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Richard De Clare
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ABT 1153 Tunbridge Castle, Kent, England
Roger De Clare
Maud (Matilda) De St. Hilary
AFT 30 OCT 1217 Tonbridge, Kent, Eng aged 64
BEF 28 NOV 1217 Tewksbury, Hants, Eng
Name Suffix: Earl Hertford & Gloucester
Ancestral File Number: 9G8Z-MC
Seal to Parents: 29 MAR 1965 SLAKE - Salt Lake City, UT
Facts about thisperson:

Fact 6 June 1215
Surety for the Magna Carta

Fact 7
4th Earlof Hertford
Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, who in the 7th Richard I gave Ð1,000 to the king for livery of the lands of his mother's inheritance with his proportion of those sometime belonging to Giffard, Earl of Buckingham. His lordship m. Amicia, 2nd dau. and co-heiress (with her sisters Mabell, wife ofthe Earl of Evereux, in Normandy, and Isabel, the divorced wife of King John) of William, Earl of Gloucester, by whom he had issue, Gilbert, his successor, and Joan, m. to Rhys-Grig, Prince of South Wales. This earl, who was one of the twenty-five barons appointed to enforce Magna Carta, d. in 1218, and was s. by his son, Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, London, 1883, p. 119, Clare, Lords of Clare, Earls of Hertford, Earls of Gloucester]
Ancestral File Number: 9G8Z-MC

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