Thomas de Clare Lord of Thomond
- Born: Abt 1245
- Marriage: Juliane Fitz Maurice in 1275 in England 160
- Died: Feb 1287-1288, Ireland about age 42 160
~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 54:31, 2nd son, Governor of London, Lord of Thomand, Lord of Ichequin and Yougha, m. Juliana Fitz Marice, of Offaly, daughter of Marice Fitz Maurice Fitz Gerald, Lord of Offaly. 160
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• Background Information. 141
Thomas de Clare, had a public career and was a friend of Prince Edward, with whom he went on a Crusade. In July 1257 and later he and his brother Bevis or Benet were allowed oaks from the forest of Shotover for their fuel at Oxford. Thomas was knighted by Simon de Montfort, before Lewes, and in Apr 1265 the castle of St. Briavel's was given into his charge. He died in Ireland Feb 1287/8, leaving a son and heir Thomas, and a son Richard, a clerk.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Hertford), Vol. V. p. 701
From Some Corrections and Additions to Complete Peerage: Volume III, pp. 246-247:
"Thomas de Clare was a younger son of Richard de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford (d. 1262)."
Thomas married Juliane Fitz Maurice, daughter of Sir Maurice Fitz Gerald Lord of Offaly, Judiciar of Ireland and Maud de Prendergast, in 1275 in England.160 (Juliane Fitz Maurice was born about 1262 in Dublin, Ireland and died before 24 Sep 1300.)