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srtn»nintriH Vbmbtm ETtf THIRD SERIES, No. XVIII.—APRIL, 1859. THE EARLS, EARLDOM, AND CASTLE OF PEMBROKE. No. II. (Continued from y. 13.) Of the sons,— 1. Richard, Earl of Hertford, who succeeded to the honour of Clare before 1131, when he rendered an account to the Exchequer for £43 b's. 7d., and who wras slain by the Welsh in 1136, was ancestor of the Earls of Glou¬ cester and Hertford, whose chief Welsh seat was Cardiff. 2. Gilbert, Earl of Pembroke. 3. Walter, the reputed founder of Tintern Abbey, though Tintern, or Dindyrn, was not unknown in British history. It was the retreat of Tewdric, King of Mor¬ gannwg, whence, a.d. 610, he sallied forth to lead his people against the invading Ceolwulph, and by his fall and burial gave name to Merthyr-Tewdric, or Mathern. 4. Baldwin, whose liberal ecclesiastical donations are recorded in Normandy, and who is said by some autho¬ rities to have died childless, but by Dugdale to have left three sons and a daughter. I.—Gilbert de Clare, surnamed " Strongbow," Earl of Pembroke, and so called of Striguil, by reason, says Dugdale, that he had his chief residence at Striguil CastleJ near Chepstow. (Dugd. Baron.) As early as 1113, though a younger son, he was a AHCIl. CAMB., THIRD SERIES, VOL. V. M