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Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Hertford and Gloucester, Surety of the Magna Carta

Nicknames: "253"
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Birthplace: Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Brittany, France
Place of Burial: Tewkesbury Abbey
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard = Magna Carta = FitzRoger de Clare, 3rd Earl of Hertford and Amice FitzRobert FitzWilliam FitzRobert, Countess of Gloucester
Husband of Isabel de Clare and Isabel Marshal, Countess of Cornwall
Father of Isabella of Gloucester and Hertford; Agnes de Clare; Susan de Clare; Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Gloucester; Maud de Clare and 4 others
Brother of Mathilde de Clare; Richard II de Clare; Joan de Clare and Hawise de Clare

Occupation: 4th Earl of Hertford; 5th Earl of Gloucester, Earl of Gloucester & Hertford
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About Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Hertford and Gloucester, Surety of the Magna Carta

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Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford (1180 – October 25, 1230) was the son of Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, from whom he inherited the Clare estates, from his mother, Amice Fitz William, the estates of Gloucester and the honour of St. Hilary, and from Rohese, an ancestor, the moiety of the Giffard estates. In June 1202, he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Montrevillers.

In 1215 Gilbert and his father were two of the barons made Magna Carta sureties and championed Louis "le Dauphin" of France in the First Barons' War, fighting at Lincoln under the baronial banner. He was taken prisoner in 1217 by William Marshal, whose daughter Isabel he later married.

In 1223 he accompanied his brother-in-law, Earl Marshal, in an expedition into Wales. In 1225 he was present at the confirmation of the Magna Carta by Henry III. In 1228 he led an army against the Welsh, capturing Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. He then joined in an expedition to Brittany, but died on his way back to Penrose in that duchy. His body was conveyed home by way of Plymouth and Cranborne to Tewkesbury. His widow Isabel later married Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cornwall & King of the Romans. His own arms were: Or, three chevronels gules.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_de_Clare,_5th_Earl_of_Hertford

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Earl of Gloucester Gilbert de Clare - was born in 1182 in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England and died on 25 Oct 1230 in Penrose, Brittany, France . He was the son of Earl Richard de Clare and Amice Fitzrobert. Earl of Gloucester Gilbert married Isabel Marshall on 9 Oct 1217. Isabel was born in 1206 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. She was the daughter of Earl William Marshall and Isabel Fitzgilbert de Clare. She died on 16 Jan 1240 in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, Lincoln and was buried in Beaulieu, Southampton, England .

Earl of Gloucester Gilbert - - 5th Earl of Hertford.


In June 1202 he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Mostrevilliers. He was one of the Barons still opposing the arbitrary proceedings of the Crown. He championed Louis the Dauphin, fighting at Lincoln under the Baronial banner, and was taken prisoner by William Marshall, whose daughter he later married. He led an army against the Welsh in 1228 and captured Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. After an engagement in Brittany, he died on his return at Penros in that Duchy, 25 October 1230. His body was conveyed by way of Plymouth and Cranbourn to Tewkesbury. He was buried there before the High Altar.

Earl of Gloucester Gilbert de Clare l b: 1182 Hertford, Hertfordshire, England d: 25 Oct 1230 married Isabel Marshall 9 Oct 1217 b: 1206 Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales d: 16 Jan 1240


Parents Earl Richard de Clare (1162 - 1218) & Amice FitzRobert 1160-1224) Earl William Marshall (1144/1146 - 1219) & Isabel Fitzgilbert de Clare (~1172 - 1220)

Grand Parents Earl Roger "The Good" de Clare (<1116 - 1173) & Maude St. Hillary (~1132 - 1195) William Fitzrobert (~1110 - 1183) & Hawise de Beaumont (~1134 - 1197) John Marshall (~1126 - 1164) & Sybil de Evereaux Richard "Strongbow" de Clare (~1130 - ~1176) & Aoife of Leinster ( - >1186)

Hertford had six children by his wife Isabel, née Marshal:[1]

Agnes de Clare (b. 1218) Amice de Clare (1220–1287), who married the 6th Earl of Devon Richard de Clare (1222–1262) Isabel de Clare (1226–1264), who married the 5th Lord of Annandale William de Clare (1228–1258) Gilbert de Clare (b. 12 Sep 1229, Gloucestershire, England)

References ^ Margaret de Burgh and others. thePeerage.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-08. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 54-30, 63-28, 63-29

Hertford had six children by his wife Isabel, née Marshal.

