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Edmund FitzAlan

Also Known As: "Edmund D'Arundel", "Edmund De Arundel", "Edmund Fitz-Alan", "Edmund Fitzalan Sir", "Sir Edmund Fitz-Alan", "disinherited son of richard FitzAlan", "10th earl of Arundel"
Birthplace: Arundel, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Arundel, Sussex, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Isabel le Despencer, Countess of Arundel
Husband of Sybil de Montagu
Father of Elizabeth FitzAlan de Arundel; Katherine Fitzalan; Phillippe Fitz Alan and Philippa FitzAlan, heiress of Chipping Norton
Brother of Elizabeth FitzAlan de Arundel; Maud/Margaret de Beaumont; Aline Olive FitzAlan de Arundel; Henry de Beaumont FitzAlan de Arundel and Renulph FitzAlan de Arundel
Half brother of Richard Earl of Arundel FitzAlan, Jr.; Joan FitzAlan, Countess of Hereford; John FitzAlan, 1st Baron Arundel; Eleanor Browne; Alice FitzAlan, Countess of Kent and 2 others

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About Sir Edmund Fitzalan

RICHARD FitzAlan, son of EDMUND FitzAlan Earl of Arundel & his wife Alice de Warenne ([1313]-Arundel 24 Jan 1376, bur Lewes Priory, Sussex). His father's assets having been forfeited following his execution in 1326 (for supporting King Edward II against the Queen and Mortimer), Richard FitzAlan's inheritance was restored in 1330 and he succeeded as Earl of Arundel, known as "Copped Hat". He succeeded in 1347 to the estates of the Warenne family, on the death of his uncle John de Warenne 8th Earl of Surrey, although he only assumed the title Earl of Surrey after the death of the 8th Earl's widow Joan in 1361[94]. The History of the foundation of Walden abbey records the death “1375 IX Kal Feb” of “Ricardus comes Arundell”[95].

m firstly (1321, annulled 1344) ISABEL Le Despencer, daughter of Sir HUGH Le Despencer the younger, Lord Le Despencer & his wife Eleanor de Clare of Gloucester ([1312]-).

m secondly (Ditton Church, Stoke Poges, Bucks 5 Feb 1345, Papal dispensation 4 Mar 1345) as her second husband, ELEANOR of Lancaster, widow of JOHN de Beaumont, daughter of HENRY Earl of Lancaster & his wife Matilda Chaworth ([1318]-Arundel Castle, Sussex 11 Jan 1372, bur Lewes Priory, Sussex). While her first husband was still alive, and before Earl Richard's annulment of his first marriage, she lived with her future second husband.

Earl Richard & his first wife had two children (bastardised in 1344 on the annulment of their parents´ marriage[96]):

1. EDMUND de Arundel ([1327]-after 1377). m (before Jul 1349) SIBYL de Montagu, daughter WILLIAM de Montagu Earl of Salisbury & his wife Katharine de Grandison . Edmund & his wife had two children:

a) ALICE de Arundel . m Sir LEONARD Carew (1342-1370). Ancestors of the Earls of Totnes[97].

b) [98]PHILIPPA de Arundel (-13 Sep 1399). m firstly Sir RICHARD Sergeaux (-30 Sep 1393). m secondly ([1396/20 Apr 1399]) as his first wife, Sir JOHN Cornwall, son of Sir JOHN Cornwall & his wife --- [niece of the Duke of Brittany] (born at sea in St Michael's Mount Bay, Cornwall-Ampthill 10/11 Dec 1443, bur Ludgate, cemetery of the Black Friars).


Sir Edmund FitzAlan was born circa 1327.1 He was the son of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Isabel le Despenser.1 He married Sibyl Montagu, daughter of William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury and Catherine Grandison, before July 1349.2 He died after 1377.1

    Sir Edmund FitzAlan was invested as a Knight in 1352.1

Children of Sir Edmund FitzAlan and Sibyl Montagu

1.Elizabeth FitzAlan+2 d. 1385/86

2.Katherine FitzAlan3 d. b 12 Feb 1381/82

3.Philippe FitzAlan+2,4 b. 1352, d. 13 Sep 1399


1.[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 243. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 244.

3.[S108] Medieval Genealogy, corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage, online Hereinafter cited as Medieval Genealogy.

4.[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 38. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.


By his first marriage to Isabel Despenser he had two children:

Edmund Fitzalan, who was bastardized by the annulment, married Sybil, daughter of William Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury.

---------------------------------------------------- FITZALAN (Sir)1

Edmund FITZALAN (Sir)

Born: AFT 1320

Died: AFT 1377

Notes: Some says that he was the son, not the brother, of Richard "Copped Hat" Fitzalan, E. of Arundel.

Father: Edmund FITZALAN (4° E. Arundel)

Mother: Alice WARREN (C. Arundel)

Married: Sybil MONTAGUE BEF Jul 1349



2. Phillippa FITZALAN



Sir Edmund FitzAlan was born circa 1327.

He was the son of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Isabel le Despenser.
He married Sibyl Montagu, daughter of William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury, before July 1349.2 He died after 1377.
Sir Edmund FitzAlan was invested as a Knight in 1352.

Children of Sir Edmund FitzAlan and Sibyl Montagu

Elizabeth FitzAlan+ d. 1385/862

Philippe FitzAlan+ d. 1392

Katherine FitzAlan d. b 12 Feb 1381/824

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July 1349
Age 22
Age 22
Arundel, Sussex, England
Age 25
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire , England
Age 50
Arundel, Sussex, , England