Gilbert Count of Brionne and Count of Eu
(Abt 1000-1040)
Gunnora D'Aunou
(Abt 0984-)
Walter II Giffard 1st Earl of Buckingham
(Abt 1015-1102)
Agnes Ribemont
Richard I FitzGilbert of Clare and Tonbridge
(1030-Bef 1088)
Rohese Giffard
(Abt 1034-After 1113)
Gilbert FitzRichard de Clare
(Abt 1065-Abt 1115)


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1. Adelaide de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis

Gilbert FitzRichard de Clare 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Abt 1065, <Clare, Suffolk>, England
  • Marriage (1): Adelaide de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis about 1083
  • Died: Abt 1115, <England> about age 50

   Other names for Gilbert were Gilbert FitzRichard de Clare and Gilbert Fitz Richard Earl of Clare and Lord of Tonbridge.

  Research Notes:

Lord of Clare, Tonbridge, and Cardigan, Wales; or Earl of Clare, Lord of Tonbridge and Cardigan.

From Wikipedia - Gilbert Fitz Richard :

Gilbert Fitz Richard (1065-1115) was son and heir of Richard Fitz Gilbert , earl of Clare, and heiress Rohese Giffard. He succeeded to his father's possessions in England in 1090; his brother, Roger Fitz Richard, inherited his father's lands in Normandy . Earl Gilbert's inheritance made him one of the wealthiest magnates in early twelfth-century England.

Gilbert may have been present at the suspicious death of William II in the New Forest in 1100. He was granted lands and the Lordship of Cardigan by Henry I , including Cardigan Castle . He and his wife Adeliza had nine children, two of whom became peers of the realm . He founded the Cluniac priory at Stoke-by-Clare, Suffolk.

  Birth Notes: has b. 1065

  Death Notes: has d. 1114

  Noted events in his life were:

Lord of Clare, Tonbridge and Cardigan.

Founded: Priory of Clare, 1090, Stoke-by-Clare, Suffolk, England. Cluniac priory

Gilbert married Adelaide de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis, daughter of Hugh de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis and Marguerite de Rameru, about 1083. (Adelaide de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis was born about 1058 in <Northamptonshire, England> and died in <England>.)

  Marriage Notes:

FamilySearch has m. bef. 1076 in England. has m. abt 1083.


1 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Line 184-3, 246-24 (Adelaide de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis), 246B-24 (Adelaide).

2 Website - Genealogy,

3, Gilbert Fitz Richard; Aubrey de Vere II.


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