Richard fitz Gilbert DE BRIONNE
(Bef 1035-1090)
Hugh DE CREIL, comte de Clermont
Margaret (Marguerite) DE MONTDIDIER
(Abt 1045-Abt 1110)
Gilbert fitz Richard DE CLARE, Earl of Hertford
(Bef 1066-1117)
(Abt 1072-1117)
Adelisa DE CLARE
(Abt 1092-1163)


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Aubrey II DE VERE, Sheriff of London

Adelisa DE CLARE

  • Born: Between 1090 and 1095, Clare, Risbridge, Suffolk, England
  • Married: Abt 1102
  • Died: 1163, St Osyth Priory, Essex, England

  Research Notes:

The Liber Vitæ of Thorney abbey lists "…Gilebt fili[us] Ricardi, Ricard fili[us] eius…Aaliz uxor Gilbti filii Ricardi, Comes Gilbt, Galteri…filii sui…Rohais, Auiza, Margareta, Aaliz nate sue…". Leland quotes a Vere manuscript which names "Albericus de Ver pater meus…Adeliza filia Gilberti de Clare" and "Adeliza de Estsexa, filia Alberici Ver et Adelizæ" who married "Rogerus filius Richardi, nepos comitis Hugonis Bigot". Her birth date range is estimated from the birth of her first known son in [1110].

She became a nun at the Priory of St Osyth. 1


He [Aubrey de Vere] married Alice, daughter of Gilbert FlTZRICHARD, Lord of Clare and Tunbridge, sister of Richard FITZGILBERT and of Gilbert, 1st EARL OF PEMBROKE, and aunt of Gilbert and Roger, 1st and 2nd Earls of Hertford. He was slain in a riot in London, 15 May 1141, and was buried in Colne Priory. His wife survived him. 22 years, and became a nun at St. Osyth's Priory. 2

  Marriage Information:

Adelisa married Aubrey II DE VERE, Sheriff of London, son of Aubrey I DE VERE, Sheriff of Berkshire, and Beatrice, about 1102. (Aubrey II DE VERE was born before 1090 in Hedingham, Essex, England, died on 15 May 1141 in London, Middlesex, England and was buried in Colne Priory, Earls Colne, Essex, England.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Adelisa de Clare.

1 Complete Peerage..., X:195-9.

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