pages 170-9 in ANCIENT ANCESTORS

                MARIE, m EUDES II, Duc de Bourgogne (see under Burgundy for descendants)

 

HENRI I “le Liberal” ( the Generous), Comte de Champagne (see under Blois for ancestors), d 1181, m 1stly MARIE, dau of LOUIS VII of France (see under France, Kings, for ancestors)

                HENRI II “the Younger”  

                THIBAULT (THIBAUD) III, Comte de Champagne (1197-1201) m BLANCHE, dau of King SANCHO VI of Navarre

      THIBAUT IV “the Posthumous” Comte de Champagne (1201-53) and jure uxoris (as THIBAULT “the Great”) King of Navarre (see under Navarre for

             descendants)

      ENRIQUE I, King of Navarre (see under Navarre for descendants)

      Thibaut V, Comte de Champagne (1253-70)

      HENRI III “the Fat”  (see below)

               Scholastique, Comtesse de Vienne, d 1221

                MARIE m BALDWIN IX, Count of Hainault & Flanders, Emperor of Constantinople (see under Constantinople for descendants)

 

HENRI II “the Younger”, Comte de Champagne (1191-97), jure uxoris King of Jerusalem (1192-97), m ISABELLE d’ANJOU, Queen of Jerusalem (see under Anjou and under Jerusalem for ancestors)

                Alice, 1stly m HUGHES I de Lusignan, King of Cyprus (see under Lusignan & Cyprus)

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HENRI III “the Fat” (see above)

                JEANNE, m PHILIPPE IV of France

                                LOUIS X, Comte de Champagne (1305-16) and King of France from1314

 

CHAPEL XE "CHAPEL" \b

 

TURSTAN HALDUB, d ca 1074, m EMMA

                EUDO al CHAPEL

 

EUDO al CHAPEL, a companion of the Conqueror, d 1066 probably at Hastings, m MURIEL dau of HERLOUIN de CONTEVILLE (see under Conteville for ancestors) 

                MURIEL, m ROBERT de la HAYE (see under Haye for descendants)

 

CHARTRES - Vicomtes

 

THIBAUD “le Tricheur (Cheat)”, son of THIBAUD, Vicomte de Troyes, Comte de Chartres & Bourges (see under Alsace for ancestors), m LIUTGARDE, dau of HERBERT II, Comte de Vermandois (see under Vermandois for ancestors)  

                EUDES

                dau m EUDES II (see below)

 

EUDES I, Comte de Blois, Chartres, Tours, Châteaudun, Beauvais. Meaux & Provins, d 995, m BERTHA, dau of CONRAD I “the Peaceful”, King of Burgundy (see under Burgundy for ancestors)

                EUDES II

 

EUDES II, Comte de Chartres, alive 886, m his aunt, dau of THIBAUD “le Tricheur” (see above)

                THIBAUD I, Comte de Chartres & Bourges

EUDES II 2ndly m ERMENGARDE, dau of ROBERT I, Comte d’Auvergne (see under Auvergne for ancestors)

                THIBAUD, Comte de Blois & Champagne (see under Blois for descendants)

 

THIBAUD I, Comte de Chartes & Bourges, m 2ndly RICHILDE, dau of HUGUES, Comte de Bourges (see under Alsace for ancestors)

                THIBAUD II

                GERLOTTE, m HROLF TURSTAN (see under Avranches for descendants)

 

THIBAUD II, Comte de Blois, Chartes & Tours, d 975 (see also under Blois for descendants)

                EMMA de Blois, m GUILLAUME II, Comte de Poitou and (as GUILLAUME IV) Duc d’Aquitaine (see under Aquitaine for descendants)

 

CHÂTEAU-du-LOIRE - Seigneurs

 

HAMON “aux Dents”, Seigneur de Crueli & Thoringy, killed 1045

                AIMON

 

AIMON (HAMON), Seigneur de Château-du-Loire m HILDEBERGE dau of IVRES I de Bellême (see under Bellême for ancestors)

                ROBERT

 

