Richard Fitz Gilbert "Strongbow," 2nd Earl of Pembroke

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Richard Fitz Gilbert "Strongbow," 2nd Earl of Pembroke, son of Gilbert Fitz Gilbert "Strongbow," 1st Earl of Pembroke and Isabel de Meulan, was born about 1130.1,2 He died about 20 April 1176,1,2 and was buried at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Dublin, Ireland.1

Richard married Eve of Leinster, daughter of Diarmait Macmurchada, King of Leinster and Mor, at Waterford, Ireland, about 26 August 1170.1,3,4

Richard also had an unknown wife or mistress(es) with whom he had two daughters.1

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Eve of Leinster
Children
  • Isabel de Clare+6 d. 7 Mar 1220
  • Gilbert Fitz Richard5 b. abt. 1173, d. bt 1185 - 1189
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Citations

  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 4:338 (Pembroke 4), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 66-26, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  3. [S520] Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 66-26, 175-7.
  4. [S2165] David H. Kelley, "The Ancestry of Eve of Leinster," The Genealogist 1 (Spring 1980): 4-27, at 8, further cited as Kelley, "Eve of Leinster."
  5. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:339 (Pembroke 4.i).
  6. [S520] Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 66-27.