Earl Gilbert De Clare HERTFORD
- Born: Abt 1055-1070, Clare, Suffolk, England
- Married: Bef 1076-1090, , , England
- Died: 1114-1117, , , England
Other names for Gilbert were De TONEBRIDGE, De TONBRIDGE, FITZ RICHARD, HERTFORD Earl and De TONGEBRUGE.
Ancestral File Number: 8WKM-FQ. User ID: 151277602.
Earl of HERTFORD.
De CLARE, De TUNBRIDGE, Fitz Richard.
The Political History of England, Vol II, George Burton Adams Longmans Green and Co, 1905, Ch I, p54:
 "Already Norman families, who were to make so much of the history of the coming centuries, were rooted in the land. Montfort and Mortimer; Percy, Beauchamp, and Mowbray; Ferrers and Lacy; Beaumont, Mandeville, and Grantmesnil; Clare, Bigod, and Bohun; and many others of equal or nearly equal name. All these were as yet of no higher than baronial rank, but if we could trust the chroniclers, we should be able to make out in addition a considerable list of earldoms which William had established by this date or soon afterwards, in many parts of England, and in these were other great names..."
Ch XI, p236:  "...In the creation of two new earls a short time before, William of Albini as Earl of Sussex or Arundel, and Gilbert of Clare as Earl of Hertford, Stephen sought to confirm a doubtful, and to reward a steady, support..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 8WKM-FQ Gilbert (FitzRichard) De CLARE [EARL OF HERTFORD] Born Abt1065 Clare Suffolk England Mar Bef 1090 Adeliza De CLERMONT 8XJS-QX England Died 1114/1117 England.
Earl of HERTFORD.
INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL INDEX
IGI Birth 7223501-55-822007 Alice or Adeliza DE CLARE Father Gilbert DE TONEBRIDGE DE CLARE Mother Adelaide DE CLERMONT 1090 Tonbridge Kent England.
Gilbert married Adeliza De CLERMONT, daughter of Count Hugh CLERMONT and Countess Margaret De Montdidier CLERMONT, before 1076-1090 in , , England. (Adeliza De CLERMONT was born about 1058 in , Northamptonshire, England and died in , , England.)