Biography of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford

Timeline

On 02 Sep 1243 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford was born to Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford and Maud Lacy Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

In 1253 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Alice or Alix Lusignan Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford were married.

On 10 Mar 1262 Isabella Clare Baroness Berkeley was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Alice or Alix Lusignan Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

On 14 Jul 1262 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford succeeded 7th Earl Gloucester (1C 1121), 6th Earl Hertford (1C 1138), 9th Lord Clare, 3rd Lord Glamorgan. Alice or Alix Lusignan Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford by marriage Countess Gloucester (1C 1121), Earl Hertford (1C 1138).

Battle of Lewes

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford, Henry Hastings and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave defeated the army of Henry III King England during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes. Henry III King England, his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England, Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex, Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall, John "Red Comyn" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch, Philip Marmion 5th Baron Marmion and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield were captured. John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, John Balliol, Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale, Roger Leybourne and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke fought for the King. Guy Lusignan was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

In 1264 Joan Clare Countess Fife was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Alice or Alix Lusignan Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

Battle of Evesham

On 04 Aug 1265 the army loyal to Henry III King England, led by his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England, supported by Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford, Warin Basingburne and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield defeated the rebel army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester at the Battle of Evesham.
Roger Leybourne fought and reputedly saved the King's life.
Adam Mohaut rescued the King.
Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester and his son Henry Montfort were killed.
Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer was killed by Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore.
Simon Beauchamp, Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton, William Devereux, Hugh Troyes, Richard Trussel, Peter Montfort, William Mandeville, William Crepping, William Birmingham, Guy Balliol and Thomas Astley were killed. Henry Hastings, Humphrey Bohun, Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave, John Vesci, John Fitzjohn and Guy Montfort Count Nola were captured.

Before 17 Jun 1282 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford was captured at Carreg Cennen Castle.

Battle of Llandeilo Fawr

On 17 Jun 1282 the army of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford were ambushed by the Welsh at Llandeilo. William "The Younger" Valence was killed. . Much of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 's army of 1600 men was destroyed.

In 1290 Thomas Cantilupe Bishop Hereford had a dispute with Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford over hunting rights in Malvern.

On 30 Apr 1290 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford were married at Clerkenwell. Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford by marriage Countess Gloucester (1C 1121), Earl Hertford (1C 1138).

On 03 Oct 1292 Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

On 16 Sep 1295 Elizabeth Clare Lady Verdun was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

On 07 Dec 1295 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford died at Monmouth Castle.

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

Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Norman

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 13 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, 4th Earl Hertford Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Clare 2nd Earl Hertford

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Clare

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Gernon

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud St Hilary Countess Hertford

Great GrandMother: Amice Fitzrobert Countess Hertford Great Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Fitzrobert 2nd Earl Gloucester Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester Son Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mabel Fitzhamon Countess Gloucester

Great x 2 GrandMother: Hawise Beaumont-Roger Countess Gloucester

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

Great x 3 GrandMother: Amice Gael Countess Leicester

GrandMother: Isabel Marshal Countess Cornwall, Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford

Great GrandFather: William Marshal

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

Great x 2 GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth Baroness Chitterne

Great GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger Countess Pembroke

Great x 2 GrandMother: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Great x 3 GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough

Mother: Maud Lacy Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: John Lacy 8th Baron Bowland, 8th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Lacy

Great GrandFather: Roger Lacy 6th Baron Lacy, 7th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Bowland

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Fitzrichard 6th Baron Halton

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzeustace

Great x 3 GrandMother: Albreda Lissours 5th Baroness Pontefract

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Essex

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Essex

Great GrandMother: Maud Clere Baroness Lacy, Baroness Warkworth

GrandMother: Margaret Quincy 2nd Countess Lincoln Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Robert Quincy

Great x 2 GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Quincy

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger Countess Winchester

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

Great x 3 GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil Countess Leicester

Great GrandMother: Hawise Gernon Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester Great Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester

Great x 3 GrandMother: Matilda Fitzrobert Countess Chester Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Countess Chester

Great x 3 GrandFather: Simon "Chauve" Montfort 4th Count Évreux

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mathilde Unknown Count Évreux