Eva Marshal
married to
William de Braose

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Born: 1206?

Died: 1246

After Llewelyn Fawr had hanged Eva's husband, William, he wrote letters (see translations) to her and her brother, William, Earl of Pembroke. Llywelyn was enquiring whether the marriage between his son, Dafydd, and Isabel de Braose should still go ahead. Evidently they agreed that it should. Nevertheless Llewelyn and Dafydd were never satisfied with the distribution of William's lands among his four heiresses and this led to further armed conflicts in the marches.

Eva continued to hold Braose lands and castles in her own right after the death of her husband. Dugdale mentions her as holder of Totnes in 1230. It is recorded in the Close Rolls (1234-7) that Henry III granted 12 marks to her to strengthen the castle at Hay.

William MarshallFather: William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, Earl Marshal and Regent of England during the minority of Henry III. He died in May 1219 and is buried in the Temple Church, London. (right)

Mother: Isabel de Clare

Eva was married to William de Braose d.1230

Child 1: Isabel
Child 2: Maud
Child 3: Eva
Child 4: Eleanor

Note: The arms shown above are attributed to Eva's husband by Matthew Paris (see Aspilogia II , MP I No 44)

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