Marshall, Isabel (1200–1240)

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Marshall, Isabel (1200–1240)

Countess of Hertford and Gloucester . Name variations: Isabel de Clare. Born on October 9, 1200, at Pembroke Castle, Dyfed, Wales; died in childbirth on January 19 (some sources cite 15 or 17), 1240, at Berkkhamsted Castle, Hertfordshire, England; interred at Beaulieu Abbey, Hampshire; daughter of William Marshall, 1st earl of Pembroke, and Isabel de Clare (c. 1174–1220), countess of Pembroke; married Gilbert de Clare, 5th earl of Hertford, 1st earl of Gloucester, on October 9, 1217; married Richard of Cornwall (1209–1272), earl of Cornwall, king of the Romans (r. 1227–1272), on March 30, 1231; children: (first marriage) Amicia de Clare (1220–1283); Richard de Clare (1222–1262), 6th earl of Hertford, 2nd earl of Gloucester; Isabel de Clare (1226–1254); Sir William de Clare (b. 1228); Gilbert de Clare (b. 1229, a priest); Agnes de Clare ; (second marriage) John (1232–1233); Isabel (1233–1234); Henry of Almayne (1235–1271); Nicholas (1240–1240). Following the death of Isabel Marshall, Richard of Cornwall married Sancha of Provence (c. 1225–1261), then Beatrice von Falkestein (c. 1253–1277).

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