Richard FitzRoger de Clare

1153–November 1217 (Age 64)
Tonbridge Castle, Tonbridge, Kent, England

The Life Summary of Richard FitzRoger

When Richard FitzRoger de Clare was born in 1153, in Tonbridge Castle, Tonbridge, Kent, England, his father, Roger de Clare Earl of Hertford, was 38 and his mother, Maude De Saint Hillary, was 21. He married Amice fitzWilliam of Gloucestershire in 1182, in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in November 1217, in Tonbridge Cemetery, Tonbridge, Kent, England, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tonbridge, Kent, England.

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Family Time Line

Richard FitzRoger de Clare
Amice fitzWilliam of Gloucestershire
Marriage: 1182
Maud Matilda de Clare Countess Of Gloucester
Joane de Clare
Gilbert de Clare - Fourth Earl of Hertford
Joanne de Clare
Richard de Clare
Isabel de Clare
Hawise de Clare

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  • Marriage
    1182Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
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    World Events (1)

    1215 · Magna Carta
    Age 62
    King John of England agreed to a charter of rights called the Magna Carta. The document was originally drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish peace between King John and a group of rebel barons. The Magna Carta was completed in 1215 and is now considered to be one of the greatest constitutional documents of all time.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 160;2007: 6260; 2010: 1123)Some characteristic forenames: Indian Dilip, Anirban, Gopal, Alok, Anindya, Arunava, Asit, Asok, Dibyendu, Goutam, Indra, Indranil.Indian: variant of Dey .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    BIO: from as of 5/29/2016 RICHARD (-[30 Oct/28 Nov] 1217, bur Clare). Robert of Torigny records the dea …

    Sources (9)

    • Richard de Clare, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Ancestral roots of sixty colonists who came to New England between 1623 and 1650 and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr.; assisted by David Faris. Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, MD,1988.
    • Our royal, titled, noble and commoner ancestors

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