ROBERT, Seigneur de Château-du-Loire, m ELIZABETH

                GERVASE

 

GERVASE, Seigneur de Château-du-Loire, d ca 1095 m ERENBURG

                MAUD (MATILDA), d 1099, m HÉLIE de la Flêche, Comte du MAINE, d 1110 (see under Maine for descendants)

 

CHÂTEAUDUN - Vicomtes

 

GEOFFROI, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d ca 986, m HERMENGARD

                HUGUES

 

HUGUES, Vicomte de Châteaudun and Archbishop of Tours, d 1026, m 2ndly HILDEGARDE, widow of Ernaud de la Forte and dau of THIBAUD II, Comte de Blois (see under Blois for ancestors)

                GEOFFROY I

 

GEOFFROY I, Vicomte de Châteaudun, son of WARINE d’Alençon (see under Alençon for ancestors), d bef 1005, m HELOISE de Mortaigne (see under Mortaigne for ancestors)

                ROTROU I

 

ROTROU I, Vicomte de Châteaudun, Comte de Mortaigne, d bef 1041, m ADELINE de Domfortxe "Domfort", dau of WARIN de Bellême (see under Bellême for ancestors)

                HUGUES III

                GEOFFROI, Comte du Perche & Mortaigne (see under Mortaigne & Perche for descendants)

 

HUGUES III, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d 1110,m AGNES de Freteval

                GEOFFROY II

 

GEOFFROY II, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d 1141, m HAWISE

                HUGUES IV

 

HUGUES IV, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d ca 1180, m MARGARET de Montdoubleau

                HUGUES V

 

HUGUES V, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d 1191, m as 1st husband of JEANNE, dau of GISELBERT de Preuilly

                GEOFFROY IV

 

GEOFFROY IV, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d 1218, m as 2nd husband of ALICE de Freteval

                GEOFFROY V

 

GEOFFROY V, Vicomte de Châteaudun, d 1249, m CLEMENCE de la Roche (see under Roche, Ducs d’Athéne for ancestors)

                CLEMENCE, m in 1253 ROBERT I de Dreux (see under Dreux for descendants)

                JEANNE, m in 1251 JEAN de Brienne, King of Jerusalem (see under Brienne for descendants)

 

CHÂTEAUFORT - Seigneurs

 

Seigneur de Châteaufort, m CONSTANCE, dau of PIERRE de COURTENAY (see under Courtenay for ancestors)

                CONSTANCE, m 2ndly GUILLAUME de la FERTÉ-sur-AUBE (see under La Ferté for descendants)

 

CHÂTEAU RENARD - Seigneurs

 

RENAUD I, Seigneur de Château Gontier, son of IVRES de Bellême (see under Bellême for ancestors) m BEATRICE du Perche (see under Perche for ancestors)

                RENAUD II

 

RENAUD II, Seigneur de Château Renard, m ELIZABETH

                GAUTHIER I “Guiscard” ( the Weasel)

 

GAUTHIER I “Guiscard”, Seigneur de Château Renard, m PETRONELLE

                PETRONELLE, m FULK, Comte de Vendôme (see under Vendôme for descendants)

 

CHÂTELLERAULT - Vicomtes & Ducs

 

AIRAUD, Vicomte de Châtellerault, d bef 987, m GERSINDE de Mortimer (see under Mortimer for ancestors)

                BOSO I

 

BOSO I, Vicomte de Châtellerault, d 1012, m AMELIA

                HUGUES I

 

HUGUES I de Châtellerault, d ca 1075, m ca 1035 GERBERGE de Rochefoucauld (see under La Roches for ancestors)

                BOSO II

 

BOSO II, Vicomte de Châtellerault, d 1100, m ca 1075 ELEANOR dau of AIMERI IV, Vicomte de Thouars (see under Thouars for ancestors)

                AIMERI I

 

AIMERI I, Vicomte de Châtellerault, d ca 1136, m 2ndly DANGEROSA, later abducted by GUILLEM IX, Duc d’Aquitaine, and kept  in the Maubergeon tower at Poitiers

