Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Gloucester

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Sir Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, 6th Earl of Gloucester

Also Known As: "7th Earl of Gloucester"
Birthplace: Mellent, Gloucestershire, England
Death: July 14, 1262 (39)
Ashenfield Manor, Waltham, Kent, England
Place of Burial: Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, 5th Earl of Gloucester, Surety of the Magna Carta and Isabel Marshal, Countess of Cornwall
Husband of Margaret de Clare, of Kent and Maud, Countess of Gloucester
Father of Isabel de Clare; Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Gloucester; Bogo de Clare, Clerk; Margaret de Clare, Countess of Cornwall; Rohese de Clare, Lady Mowbray and 2 others
Brother of Agnes de Clare; Amice de Clare, of Gloucester; William de Clare; Gilbert de Clare, Earl de Clare and Lady Isabel de Clare, of Gloucester
Half brother of Robert de Clare; John of Cornwall; Henry of Almaine; Nicholas of Cornwall and Isabella (Plantagenet) of Cornwall

Occupation: 5th Earl of Hertford, 6th Earl of Gloucester
Managed by: Anne Brannen
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18 June 1262

15 July 1262


"Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, 6th Earl of Gloucester (4 August 1222 – 14 July 1262) was son of Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford and Isabel Marshal.
On his father's death, when he became Earl of Gloucester (October 1230), he was entrusted first to the guardianship of Hubert de Burgh. On Hubert's fall, his guardianship was given to Peter des Roches (c. October 1232); and in 1235 to Gilbert, Earl Marshall."




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Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Gloucester's Timeline

August 4, 1222
Mellent, Gloucestershire, England
May 1240
Tunbridge, Kent, , England
September 2, 1243
Christchurch, Hampshire, England (United Kingdom)
Tonbridge Castle, Tonbridge, Kent, England
July 21, 1248
Tunbridge,, Tonbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom
October 17, 1252
Tonbridge, Kent, England
Tonebridge, Suffolk, England
Tonbridge, Kent, England