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Gilbert Marshal The Marshal [5369]
(-Bef 1130)
Walter Fitzedward de Salisbury Sheriff of Wiltshire [5358]
(Abt 1100-1147)
Maud (Sibyl) de Chaworth [5359]
(Abt 1082-Bef 1147)
John Fitzgilbert Marshal The Marshal [5348]
(Abt 1105-1165)
Sibyl FitzWalter de Salisbury [5349]

William Marshal 1st /4th Earl of Pembroke [4895]


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Isabel de Clare Countess Strigoil [4896]

William Marshal 1st /4th Earl of Pembroke [4895] 24

  • Born: 1146
  • Marriage: Isabel de Clare Countess Strigoil [4896] in Aug 1189 in London, Greater London, England
  • Died: 14 May 1219, Caversham at age 73
  • Buried: Temple Church, London

bullet   Another name for William was William the Marshal (Guillaume le Maréchal).


bullet  General Notes:

Acceded: 1189

and The Marshal of England. Pembroke, Netherwent, Leinster, Orbec, Bienfai te,
half Giffard. The Complete Peerage vol.X,pp.358-364.

See his Biography

He has been described as the "greatest knight that ever lived" (Stephen Langton <>). He served five kings \emdash Henry the Young King , Henry II , Richard the Lionheart , John and Henry III \emdash and rose from obscurity to become one of the most powerful men in Europe. Before him, the hereditary title of "Lord Marshal " designated a sort of head of household security for the king of England; by the time he died, people throughout Europe (not just England) referred to him simply as "the Marshal".


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded, 1189.


William married Isabel de Clare Countess Strigoil [4896] [MRIN: 1474], daughter of Richard Strongbow Fitzgilbert de Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke [4906] and Aoife (Red) Eva (Irish: Aoife Rua) of Leinster MacMurrough Countess Ireland [4908], in Aug 1189 in London, Greater London, England. (Isabel de Clare Countess Strigoil [4896] was born about 1174 and died in 1220.)

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