Henry (Ferrers) de Ferrers

Henry (Ferrers) de Ferrers (1303 - 1343)

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Henry "Baron Ferrers of Groby" de Ferrers formerly Ferrers
Born in Groby, Leicestershire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married before 20 Feb 1331 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Ratby, Leicestershire, Englandmap
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Biography

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

Titles

2nd Lord Ferrers of Groby, of Groby (in Ratby), Fenny Drayton, Thurnby, and Waltham, Leicestershire, Stebbing and Woodham Ferrers, Essec, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, etc., and, in right of his wife, of Fenton Culvert, Staffordshire, Chamberlain to the King, Keeper of Berwick on Tweed, Justice of Chester, Keeper of the Channel Islands.[1]

Birth

Henry de Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Groby, Justice of Chester, Keeper of the Channel Islands & Berwick on Tweed was born circa 1303 at Groby, Fenny Drayton, & Waltham, Liecestershire, England; Age 22 in 1325.[1][2][3]

Marriage

Isabel de Verdun, 4th daughter of co-heiress of Thebaud de Verdun, Knt., 2nd Lord Verdun, by his 2nd wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Gilbert de Clare, Knt., Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, also a descendant of a Magna Carta signer. Isabel died 25 July 1349 during the pestilence.[1] She and Henry de Ferrers were married before 20 February 1331.[1] They had 1 son & 2 daughters:[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]
  1. Sir William, 3rd Lord Ferrers of Groby
  2. Philippe, wife of Sir Guy de Beauchamp
  3. Elizabeth, David de Strathbogie, 12th Earl of Atholl, 3rd Lord Strathbogie, & of John Malewayn, Esq.

Other

In 1327 he undertook for £100 to do the service and acquit the Bishop of Salisbury against the king and all others.[1]
In 1329 he put forward a claim to the manors of Chorley and Bolton, Lancashire, except 60 acres of land in the former, against Robert son of Robert de Hepwall and Margaret widow of Adam Banastre; the following year he pursued his claim against the heirs of Margaret Banastre. [1]
He was summoned to Parliament from 25 January 1329/30 to 15 November 1338.[1]
He accompanied the King to Ireland in 1331.[1]
8 Jul 1331: "Appointment of Henry de Ferrariis, who has married Isabella daughter and one of the heiresses of Theobald de Verdon, tenant in chief of the late king, to the custody of the manor of Balterdeleye, and of lands in Bokenhale and Fanton, co. Stafford, and Lodelowe, co. Salop, late of the same Theobald, during pleasure." [13]
He was one of the "Disinherited" who took part in the invasion of Scotland by Edward de Balliol in 1332.[1]
In 1337 he was granted license to alienate the advowson of the church of Rothley, Leicestershire to Ulverscroft Priory, Lancashire. [1]
In 1338 he received a general pardon for all offenses, including the capture of Roger de Mortimer, Earl of March.[1]
In 1338 he was granted a weekly market and a yearly fair at his manor of Groby, Leicestershire. [1]
In 1339 he was one of those appointed to treat with the Count of Glanders.[1]
He was with the king at the Battle of Sluys in 1340.[1][14]
In 1343 he quitclaimed the manor of Newbottle, Northanmptonshire to his brother, Thomas de Ferrers, Knt., and his heirs.[1]
The next shield has-Ferrers of Groby impaling Verdon, or fretty of six pieces gules. Inscription: “Henry Ferrers, the third Lord Ferrers of Groby, maried Isabel, daughter of Theobald, Lord Verdon of Weble.” [15]

Death

He died on 15 September 1343 at Groby in Ratby, Leicestershire, England; Buried at Ulverscroft Priory, Leicestershire.[1][2][3]

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 Richardson, D. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), Volume I, page 296, #6. Google eBook
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 208.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 152-153.
  4. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 51.
  5. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 65-66.
  6. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 143-144.
  7. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 362.
  8. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 255.
  9. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 193-194.
  10. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 296.
  11. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 22.
  12. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 247.
  13. Edward III, vol. 2, p. 152 [1]
  14. Richardson, D. (2011). Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, (2nd ed, pp.530). Google Books
  15. Transactions and Proceedings, Volumes 14-17, By Birmingham Archaeological Society, p 90 [2]

See Also:

  • Richardson, D. (2011). Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, (2nd ed, pp.530). Google Books

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Magna Carta ancestry
Henry Ferrers is a descendant of Saher de Quincy.

Magna Carta Descendant

Henry de Ferrers is a descendant of Magna Carta Surety Saher de Quincy:
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


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On 2 May 2015 at 05:12 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

De Ferrier-6 and Ferrers-41 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate profile. Please merge them into Ferrers-41. Thank you.

On 25 Mar 2015 at 23:35 GMT Ellenore Thompson wrote:

Ralph is not listed in either of Richardson's texts or Weiss' text as a child of this Henry.

Henry is 24 degrees from Cari Starosta, 16 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 8 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.