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Walter (Clifford) de Clifford (abt. 1160 - abt. 1221)

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Walter (Walter II) "Baron Clifford" de Clifford formerly Clifford
Born about in Clifford Castle, Hay, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Clifford Castle, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jan 2011
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Categories: Early Barony of Clifford.

British Aristocracy
Walter II (Clifford) de Clifford was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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According to Sanders, he was heir and probably brother of Richard de Clifford, so there is some amount of uncertainty concerning his parentage.

Titles of Walter de Clifford (Wikipedia):

High Sheriff of Herefordshire 1199, 1207-1208 and 1216

Father Walter de Clifford[1], Sheriff of Herefordshire b. c 1136

Mother Agnes de Condy

Walter III Clifford married Agnes de Condet, daughter of Roger de Condet, Lord Covenby.[2]

Walter III Clifford was born circa 1168 at Clifford Castle, Hertfordshire, England.

He died in 1223.


  • Agnes de Condet b. c 1145, d. a 1216


  • Giles de Clifford[3] d. b 1277
  • Sir Walter IV Clifford, Lord Corfham, Sheriff of Herefordshire, Constable of Cardigan & Carmarthen Castles[4] b. c 1194, d. c 23 Dec 1263


  • Sanders, English Baronies, p.35
  • Wikipedia:Walter_II_de_Clifford
  • Clifford pedigree titled 'Table showing the Descent of the Barony of Clifford' listed as 'Walter de Clifford Sheriff of Herefordshire' and 'Agnes, only daughter and heiress of Roger de Cundi, Lord of the Manors of Coventry and Glenham, co. Lincoln'
  • Ancestral Roots 8th ed. F.L. Weis 2004 Line 255-28 page 245
  • Royal Ancestry D. Richardson 2013 Vol. V p. 183-184
  • Cockburn-Hood, Thomas. The House of Cockburn of that Ilk and the Cadets Thereof (Scott and Ferguson, Edinburgh, 1888) Page 361: citing British Museum, Harley MS. 154, f. 29.


  1. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 316-317.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 53-54.
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 126.
  4. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 529-530.

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On 16 Apr 2018 at 00:59 GMT D G (Laity) Laity Lombardi wrote:

One of my 24th Great-grandfathers. I gather it's pretty much impossible to trace a line genetically back more than 22gens, but am always happy to compare with other descendants & see what we might discover.

Walter II is 29 degrees from Rosa Parks, 26 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 20 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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