Person:Ela FitzPatrick (1)

Ela FitzPatrick, Countess of Salisbury
m. 1184
  1. Gilbert Malmaines DevereuxAbt 1186 -
  2. Ela FitzPatrick, Countess of Salisbury1187 - 1261
m. Abt 1196
  1. Ida LongespeeEst 1206 - Bet 1266 & 1270
  2. Isabel de LongespeeAbt 1208 - 1248
  3. Petronilla LongespeeAbt 1209 -
  4. William II Longespée, Count of Salisbury1212 - 1250
  5. Richard LongespeeAbt 1214 -
  6. Nicholas LongespeeAbt 1218 - 1297
  7. Stephen de LongespeeAbt 1220 - 1260
  8. Ela de LongespeeEst 1222 - 1298
  9. Ida LongespeeEst 1225 - Aft 1262
Facts and Events
Name Ela FitzPatrick, Countess of Salisbury
Alt Name Ela Devereux, Countess Of Salisbury
Alt Name Ela FitzPatrick Devereux
Alt Name[1] Ella of Salisbury
Alt Name Ela (Fitzpatrick) Countess Of SALISBURY
Gender Female
Birth[2] 1187 Amesbury, Wiltshire, England
Marriage Abt 1196 Salisbury, Wiltshire, Englandto William de Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury
Occupation? 1240 Abbess of Lacock
Death[2] 24 Aug 1261 Lacock, Wiltshire, England
Burial? Lacock, Wiltshire, EnglandLacock Abbey
Reference Number? Q3721101?


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Ela of Salisbury, 3rd Countess of Salisbury (1187 – 24 August 1261) was an English peer. She succeeded to the title in 1196 upon the death of her father, William FitzPatrick, 2nd Earl of Salisbury.

Ela married William Longespée, an illegitimate half-brother of kings Richard I and John, who thus became Earl of Salisbury, in 1196. Ela held the post of High Sheriff of Wiltshire for two years after William's death, then became a nun, and eventually Abbess of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, which she had founded in 1229.

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