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  • ID: I01833
  • Name: Gilbert FitzRichard de CLARE & Tonbridge, Sir 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 02nd Lord of /Clare/, Gilbert de Clare
  • Birth: ABT 1066 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England 5 4
  • Death: BET 1114 AND 1117 in Cardigan, Cardiganshire, Wales 5 6 4
  • Burial: Clare Priory, Suffolk, England
  • Note:
    Gilbert, feudal Lord of Clare, Suffolk and Cardigan, whose father Richard was son of the Count of Brionne, of an illegitimate line of the Dukes of Normandy). [Burke's Peerage]

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    HOLDERS OF THE HONOUR OF CLARE (II) 1090 ?

    GILBERT FITZRICHARD, styled also DE CLARE and DE TONBRIDGE, Lord of Clare, &c., son who succeeded to the English possessions of his father [a]. He was born before 1066, and was founder of the Priory at Clare, 1090. By Henry I he was granted, 1107-1111, the Lordship of Cardigan.

    He married Adeliz, daughter of Hugh, COUNT OF CLERMONT in Beauvaisis, by Marguerite, daughter of Hilduin, COUNT OF MONTDIDIER AND Roucy. He died 1114 or 1117. His widow married, 2ndly, (?Bouchard) DE MONTMORENCY. [Complete Peerage III:242-3, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Built the first castles at Cardigan and Aberystwyth in Wales.

    [a] His brother Roger FitzRichard [living 1130] inherited the lands in Normandy. This Roger, who possibly was the oldest son, died s.p.

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    Gilbert de Tonebruge, who resided at Tonebruge and inherited all his father's lands in England, joined in the rebellion of Robert de Mowbray, Earl of Northumberland, but observing the king (William Rufus) upon the point of falling into an ambuscade, he relented, sought pardon, and saved his royal master. We find him subsequently, however, again in rebellion in the same reign and fortifying and losing his castle at Tunbridge. He m. in 1113, Adeliza, dau. of the Earl of Cleremont, and had issue, Richard, his successor, Gilbert, Walter, Hervey, and Baldwin. Gilbert de Tonebruge, who was a munificent benefactor to the church, was s. by his eldest son, Richard de Clare. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, London, 1883, p. 119, Clare, Lords of Clare, Earls of Hertford, Earls of Gloucester]


    Gilbert m. Adeliza, dau, of the Earl of Claremont, and was father of Richard de Clare, Earl of Hertford, and Gilbert de Clare, created Earl of Pembroke. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p. 230, Giffard, Earls of Buckingham]




    Father: Richard FitzGilbert de CLARE & Tonbridge, Sir b: BEF 1035 in Brionne, Eure, Normandy, France
    Mother: Rohese GIFFARD b: ABT 1036 in Longueville-sur-Scie, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France

    Marriage 1 Adeliza (Adelaide) de CLERMONT b: ABT 1072 in Clermont-en-Beauvais, Oise, Picardy, France
    • Married: in 1st husband 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Hawise de CLARE b: ABT 1089 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    2. Has Children Richard FitzGilbert de CLARE & Tonbridge, Sir b: ABT 1090 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    3. Has Children Agnes de CLARE b: ABT 1091 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    4. Has Children Baldwin FitzGilbert de CLARE , Lord of Bourne b: 1092 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    5. Has Children Alice de CLARE b: ABT 1093 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    6. Has Children Margaret de CLARE b: 1097 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    7. Has Children Gilbert de CLARE , 1st Earl of Pembroke b: 21 SEP 1100 in Tonbridge, Tunbridge, Kent, England
    8. Has Children Rohesia de CLARE b: ABT 1110 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 153-1, 154-1
    2. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 66-25
    3. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2903
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: III:242-3
    5. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 153-1
    6. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 177a-7
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