Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl Arundel (1267 - 1302) MP

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Nicknames: "8th Earl Arundel", "Lord of Clun and Oswestry in the Welsh Marches"
Birthplace: Arundel, West Sussex, England
Death: Died in Wymondham Priory, , Norfolk, England
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About Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl Arundel

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¨Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel (7th Earl of Arundel per Ancestral Roots) (February 3 1266/7 – March 9 1301/2) was an English Norman medieval nobleman.

-------------------- Richard had several castles , but his and Alice's principal residence was Marlborough Castle in Wiltshire

photo; Arundel Castle & Gardens - Ancient Castle, Stately Home & Gardens

Set high on a hill in West Sussex, this great Castle commands the landscape with magnificent views across the South Downs and the River Arun.

Home of Richard FitzAlan, AKA LORD OF CLUN AND OSWESTRY IN THE WELSH MARCHES:

Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel was an English Norman medieval nobleman. He was the son of John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel and Isabella Mortimer. He was feudal Lord of Clun and Oswestry in the Welsh Marches. After attaining his majority in 1289 he became the 8th Earl of Arundel, by being summoned to Parliament by a writ directed to the Earl of Arundel. He fought in the Welsh wars, 1288 to 1294, when the Welsh castle of Castell y Bere was besieged by Madog ap Llywelyn. He commanded the force sent to relieve the siege and he also took part in many other campaigns in Wales; also in Gascony 1295-97; and furthermore in the Scottish wars, 1298-1300, and was knighted by King Edward I of England in 1289. He married sometime before 1285, Alice of Saluzzo daughter of Thomas I of Saluzzo. Richard had several castles , but his and Alice's principal residence was Marlborough Castle in Wiltshire. Together they had four children: Edmund Fitzalan, John Fitzalan, a priest, Alice Fitzalan, and Margaret Fitzalan.


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Parents:
 John Fitzalan (1246 - 1272)

Spouse:
 Alisona De Saluzza FitzAlan (1269 - 1292)*

Children:
 Eleanor Fitz Alan Percy (1282 - 1328)*
 Edmund Fitzalan (1285 - 1326)*
 Alice FitzAlan Segrave (1291 - 1340)*
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Burial: Haughmond Abbey Shrewsbury Shropshire, England


Created by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman Record added: Jan 29, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 84173669

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Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel's Timeline

1267
February 3, 1267
Arundel, West Sussex, England
1277
1277
Age 9
Arundel, Sussex, England
1284
1284
Age 16
Marlborough,,Sussex,England
1285
May 1, 1285
Age 18
Marlbourough Castle, Sussex, England
May 1, 1285
Age 18
Havant, Hampshire, United Kingdom
1287
1287
Age 19
ARUNDEL, Essex, Eng., England
1289
1289
Age 21
Arundel, Sussex, England
1302
March 9, 1302
Age 35
Wymondham Priory, , Norfolk, England
1302
Age 34
Arundel,Sussex,England
1932
November 5, 1932
Age 35