John de Burgh (died 1313)

John de Burgh (English: /dˈbɜːr/; d’-BER; 1286 – 18 June 1313) was an Irish noble who was the son of Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster, and Margaret de Burgh.

John de Burgh
Arms of the House of de Burgh.svg
Arms of de Burgh: Or, a cross gules.
Native nameSean de Búrca
Born1286
Died18 June 1313
Galway
Noble familyde Burgh
Spouse(s)
(m. 1308)
IssueWilliam de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster
FatherRichard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster
MotherMargaret de Burgh
Waltham Abbey Church, Essex

Heir apparent to the Earldom of Ulster, he married (as her first husband) in Waltham Abbey, Essex, on 30 September 1308, Elizabeth de Clare, sister of Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford and 8th Earl of Gloucester. She was the founder of Clare College, Cambridge, and a granddaughter of King Edward I of England. Gloucester in turn married John's sister Maud.

John and Elizabeth had one son:

However, John died in Galway the next year, leaving his infant son William heir to the Earldom.

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