John Fitz Gilbert MARSHALL
(Abt 1105-Abt 1164)
(Abt 1139-)
Earl Richard Fitz Gilbert Clare PEMBROKE
(Abt 1125-1176)
Princess Eva Mcmurrough LEINSTER
(Abt 1141-1177)
Earl William Marshall PEMBROKE, Sr
(Abt 1144-1219)
Countess Isabel De Clare PEMBROKE
(Abt 1171-1220)
Countess Matilda Marshall NORFOLK
(Abt 1190-1248)


Family Links

1. Earl Hugh Le Bigod NORFOLK

2. Earl William Plantagenet Warrene SURREY

Countess Matilda Marshall NORFOLK 1

  • Born: Abt 1190-1192, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Christened: Sep 1201
  • Married (1): Bef 1207, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Married (2): 1225, , Surrey, England
  • Died: 27 Mar 1248
  • Buried: Abbey, Tintern, Chapel Hill, Monmouthshire, England

   Other names for Matilda were NORFOLK Countess and Maud.

   Ancestral File Number: 83XC-M5. User ID: 37819711.

   General Notes:

Countess of NORFOLK.

Barber Grandparents: 125 Kings, 143 Generations, Ted Butler Bernard and Gertrude Barber Bernard, 1978, McKinney TX, p92: "412F Hugh Bigod, Earl of Norfolk, (S of 401, Fof 422); signer of Magna Charta; died in 1225; married Maud Marshall.

A History of the Plantagenets, Vol II, The Magnificent Century, Thomas B Costain, 1951, Doubleday & Co, p114:
"There was an equal number of daughters, Matilda, Isabella, Sibilla, Eva, and Joanna, handsom and high-spirited girls who had married representatives of other powerful families, Bigod, Warenne, Clare, Derby, Braose, Warin, Valence..."
p115: "...Matilda, the eldest daughter, had married Hugh Bigod, Earl of Norfolk, and it was through this connection that the post of marshal of England came finally into the Howard family. The alliances thus created added immeasurably to the power of the Marshals as a family."
p242: "The spokesman of the barons was a more attractive figure than the unpredictable Earl of Gloucester. Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk, had been initiated as marshal of England when the last of the five Marshal sons died, his mother being the oldest daughter of theGood Knight..."

Political History of England 1216-1377, Vol III, T F Tout, AMS Press, 1905,
p23: "...Powerful husbands were sought for the king's three sisters...Four years later [in 1225], Isabella, the King of Scot's younger sister, was united with Roger Bigod, the young Earl of Norfolk, a grandson of the great William Marshal, whose eldest son and successor, William Marshal the younger, was in 1224 married to the king's third sister, Eleanor. The policy of intermarriage between the royal family and the baronage was defended by the example of Philip Augustus in France, and on the ground of the danger to the royal interests if so strong a magnate as the earl marshal were enticed away from his allegiance by an alliance with a house unfriendly to Henry..."

World Ancestral Chart No. 125360 Ancestors of Patricia Ann Kieffer.

Ancestral File Ver 4.11 83XC-M5 Maud (Matilda) MARSHALL [COUNTESS OF NORFOLK] Born Abt 1190 Pembroke Pembrokeshire Wales Mar Bef1207 Died 27 Mar 1248 Bur Tintern Abbey Chapel Hill Monmouthshire England.

Ancestral File v4.19.

   Marriage Information:

Matilda married Earl Hugh Le Bigod NORFOLK, son of Earl Roger Bigod NORFOLK, I and Countess Isabella Plantagenet NORFOLK, before 1207 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. (Earl Hugh Le Bigod NORFOLK was born about 1186 in Thetford, Norfolk, England, christened in Norfolk, Norfolk, England, died on 18 Feb 1225 in , , England and was buried about 14 Feb 1224-1225 in Church, Thetford, Norfolk, England.)

   Marriage Information:

Matilda also married Earl William Plantagenet Warrene SURREY, son of Hamelin PLANTAGENET and Isabel De WARENNE, in 1225 in , Surrey, England.


1 Ancestral File Ver 4.19, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998.

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