On 13 November 1295, she married Sir Robert de Clifford, 1st Lord Clifford, hereditary Sheriff of Westmorland, Governor of Carlisle & Nottingham Castles, Guardian of Norham Castle. He was the son of Roger de Clifford, Justice of the Forest south of Trent and Isabel de Vipont.
Death of Robert de Clifford
Maud's husband Robert was slain at the Battle of Bannockburn, 24 June 1314.
In November 1315, while still a widow, Maud was abducted by John le Irish, Keeper of Barnard Castle.
Marriage to Sir Robert de Welles
Very soon afterwards, before 16 December 1315, she married (without license) Sir Robert de Welles, Constable of Pendragon Castle. They had no issue.
Gibbs, Vicary: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland. Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, 2nd Edition (1910).
The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts, p. 354.
Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 759.
Maud de Clare, "Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors and Cousins" (website, compiled by Mr. Marlyn Lewis, Portland, OR; accessed June 5, 2015), citing
Richardson's Magna Carta Ancestry, Plantagenet Ancestry, and Royal Ancestry
Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. III, p. 291; The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts, p. 354; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 759.
The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. III, p. 291
Mary Hillard Hinton, Genealogist, Raleigh, NC
•Extinct and Dormant Peerages, 1831 •Magna Carta Barons and their Descendants, pgs. 159, 241, 269, 270, 292 •Virginia Heraldica, pgs. 66, 69, 87, 88 •Ancestral Papers #119, of the National Society of Runnymeade •Wurt's Magna Carta •The Carter Family
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