Earl of Gloucester


Earl of Gloucester

The title of Earl of Gloucester was created several times in the Peerage of England. A mythical earl is also a character in William Shakespeare's play "King Lear." See also Duke of Gloucester.

Earls of Gloucester, 1st Creation (1093)

*William Fitzeustace, 1st Earl of Gloucester (d.1094)

Earls of Gloucester, 2nd Creation (1121)

*Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester (1100-1147)
*William Fitz Robert, 2nd Earl of Gloucester (1121-1183)

Earls of Gloucester, 3rd Creation (1186)

*Isabel, Countess of Gloucester (d.1216) held by husband after 1189
*John of England (1166–1216) (merged in crown 1199)

Earls of Gloucester, 4th Creation (1218)

*Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, 1st Earl of Gloucester (1180-1230)
*Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, 2nd Earl of Gloucester (1222-1262)
*Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, 3rd Earl of Gloucester (1243-1295)
*Gilbert de Clare, 8th Earl of Hertford, 4th Earl of Gloucester (1291-1314)

Earls of Gloucester, 5th Creation (1299)

*Ralph de Monthermer, 1st Baron Monthermer (d. 1325) (acquired Earldoms through marriage to the widow of the 6th Earl, and lost them on her death in 1307)

Earls of Gloucester, 5th Creation (1337)

*Hugh de Audley, 1st Earl of Gloucester (d.1347)

Earls of Gloucester, 6th Creation (1397)

*Thomas le Despencer, 1st Earl of Gloucester (1373-1400), degraded 1399


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