John Fitzalan (1246–1272)

John FitzAlan
Born 14 September 1246
Died 18 March 1272 (aged 25)
Spouse(s) Isabella Mortimer
Children 3, including Richard FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel
  • John FitzAlan II, Earl of Arundel
  • Maud de Verdun

John FitzAlan III (14 September 1246 – 18 March 1272), 7th Earl of Arundel, was an English nobleman. He was also Lord and Baron of Clun and Oswestry in the Welsh Marches.


He was the son of John FitzAlan II, Earl of Arundel (1223–1267), and Maud de Verdun, daughter of Theobald le Botiller (or Boteler) and Rohese (or Rohesia) de Verdun.[1] His paternal grandparents were John FitzAlan, Lord of Oswestry and Isabel d'Aubigny.[2]


Lord FitzAlan married Isabella Mortimer (died 1292), daughter of Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Mortimer and Maud de Braose in 1260. They had one son:

They had at least one daughter:

  • Matilda (Maud) FitzAlan married firstly, Philip Burnell (died 1294); married secondly, Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale and Earl of Carrick; married thirdly, Simon de Cricketot.


Preceded by
John FitzAlan II
Succeeded by
Richard FitzAlan
John FitzAlan III, Earl (7th) of Arundel

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