NameJoan Plantagenet
Birth1272, Acre, Palestine (Akko, Hazafon, Israel)
Death23 Apr 1307, Clare, Suffolk, England
BurialPriory Church of the Austin Friars,Clare
MotherEleanor of Castile (1244-1290)
Misc. Notes
Second wife of Gilbert de Clare - his first wife and mother of his known children is not known. Joan m. (2) in 1297 Ralph
de Monthermer, summoned to parliament in right of her Clare earldoms from 1299 to 1306. After her death Earl Gilbert's
son and namesake was Earl of Gloucester and Hertford at age 16. Joan and Ralph had Sir Thomas de Monthermer, b. 1301,
d. 1340 at the Battle of Sluys - Sir Thomas' dau. Margaret, b. 1329, d. 1395, is paternal grandmother of Sir Thomas de
Montagu, K.C., b. ca. 1388, d. 1428, Earl of Salisbury, Lt. Gen. of Normandy, m. (1) Eleanor de Holland (dau. of
Thomas, Earl of Kent) and m. (2) by 11-1424 Alice, d. 1475, widow of Sir John Philip and dau. and heir of Thomas
Chaucer, Chief Butler to Richard II and Henry IV, speaker of the House of Commons, prob. son of Geoffrey Chaucer,
English poet, brother-in-law of John of Gaunt.

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Birth2 Sep 1243, Christchurch, Hampshire, England
Death7 Dec 1295, Monmouth Castle, Monmouthshire, England
BurialAbbey, Tewksbury, Gloucestershire, England
FatherRichard Earl of Clare (1222-1262)
MotherMaud de Lacy (1222-<1288)
Marriage30 Apr 1290, Westminster Abbey, England
ChildrenEleanor (or Alianore) (1292-1337)
 Elizabeth (1295-1360)
 Margaret (1292-1342)
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