Richard (Burgh) de Burgh Knt

Richard (Burgh) de Burgh Knt (abt. 1259 - 1326)

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Sir Richard "3rd Earl of Ulster, Lord of Connacht" de Burgh Knt formerly Burgh
Born about in Ulster, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before 27 Feb 1281 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Athassel Priory, near Cashel, Tipperary, Irelandmap
Profile last modified 26 Jun 2019 | Created 1 Feb 2011
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Richard (Burgh) de Burgh Knt was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.



Titles of Richard de Burgh [1]
3rd Earl of Ulster
Lord of Connacht
Lieutenant of Ireland 1299-1300
Keeper of Athlone, Randown, and Roscommon Castles

Richard de Burgh (the Red Earl) was probably the most powerful man in Ireland in his time, connected by marriage to most of the other Norman families in Ireland.

Richard de Burgh fought against Edward de Brus the battle at Connor.

Richard was born ca 1259 (of age in Jan 1280)

Parents and family

Husband: Walter de BURGH
Wife: Aveline Fitzjohn
Child: Richard 'The Red' de BURGH
Date: ABT 1257
Place: Of, SRY, England[2]


Date: BEF 29 JUL 1326
Place: Athassel Monastery, Tipperary, Ireland[3]


Date: 29 AUG 1326
Place: Athassel Monastery, Tipperary, Ireland[4]

(Royal Ancestry) Sir Richard de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster, died at the monastery at Athassel-on-the-Suir, co. Tipperary 29 July 1326.

Marriage and children

Husband: Richard 'The Red' de BURGH
Wife: Margaret ______ (per Royal Ancestry 2013 Vol. II p. 16-17)
Child: Aveline de BURGH, wife of John de Bermingham, Earl of Louth
Child: Eleanor de BURGH, wife of Sir Thomas, 1st Lord Multon
Child: Elizabeth de BURGH, wife of Robert I de Brus, King of Scotland
Child: Walter de BURGH
Child: John de BURGH
Child: Maud (Matilda) de BURGH, wife of Sir Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, Earl of Hertford
Child: Thomas de BURGH
Child: Katherine de BURGH, wife of Maurice FitzThomas, 1st Earl of Desmond
Child: Sir Edmund de BURGH
Child: Joan de BURGH, wife of Thomas FitzJohn, 2nd Earl of Kildare, and of Sir John Darcy, 1st Baron
Date: BEF 27 FEB 1280/1
Place: Lanvalay, Connaught, Ireland[5]


  1. Royal Ancestry
  2. Source: #S4
  3. Source: #S4
  4. Source: #S4
  5. Source: #S4
  • Royal Ancestry 2013 Vol. II p. 16-19
  • Source: Ancestry Family Trees
  • Source: S2 Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 49
  • Source: S3 Title: Ancestral File
  • Source: S4 Title: hofundssonAnces.ged
  • Marlyn Lewis.
  • WikiTree profile De Burgh-204 created through the import of Main Tree_2011-07-30_2011-08-30.ged on Aug 30, 2011 by Sharryn Hopgood. See the Burgh-204 Changes page for the details of edits by Sharryn and others.

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