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, John King of England
FITZROY, Richard Baron of Chilham
CHILHAM, Richard of Dover
(About 1220-)


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1. Matilda Countess of Angus

CHILHAM, Richard of Dover 1

  • Born: About 1220
  • Marriage (1): Matilda Countess of Angus by December 1247 1

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  General Notes:

Richard of Dover was a grandson of John, King of England, by his son outside marriage, Richard Fitzroy, Baron of Chilham, who married Rohese de Dover. (Family Search website) 2

Richard married Matilda Countess of Angus, daughter of Malcolm 5th Earl of Angus and Unknown, by December 1247.1 (Matilda Countess of Angus was born about 1214.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Her (Matilda's) third marriage is confirmed by letters close dated 2 Dec 1247 under which Henry III King of England granted four bucks from Eleham Park to 'the countess of Angus, the wife of Richard of Dover'[58]."

"[58] [58] Turner, G. J. 'Richard Fitzroy', Forsyth Harwood, H. W. (ed.) (1906) The Genealogist (New Series), Vol. XXII (London), p. 109, citing Close Roll, No. 60, 31 Henry III, m. 11."

from Family Search and website cited 1


1 Internet Site, citing Complete Peerage, v 1 p 146.

2 Internet Site,

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