Richard de Clare 2nd Earl of Pembroke1

M, b. 1130, d. 20 April 1176
FatherGilbert fitz Gilbert de Clare Earl of Pembroke b. 1100, d. 6 Jan 1147
MotherIsabel de Beaumont b. 1102, d. 1172
     Richard de was born in 1130 in Tonbridge, County Kent, England. He was often referred to as Stongbow. Richard married Aoife MacMurrough on 29 August 1170 in Waterford, County Waterford, Munster, Ireland, at the Christchurch Cathredal. This marriage was arranged by Aoife's father as a offering of thanks to Richard for his military help.2 Richard died on Tuesday, 20 April 1176 in Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland, from an infection in his foot, his death occurred just after a rebellion of Irsh peasants was halted. He was buried in Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland, in the Christ Church Cathedral.

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Family 2

Aoife MacMurrough b. 1145, d. 1188
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Citations

  1. [S804] Viewed 31 August 2008, Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_de_Clare,_2nd_Earl_of_Pembroke.
  2. [S805] Viewed 31 August 2008, Eva MacMurrough, On 29 August 1170, following the Norman invasion of Ireland that her father had requested, she married Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aoife_of_Leinster