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The son of Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, from whom he inherited the Clare estates, from his mother, Amice Fitz William, the estates of Gloucester and the honour of St. Hilary, and from Rohese, an ancestor, the moiety of the Giffard estates. In June 1202, he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Montrevillers.

In 1215 Gilbert and his father were two of the barons made Magna Carta sureties and championed Louis "le Dauphin" of France in the First Barons' War, fighting at Lincoln under the baronial banner. He was taken prisoner in 1217 by William Marshal, whose daughter Isabel he later married.

In 1223 he accompanied his brother-in-law, Earl Marshal, in an expedition into Wales. In 1225 he was present at the confirmation of the Magna Carta by Henry III. In 1228 he led an army against the Welsh, capturing Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. He then joined in an expedition to Brittany, but died on his way back to Penrose in that duchy. His body was conveyed home by way of Plymouth and Cranborne to Tewkesbury.

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Earl of Gloucester Gilbert - - 5th Earl of Hertford.


In June 1202 he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Mostrevilliers. He was one of the Barons still opposing the arbitrary proceedings of the Crown. He championed Louis the Dauphin, fighting at Lincoln under the Baronial banner, and was taken prisoner by William Marshall, whose daughter he later married! He led an army against the Welsh in 1228 and captured Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. After an engagement in Brittany, he died on his return at Penros in that Duchy, 25 October 1230. His body was conveyed by way of Plymouth and Cranbourn to Tewkesbury. He is buried there before the High Altar. (Source:http://www.renderplus.com/hartgen/htm/de-claire.htm#name5449)

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Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford 6th Earl of Gloucester 7th Earl of Clare Born 1180 Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Died 25 October 1230 Penrose, Brittany, France Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford (1180 – October 25, 1230) was the son of Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, from whom he inherited the Clare estates, from his mother, Amice Fitz Robert, the estates of Gloucester and the honour of St. Hilary, and from Rohese, an ancestor, the moiety of the Giffard estates. In June 1202, he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Montrevillers.

In 1215 Gilbert and his father were two of the barons made Magna Carta sureties and championed Louis "le Dauphin" of France in the First Barons' War, fighting at Lincoln under the baronial banner. He was taken prisoner in 1217 by William Marshal, whose daughter Isabel he later married.

In 1223 he accompanied his brother-in-law, Earl Marshal, in an expedition into Wales. In 1225 he was present at the confirmation of the Magna Carta by Henry III. In 1228 he led an army against the Welsh, capturing Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. He then joined in an expedition to Brittany, but died on his way back to Penrose in that duchy. His body was conveyed home by way of Plymouth and Cranborne to Tewkesbury. His widow Isabel later married Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cornwall & King of the Romans. His own arms were: Or, three chevronels gules.

Hertford had six children by his wife Isabel, née Marshal:[1]

Agnes de Clare (b. 1218) Amice de Clare (1220–1287), who married the 6th Earl of Devon Richard de Clare (1222–1262) Isabel de Clare (1226–1264), who married the 5th Lord of Annandale William de Clare (1228–1258) Gilbert de Clare (b. 1229)

[edit] References ^ Margaret de Burgh and others. thePeerage.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-08. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 54-30, 63-28, 63-29 Peerage of England Preceded by Richard de Clare Earl of Hertford 1217–1230 Succeeded by Richard de Clare Preceded by New Creation Earl of Gloucester 1217–1230

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_de_Clare,_5th_Earl_of_Hertford -------------------- 5th Earl of Hertford -------------------- Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford (1180 – 25 October 1230) was the son of Richard de Clare, 3rd Earl of Hertford, from whom he inherited the Clare estates. He also inherited from his mother, Amice Fitz William, the estates of Gloucester and the honour of St. Hilary, and from Rohese, an ancestor, the moiety of the Giffard estates. In June 1202, he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Montrevillers.

In 1215 Gilbert and his father were two of the barons made Magna Carta sureties and championed Louis "le Dauphin" of France in the First Barons' War, fighting at Lincoln under the baronial banner. He was taken prisoner in 1217 by William Marshal, whose daughter Isabel he later married.