                ELEANOR, m GUILLEM X, Duc d’Aquitaine (see under Aquitaine for descendants)

   Probably by a different mother

                Raoul de Faye-la-Vineuse

                RALPH de Faye (see under Faye for descendants)

 

CHÂTENOIS - Comtes  

 

GÉRARD, Comte Metz

                Adalbert, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1047-48)

                GÉRARD

 

GÉRARD (GERHARD IV), Comte d’Alsace & Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1048-70) HEDWIG, dau of ADALBERT I, Comte de Namur (see under Namur for ancestors)

                THEODORE (THIERRI) I

                DIETRICH II, Duc de Lorraine-Superieur., m 1stly HEDWIG, dau of FRIEDRICH, Count of Formbach (see under Formbach for ancestors) and had son

                                SIMON I d’Alsace, Duc de Lorraine-Superieur (see under Alsace for descendants)

                GERHARD I, Comte de Vaudémont (see under Vaudémont for descendants)

               


 

THIERRY II, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1070-1115)

                                SIMON I, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1115-39)  

                                                MATTHIEU I, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1139-76)

                                                                Simon II, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1176-1206)

                                                                Son

                                                                                FERRI II of Bitsch, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1206-13)

                                                                                                Thiébaut, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1213-20)

                                                                                                MATTHIEU II, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1220-51)

                                                                                                          FERRI III

 

FERRI III, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1251-1303)

                THIÉBAUT II, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1303-12)

                                FERRI IV, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1312-29)

                                                RUDOLF, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1329-46)

                                                                JOHN I, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1346-90)

                                                                                CHARLES II, Comte de Châtenois, Duc de Lorraine (1390-1431)

                                                                                                ISOBEL, m RENÉ, Duc d’Anjou (see under Anjou for descendants)

 

CHÂTILLON-sur-MARNE - Comtes (See also Comtes de St. Pol)

 

URSUS, m BERTHA

                EUDES

                                HERVÉ

 

HERVÉ, Seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Marne, Vicomte de Rheims, d ca 999, m GISELE, dau of ARNAUD, Comte de Cambrai (see under Cambrai for ancestors) 

                MILES

 

MILES, Seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Marne & Bazoches, d 1044, m AVEMELLE, dau of AMAURI, Seigneur de Montfort (see under Montfort for ancestors) 

                GUY I

 

GUY I, Seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Marne, m 1stly ERMENGARDE de CHOISY, dau of ALBERIC, Seigneur de Chevier

                GAUTHIER I

GUY I 2ndly m Margaret, dau of Charles, Comte de Valois

 

GAUTHIER I, Seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Marne & Percy-sur-Marne, m MELENDE, dau of REGINALD, Comte de Louvain

                HENRI

                Odo de Lagery (Odo de Châtillon, became Pope Urban II (1088-99) and largely instigated the First Crusade

 

HENRI I, Seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Marne & Comte de Gien, m ERMENGARDE, dau of ALBERIC, Seigneur de Montjoye  

                GAUTHIER II (see below)

                RENAUD

                ELIZABETH

 

RENAUD de Châtillon, executed personally by Saladin 1187, 2ndly m CONSTANCE, dau of BOÉMOND II, Prince of Antioch (see under Antioch for ancestors) and became jure uxoris Prince of Antioch

                ANNE (AGNES) de Châtillon, m in 1171 BELA III of Hungary (see under Hungary for descendants)

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GAUTHIER II de Châtillon (see above), d 1147, m ADA de ROUCY (see under Roucy for ancestors)

                GUY II

 

GUY II de Châtillon, d 1190, m 2ndly as 2nd husband of ALICE dau of ROBERT I, Comte de Dreux (see under Dreux for ancestors)

                GAUTHIER III

 

GAUTHIER III de Châtillon, d 1219, m ELIZABETH, Comtesse de St. Pol, d 1233 (see under Luxemburg, Comtes de St. Pol for ancestors)

