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  • ID: I02043
  • Name: Gilbert de CLARE , 1st Earl of Pembroke 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 01st Earl of /Pembroke/, Gilbert de Clare
  • Birth: 21 SEP 1100 in Tonbridge, Tunbridge, Kent, England
  • Death: 6 JAN 1147/48 in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales 1
  • Burial: Tintern Abbey, Chapel Hill, Monmouthsire, England
  • Note: Earldom of Pembroke: Those who were created Earls of Pembroke before the rise of the Herberts from the 15th century on were predominantly close relatives of the reigning mocharch. This was not so in the first and historically most important case, however, Gilbert Fitz Gilbert or de Clare was made Earl of Pembroke in 1138 by King Stephen, his elder brother Richard Fitz Gilbert or de Clare being father of the Alice/Adelaide who married William de Percy. In the period of unrest and indecisive civil war known as the Anarchy, when followers of Stephen, Henry I's nephew, struggled with the Empress Maud, Henry I's daughter, Gilbert Earl of Pembroke sided with each one. He already held Chepstow, on the Welsh-English borders. In 1144 he pushed far into South Wales and established himself at Carmarthen. [Burke's Peerage]

    Father: Gilbert FitzRichard de CLARE & Tonbridge, Sir b: ABT 1066 in Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
    Mother: Adeliza (Adelaide) de CLERMONT b: ABT 1072 in Clermont-en-Beauvais, Oise, Picardy, France

    Marriage 1 Isabel (Elizabeth) de BEAUMONT b: ABT 1098 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England
    • Married: BEF 1130 in Tunbridge, Kent, England
    1. Has Children Richard "Strongbow" de CLARE , Earl of Pembroke b: ABT 1130 in Tonbridge, Tunbridge, Kent, England

    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 66-25
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2217
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