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Alisona di Saluzzo, Countess of Arundel

Also Known As: "Alesia di Saluzzo"
Birthplace: Saluzzo, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Death: Died in Sussex, England, UK
Place of Burial: Haughmond Abbey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Tommaso I, IV marchese di Saluzzo; Tomas (Saluzzo) di Saluzzo; Leugia Luisa de Ceva di saluzzo and Luisa (Saluzzo) di Saluzzo
Wife of Richard 7th Earl of Arundel FitzAlan, 8th Earl Arundel and Richard 8th Earl Arundel, Lord of Clun and Oswestry in the Welsh Marches" Fitzalan
Mother of Eleanor FitzAlan; Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel; Sir John Fitzalan, Kt.; Alice FitzAlan, Baroness Segrave and Margaret FitzAlan de Arundel
Sister of Manfedo IV del Vasto, marchese di Saluzzo; Violante di Saluzzo; Filippo di Saluzzo, Governor of Sardinia; Jean De Saluces and Eleonora di Saluzzo

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About Alice of Saluzzo, Countess of Arundel

"Alice of Saluzzo, Countess of Arundel (died 25 September 1292),[1] also known as Alesia di Saluzzo, was an Italian-born noblewoman and an English countess. She was a daughter of Thomas I of Saluzzo, and the wife of Sir Richard Fitzalan, 8th Earl of Arundel. Alice was one of the first Italian women to marry into an English noble family. She assumed the title of Countess of Arundel in 1289."




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[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 241. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

S17] Plantagenet Ancestry, 2011 ed., Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor, 2nd edition, 2011.), vol. 2 p. 60.

[S17] Plantagenet Ancestry, 2011 ed., Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor, 2nd edition, 2011.), vol. 3 p. 2.

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 4 p. 137.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 1 p. 117, vol. 2 p. 319.

[S53] #3945 The Visitations of Yorkshire in the Years 1563 and 1564, Made by William Flower, Esquire, Norroy King of Arms (1881), Flower, William, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 16. London: [Harleian Society], 1881), FHL book 942 B4h volume 16; FHL microfilm 162,050 ., vol. 16 p. 337.

[S59] #765 The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley in the County of Norfolk: Evidences and Topographical Notes from Public Records, Heralds Visitations, Wills, Court Rolls (1877-1879), Carthew, George Alfred, (3 volumes. Norwich: [s.n.], 1877-79 (Norwich: Miller and Leavins)), FHL book 942.61 H2c; FHL microfilm 990,425 item 1., vol. 1 p. 16.

[S61] #230 The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: the Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America, 1607-1650, Adams, Arthur, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968), FHL book 973 D2aa 1968; FHL microfilm 1036241 item., 5th ed. 1990 p. 172.

[S163] #687 The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, or, an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Lives, Public Employments, and Most Memorable Actions of the English Nobility Who Have Flourished from the Norman Conquest to the Year 1806 (1807-1837), Banks, Thomas Christopher, (4 volumes. London: J. White, 1807-1837), FHL book 942 D22ban., vol. 1 pedigree chart facing p. 2.

[S338] Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (2004), Richardson, Douglas, edited by Kamball G. Everingham, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), FHL book 942 D5rd., p. 315 FITZ ALAN:8.

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Alice of Saluzzo, Countess of Arundel's Timeline

May 18, 1269
Saluzzo, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Age 7
Arundel, Sussex, England
Age 14
May 1, 1285
Age 15
Marlbourough Castle, Sussex, England
Age 17
ARUNDEL, Essex, Eng., England
Age 19
Arundel, Sussex, England
September 25, 1292
Age 23
Sussex, England, UK
Age 23
September 13, 1932
Age 23
September 13, 1932
Age 23