                HUGUES

                GUY I, Comte de St. Pol, d 1226, and his dau YOLANDE m ARCHEMBAUD XI de Bourbon

                                (see under Bourbon for descendants)

 

HUGUES de Châtillon, Comte de St. Pol, d 1248, m 2ndly in 1225 MARIE d’AVESNES, Comtesse de Blois, d 1241 (see under Avesnes for ancestors)

                GAUTHIER IV (see below)

                GUY I

 

GUY I de Châtillon, Comte de St. Pol, d 1289, m in 1250 as 2nd husband of MAUD of Brabant (see under Brabant for ancestors)

                GUY II

                Louis II, Comte de Blois, d 1364, m Jeane de Hainault

                Charles, d 1364, m Jeanne de Bretagne

                MARIE de Blois, heiress of Guise, d 1379, m RAOUL de Lorraine (see under Lorraine for descendants)

GUY I 2ndly m AGNES de Donzy, Comtesse de Nevers (see under Nevers for ancestors)

                YOLANDE, m ARCHEMBAUD XI de Bourbon (see under Bourbon for descendants)

GUY I 3rdly m Margaret, dau of CHARLES, Comte de Valois

 

GUY II de Châtillon, Comte de St. Pol, d 1317, m in 1292 MARIE de Bretagne (see under Brittany for ancestors)

                JEAN

                daus 1,2 & 3

                Mary de St. Pol, Countess of Pembroke, endowed Pembroke College, Cambridge after the death of

                                her husband Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke

 

JEAN de Châtillon, Comte de St. Pol, d 1344, m in 1314 JEAN de FIENNES (see under Fiennes for ancestors)

                MAUD, d 1378

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GAUTHIER IV de Châtillon, (see above), d 1261, m ISABELLE de Villehardouin (see under Villehardouin for ancestors)

                GAUTHIER V

 

GAUTHIER V de Châtillon, d 1329, m in 1281 ISABELLE dau of ROBERT I, Comte de Dreux et de Châteaudun (see under Dreux for ancestors)

                JEANNE, m GAUTHIER V, Comte de Brienne, Duc d’Athéne (see under Brienne for descendants)

 

CHAUMONTOIS - Comtes

 

DREUX, Comte de Champagne, d 708, son of PÉPIN d’Heristal (see under Carolingian dynasty for ancestors), m ANSTRUDE, dau of VARATON and ANSFLEDA

                ARNOUL II

                Hugues, bca 695, Archbishop of Rouen, Abbot of Jumièges

 

ARNOUL II, Comte de Chaumontois, d 723

                AGNORALD

 

AGNORALD, Comte de Chaumontois, d 790

                ARNOUL III

 

ARNOUL III, Comte de Chaumontois, d 820

                son, Comte de Saônnois XE "Saônnois - Seigneurs & Comtes"

                                VOIRY

 

VOIRY (WIGERIC), Comte d’Ardennes and Count Palatine of Aix-la-Chapelle, d 918, m 2ndly  CUNIGUNDE

                FREDERICK I, Comte de Bar-le-Duc and Duke of Upper Lorraine (see under Bar-le-Duc and under Lorraine for descendants)

                SIEGFRIED I, Comte de Luxemburg (see under Luxemburg for descendants)

 

CHAWORTH - Barons

 

PATRICK de CADURÇIS (vulgarly called Chaworth), d ca 1086, towards end of WILLIAM I’s reign made a grant to St Peter’s Abbey, m MATILDA de Hesdin

                PATRICK II de CHAWORTH

                                PATRICK III

 

PATRICK III de CHAWORTH, d ca 1187, m WERBERG

                PAIN

                SIBILLA, m WALTER d’ÉVEREUX (see under D’Évereux for descendants)

 

PAIN de CHAWORTH, d 1226, m GUNDRED, dau and heir of WILLIAM de la FERTÉ-sur-AUBE (see under Ferté for ancestors)

                PATRICK IV

 

PATRICK IV de CHAWORTH, d 1257, m HAWYSE, dau of Sir THOMAS de LONDRES, Lord of Kidwilly (see under Londres for ancestors)   Note: a David de Londres was Baron of Naas

                Pain, dsp, joined Crusade with Prince Edward

                Hervey, ditto

                PATRIC

                EVE, m ROBERT de TIBETOT (see under Tibetot for descendants)

 

PATRIC de CHAWORTH, d 1382, m ISABEL de BEAUCHAMP, dau of WILLIAM, Earl of Warwick (she 2ndly m Hugh le Despenser) see under Beauchamp for ancestors.

