John FitzAlan, Lord of Clun & Oswestry, Earl of Arundel (c.1164 - 1240) MP

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Nicknames: "Salop.//", "Lord of Clun and Oswestry"
Birthplace: Arundel, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Oswestry, Shropshire, , England
Occupation: LORD OF CLUN AND OSWESTRY, Lord of Oswestry and Clun, and de jure Earl of Arundel, Lord of Clun
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About John FitzAlan, Lord of Clun & Oswestry, Earl of Arundel

John married Isabel d'Aubigny, son of William d'Aubigny 2nd Earl of Arundel, and Matilda st. Hilary.

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John Fitzalan, Lord of Clun and Oswestry (1200–1240) in the Welsh Marches in the county of Shropshire.

John succeeded his brother, William FitzAlan, Lord of Clun and Oswestry, who died in 1216 without issue. They were sons of William FitzAlan of Oswestry (d. c1210) and Isabel, daughter and heiress of Ingram de Say, who brought Clun to the marriage. The FitzAlans were descendants of Alan fitzFlaad, a Breton.

He married Isabel, daughter of William d'Aubigny, 3rd Earl of Arundel and were parents of:

John FitzAlan, Lord of Clun & Oswestry, who inherited jure matris, in 1243, the castle and honour of Arundel and became de jure Earl of Arundel.

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John Fitzalan, Lord of Oswestry

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John Fitzalan, Lord of Clun and Oswestry (1200–1240[1]) in the Welsh Marches in the county of Shropshire.

Family

John succeeded his brother, William FitzAlan, Lord of Clun and Oswestry, who died in 1216 without issue. They were sons of William FitzAlan of Oswestry (d. c1210) and Isabel, daughter and heiress of Ingram de Say, who brought Clun to the marriage. The FitzAlans were descendants of Alan fitzFlaad, a Breton.[2]

[edit]Royal conflicts

He was one of the feudal barons who became a target for the anger of King John of England, whose forces attacked Oswestry town and burned it in 1216. John Fitzalan was close to Llywelyn ap Iorwerth until 1217.

He was also a representative of the Crown in a dispute between King Henry III of England and the Welsh leader, Llywelyn the Great in 1226. In the same year he mediated between a neighbour, William Pantulf, Lord of Wem in Shropshire and Madog ap Gruffydd (died 1236), Lord of Powys and a cousin to Llywelyn ap Iorwerth.

In 1233/4 during the conflict between King Henry III, the Earl Marshal, and Llywelyn the Great, John Fitzalan sided firmly with the Crown and Oswestry was again attacked, this time by Welsh forces.

Marriage

He married Isabel, daughter of William d'Aubigny, 3rd Earl of Arundel and were parents of:

John FitzAlan, Lord of Clun & Oswestry, who inherited jure matris, in 1243, the castle and honour of Arundel and became de jure Earl of Arundel.[3]

References

Weis, Frederick Lewis, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 p.149-28.

D.C. Roberts Some Aspects of the History of the Lordship of Oswestry, Thesis in the National Library of Wales.

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John Fitzalan, Lord of Oswestry, was one of the feudal barons who became a target for the anger of King John of England, whose forces attacked Oswestry town and burned it in 1216. John Fitzalan was close to Llywelyn ap Iorwerth until 1217.

He was also a representative of the Crown in a dispute between King Henry III of England and the Welsh leader, Llywelyn the Great in 1226. In the same year he mediated between a neighbour, William Pantulf, Lord of Wem in Shropshire and Madog ap Gruffydd (died 1236), Lord of Powys and a cousin to Llywelyn ap Iorwerth.

In 1233/4 during the conflict between King Henry III, the Earl Marshal, and Llywelyn the Great, John Fitzalan sided firmly with the Crown and Oswestry was again attacked, this time by Welsh forces.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Fitzalan,_Lord_of_Oswestry for more information.

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In the 28th year of Henry III, upon the division made of the property of Hugh De Albini, E. Arundel, then made, had the castle of Arundel assigned to him for his principal seat, thus becoming the 5th E. Arundel; and soon after that, in consideration of 1,000 pounds fine, had livery of his own castles of Clun, Blancminster, and Schrawurthen. In the 42nd year of Henry III, he was made captain-general of all the forces designated for guarding the Welsh marches. He was on a commission to sign a truce with Llewellyn ap Griffith, Jun 1259. He was made Keeper of Salop and Stafford, Dec 1263. He fought at Lewes for the King on 14 May 1264. On 18 Sep 1264, he and others besieged Pevensey Castle, and captured enemies of the King. A mandate was issued to Simon De Montfort, son of the E. Leicester, to take security from John Fitzalan, who was under suspicion, either his son as hostage or Arundel Castle. This mandate insisted that he deliver one or the other to Simon, 26 Apr 1265. He was made Keeper of Sussex, where he was to stay and arrest disturbers, 18 Apr 1266, and to repress disturbances there, 27 Jan 1267. In the baronial war, he appears first to have sided with the barons, and afterwards with the King. He held five knight's fees in Sussex, and lands as Oswestry, Salop, etc. His wife held in dower part of Arundel Forest, 5 Jul 1281.

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John Fitzalan, Lord of Clun and Oswestry (1200–1240) in the Welsh Marches in the county of Shropshire.

John succeeded his brother, William FitzAlan, Lord of Clun and Oswestry, who died in 1216 without issue. They were sons of William FitzAlan of Oswestry (d. c1210) and Isabel, daughter and heiress of Ingram de Say, who brought Clun to the marriage. The FitzAlans were descendants of Alan fitzFlaad, a Breton.

He married Isabel, daughter of William d'Aubigny, 3rd Earl of Arundel and were parents of:

John FitzAlan, Lord of Clun & Oswestry, who inherited jure matris, in 1243, the castle and honour of Arundel and became de jure Earl of Arundel. -------------------- ohn FitzAlan, Baron Clun, Oswestry married Isabel de Albini, daughter of William D'Aubigny, Earl of Arundel & Essex and Mabel of Chester. John FitzAlan, Baron Clun, Oswestry was born circa 1164 at of Arundel, Essex, England. He died in March 1240.

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John FitzAlan, Lord of Clun & Oswestry, Earl of Arundel's Timeline

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Arundel, Sussex, England
1164
1164
Arundel, Sussex, England
1222
1222
Age 58
Arundel,,Sussex,England
1223
May, 1223
Age 59
Arundel, Sussex, , England
1225
1225
Age 61
Arundel,Essex,England
1240
March 12, 1240
Age 76
Oswestry, Shropshire, , England
1932
November 5, 1932
Age 76
November 5, 1932
Age 76
November 5, 1932
Age 76
November 5, 1932
Age 76