In 1223 he accompanied his brother-in-law, Earl Marshal, in an expedition into Wales. In 1225 he was present at the confirmation of the Magna Carta by Henry III. In 1228 he led an army against the Welsh, capturing Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. He then joined in an expedition to Brittany, but died on his way back to Penrose in that duchy. His body was conveyed home by way of Plymouth and Cranborne to Tewkesbury. His widow Isabel later married Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cornwall & King of the Romans. His own arms were: Or, three chevronels gules. -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_de_Clare,_4th_Earl_of_Hertford -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_de_Clare,_4th_Earl_of_Hertford -------------------- Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford (1180 – October 25, 1230) was the son of Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, from whom he inherited the Clare estates, from his mother, Amice Fitz Robert, the estates of Gloucester and the honour of St. Hilary, and from Rohese, an ancestor, the moiety of the Giffard estates. In June 1202, he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Montrevillers.

In 1215 Gilbert and his father were two of the barons made Magna Carta sureties and championed Louis "le Dauphin" of France in the First Barons' War, fighting at Lincoln under the baronial banner. He was taken prisoner in 1217 by William Marshal, whose daughter Isabel he later married.

In 1223 he accompanied his brother-in-law, Earl Marshal, in an expedition into Wales. In 1225 he was present at the confirmation of the Magna Carta by Henry III. In 1228 he led an army against the Welsh, capturing Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. He then joined in an expedition to Brittany, but died on his way back to Penrose in that duchy. His body was conveyed home by way of Plymouth and Cranborne to Tewkesbury. His widow Isabel later married Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cornwall & King of the Romans. His own arms were: Or, three chevronels gules.

Hertford had six children by his wife Isabel, née Marshal:[1]

   * Agnes de Clare (b. 1218)
   * Amice de Clare (1220–1287), who married the 6th Earl of Devon
   * Richard de Clare (1222–1262)
   * Isabel de Clare (1226–1264), who married the 5th Lord of Annandale
   * William de Clare (1228–1258)
   * Gilbert de Clare (b. 1229)

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_de_Clare,_5th_Earl_of_Hertford -------------------- • Titles: --1st Earl of Gloucester --5th Earl of Hertford --Lord of Clare

• Dates & Events: -- Gilbert and his father, Richard de Clare, were made Magna Carta Sureties in 1215 --Gilbert de Clare was taken prisoner by William Marshal, whose dauber, Isabella, he would later marry. --He was present at the confirmation of the Great Charter by Henry III in 1225.

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GILBERT de CLARE, son of Surety Richard de Clare, and himself a Surety, was born about the year 1180. In June 1202 he was entrusted with the lands of Harfleur and Mostrevilliers. He was one of the Barons still opposing the arbitrary proceedings of the Crown. He championed Louis the Dauphin, fighting at Lincoln under the Baronial banner, and was taken prisoner by William Marshall, whose daughter he later married. He led an army against the Welsh in 1228 and captured Morgan Gam, who was released the next year. After an engagement in Brittany, he died on his return at Penros in that Duchy, 25 October 1230. His body was conveyed by way of Plymouth and Cranbourn to Tewkesbury. He was buried there before the High Altar 10 November 1230. He married Isabella, sister of William Marshall, the Surety, and daughter of William Marshall, the Protector, on 9 October 1217. She died 17 January 1239/40. -------------------- Magna Charta Surety Earl of Hertford's heir -------------------- Earl of Gloucester (thru his mother) & Hertford (thru his father), Magna Charta Surety.

Sources:

  • The book, 'Pedigrees of some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants'.
  • The book, 'William Marshal, The Flower of Chivalry'.

-------------------- A signer of the Magna Carta.

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Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, 5th Earl of Gloucester's Timeline

1180
April 1180
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
1210
1210
Age 29
Pembroke, Pembroke, Wales
1217
October 9, 1217
Age 37
England
1217
Age 36
Of, Kilkenny, , Ireland
1217
Age 36
acceded as Earl Earl of Hertford. Clare; Tonbridge; St. Hilary;
1217
Age 36
acceded as Earl Earl of Hertford. Clare; Tonbridge; St. Hilary;
1217
Age 36
acceded as Earl Earl of Hertford. Clare; Tonbridge; St. Hilary;
1218
1218
Age 37
Gloucestershire, England
1220
May 27, 1220
Age 40
Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
1222
August 4, 1222
Age 42
Mellent, Gloucestershire, England