Lady Alice Fitzalan

Father:      Edmund Fitzalan, 2nd Earl of Arundel (1285-1326)

Mother:      Alice de Warenne (~1285-1338)

Birth:            abt 1310

Date of birth estimated from the marriage of her parents in 1305, the date of birth of her oldest brother about 1313, the fact that she was the eldest daughter, and the date of her own marriage in 1325.

Death:      abt 1329

Date of death estimated from the fact that her husband was remarried before February 1331.

Burial:      Walden Abbey, Essex

“Et Alicia Arundell uxor ejus sepelitur apud Walden, in medio capellae beatae Mariae” [Walden Abbey Cartulary].1

Occupation:      Countess of Hereford & Essex 1325-c.1329


John de Bohun, 5th Earl of Hereford & Essex

Marriage:      22 Feb 1325

Date is of marriage dispensation: “8 Kal. Mar. Avignon.  To John de Boun, son of Humphrey earl of Hereford. Dispensation, at the request of Edmund, earl of Arundel, to marry one of the daughters of the said Edmund, they being related in the fourth degree.  (f.257d.)” [CPapR 1305-1342, p. 242].



1. Sir William Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum: a History of the Abbies and other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries, and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, with their Dependencies, in England and Wales, Volume 4, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown (London: 1823), p. 141.