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a. Note:   Name: Roger the Good de CLARE Earl of Hertford Surname: Clare Given Name: Roger the Good de NSFX: Earl of Hertford Sex: M Birth: 1116 in Tunbridge Castle,Kent,England Death: 1173 in Oxfordshire,England Burial: Eynsham Priory,Oxon,England Reference Number: Foster _UID: 9D5721CC0AB37945B4C11D2C981C047F510F Note: !Earl of Hertford, 1156-73. [Magna Charta Sureties] FOSTER, NEWLIN, WAITE LINES - 23rd ggrandfather !5th Earl of Clare and 2nd Earl of Hertford. [Ped. of Charlemagne] !2nd son. Succeeded his brother Gilbert, who d.s.p 1151, as 3rd Earl of Hertford and "Earl of Clare". In 1157 he obtained permission from the king to own all lands in Wales which he could win, marched into Caerdigan, and captured and fortified the castles there. Six years afterwards he was summoned by the celebrated Thomas a Becket, to Westminster, in order to do homage to this prelate for his castle of Tonebruge, which had been restored to his father, but, at the command of King Henry, he refused, alleging that, holding it by military service, it belonged rather to the crown than to the Church. This earl, who, from his munificence to the church and his numerous acts of piety, was called the "good Earl of Hertford," d. 1173. [Magna Charta Barons, p. 87] !2nd Earl of Hertford; son of Richard de Clare and Adeliza de Meschines; m. Maud de St. Hilaire; father of Aveline de Clare. [The Royal Descents, p. 451] !Indignantly protested Thomas Becket's attempts to deprive him of his castle at Tonbridge. King Henry II bristled at this affront to the family of one of his mistresses (Roger's sister). [Eleanor of Aquitaine, p. 213] b. 1116. [Judy Martin] b. 1116, d. 1173; son of Richard de Clare and Alice de Meschines; m. Maud de Saint Hilary. [WFt Vol 6 Ped 1556] Adult by 1155/6, d. 1173; Earl of Clare or Hertford; son of Richard Fitz Gilbert de Clare and Adeliz Le Meschin; m. Maud St. Hilary; father of Aveline who m.1 William de Munchanesy and m.2 Geoffrey Fitz Peter. [Ancestral Roots, Line 246B, p. 213] Richard's youngest son, Roger, who succeeded his father as earl in 1152, also campaigned in Wales and either built or reconditioned a number of strategic castles, including: 1. Castell Hywell: between Lampeter and Newcastle Emlyn; destroyed by the Welsh in 1136 and rebuilt in 1153. 2. Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) 3. Dineirth: a motte-and-bailey castle near Aberstwyth destroyed in 1308, some signs of masonry 4. Llanrhystud [Gilbert fitz Richard 1 2 3 4 5 6 Change Date: 18 Jun 2003 at 20:03:35 Father: Richard, Lord de Clare FITZGILBERT 1st Earl of Hertford b: 1084 in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Mother: Adeliza de GUERNONS Countess de Meschines b: ABT 1094 in of Chester, Cheshire, England Marriage 1 Maud or Matilda de ST. HILARY du Harcouet b: ABT 1132/1137 in Buckenham,Field Dalling,Norfolk,England Married: 1153 in Dalling, Norfolk, England Children Mabel de CLARE b: ABT 1155 in Clare,Suffolk,England Maud Matilda de CLARE b: ABT 1157 in Clare,Suffolk,England Joane de CLARE b: ABT 1159 in of Clare, Suffolk, England Elena de CLARE b: 1160 in Tunbridge Castle, Kent, England Richard de CLARE Earl of Clare, Gloucester & Hertford, Magna Charta Surety b: 1162 in Tunbridge Castle,Kent,England James de CLARE b: 1164 in Clare,Suffolk,England Roger de CLARE b: 1168 in Middleton,Norfolk,England John de CLARE b: 1170 in Clare,Suffolk,England Aveline de CLARE b: ABT 1171 in Clare, Suffolk, England Henry de CLARE b: 1172 in Clare,Suffolk,England Sources: Repository: Name: Cheryl Varner Library Title: The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, Fourth Edition Author: Weis, Frederick Lewis, Th.D. Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1991 Repository: Name: Cheryl Varner Library Title: Magna Charta Barons and Their American Descendants, 1898 Author: Browning, Charles D. Publication: Clearfield Company, Baltimore, 1969 Page: p. 87 Repository: Name: Cheryl Varner Library Title: The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States Author: Roberts, Gary Boyd Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1993 Page: p. 451 Repository: Name: Cheryl Varner Library Title: Eleanor of Aquitaine Author: Meade, Marion Publication: Penguin Books, New York, 1997 Page: p. 213 Repository: Name: Cheryl Varner Library Title: World Family Tree Volume 6, pre-1600 to present Author: Family Tree Maker Publication: Broderbund Software, Inc., 1996 Page: Ped 1556 Repository: Name: Cheryl Varner Library Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, Seventh Edition Author: Weis, Frederick Lewis Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1995 Page: p. 213 From 'Glick/Foster Ancestry' at is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.