The last member of the de Redvers family to own Tiverton Castle was Isabella, daughter of Baldwin de Redvers, 6th Earl of Devon. She was one of the richest heiresses in England. She called herself Countess of Devon and of Albemarle and was also Lord of the Isle of Wight.
She was the second wife of William de Fortibus, Earl of Albermarle (Aumale), who was related to four of the 25 barons, William de Forz, Richard de Montfichet, Robert FitzWalter and Gilbert de Clare, who formed the Committee in the forefront of the opposition to King John and who were entrusted by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the King`s compliance with it.
A guided tour of the Castle will start at about 2.45 when the 900+ years of the Castle is offered (optional), followed by free tea and biscuits.
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