Elizabeth de Clare, 11th Lady of Clare – Order of Medieval Women. Daughter of Sir Gilbert de Clare and Joan of Acre, spouse to John de Burgh, secondly to Theobald de Verdun and lastly Roger d’Armory. Heiress, niece to Edward II and cousin to Edward III, Elizabeth played a leading role in the society of her time.
Elizabeth de Clare, 11th Lady of Clare (16 September 1295 – 4 November 1360) was the heiress to the lordships of Clare, Suffolk, in England and Usk in Wales.
Elizabeth de Clare was born on the 16th September 1295, the granddaughter of King Edward I. The 11th Lady of Clare, she was the heiress to the lordships of Clare in England and Usk in Wales.
It is indeed Marek, who had three children with Lady Claire and lived a happy if not especially long life. He died in 1382, 25 years later, so I suppose one could say he both did and didn’t make old bones.
By 1453, the French throne was secured by the House of Valois (a cadet branch of the extinct House of Capet), while all English possessions in France with the exception of Calais were lost. Nevertheless, the English won three of five most significant battles of the Hundred Years’ War.