Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, 7th Earl of Gloucester (1243 - 1295) MP

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Nicknames: "red", "The red earl"
Birthplace: Christchurch, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Monmouth Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales
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About Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, 7th Earl of Gloucester

"Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, 7th Earl of Gloucester (2 September 1243 – 7 December 1295) was a powerful English noble. Also known as "Red" Gilbert de Clare or "The red earl", probably because of his hair colour or fiery temper in battle"

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Links:

http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/gdeclare.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_de_Clare,_7th_Earl_of_Gloucester

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84189824

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I1155&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I602&tree=Nixon

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I785&tree=PagetHeraldicBaronag

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I116316&tree=Welsh

http://www.mathematical.com/claregilbert1243.html

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16441470

http://thepeerage.com/p10223.htm#i102230

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Citations / Sources:

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 82. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[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 III, page 244. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 177.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 129.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 243.

[S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), de Clare, Gilbert. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

[S106] Royal Genealogies Website (ROYAL92.GED), online ftp://ftp.cac.psu.edu/genealogy/public_html/royal/index.html. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogies Website.

[S2411] #11915 British Genealogy (filmed 1950), Evans, Alcwyn Caryni, (Books A to H. National Library of Wales MSS 12359-12360D. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,355 and 104,390 item 2., book 5 p. E2, 69*.

[S2420] #11886 The Golden Grove books of pedigrees (filmed 1970), (Manuscript, National Library of Wales manuscript number Castell Gorfod 7. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,349-104,351., book 5 p. C623, 624*; book 16 p. M1925.

[S673] #1079 A History of Monmouthshire from the Coming of the Normans into Wales down to the Present Time (1904-1993), Bradney, Sir Joseph Alfred, (Publications of the South Wales Record Society, number 8. Five volumes in 13. London: Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1904-1993), FHL book 942.43 H2b., vol. 3 p. 2, 8, 191.

[S673] #1079 A History of Monmouthshire from the Coming of the Normans into Wales down to the Present Time (1904-1993), Bradney, Sir Joseph Alfred, (Publications of the South Wales Record Society, number 8. Five volumes in 13. London: Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1904-1993), FHL book 942.43 H2b., vol. 3 p. 8.

[S2] Paget Heraldic Baronage, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 55 Berkeley, FHL microfilm 170063, chart no. 106 Burgh, Earls of Ulster, chart no. 130 Clare, FHL microfilm 170063, 2/2.

[S2] Paget Heraldic Baronage, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 182 Despenser, FHL microfilm 170064.

[S2] Paget Heraldic Baronage, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 130 Clare, FHL microfilm 170063, 2/2.

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Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Gloucester's Timeline

1243
September 2, 1243
Christchurch, Hampshire, England
1253
February 2, 1253
Age 9
England
1262
March 10, 1262
Age 18
Elmley, England
1264
1264
Age 20
Elmley,,Worcestershire,England
1290
April 30, 1290
Age 46
France
1291
May 10, 1291
Age 47
Winchcombe Near, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
1292
October 3, 1292
Age 49
Caerphilly, Glamorganshire, Wales
October 12, 1292
Age 49
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
1295
September 16, 1295
Age 52
Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
December 7, 1295
Age 52
Monmouth Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales

He died at Monmouth Castle on 7 December 1295, and was buried at Tewkesbury Abbey, on the left side of his grandfather Gilbert de Clare.