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Ref: Burke, pg. 200-202.
Ref: Crispin and Macary
The following is quoted from Crispin and Macary,
"Falaise Rolls," pg. 2: "Alain Fitz Flaald came
to England at the Conquest in 1066 and was baron of Oswaldestre,
Salop, and Mileham. He received the shreivalty of Shropshire
from Henry I and died circa 1114. Wace in recording "Sire
de Dinan," undoubtedly referred to him. While his parentage
is more or less obscure, there is evidence to show that Flaald,
his father, lived in Brittany and was a brother of Alain, seneschal
of Dol, descended from the old Armorican counts of Dol and Dinan.
Alain Fitz Flaald was also the father or grandfather of William
Fitz Alan, steward to David I., King of Scotland, ancestor of
the Stuarts, kings of that country. Alain Fitz Flaald was also
the father of William Fitz Alan, to whom Henry II. gave in second
marriage Isabel de Say, baroness of Clun, the greatest heiress
of Shropshire. He was ancestor of John Fitz Alan, who married
Isabel, sister and co-heiress of Hugh d'Albigny. Upon a division
of Hugh's property at his death in 1243, the castle of Arundel
was assigned to John, son of the aforementioned John and Isabel,
who thus became the first earl of Arundel of the Fitz Alan line.
This property eventually passed to Mary , daughter and heiress
of Henry Fitz Alan, who carried it, together with the earldom
and the barony of Maltravers, to her husband Thomas Howard, Duke
of Norfolk, in which family it still remains. Alain Fitz Flaald
and his wife Adeline were benefactors to the Norfolk priory of
Castle Acre, early in the reign of Henry I."
He died in 1214, and was succeeded by his eldest son, William.
According to "Knights of Edward I", the following events took place: "Ceded North Liddebiry Manor, of the Bishopic of Hereford, which he occupied during the disturbances, and has retained, April 2, 1269. Received pardon on 100 marks fine of all his debts to Hagin fil. Master Mosseus, a Jew of London, January 1, 1271. He died on Friday before March 25, 1272, holding Arundel Castle and borough, and 25 knight's fees in Sussex, with Oswestry and Clune Castles, Salop, and leaving a son and heir, Richard. .... His widow, Isabel, daughter of Roger de Mortimer of Wigmore, is frequently mentioned. She had the care of the children of John, Earl of Surrey, and the King committed to her Farnham Castle, March 11, 1268, and she had also Porchester Castle, but ceded same on December 7, 1270. She had one-third of Arundel Forest, but not the bucks and does, as part of her dower, October 3, 1272 and October 18, 1273. She renders 200 pounds for the farm of Oswestry and the Hundred, April 28, 1279, and had livery of Arundel Castle and Honor at 100 pounds rent, May 276, 1280, and of Oswestry Castle, November 14, 1280, in minority of the heir. She married on April 4, 1283 (2) Ralph de Arderne; and on June 6, 1287 (3) Robert de Hastings. She died April 1, 1292."
He died in 1302, and was succeeded by his
son, Edmund. Alice died in 1292.
According to "Knights of Edward I", the following events took place: "He owed 2,000 marks to the Bishop of Bath and Wells for the marriage of the Bishop's nephew Philip Burnel, which he bought for use of his sister, Matilda, June 5, 1283. He was ordered to not communicate with Rhys ap Mereduc or his accomplices, June 24, but provide 400 foot and defend his demesnes against him, July 16, and remain in Wales till Rhys was put down, November 14, 1287, and still to do so, November 30, 1288. He gave to the Bishop of Bath and Wells his manors of Kyvele, co. Wiltshire; Milham, co. Norfolk; Chipping Norton, co. Oxon.; and Trokford, co Cheshire, for 12 years for 1,810 Pounds, 3 shillings, and 10 pence.. January 6, 1292. He went to Wales for the king, October 21, 1292, fortified Bere Castle, and aided in the repression of the Welsh, October 18, 1293, being made Captain of forces against them, October 17, 1293. Went to Gascony for the king. He was summoned to parliament August 1, 1295 to 1301, and served in Gascony, November 1, 1295. He served against the Scots, June 6, 1299 and 1300-01. He and Fulk Fitz Warin were forbidden to attack one another, August 10, 1301. He died January 15, 1302....."
He was succeeded by his eldest son, Richard.
Richard Fitz Alan, 9th Earl of Arundel, died in 1376, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Richard.
Richard Fitz Alan was succeeded by his son, Thomas.
See the continuation of this lineage in the Berkeley Line and Lygon Line.
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