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Richard (1266-1301)

1. Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel, son of John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel (1246-1272) and Isabella de Mortimer ( - ), was born on [Julian] 3 February 1266. He died on [Julian] 9 March 1301. He married Alasia of SALUZZO.

 

Richard was feudal Lord of Clun and Oswestry. After attaining his majority in 1289 became in fact Earl of Arundel, by being summoned to Parliament by a writ directed to the Earl of Arundel. He was knighted by King Edward I of England in 1289. He fought in the Welsh wars, 1288; in Gascony 1295-97; and in the Scottish wars, 1298-1300.

 

Alasia of SALUZZO and Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel had the following children:

 

Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel (1285-1326). Edmund was born on 1 May 1285. He died on 17 November 1326.

Second Generation

2. John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel, son of John FitzAlan, Lord Oswestry, Clun, and Arundel and Maude le Botiller, was born on 14 September 1246. He married Isabella de Mortimer in 1260. He died on 18 March 1272.

 

3. Isabella de Mortimer was the daughter of Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron WIGMORE.

 

Arundel's titles also included Baron of Clun and Oswestry.

 

John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel and Isabella de Mortimer had the following children:

 

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Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel (1266-1301)

Eleanor FITZALAN ( -1328). Eleanor married Henry, 1st Lord Percy of Alnwick circa 1299 in Alnwick. She died in July 1328. She was buried in Beverley, Yorkshire.

Third Generation

4. John FitzAlan, Lord Oswestry, Clun, and Arundel, son of John Fitzalan, Lord of Oswestry and Isabel d'Aubigny, was born in 1223. He died in 1267. He married Maude le Botiller.

 

He is sometimes counted as 6th Earl of Arundel, although he was never called earl during his lifetime.

He was the son of John Fitzalan, Lord of Oswestry, from whom he inherited a great estate in Shropshire, and Isabel d'Aubigny, daughter of William d'Aubigny, 4th Earl of Arundel. After the death without direct heirs of his mother's brother Hugh d'Aubigny, 5th Earl of Arundel, he inherited a quarter of the earl's estate, including Arundel.

Arundel vacillated in the conflicts between Henry III and the barons. He fought on the king's side at the Battle of Lewes, where he was taken prisoner. On 26 May 1244, he obtained possession of his paternal estates in Shropshire.

 

5. Maude le Botiller was the daughter of Theobald le Botiller and Rhese de VERDON. She and John FitzAlan, Lord Oswestry, Clun, and Arundel had the following children:

 

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John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel (1246-1272)

 

6. Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron WIGMORE has few details recorded about him.

 

Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron WIGMORE had the following children:

 

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Isabella de Mortimer ( - )