Person:Richard de Clare (2)

Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford
Facts and Events
Name Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 4 Aug 1222 Gloucestershire, England
Alt Marriage abt Sep 1236 St Edmund's, Wexford, Irelandto Margaret de Burgh, Countess of Clare
Marriage 1237 secretly
to Margaret de Burgh, Countess of Clare
Divorce 1237 from Margaret de Burgh, Countess of Clare
Marriage 25 Jan 1237/8 ,,Lincolnshire,Englandto Maud de Lacy
Death[1][2] 15 Jul 1262 Waltham, Kent, EnglandAshenfield Manor
Alt Death[2] 22 Jul 1262 Waltham, Kent, EnglandAshenfield Manor
Other? House of de Clare
Burial[8] 28 Jul 1262 Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England


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Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, 6th Earl of Gloucester (4 August 1222 – 14 July 1262) was son of Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford and Isabel Marshal. On his father's death, when he became Earl of Gloucester (October 1230), he was entrusted first to the guardianship of Hubert de Burgh. On Hubert's fall, his guardianship was given to Peter des Roches (c. October 1232); and in 1235 to Gilbert, Earl Marshall.

Peerage of England
Richard de Clare, 3rd Earl of Hertford

1173-1218
his uncle

Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford

1218-1230
his father

5th Earl of Hertford

1230-1262

Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford

1262-1295
his son

Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford

1295-1314
his grandson

New Creation 6th Earl of Gloucester
1230-1262
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Richardson, Douglas, and Kimball G. Everingham. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005), p.196.

    Wikipedia at one point recognized Richard as the 6th Earl of Hertford (leading to the current template on this page being off). The Complete Peerage, Magna Carta Ancestry and others recognize him as the 5th Earl.

  3.   A9 C 7 Eng V vol 7 p. 676-78.
  4.   Eng p. 1 1866 p. 121.
  5.   Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Gloucester, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  6.   RICHARD de Clare, son of GILBERT de Clare Earl of Gloucester and Hereford & his wife Isabel Marshal of Pembroke (4 Aug 1222-Ashenfield in Waltham, near Canterbury 15 Jul 1262, bur Tonbridge, transferred 28 Jul 1262 to Tewkesbury), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  7.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 3 page 244.
  8. Richard de Clare, in Find A Grave.