Elizabeth de Burgh (1332 - 1363)

Born: July 6, 1332. Carrickfergus Castle, Belfast, Ireland1
Died: December 10, 1363. Dublin, Ireland1
Married: August 15, 1352. Tower of London, London, England1
Synopsis:
Elizabeth de Burgh (1332 - 1363) (Duchess of Clarence, Countess of Ulster and Baroness of Connaught) was a Norman-Irish noblewoman born into the de Burgh (Burke/Bourke) dynasty at Carrickfergus Castle near Belfast, Ireland. She was the sole legal heir to all the de Burgh lands in Ireland. Raised in England, Elizabeth married Lionel of Antwerp, son of Edward III (1312 - 1377). Elizabeth died in Dublin in 1363 during her husband's term as Governor of Ireland and is buried in Clare Priory, Suffolk, England1.

Relation to the Griffin Family

George Mansfield Griffin (1914 - 1971) married Gertrude Blanche Kelly (1917 - 1992) who was the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Elizabeth de Burgh (1332 - 1363). Children and grandchildren of George and Gertrude Griffin are therefore direct descendants of Elizabeth de Burgh (1332 - 1363).

Sources

1. Elizabeth de Burgh Information from Wikipedia