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Gilbert de Clare

Male Abt 1180 - 1230  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Gilbert de Clare 
    Born Abt 1180  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Oct 1230  Penrose, Brittany, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Buried Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Person ID I2696  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Richard de Clare,   b. Abt 1153, of Clare, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 30 Oct 1217 and 28 Nov 1217  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Amice of Gloucester,   d. 1 Jan 1225 
    Married Abt 1180  [4
    SEPA Bef 1200  [2, 6, 7
    Family ID F489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel Marshal,   b. 9 Oct 1200, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1240, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1217  [2, 3, 4, 6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Amice de Clare,   b. 27 May 1220,   d. Bef 21 Jan 1284  (Age < 63 years)
    +2. Richard de Clare,   b. 4 Aug 1222, of Clare, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1262, Ashenfield, Waltham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +3. Isabel de Clare,   b. 2 Nov 1226,   d. Aft 10 Jul 1264  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Hertford. Earl of Gloucester.

      Along with his father, he was among the 25 Magna Carta sureties, as such excommunicated by Innocent III on 16 Dec 1215, despite the fact that he was by then among the group negotiating with the king for peace.

      Fought on the side of Louis of France at the Battle of Lincoln, 19-20 May 1217; taken prisoner by his future father-in-law William Marshal and subsequently released, his lands restored. In later life, led various armies against the Welsh.

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004-ongoing).

    2. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    3. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    4. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    5. [S977] The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1980.

    6. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.

    7. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    8. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here., date only.