BIOGRAPHY OF GILBERT "RED EARL" CLARE 7TH EARL GLOUCESTER, 6TH EARL HERTFORD 1243-1295

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: NORMANDY

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 12G Grandson Edward "Elder" King Anglo-Saxons

EVENTS

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 (21) and Maud Lacy

In 1253 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (9) and Alice or Alix Lusignan (16) were married

On 10 Mar 1262 Isabella Clare was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (18) and Alice or Alix Lusignan (26)

On 14 Jul 1262 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (18) succeeded 7th Earl Gloucester (1C 1121), 6th Earl Hertford (1C 1138), 9th Lord Clare, 3rd Lord Glamorgan

In 1264 Joan Clare was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (20) and Alice or Alix Lusignan (27)

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester (56) including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (20) , Henry Hastings (29) and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave (26) defeated the army of Henry III King England (56) during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes. Henry III King England (56) , his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England (24) , Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex (60) , Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (55) , John "Red Comyn" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch (44) and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield (32) were captured. John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (33) , John Balliol (56) , Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale (49) , Roger Leybourne (49) and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke fought for the King. Guy Lusignan was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin (44) drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester (72) was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

On 04 Aug 1265 the army loyal to Henry III King England (57) , led by his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England (26) , supported by Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (21) , Warin Basingburne and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield (33) defeated the rebel army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester (57) . Roger Leybourne (50) fought and reputedly saved the King's life. Adam Mohaut rescued the King. The rebels Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester (57) and his son Henry Montfort (26) were killed. Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer (41) was killed by Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (34) . The rebels Simon Beauchamp (31) , Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton (23) , William Devereux (46) , Hugh Troyes, Richard Trussel, Peter Montfort (60) , William Mandeville, William Crepping, William Birmingham, Guy Balliol and Thomas Astley (50) were killed. Henry Hastings (30) , Humphrey Bohun (40) , Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave (27) , John Vesci, John Fitzjohn and Guy Montfort Count Nola (21) were captured. [Battle of Evesham]

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

On 17 Jun 1282 the army of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (38) were ambushed by the Welsh at Llandeilo. William "The Younger" Valence was killed. [Battle of Llandeilo Fawr]. Much of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (38) '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 (46) over hunting rights in Malvern

On 30 Apr 1290 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (46) and Joan of Acre (18) were married at Clerkenwell

On 03 Oct 1292 Eleanor Clare was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (49) and Joan of Acre (20)

On 16 Sep 1295 Elizabeth Clare was born to Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (52) and Joan of Acre (23)

On 07 Dec 1295 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (52) 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

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

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, 4th Earl Hertford (2G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford

2G GrandFather: Roger Clare 2nd Earl Hertford

3G GrandFather: Richard Clare

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare

4G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

3G GrandMother: Alice Gernon

4G GrandFather: Ranulf le Meschin Gernon 3rd Earl Chester

4G GrandMother: Lucy Bolingbroke

2G GrandMother: Maud St Hilary

1G GrandMother: Amice Fitzrobert (1G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William Fitzrobert 2nd Earl Gloucester (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester (Son Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Unknown Unknown

3G GrandMother: Mabel Fitzhamon

2G GrandMother: Hawise Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandMother: Amice Gael

4G GrandFather: Raoul Gael

GrandMother: Isabel Marshal

1G GrandFather: William Marshal

2G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

2G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

3G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

4G GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge, 1st Baron Chitterne

3G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

1G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

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

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare

4G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

3G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

2G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough

3G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough

Mother: Maud Lacy (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

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

1G GrandFather: Roger Lacy 6th Baron Lacy, 7th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Bowland

2G GrandFather: John Fitzrichard 6th Baron Halton

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzeustace

4G GrandFather: Eustace Fitzjohn

4G GrandMother: Agnes Fitznigel

3G GrandMother: Albreda Lissours 5th Baroness Pontefract

4G GrandFather: Robert Lissours

4G GrandMother: Albreda Lacy

2G GrandMother: Alice Essex

3G GrandFather: Ralph Essex

1G GrandMother: Maud Clere

GrandMother: Margaret Quincy 2nd Countess Lincoln (3G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

2G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

3G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

4G GrandFather: Saer Quincy

4G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

4G GrandMother: Amice Gael

3G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil

4G GrandFather: William Grandesmil

1G GrandMother: Hawise Gernon (2G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester (1G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester

4G GrandFather: Ranulf le Meschin Gernon 3rd Earl Chester

4G GrandMother: Lucy Bolingbroke

3G GrandMother: Matilda Fitzrobert (Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester (Son Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Mabel Fitzhamon

2G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

3G GrandFather: Simon "Chauve" Montfort 4th Count Évreux

4G GrandFather: Amaury Montfort Count Évreux

4G GrandMother: Agnès Garlande

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Unknown