                MAUD, dau and heiress, m HENRY, Earl of Lancaster and Leicester (see under Plantagenet for descendants)

 

CHERLETON - Lords Powys

 

ROBERT CHERLETON (CHARLTON) of Cherleton in Wrockwardine, Co Salop.

                JOHN

 

JOHN CHERLETON, Justiciar of Ireland, jure uxoris Lord Powys, made Lord CHERLETON 1313, d 1353, m in 1309 (by gift of EDWARD II) HAWYS aet 19 only dau and heir of OWEN ap GRIFFITH, Prince of Upper Powys (see under Wales, Princes and Kings, for ancestors) by JOAN, dau of Sir ROBERT CORBET (see under Corbet for ancestors)

                JOHN

 

JOHN, Lord CHERLETON, Chamberlain of the Household, d 1360, m bef Apr 1319 MAUD, dau of ROGER de MORTIMER, Earl of March (see under Mortimer for ancestors)

                JOHN

                ISABEL, m JOHN Baron SUTTON of Dudley (see under Dudley for descendants)

 

JOHN, Lord CHERLETON, feudal Lord of Powys, b 1334, d 1374, m bef Mar 1392 JOAN, dau of RALPH, Earl of Stafford by his wife MARGARET, dau of HUGH d’AUDLEY, Earl of Gloucester (see under Stafford for ancestors)

                John, Lord Cherleton, d 1401

                EDWARD, Lord CHERLETON, succeeded his brother

 

EDWARD, Lord CHERLETON, feudal Lord of Powys, KG, b 1371, d 1420, m 1stly in 1399 ELEANOR, (d in childbirth 1405) widow of ROGER MORTIMER, Earl of March and dau of THOMAS de HOLLAND, Earl of Kent (see under Holland for ancestors).

                Joan, b 1400, inherited Lordship of Powys, m Sir John Grey, KG, created Earl of Tankerville

                JOYCE, m Sir JOHN de TIPTOFT, given all the lands of Rhys ap Griffith in South Wales, made chief butler of England and then Treasurer of the Household to Henry V (see

                     under Tibetot for descendants)

EDWARD 2ndly m ELIZABETH, dau of Sir JOHN BERKELEY of Beverstone. She 2ndly m JOHN SUTTON, Lord of Dudley (see under Dudley for her descendants)

 

 

CHESNEY

 

RICHARD de CHESNEY of Rudham (1086)

                SIBYL, Lady of Rudham, m ROBERT FITZWALTER (see under FitzWalter for ancestors)

 

ROBERT FITZWALTER of Horsford, d 1130 and SIBYL

                WILLIAM de CHESNEY               

 

WILLIAM de CHESNEY of Horsford and Colne

                WALTER

                MARGARET, m 1stly Hugh de Crécy; she 2ndly ROBERT de WARKWORTH (see under Warkworth for descendants)

                Clemence, Lady of Hoo, m Jordan, Seigneur de Sacquenville

                SARA, Lady of Colne, m RICHARD ENGAINE (see under Engaine for descendants)

 

WALTER de CHESNEY, m EVA, dau of EUSTACHIUS de BROC

                AMABIL, m ALMARIC de DESPENSER (see under Despenser for descendants)

 

CHESTER - Earls (See under Abrincis, Meschines, Plantagenet and Scotland-Kings)

 

CHIEMGAU - Counts

 

