francis Bryan (d. 1550), Kt.