Sunday, 1 July 2018

266) Gilbert de Clare

Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, 7th Earl of Gloucester, 3rd Lord of Glamorgan, 9th Lord of Clare (1243 – 1295). English nobleman. Also known as "Red" Gilbert de Clare or "The red earl", probably because of his hair colour or fiery temper in battle.

- "Gilbert, who had bright red hair, became known as the Red Earl."

- "Gilbert, known as Red Gilbert because of his red hair..."…
- "Man call him Red Gilbert, for like you, he has red hair..."…

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