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- Born: Abt 1194, Pembroke Castle, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
- Marriage (1): William de Braose , 6th Lord de Braose, 10th Baron Abergavenny on 2 May 1230 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
- Died: Bef 1246, England
- Buried: Llanthony Priory, Monmouthshire, Wales
Other names for Eve were Eva Marshall and Eve Marshall.
From Wikipedia - Eva Marshal :
Eva Marshal, Baroness Abergavenny (1203 -1246 ) was a Cambro-Norman noblewoman and the wife of the powerful Marcher lord William de Braose, 10th Baron Abergavenny . She was the granddaughter of Strongbow and Aoife of Leinster .
She held de Braose lands and castles in her own right following the public hanging of her husband by the orders of Llywelyn the Great , Prince of Wales .
Lady Eva was born in 1203, in Pembroke Castle , Pembrokeshire , Wales, the fifth daughter and tenth child of William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke and Isabel de Clare, 4th Countess of Pembroke . Her paternal grandparents were John Marshal and Sibyl of Salisbury. Her maternal grandparents were Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke , known to history as Strongbow and Aoife of Leinster .
Lady Eva was the youngest of ten children, having had five older brothers and four older sisters. Eva and her sisters were described as being handsome, high-spirited girls.
Sometime before 1221, she married Marcher lord William de Braose, who in June 1228 became the 10th Baron Abergavenny, and by whom she had four daughters. William was the son of Reginald de Braose and his first wife Grecia de Briwere. He was much hated by the Welsh who called him Gwilym Ddu or Black William.
List of children
Isabella de Braose (b.1222), married Prince Dafydd ap Llywelyn . She died childless.
Maud de Braose (1224 -1301 , in 1247, she married Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Wigmore , by whom she had issue, including Edmund Mortimer, 2nd Baron Mortimer and Isabella Mortimer, Countess of Arundel.
Eve de Braose (1227- 28 July 1255), married William de Cantelou, by whom she had issue.
Eleanor de Braose (c.1228-1251 ). On an unknown date after August 1241, she married Humphrey de Bohun. They had two sons, Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford and Gilbert de Bohun, and one daughter, Alianore de Bohun. All three children married and had issue. Eleanor was buried in Llanthony Priory.
Eva's husband, Baron Abergavenny was publicly hanged by Llywelyn the Great , Prince of Wales on 2 May 1230 after being discovered in the Prince's bedchamber together with his wife Joan, Lady of Wales . Shortly afterwards, Eva's eldest daughter Isabella married the Prince's son, Dafydd ap Llywelyn, as their marriage contract had been signed prior to Baron Abergavenny's death.
Following her husband's execution, Eva held de Braose lands and castles in her own right. She is listed as holder of Totnes in 1230, which she held until her death. It is recorded on the Close Rolls (1234-1237) that Eva was granted 12 marks by King Henry III of England to strengthen Hay Castle . She had gained custody of Hay as part of her dower .
She died in 1246 at the age of forty-three. Eva was the direct ancestress of Anne Boleyn , Mary Boleyn , and Jane Seymour ; and she has numerous descendants in the 21st century.
Eve married William de Braose , 6th Lord de Braose, 10th Baron Abergavenny, son of Reynold de Braose and Grace de Briwere, on 2 May 1230 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. (William de Braose , 6th Lord de Braose, 10th Baron Abergavenny was born about 1204 in <Brecknock, Breconshire, Wales> and died on 2 May 1230 in <Crogen [near Bala], Ceiriog Valley>, Wales.)