Richard de Clare, 1st Earl of Hertford, was born 1094 in Clare, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom to Gilbert Fitz Richard (c1066-c1117) and Adelaïde de Clermont (1076-c1120) and died 15 April 1136 Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom of Killed in an ambush. He married Alice de Gernon (1102-1129) . Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.
He is commonly said to have been created Earl of Hertford by either Henry I or Stephen, but no contemporary reference to him, including the record of his death, calls him by any title.
|Offspring of Richard de Clare and Alice de Gernon (1102-1129)|
|Gilbert Fitz Richard de Clare, 1st Earl of Hertford (-1153)|
|Roger de Clare, 3rd Earl of Hertford (1116-1173)||1116||1173||Maud de St. Hilary (c1136-1195)|
|Alice de Clare (c1115-aft1148)||1115||1148||William de Percy (1112-c1175) William de Percy (1112-c1175) Cadwaladr ap Gruffydd (c1100-1172)|
|Rohese de Clare (bef1141-)|