Sir Richard DE CLARE

Male 1222 - 1262  (39 years)


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  • Name Richard DE CLARE  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Prefix Sir 
    Born 04 Aug 1222  Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Fact 6th Earl of Hertford Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Fact 8th Earl of Clare Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Fact 1 7th Earl of Gloucester Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 15 Jul 1262  Ashenfield Manor, Waltham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • It was believed that Richard died from poison. He was buried in Canterbury "before the altar of St. Edward; his body buried (1) Tonbridge, (2) July 28 1262 Tewkesbury "at this father's right hand", Earl of Gloucester. He was the sixth Earl of Hertford and second Earl of Gloucester, at his father's death was in his minority and his wardship was granted to Hebert de Burgh, Earl of Kent, whose daughter Margaret he afterwards married and whereat Henry III was displeased; they were divorced and he then married Maud, daughter of John Earl of Lincoln. He was his brother William wre poisoned by Waltr de Scotenay, the latter dying but the Earl recovered; it is assumed, however, that he at last died of poison given him at the table of Peter de Savoy, the Queen's uncle.
    Person ID I16216  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2016 

    Father Sir Gilbert DE CLARE,   b. Abt 1180, Hertford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1230, Penrose, Brittany, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabel MARSHALL,   b. 09 Oct 1200, Pembroke Castle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1240, Berkhamstead, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 09 Oct 1217  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F03202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret DE BURGH,   d. Nov 1237 
    Family ID F04064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maud DE LACY,   b. Abt 1223, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 10 Mar 1288 and 1289  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1237/8  [5
    Children 
     1. Isabel DE CLARE,   b. May 1240, Tonbridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1271  (Age ~ 30 years)  [Birth]
     2. Sir Gilbert DE CLARE, Knt.,   b. 02 Sep 1243, Christ Church, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1295, Monmouth Castle, Monmouthshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     3. Thomas DE CLARE,   b. Abt 1248, Tonbridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1287/8, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)  [Birth]
     4. Robert DE CLARE,   b. Abt 1249, Tonbridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jul 1262  (Age ~ 13 years)  [Natural]
     5. Margaret DE CLARE,   b. 1249, Tonbridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 16 Sep 1312 and 1313  (Age 63 years)  [Natural]
    +6. Roese DE CLARE,   b. Tonbridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1316  [Birth]
     7. Bevis DE CLARE,   b. 21 Jul 1248, Tonbridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1294  (Age 46 years)  [Natural]
     8. Maud DE CLARE,   b. Abt 1252  [Birth]
     9. Eglentine DE CLARE,   b. 1257  [Natural]
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F04449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Aug 1222 - Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - - 6th Earl of Hertford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact 1 - - 7th Earl of Gloucester Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jul 1262 - Ashenfield Manor, Waltham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02325] Fenwick Allied Ancestry, pg 116.

    2. [S03450] The Georgia Bealls and Their Kinfolk, pg 132.

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

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

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