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Gilbert "1st Earl of Pembroke" De Clare
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1100
Tonbridge
Tonbridge and Malling Borough
Kent, England
Death: Jan. 6, 1148
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire, Wales

Gilbert Fitz Gilbert or de Clare was made Earl of Pembroke in 1138 by King Stephen, his elder brother Richard Fitz Gilbert or de Clare being father of the Alice/Adelaide who married William de Percy. In the period of unrest and indecisive civil war known as the Anarchy, when followers of Stephen, Henry I's nephew, struggled with the Empress Maud, Henry I's daughter, Gilbert Earl of Pembroke sided with each one. He already held Chepstow, on the Welsh-English borders. In 1144 he pushed far into South Wales and established himself at Carmarthen.
He married Isabel de Beaumont, before 1130, daughter of Sir Robert de Beaumont, Earl of Leicester, Count of Meulan, and Elizabeth de Vermandois.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gilbert De Clare (1055 - 1117)
  Adeliza De Breteuil De Montmorency (1058 - 1125)
 
 Spouse:
  Isabel Elizabeth De Beaumont De Clare (1105 - 1172)*
 
 Children:
  Richard de Clare (1130 - 1176)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard FitzGilbert de Clare (1090 - 1136)*
  Gilbert De Clare (1100 - 1148)
  Rohese de Clare (1110 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tintern Abbey
Tintern
Monmouthshire, Wales
 
Created by: Brett Williams
Record added: Dec 28, 2011
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Gilbert 1st Earl of Pembroke De Clare
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My 27th Great Grandfather.
- Donna Brockish
 Added: May. 15, 2017
Beloved Great grandparent we have not forgotten you. May you rest in Peace.
- RFB Jenkins
 Added: Apr. 28, 2017

- PamKH
 Added: Mar. 24, 2017
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