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)
(Abt 1204-1245)


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Anselm MARSHAL 1

  • Born: Abt 1204, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Married: Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Died: 22 Dec 1245, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, England
  • Buried: 1245, Abbey, Tintern, Chapel Hill, Monmouthshire, England

   Another name for Anselm was MARSHALL.

   Ancestral File Number: 84ZX-LH.

   General Notes:

A History of The Plantagenets, Vol II, The Magnificent Century, Thomas B Costain, 1951, Doubleday & Co, 114:
p114: "Chapter Ten
"The Five Sons of the Good Knight "William the Marshal left five sons, the first, named after his father, succeeding to the earldoms of Pembroke and Striguil and the hereditary post of marshal of England. At no other period of English history has one family possessed as much power and wealth as the Marshals at this juncture..."
p123: "There was still one son left, Anselm. One month after Walter's demise, before anything had been done about his investiture as head of the family, he also died and was buried beside Walter at Tintern. He had been married to Maud, a daughter of the Earl of Hereford. It is perhaps superfluous to state that they had no children.
"That five brothers had thus died in a space of fourteen years and that none of them had left any children could easily have been coincidental, but no one in that age believed it anything but the result of the curse pronounced by the Bishop of Ferns. The choleric old man had been in his own grave for years, but he least of all would have doubted that his prophecy had exacted this bitter toll for the two manor houses and the few hides of land around them which William the Marshal had seized. This much was fact: The possessions of the family were broken up among thedaughters, or rather among their husbands; the hereditary post of marshal was bested in the husband of the oldest daughter, and from their children descended in time to the family of Howard; the name Marshal no longer existed among the great families of England."

Ancestral File v4.19 84ZX-LH: Born Abt 1204.

   Marriage Information:

Anselm married Maud De BOHUN, daughter of Earl Humphrey De Bohun HEREFORD, V and Maud De LUSIGNAN, in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. (Maud De BOHUN was born about 1174, died on 20 Oct 1252 in Groby, Leicestershire, England and was buried in Brackley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.)


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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