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Clare, Richard de [Richard fitz Gilbert]locked

(1030x35–1087x90)
  • Richard Mortimer

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Clare, Richard de [Richard fitz Gilbert] (1030x35–1087x90), magnate, was the founder of the English, Welsh, and Irish baronial family which historians usually call ‘of Clare’. He was known to contemporaries, after his other main English and Norman possessions, as Richard of Tonbridge or Richard de Bienfaite...

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