OTTOKAR I, Count of Carinthia, son of AUBERT, Count of Bavaria (see under Bavaria for ancestors), d 907, m dau of ARIBO, Count of Traungau XE "TRAUNGAU - Counts"  

                OTTOKAR II

                ARPO (see below)

 

OTTOKAR II, Count of Chiemgau

                OTTOKAR III

 

OTTOKAR III, Count of Chiemgau, d ca 977

                ARNULF

 

ARNULF, Count of Chiemgau

                OTTOKAR V

 

OTTOKAR V, Count of Chiemgau, d 1073, m dau of ARNOLD II, Count of Wels-Lambach

                OTTOKAR VI

 

OTTOKAR VI, d 1075, m 2ndly WILIBERG of Eppenstein, dau of ADALBERT, Margrave of Carinthia (see under Carinthia and Eppenstein for ancestors)

                OTTOKAR VII

 

OTTOKAR VII

                WILIBERG von STEIRMARK, d 1145, m ECKBERT II, Count of Formbach-Putten (see under Quinziggau for descendants)

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ARPO (see above), m Countess von Chadalhoch

                HARTWICK

 

HARTWICK, Walpot of Carinthia (953-80)

                ARIBO I

 

ARIBO I, Pfalzgraf of Bavaria, d 1027, m ADELA, dau of HARTWIG I, Pfalzgraf of Bavaria. She 2ndly m ENGELBERT III, Count of Chiemgau (see below)

                HARTWIG II

 

HARTWIG II, Pfalzgraf of Bavaria, d 1027, m FRIDERUNA, dau of RETING II, Count of Bavaria (see under Bavaria for ancestors)

                BOTO

 

BOTO von BOTENSTEIN, b ca 1027, d 1104, m JUDITH, dau of OTTO III von SCHWEINFURT (see under Schweinfurt for ancestors)

                ADELAIDE, m HENRI I, Comte d’Arlon (see under Arlon for descendants)

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SIEGHARD, Count of Kraichgau

                SIEGHARD I

 

SIEGHARD I, Count of Bavaria, d 906, m KOTINI, heiress of Ebersburg, dau of ROBOLD, Count of Ammergau

                SIEGHARD II

                RABOLD I, Lord of Ebersburg, Count of Carinthia (see under Carinthia for descendants)

 

SIEGHARD II, Count of Lower Sulzberggau, d ca 920, m dau of ENGELBERT I, Count of Inngau

                SIEGHARD III

 

SIEGHARD III,  Count of Chiemgau, alive 940-59

                SIEGHARD IV

 

SIEGHARD IV, Count of Salzberggau,  d ca 980, m WILLA, dau of BERNHARD, Count of Bavaria (see under Bavaria for ancestors)

                ENGELBERT III

 

ENGELBERT III, Count of Chiemgau (see above), d 1020, m ADELA, widow of ARIBO I (see above)

                dau, m FRIEDRICH I, Count of Pusterthal (see under Pusterthal for descendants)

 

CHINY - Comtes

 

OTTO I, Comte de Chiny & Warcq (see under Lahngau for ancestors), d 1013, m 1stly Almaraide, dau of Mengoz, Comte de Gueldres. He 2ndly m ERMENGARDE, dau of  ADALBERT I, Comte de Namur (see under Namur for ancestors)

                LOUIS I

 

LOUIS I, Comte de Chiny & Ivoix, killed 1025, m ADELAIDE

                LOUIS II

 

LOUIS II, Comte de Chiny & Ivoix, d 1068, m SOPHIE, dau of FREDERICK, Comte de Verdun (see under Verdun for ancestors)

                ARNOLD II

 

ARNOLD II, Comte de Chiny, Ivoix & Warcq, d a monk 1106, he 3rdly m ADELA, dau of HILDOUIN IV, Comte de Rameru, etc. (see under Rameru for ancestors)

                OTTO II

 

OTTO II, Comte de Chiny, d a monk 1125, m 1stly Ermengarde; he 2ndly m ADELAIDE, dau of ADALBERT III, Comte de Namur (see under Namur for ancestors)

