Category: House of Clare

Categories: England, Nobility | European Noble Houses

This category contains profiles of persons affiliated with this noble house.

The de Clare family of Norman lords were associated with the Welsh Marches, Suffolk, Surrey, Kent (especially Tonbridge) and Ireland. They were descended from Richard fitz Gilbert, who accompanied William the Conqueror into England during the Norman conquest of England.In the paternal line they were illegitimate descendants of the House of Normandy, through one of Richard I, Duke of Normandy's sons -- Geoffrey, Count of Eu.

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