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Margaret (Percy) Ferrers (abt. 1332 - 1376)

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Baroness Margaret Ferrers formerly Percy aka de Percy, Umfraville, de Umfraville
Born about in Alnwick, Northumberland, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Of Castle, Prudhoe, Northumberland, Englandmap
Wife of — married before in Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Gyng, New Buttsbury, Essex, Englandmap
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  • ROYAL ANCESTRY by Douglas Richardson Vol. III, page 154-5

WILLIAM DE FERRERS, Knt., 3rd Lord Ferrers of Groby, son and heir, born and baptized at Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire 28 Feb. 1332/3. He married (1st) before 25 April 1344 MARGARET DE UFFORD. William married (2nd) before 25 May 1368 MARGARET DE PERCY, widow of Robert de Umfreville, Knt. (living 1340, died before 1347), of Pallethorp and Hessle, Yorkshire, and daughter of Henry de Percy, Knt., 2nd Lord Percy, of Alnwick, Northumberland, Topcliffe, Yorkshire, etc., by Idoine, daughter of Robert de Clifford, Knt., 1st Lord Clifford, SIR WILLIAM DE FERRERS, 3rd Lord Ferrers of Groby, died at Stebbing, Essex 8 Jan. 1370/1. He left a will dated 1 June 1368, proved 19 July 1372, requesting burial in the conventual church at Ulverscroft, Leicestershire. His widow, Margaret, died testate a Gyng (now Buttsbury), Essex 2 Sept. 1375, and was presumably buried in the Church of the Friars Preachers at Chelmsford, Essex.

  • Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson Vol. IV page 351
  • Collins, Arthur, and Egerton Brydges. "Percy, Duke of Northumberland." Collins's Peerage of England Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical. Vol. II. London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, Otridge and Son ... [et Al., 1812. 217-366. Print.
  • Source: S2 Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Abbreviation: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Publication: (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)
  • Source: S2363 Title: Type: Ancestral File Number Abbreviation: Type: Ancestral File Number
  • Source: S3 Title: Ancestral File (TM) Abbreviation: Ancestral File (TM) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998 Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Name: Unknown
  • Source: S4 Title: hofundssonAnces.ged Abbreviation: hofundssonAnces.ged Repository: #R1

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On 23 Mar 2015 at 14:58 GMT Robin Wood wrote:

Percy-722 and Percy-92 appear to represent the same person because: parents are same

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