                IDA of Namur & Chiny m GODFREY I, Duke of Brabant & Lorraine, Comte de Louvain (see under Brabant for descendants)

 

CLARE - Earls of Essex, Hereford, Hertford, Pembroke and Gloucester

 

GODFREY (Geoffrey), Comte d’Eu, eldest illegitimate son of Duke RICHARD I of Normandy, (see under Normandy for ancestors)

                Count GILBERT (Gislebert) CRISPIN, Earl of Brionne

 

GILBERT (Gislebert) de Brionne, Comte d’Eu, m ADELIZA de CLERMONT (see under Clermont for ancestors)

                RICHARD FITZGILBERT, Seigneur de Bienfaite and Orbec, a companion of the Conqueror 

                BALDWIN de BRION, Lord of Le Sap and Meulles, also at Hastings and a companion of the Conqueror (see under Brionne for descendants)

 

RICHARD FITZGILBERT de CLARE, “de Bienfaite”, or “of Tunbridge”, accompanied the Conqueror to England, 1st Earl of Hereford, killed in a skirmish with Welsh bef 1090, m ROHESE, dau of WALTER GIFFARD, Earl of Buckingham (see under Giffard for ancestors). His family assumed the title Earls of Clare, but properly they were the Earls at Clare.

                GILBERT FITZRICHARD, his heir in England

                ROBERT, Steward to Henry I, received the forfeited fiefs of the Baynards in the eastern counties, m

                                MAUD, dau of SIMON St. LIZ, Earl of Huntingdon, and founded through their son WALTER  the house of FitzWalter and ancestors of the Butlers (see under

                                     Butler and FitzWalter for descendants)

                Roger de Bienfaite et Orbec , his heir in Normandy, dsp

                Walter, possessed all Nether-Went in Wales, dsp

                Richard, was a monk at Bec, last Abbot of Ely

                dau 1 m Ralph de Telgersxe "Telgers"

                ALICE (AVICE), m ROBERT de STAFFORD (see under Stafford for descendants). She 2ndly m  Cadwaladr, son of Gruffydd ap CYNAN, King of Gwynedd

                MARGARET, m WILLIAM MONTFICHET (see under Montfichet for descendants)

                ROHESE m EUDO de RIE, Daptifer of Colchester (see under Rie for descendants)

                Adeliza, m Walter Tirel, Comte de Poix

                AVOYE, m RAOUL I, Baron de Fougères (see under Fougères for descendants)

 

GILBERT FITZRICHARD, d 1136, m in 1113 as 1st husband of ADELIZA, dau of the Comte de Clermont  (see under Clermont for ancestors)

                RICHARD, his successor, created Earl of Hertford (see later)

                GILBERT, created Earl of Pembroke in 1138

                ADELIZA m ALBERIC le VERE (see under de Vere, Earl of Oxford, for descendants)

                Walter, founded Tintern Abbey, dsp

                Baldwin, left 3 sons and a daughter

 

GILBERT de CLARE, created Earl of Pembroke ca 1138, d 1149, m ELIZABETH (ISABEL), dau of ROBERT de BEAUMONT, Earl of Leicester (for ancestry see under Bellomont). She was formerly a concubine of King HENRY I

                RICHARD de CLARE “Strongbow”, 2nd Earl of Pembroke

                Baldwin, killed at Battle of Lincoln

                BASILIA, m 1stly ROBERT de QUINCY (see under Quincy for descendants). She 2ndly REYMOND le Gros, son of WILLIAM FITZGERALD (see under

                     FitzGerald for descendants)

 

RICHARD de CLARE “Strongbow (a play on one of his titles, Lord of Striguil), 2nd Earl of Pembroke, d 1176 and part of his original tomb effigy is in Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin which he developed with St. Lawrence O’Toole. RICHARD m (AOIFE) EVA, dau of DERMOT MacMURROUGH, King of Leinster (see under MacMurrough for ancestors). When DERMOT was exiled and seeking help in Wales Strongbow had bargained his help in return for marriage with AOIFE.

