The family of Richard FitzAlan & Elizabeth Bohun
(19xGreat Grandparents)

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  His Parents:   Her Parents:
   Richard FitzALAN    William BOHUN
   Eleanor of LANCASTER    Elizabeth BADDLESMERE
Richard FitzALAN Elizabeth BOHUN
Married - contract 28/09/1359
Bd  1346 Bd  
Bp   Bp  
Dd   21/09/1397 - executed Dd  03/04/1385
Bur  London Bur  Lewes
Occ   Occ   
 Their Children:
   Eleanor Bd  
   Elizabeth FitzALAN Bd  
   Joan Bd  1375
   Alice Bd  
   ? Bd  
   Thomas Bd  13/10/1381
   Margaret Bd  1382
   John Bd  



Richard succeeded his father as Earl of Arundel in 1376.  After the death of his first wife in 1385, he married Philipa Mortimer (born Ludlow Castle 21/11/1375, died 24/09/1401 bur Boxgrove Priory near Lewes).  He took an active part against King Richard II with the Duke of Gloucester.  Despite obtaining a pardon for his political offences in 1394 he was arrested on 12 July 1397 and found guilty of Treason.  He was beheaded at Cheapside on 21 Sep 1397 and buried in the Church of the Augustine Friars, Bread Street, London

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