De Clare

The de Clare family of Norman lords were associated with the Welsh Marches, Suffolk, Surrey, Kent (especially Tonbridge) and Ireland. They were descended from Richard fitz Gilbert, who accompanied William the Conqueror into England during the Norman conquest of England. In the paternal line they were illegitimate descendants of the House of Normandy, through one of Richard I, Duke of Normandy's sons.

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List Of Monarchs Of Thomond - 14th Century - House of De Clare, Claimant
... From Until Relationship with predecessor Richard de Clare, Lord Thomond son of Thomas de Clare, Lord Thomond and Juliane FitzGerald 1318 ... brother of Gilbert de Clare ...
De Clare - Bibliography
... in monastic endowment the foundations of the Clare family, 1066–1314", Journal of Ecclesiastical History, vol ... Ward, "Royal service and reward the Clare family and the crown, 1066–1154", Anglo-Norman Studies, vol ... Michael Altschul, A Baronial Family in Medieval England The Clares, 1217-1314, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1965 ...
Isabella Of Gloucester And Hertford
... Isabella de Clare (2 November 1226 – 10 July 1264) was the daughter of Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford and 1st Earl of Gloucester and Isabel Marshal ... She is also known as Isabel de Clare, but this is however, the name of many women in her family ...
St Quintins Castle - 14th Century Reinforcements
... Siward, but he then lost it to Earl Richard de Clare in 1245 ... Richard de Clare seized large areas of this part of Glamorganshire, from Cowbridge to Llantrisant, but it was his grandson, Earl Gilbert de Clare, who ... This was thought to have been roughly after 1307, but Gilbert de Clare was killed in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 before the castle was completed ...
Margaret De Clare, Baroness Badlesmere - Family
... Castle in Thomond, Ireland on or about 1 April 1287, the youngest child of Thomas de Clare, Lord of Thomond and Juliana FitzGerald of Offaly, and ... She had two brothers, Gilbert de Clare, Lord of Thomond, and Richard de Clare, 1st Lord Clare, Lord of Thomond, who was killed at the Battle of Dysert O ... when her mother married her third husband, Adam de Cretynges ...

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