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Male Richard de Clare Earl of Gloucester & Hertford Click to view Richard de Clare Earl of Gloucester & Hertford in the family tree

Richard de Clare was born on August 4th, 1222 in Mellent, Gloucester, England.  Richard de Clare's father was Gilbert de Clare Earl of Gloucester & Hertford and his mother was Isabella Marshal.  His paternal grandparents were Sir Richard FitzRoger de Earl of Hertford and Amicia FitzRobert Cts de Gloucester; his maternal grandparents were Sir William Marshal Earl of Pembroke and Isabel de Clare Cts de Strigoil. He had two brothers and three sisters, named William, Gilbert, Amicia, Isabel and Agnes. He had four half-brothers and a half-sister, named Henry, Richard, Nicholas, John and Isabella.  He died at the age of 39 on July 15th, 1262 in Ashenfield, Canterbury, Kent.

Richard de Clare's first family with Meggotta de Burgh

‌Richard de Clare and Meggotta were married in a religious ceremony on September 21st, 1232.

Richard de Clare's second family with Maude de Lacy Cts de Lincoln

‌Richard de Clare and Maude de Lacy were married in a religious ceremony.  They had four sons and four daughters, named Sir Gilbert the Red de, Bogo, Benedict, Sir Thomas de Clare, Isabel, Margaret, Rohese (Agnes) and Eglentiria.

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