Strongbow became Lord of Leinster and Constable of Ireland, and on DERMOT ’s death in May 1171 actually succeeded DERMOT  as King of Leinster 

                His only son, aged 17, ran away from a battle with the Irish, but when he returned to congratulate his father after the battle was won his father is said to have cut him off in the

                     middle with his sword.

                ISABEL de CLARE, only other child and heiress, 1stly m William FitzGerald, Baron of Naas, and  then was given in marriage by King Richard I to WILLIAM MARSHAL

                     (see under Marshall for descendants)

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RICHARD de CLARE, 1st Earl of Hertford, “the Earl at Clare (see above), killed 1136, m ALICE (ADELIZ or ADELA), sister of Ranulph, 2nd Earl of Chester (see under Meschines for ancestors)

                Gilbert de Clare, 2nd Earl of Hertford, d 1151 dsp

                ROGER de CLARE

                son 3

                ADELA (ALICE), m 1stly Cadwaladr ap Griffith, Prince of North Wales; and 2ndly m WILLIAM de PERCY (see under Percy for descendants)

JOAN, m RHYS GRYG, son of RHYS ap GRUFFYDD, Prince of South Wales (see under Wales for descendants)

 

 ROGER de CLARE, “the Good”, 3rd Earl of Hertford, Earl at Clare, d 1173, m MAUDE (who 2ndly m William d’Aubigny, Earl of Arundel), dau of JAMES de St. HILARY (see under St. Hillary for ancestors) 

                RICHARD de CLARE, 4th Earl of Hertford

                MABEL, m NIGIL de MOWBRAY (see under Mowbray for descendants)

ROGER 2ndly m a dau of RALPH de FAY  

 

RICHARD de CLARE, 4th Earl of Hertford and jure uxoris Earl of Essex, d 1218, one of the 25 Barons enforcing the Magna Carta, m AMICIA, 2nd dau and co-heiress (with her sisters Mabell, wife of the Comte d’Évereux in Normandy, and Isabel, divorced wife of King JOHN, who had 2ndly m Geoffrey de Manderville, Earl of Essex), dau of WILLIAM FITZHAMON, Earl of Gloucester (see under FitzHamon for ancestors) by his wife HAWISE, dau of ROBERT (Bossu) de BELLOMONT (see under Beaumont/Bellomont for ancestors) 

                GILBERT de CLARE, 5th Earl of Hertford

                MAUD m WILLIAM de BRAOSE (see under Braose for descendants)

 

GILBERT de CLARE, 5th Earl of Hertford, d 1229, who after the death of Isabel and Mabell above succeeded also to the Earldom of Gloucester. Also, with his father, one of the 25 Barons enforcing the Magna Carta. He m ISABEL, (who 2ndly m Richard, Earl of Cornwall), one of the daughters and co-heiresses of WILLIAM MARSHALL, Earl of Pembroke (see under Marshall for ancestors)

                RICHARD de CLARE, Earl of Gloucester and 6th Earl of Hertford, d 1262, poisoned with others at the table of Peter de Savoy

                William

                Gilbert

                Amicia, m as 2nd wife of Baldwin de Reviers, 4th Earl of Devon  

                Agnes

                MABEL de CLARE, m 1stly ROBERT de BRUS (see under Bruce for descendants). She 2ndly m WILLIAM de BRAOSE (see under Braose for descendants)

                Joane, m Rhys-Grig, Prince of South Wales

 

RICHARD de CLARE, 6th Earl of Hertford and 2nd Earl of Gloucester, Lord of Kilkenny, poisoned 1262, secretly m in 1243 Margaret, dau of Hugh de Burgh, Earl of Kent. He was probably soon divorced because in 1244 he m MAUDE, dau of JOHN de LACY, Earl of Lincoln (see under Lacy for ancestors)

                GILBERTthe Red (see below)

                THOMAS

                ROSE m ROGER de MOWBRAY (see under Mowbray for descendants)

                Richard

                Margaret, m Edmund, Earl of Cornwall

 

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