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Isabel de Clare, Countess of Pembroke

Isabel de Clare, Countess of Pembroke

Female 1172 - 1220  (48 years)

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  • Name Isabel de Clare 
    Suffix Countess of Pembroke 
    Born 1172  Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    History Isabel de Clare, 4th Countess of Pembroke, was the daughter of Richard de Clare (Strongbow), 2nd Earl of Pembroke, and his wife Aoife of Leinster. After the death of her brother Gilbert, Isabel became one of the wealthiest heiresses in Britain. Isabel de Clare had 5 sons and 5 Daughters: William; Richard; Maud; Gilbert; Walter; Anselm; Isabel; Sibyl; Joan; and Eva. All five of the sons would attain the rank of Earl of Pembroke. Isabel de Clare would die in 1220, a year after the death of her husband William Marshall, and she was buried in Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire, Wales. William Marshall was buried at the Temple Church in London. His tomb and effigy are extant today in the Temple Church. Isabel\'s mother Aoife of Leinster, daughter Maude, and her sons Anselm and Walter were buried at Tintern Abbey. 
    Died 1220  Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Titern Abbey, Titern, Monmouthire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I769  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2018 

    Father Richard \"Strongbow\" de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke and Strigul 
    Relationship putative 
    Mother Eva (Aoife) of Leinster,   b. Abt 1145,   d. Abt 1188  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship putative 
    Family ID F423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Marshal, 'the Greatest Knight that ever lived',   b. 1146,   d. 14 May, 1219, Caversham, Reading Borough, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Eva Marshal de Braose,   b. 1203, Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1246, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Marshal, 'the Greatest Knight that ever lived',   b. 1146,   d. 14 May, 1219, Caversham, Reading Borough, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Aug 1189 
    Children 
    +1. Eve Marshal,   b. 1202, Pembroke Castle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1246  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Tintern Abbey
    Tintern Abbey
    Where Isabel de Clare is buried