Thomas (Clare) de Clare

Thomas (Clare) de Clare (abt. 1245 - abt. 1287)

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Sir Thomas "Lord of Thomond" de Clare formerly Clare
Born about in Tonbridge, Kent, Englandmap
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Husband of — married before [location unknown]
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Died about in Thomond, Connaught, Clare, Irelandmap
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Biography

Thomas (Clare) de Clare was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Titles

Lord of Thomond in Connaught, Knight, Constable of Colchester Castle (in right of his wife), Stewart of the Forest of Essex, King's Lieutenant in Gascony, Governor of London, Warden of the Forest of Dean, Constable of St. Briavels Castle. [1]

Name

Thomas de Clare[1]

Birth

Thomas was the second son of Richard de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, and Maud de Lacy. [1][2]

Education

Thomas studied at Oxford 1257-1259.[1]

Knighted

Thomas, with his brother Gilbert, was knighted by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester before the Battle of Lewes 14 May 1264. They were fighting against King Henry III.[1]

Marriage

Before 18 February 1275, Thomas married "Juliane Fitz Maurice, daughter and co-heiress of Maurice Fitz Maurice Fitz Gerald, Knight, 4th Baron of Offaly, Justiciar of Ireland, by his his first wife, Maud de Prendergast." [1]

Thomas and Juliane had three sons and two daughters:[1]

  • Gilbert, who was knighted
  • Richard, who was knighted
  • Richard, called 'Master'
  • Margaret, married Gilbert de Umfreville andBartholomew de Badlesmere
  • Maud, married Robert de Clifford[3]

Death

Thomas de Clare died in Ireland on 29 aug 1287.[1]

Sources

Footnotes and citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol I, p 216, BADLESMERE #8.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol. II, p 194, CLARE #7ii.
  3. Dictionary of national biography, page 72
Source list
  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry:A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011). Volume I, pages 86-90, Thomas de Clare
  • Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, 2nd edition, 3 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), volume III, page 585
  • Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: 2013), Vol. I. page 216, and Vol, II. pages 192 and 194.
See also

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Sir Thomas Clare is a descendant of Magna Carta surety barons Gilbert de Clare, Richard de Clare, John de Lacy, and Saher de Quincy.




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