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Earl Richard de Clare[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1130 - 1176  (46 years)


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  • Name Richard de Clare 
    Prefix Earl 
    Born 1130 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1176 
    Buried Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3702  Schuerman-Wood-Worden
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2007 

    Father Earl Gilbert de Clare,   b. Abt 1100,   d. Abt 1148  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Isabel de Beaumont 
    Family ID F2038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva McMurrough,   d. Abt 1188 
    Married 1171 
    Children 
     1. Isabel de Clare,   b. 1172,   d. 1220  (Age 48 years)
     2. Gilbert de Clare,   b. 1173
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F1664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Marriage of Richard de Clare and Eve MacMurrough
    Marriage of Richard de Clare and Eve MacMurrough
    Painting by Daniel Maclise (1811-1870).

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Pembroke, Lord of Leinster. Nicknamed "Strongbow."

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Blechingley, A Parish History, Lambert, Uvedale, (2 v, London, 1921, v. 1 online), F459069.48, microfiche 2007.

    2. [S204] Magna Carta Ancestry, Richardson, Douglas, (2005), p. 85.

    3. [S217] Baronial Family in Medieval England: The Clares, A, Altschul, Michael, (Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, v. 83, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1965), H31.J6 v. 83., Table III.

    4. [S19] Complete Peerage, Cokayne, George E., (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-1998, 14 Vols.), CS421.C7., v. 10, p. 352.

    5. [S239] Descendants of Charlemagne, Winter, H. M. West, (Typescript, 6 v., 1987), ARB 93-12897, Parts 1-6., XIV.72.