BIOGRAPHY OF GILBERT "RED EARL" CLARE 7TH EARL GLOUCESTER, 6TH EARL HERTFORD 1243-1295

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Normandy

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

On 02 Sep 1243 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 was born to Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford 1222-1262 (21) and Maud Lacy

In 1253 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (9) and Alice or Alix Lusignan 1236-1290 (16) were married

On 10 Mar 1262 Isabella Clare 1262-1333 was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (18) and Alice or Alix Lusignan 1236-1290 (26)

On 14 Jul 1262 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (18) succeeded 7th Earl Gloucester (1C 1121), 6th Earl Hertford (1C 1138), 9th Lord Clare, 3rd Lord Glamorgan

In 1264 Joan Clare 1264-1302 was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (20) and Alice or Alix Lusignan 1236-1290 (27)

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester 1208-1265 (56) including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (20), Henry Hastings 1235-1269 (29) and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave 1238-1295 (26) defeated the army of Henry III King England 1207-1272 (56) during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes, East Sussex, Sussex. Henry III King England 1207-1272 (56), his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (24), Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex 1204-1275 (60), Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall 1209-1272 (55), John "Red Comyn" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch 1220-1275 (44) and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield 1232-1299 (32) were captured. John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (33), John Balliol 1207-1268 (56), Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale 1215-1295 (49), Roger Leybourne 1215-1271 (49) and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke -1296 fought for the King. Guy Lusignan -1264 was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin 1220-1264 (44) drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester 1191-1266 (72) was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

On 04 Aug 1265 the army loyal to Henry III King England 1207-1272 (57), led by his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (26), supported by Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (21), Warin Basingburne and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield 1232-1299 (33) defeated the rebel army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester 1208-1265 (57). Roger Leybourne 1215-1271 (50) fought and reputedly saved the King's life. Adam Mohaut rescued the King. The rebels Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester 1208-1265 (57) and his son Henry Montfort 1238-1265 (26) were killed. Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 1223-1265 (41) was killed by Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1231-1282 (34). The rebels Simon Beauchamp 1234-1265 (31), Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton 1242-1265 (23), William Devereux 1219-1265 (46), Hugh Troyes -1265, Richard Trussel -1265, Peter Montfort 1205-1265 (60), William Mandeville -1265, William Crepping -1265, William Birmingham -1265, Guy Balliol -1265 and Thomas Astley 1215-1265 (50) were killed. Henry Hastings 1235-1269 (30), Humphrey Bohun 1225-1265 (40), Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave 1238-1295 (27), John Vesci -1289, John Fitzjohn and Guy Montfort Count Nola 1244-1288 (21)

Before 17 Jun 1282 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 was captured at Carreg Cennen Castle, Llandeilo, Camarthenshire, South West Wales

On 17 Jun 1282 the army of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (38) were ambushed by the Welsh at Llandeilo, Camarthenshire, South West Wales. William "The Younger" Valence -1282 was killedGilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (38)'s army of 1600 men was destroyed.

In 1290 Thomas Cantilupe Bishop Hereford 1218-1282 had a dispute with Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (46) over hunting rights in Malvern, Worcestershire

On 30 Apr 1290 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (46) and Joan of Acre 1272-1307 (18) were married at Clerkenwell, Greater London

On 03 Oct 1292 Eleanor Clare 1292- was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (49) and Joan of Acre 1272-1307 (20)

On 16 Sep 1295 Elizabeth Clare 1295-1360 was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (52) and Joan of Acre 1272-1307 (23)

On 07 Dec 1295 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (52) died at Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

After 07 Dec 1295 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 was buried at Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford -1314 was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 and Joan of Acre 1272-1307

Margaret Clare -1342 was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 and Joan of Acre 1272-1307

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford 1222-1262 (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, 4th Earl Hertford 1180-1230 (2G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford 1153-1217

2G GrandFather: Roger Clare 2nd Earl Hertford 1116-1173

3G GrandFather: Richard Clare -1136

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1066-1117

4G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

3G GrandMother: Alice Gernon

4G GrandFather: Ranulf le Meschin Gernon 3rd Earl Chester 1070-1129

4G GrandMother: Lucy Bolingbroke

2G GrandMother: Maud St Hilary

1G GrandMother: Amice Fitzrobert -1220 (1G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William Fitzrobert 2nd Earl Gloucester -1183 (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester 1099-1147 (Son Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Unknown Unknown

3G GrandMother: Mabel Fitzhamon

2G GrandMother: Hawise Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester 1104-1168

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet 1085-1131

3G GrandMother: Amice Gael -1168

4G GrandFather: Raoul Gael

GrandMother: Isabel Marshal 1200-1240

1G GrandFather: William Marshal 1146-1219

2G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert 1105-1165

2G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

3G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

4G GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge, 1st Baron Chitterne -1130

3G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

1G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke 1172-1220

2G GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham 1130-1176

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke 1100-1148

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1066-1117

4G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

3G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet 1085-1131

2G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough 1145-1188

3G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough 1110-1171

Mother: Maud Lacy (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: John Lacy 8th Baron Bowland, 8th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Lacy 1192-1240

1G GrandFather: Roger Lacy 6th Baron Lacy, 7th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Bowland 1171-1211

2G GrandFather: John Fitzrichard 6th Baron Halton 1144-1190

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzeustace 1120-1163

4G GrandFather: Eustace Fitzjohn 1088-1157

4G GrandMother: Agnes Fitznigel

3G GrandMother: Albreda Lissours 5th Baroness Pontefract -1194

4G GrandFather: Robert Lissours

4G GrandMother: Albreda Lacy

2G GrandMother: Alice Essex 1133-1174

3G GrandFather: Ralph Essex 1111-1157

1G GrandMother: Maud Clere

GrandMother: Margaret Quincy 2nd Countess Lincoln 1206-1266 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Robert Quincy -1217

2G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester 1170-1219

3G GrandFather: Robert Quincy 1140-1200

4G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1090-1158

4G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester -1190

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester 1104-1168

4G GrandMother: Amice Gael -1168

3G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil 1135-1212

4G GrandFather: William Grandesmil 1092-1184

1G GrandMother: Hawise Gernon 1180-1242 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester 1147-1181 (1G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester 1099-1153

4G GrandFather: Ranulf le Meschin Gernon 3rd Earl Chester 1070-1129

4G GrandMother: Lucy Bolingbroke

3G GrandMother: Matilda Fitzrobert -1189 (Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester 1099-1147 (Son Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Mabel Fitzhamon

2G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

3G GrandFather: Simon "Chauve" Montfort 4th Count Évreux 1128-1181

4G GrandFather: Amaury Montfort Count Évreux 1070-1137

4G GrandMother: Agnès Garlande

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Unknown