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Eleanor de Clare
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Name Eleanor de Clare
Alt Name Alianore
Gender Female
Alt Birth? bet 30 Apr 1290 and 7 Dec 1295
Birth? 3 Oct 1292 Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales
Alt Marriage 1 May 1306 Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, Englandto Hugh le Despenser, The Younger
Marriage 28 May 1306 to Hugh le Despenser, The Younger
Alt Marriage 14 Jun 1306 Westminster, Middlesex, Englandto Hugh le Despenser, The Younger
Marriage abt Jan 1329 to William La Zouche
Death? 30 Jun 1337 Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Burial? Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, ENG


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Eleanor de Clare (3 October 1292 – 30 June 1337) was the wife of the powerful Hugh Despenser the younger. She was born in 1292 at Caerphilly in Glamorgan, Wales. She was the eldest daughter of Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford and 7th Earl of Gloucester, and Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile; thus she was a granddaughter to Edward I of England. With her sisters, Elizabeth de Clare and Margaret de Clare, she inherited her father's estates after the death of her brother, Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Gloucester at Bannockburn in 1314.

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References
  1.   Lady Eleanor de Clare, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  2.   Eleanor de Clare, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  3.   ELEANOR de Clare ([1292]-1337), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.