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Walter de Clare; Walter Fitz Richard , baron; lord of Chepstow

Died: c. 1137/8   

Walter held land in Hereford during Henry I's reign and the king granted him the honour of Netherwent in the Wye Valley, before 1119. The latter included Chepstow Castle.
Walter died c. 1138 without any children.

Sites associated with this person

Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire (founder)

Bibliographical sources

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Round, J. H., revised Holliste, C. Warren, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online - Walter de Clare (View website)

Images of this person

Great Hall, Chepstow Castle

Tympanium, Great Hall, Chepstow Castle

Tympanium, Great Hall, Chepstow Castle


 
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