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Katherine (Ferrers) Fanshawe (abt. 1634 - 1660)

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Lady Katherine Fanshawe formerly Ferrers
Born about in Bayford, Hertfordshiremap [uncertain]
Sister of [half]
Wife of — married Apr 1648 in Hamerton, Huntingdonshiremap
[children unknown]
Died in Ware, Hertfordshiremap
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Katherine Ferrers was the daughter and heir of Knighton Ferrers of Bayford, Hertfordshire and his wife, Katherine Walter[1].

It is stated that she was born on 04 May 1634[2].

She married Thomas Fanshawe in Apr 1648 at Hamerton, Huntingdonshire[1].

Katherine was buried on 13 Jun 1660 at Ware, Hertfordshire[1].

She is the Lady Katherine Ferrers of the 'wicked lady highwayman' legend - see Wikipedia article and Barber (2009).


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Visitation of England and Wales. Notes. Howard JJ and Crisp F A (Eds), Vol 6, 1906.
  2. Barber J (2009) Katherine Ferrers the Wicked Lady. [1]

Wikipedia article [2]

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