Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Matilda Marshal, Countess of Norfolk and Surrey

Matilda Marshal, Countess of Norfolk and Surrey[1, 2]

Female Bef 1195 - 1248  (~ 53 years)

Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Matilda Marshal 
    Arms of William Marshal, Earl Pembroke
    Arms of William Marshal, Earl Pembroke
    Suffix Countess of Norfolk and Surrey 
    Born Bef 1195 
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Maud 
    Died 27 Mar 1248 
    Buried Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tintern Abbey
    Tintern Abbey
    "[F]ounded...in 1131...Tintern was the first house established in Wales by the great monastic superpower of the twelfth century, the Cistercian Order. Such was the austere asceticism of these holy brethren that they were not event permitted to dye the wall of their habits, and so were known to contemporaries as the White Monks." Asbridge, The Greatest Knight (New York, HarperCollins, 2014) 217.
    Person ID I11359  Dickinson
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 

    Father William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke,   b. Abt 1147, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1219, Caversham, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabel de Clare, 4th Countess of Pembroke,   b. 1172, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1220, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Jul or Aug 1189  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Wardship of Isabel was granted by Henry II to Marshal in the Spring of 1189.
    Family ID F3125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk,   d. Feb 1225 
    Married 1207  [5
    Children 
    +1. Isabel Bigod  [Birth]
     2. Roger Bigod, 4th Earl of Norfolk,   b. Abt 1212,   d. 4 Jul 1270  (Age ~ 58 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Hugh Bigod, Justiciar of England,   d. Bef 7 May 1266  [Birth]
     4. Ralph Bigod  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F3241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William IV de Warenne, Earl of Surrey,   d. 27 May 1240, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isabel de Warenne,   d. Bef 23 Nov 1282  [Birth]
    +2. John de Warenne, Earl of Surrey,   b. 1231, Lewes Castle, Lewes, East Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1304, Kennington, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F3240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm#MaudMarshaldied1248.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Maud Marshal," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maud_Marshal.

    3. [S20] The Knight Who Saved England: William Marshal and the French Invasion, 1217, Richard Brooks, (Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2014), 36, 92-93.

    4. [S421] The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2014), 195, 207ff.

    5. [S421] The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2014), 311.