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Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Of Arundel, Mp
(1267-1302)
Alisona De Saluzza
(Abt 1271-1292)
William De Warenne Sir Knight
(Abt 1256-1286)
Joan De Vere
(1261-Bef 1293)
Edmund Fitzalan Earl Of Arundel
(1273-1326)
Alice De Warren
(Abt 1277-Bef 1338)
Richard "Copped Hat" Fitzalan [Earl Of Arundel]
(Abt 1313-1375)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Of Arundel

2. Isabel Le Despencer Countess Of Arundel

Richard "Copped Hat" Fitzalan [Earl Of Arundel] 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: Abt 1313, Arundel, , Sussex, England 9
  • Mother: (1): Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Of Arundel 5 Feb 1344-1345, Ditton, England 1
  • Mother: (2): Isabel Le Despencer Countess Of Arundel 9 Feb 1320-1321, Kings Chapel, Havering-Atte-Bower, Essex, England 2 3
  • Died: 24 Jan 1375, Arundel, , Sussex, England about age 62 1
  • Buried: Lewes, , Sussex, England
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Richard Fitz Alan, 10th/3rd Earl of Arundel, as which restored 1331 (confirmation 1351 and 1354), getting Arundel Castle back also Dec 1330-31 from the widow of Edmund Earl of Kent; after the death of his maternal uncle the 8th Earl of Surrey's widow 31 Aug 1361, Richard assumed the additional title of 9th Earl of Surrey; known as "Copped Hat"; born c1313; Justiciar of North Wales for life 1334, Governor of Carnarvon Castle 1339, Sheriff of Salop for life 1345; Admiral of the West 1340-41 and 1345-47; commanded 2nd division at Crecy 1346 and assisted at taking of Calais 1347; married 1st 9 Feb 1320/1 (annulled 4 Dec 1344) Isabel, daughter of 1st Lord (Baron) le Despenser of the 29 July 1314 creation, and had issue (bastardised by the papal annulment of 1344); married 2nd 5 Feb 1344/5 his mistress Eleanor, daughter of the 3rd Earl of Lancaster (ggs of Henry III) of the 1267 investiture (by his wife Maud de Chaworth) and widow of the 2nd Lord (Baron) Beaumont, and died 24 Jan 1375/6. [Burke's Peerage]

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Richard Fitz-Alan, b. 1306, who being restored by parliament, 4th Edward III [1331], had the castle of Arundel (which had been given to Edmund, Earl of Kent, the king's uncle) rendered to him, and thus became 9th earl. In the 7th Edward III [1334], this nobleman was constituted governor of Chirke Castle, co. Denbigh, and the ensuing year had a grant of the inheritance of that castle, with all the territories thereunto belonging, being part of the possessions of Roger Mortimer, the attainted Earl of March; he was soon afterwards made governor of Porchester Castle, and the same year had a command in the wars of Scotland, where he continued engaged for some years. After this he was constituted admiral of the western seas, and governor of Caernarvon Castle. In the 14th Edward III [1341], his lordship embarked in the French wars, and participated in the glories of the subsequent campaigns. He was at the siege of Vannes, the relief of Thouars, and the immortal battle of Cressy. Besides his great military services, the earl was frequently employed in diplomatic missions of the first importance, and was esteemed one of the most eminent generals and statesmen of the era in which he lived. His lordship, who, with his other honours, had the Garter, contracted in minority and under constraint, marriage with Isabel, dau. of Hugh le Despencer, and had issue by her, an only dau., Philippa, m. to Sir Richard Sergeaux, Knt., of Cornwall. In 1345, he was divorced from this lady, and m. Lady Eleanor Plantagenet, dau. of Henry, Earl of Lancaster, and widow of John, Baron Beaumont, by whom he had issue, Richard, his successor; John, marshal of England in 1377, summoned to parliament 1st to 3rd Richard II. he d. 1379, having m. Eleanor, grand-dau. and co-heir of John, Lord Maltravers, in whose right he bore that title; Thomas, called Arundel, successively bishop of Ely, archbishop of York, and archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Chancellor of England; Joane, m. to Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford; Alice, m. to Thomas Holland, Earl of Kent; Mary, m. to John, Lord Strange, of Blackmere; and Eleanor, m. to Robert, son of William de Ufford, Earl of Suffolk. His lordship d. in 1376, and was s. by his eldest son, Richard Fitz-Alan, 10th Earl of Arundel. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 200, Fitz-Alan, Earls of Arundel, Barons Maltravers]

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Richard married Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Of Arundel, daughter of Henry Plantagenet Earl Of Lancaster and Maud De Chaworth, on 5 Feb 1344-1345 in Ditton, England.1 (Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Of Arundel was born INT 1311 (ABT 1311/1322) in Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England, died on 11 Jan 1372 in Arundel, , Sussex, England 1 and was buried in Lewes, , Sussex, England.)

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Richard next married Isabel Le Despencer Countess Of Arundel, daughter of Baron Hugh Le Despencer Kb, Sir and Alianore De Clare, on 9 Feb 1320-1321 in Kings Chapel, Havering-Atte-Bower, Essex, England.2 3 (Isabel Le Despencer Countess Of Arundel was born about 1312 in Gloucestershire, England.)

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Sources


1 Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999, 121-6, 134-7.

2 Ibid, 121-6, 134-7, 34-6, 35-6.

3 Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999, 8-31.

4 Everyone, Other Researchers.

5 Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999, 18-7, 19-7, 121-6, 134-7, 34-6, 35-6, 88-8, 90-8.

6 Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999, 97-33.

7 Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999, 2098.

8 Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000, XII/2:899.

9 Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999, 121-6.
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