|John FITZ ALAN, 6th Earl of Arundel
John FITZ ALAN, 6th Earl of Arundel
- Born: May 1223, Arundel, Sussex, England
- Died: Shortly before 10 Nov 1267
The Annales Londonienses name "Johannem" as the son of "Johanni filio Alani" & his wife.
He succeeded his father in 1240 as Lord of Clun and Oswestry. The castle of Arundel was awarded to him 27 Nov 1243 as part of the inheritance of his maternal uncle Hugh de Albini Earl of Arundel, but he was never known by the title of Earl of Arundel.
Died in 1267, before 10 November. 1
John married Matilda (Maud) DE VERDUN, Countess Arundel, daughter of Sir Nicholas DE VERDUN of Alton and Clementia [LE BOTELER]. (Matilda DE VERDUN was born about 1225 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England and died on 27 Nov 1283.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: John.