Eleanor de Clare

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Eleanor de Clare, daughter of Sir Gilbert de Clare, Knt., 6th Earl of Gloucester and Joan of England, was born before 23 November 1292.1 She died 30 June 1337.2

Eleanor married (1) Sir Hugh le Despenser "the younger," Knt., 2nd Lord Despencer, son of Sir Hugh le Despenser, Knt., Earl of Winchester, 1st Lord Despenser and Isabel de Beauchamp, after 14 June 1306;3 she married (2) Sir William la Zouche Mortimer, Knt., 1st Lord Zouch of Richard's Castle, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 26 January 1328/29.4

Family 1

Sir Hugh le Despenser "the younger," Knt., 2nd Lord Despencer d. 24 Nov 1326
  • Sir Edward le Despenser, Knt.+3 d. 30 Sep 1342
  • Sir Gilbert le Despenser, Knt.5 d. 23 Apr 1381
  • John le Despenser5
  • Isabel le Despenser+5 d. aft. 1356
  • Joan le Despenser2 d. 1384
  • Eleanor le Despenser5
  • Margaret le Despenser5
  • Elizabeth le Despenser5
  • Sir Hugh le Despenser, Knt., 3rd Lord Despenser3 b. abt. 1308, d. 8 Feb 1348/49

Family 2

Sir William la Zouche Mortimer, Knt., 1st Lord Zouch of Richard's Castle d. 28 Feb 1336/37
  • William Mortimer2 d. aft. 6 Mar 1377
  • Sir Hugh la Zouche, Knt.2 d. aft. 1369
This person was last edited on29 May 2019


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:443-5 (Despenser 11), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:445 (Despenser 11).
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:443 (Despenser 11).
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:289 (Beauchamp 10), 2:444 (Despenser 11).
  5. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:444 (Despenser 11).