William (Ferrers) de Ferrers

William (Ferrers) de Ferrers (1372 - 1445)

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Sir William "Lord Ferrers of Groby" de Ferrers formerly Ferrers
Born in Bedfordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married after 10 Oct 1388 in Englandmap
Husband of — married before 9 Aug 1416 [location unknown]
Husband of — married before 26 Oct 1416 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Woodham Ferrers, Essex, Englandmap
Profile last modified 26 Sep 2019 | Created 3 Mar 2012 | Last significant change: 26 Sep 2019
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Biography

William (Ferrers) de Ferrers was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

William Ferrers is a descendant of Magna Carta surety Saher de Quincy:

William Ferrers son of
Henry de Ferrers son of
William de Ferrers son of
Henry de Ferrers son of
William de Ferrers son of
William de Ferrers son of
Margaret De Quincy daughter of
Roger De Quincy son of
Saher De Quincy

Titles

Knight[1]
5th Lord Ferrers of Groby, Vidame of Chartres, of Groby(in Ratby), Bradgate (in West Goscote), and Lutterworth (in Guthlaxton), Leicestershire, Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, Tettenhall, Staffordshire, etc.
Son and heir.[1]

Birth

Sir William Ferrers, 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby, Vidame of Chartres was born on 25 April 1372 at Manor House of Hoo, Bedfordshire, England.[1][2]
He was christened on 25 April 1372 at Luton, Bedfordshire, England.[1][2][3]

Marriages

He married, firstly, Philippe Clifford, daughter of Thomas de Beauchamp, K.G., 11th Earl of Warwick, also a descendant of a Magna Carta signer[1] and Charlemagne[2] after 10 October 1388 (date of grant of marriage).[1]
The last shield has Ferrers of Groby impaling Clifford, checky or and azure a fesse gules. Inscription: “William Ferrers, the sixth Lord Ferrers of Groby, Married Philip daughter of Roger Lord Clifford of Appleby.” [4]
He married, secondly, Margaret Montagu[1] after 4 July 1405 and before 9 August 1416.[1]
He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Standish[1] before 26 October 1416.[1]

Children of William and Philippe

Henry Ferrers[1]
Thomas Ferrars[1]
John Ferrers[1]
Edmond Ferrers[1]
Margaret[1]
Elizabeth[1]
Anne, presumably, (wife of Nicholas Bowell)[1]

Other documented life events

William was summoned to Parliament from 30 November 1396 to 13 January 1444/5.[1]
In 1419 he was attached by the king for breaking into the king's park at Defford, Leicestershire, as well as the king's close, horses, and park at Leicester, Leicestershire.[1]
In 1427 he owed Reynold Grey, Lord Grey of Rithin, a debt of £1,000 "good and legal money."[1]
In his will, he requested burial at Ulverscroft Priory, Leicester[1]

Death

Sir William Ferrers left a will on 17 May 1445 at Woodham Ferrers, Essex, England; Requested burial at Ulverscroft Priory, Leicestershire.[1][5][6][7][8] He died on 18 May 1445 at Woodham Ferrers, Essex, England, at age 73.[1][5][6][7][8]

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Vol. I, page 299, #9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists, page 64
  3. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. V, p. 354.
  4. Transactions and Proceedings, Volumes 14-17, By Birmingham Archaeological Society, p 90-91 [1]
  5. 5.0 5.1 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 209.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 266.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 444-445.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 156.
  • E-CIPM 26-330: WILLIAM DE FERRERS OF GROBY, KNIGHT [2]
  • Richardson, Douglas Royal Ancestry D. Richardson 2013 Vol. III pp. 156-158
  • Faris, David. Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996. Online: Ancestry.com. Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
  • Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Online: Ancestry.com. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.

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On 15 Apr 2016 at 19:17 GMT Donna Roberts wrote:

Possible confused with William 5th Earl of Derby. He has a Joan and William. This is a ancestor of 5th Lord of Groby

On 14 Apr 2016 at 22:43 GMT Jayme (Mullins) Arrington wrote:

Should Joan Ferrers and Matilda (Ferrers) Raleigh be removed as children? I do not see sources for them on this profile or theirs.

On 3 May 2015 at 21:29 GMT Dan Thompson wrote:

De Ferrier-3 and Ferrers-311 appear to represent the same person because: Same details

William is 23 degrees from Cari Starosta, 13 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 5 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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