de Ferrers, William 1 2

Birth Name de Ferrers, William
Gender male
Age at Death 61 years, 2 months, 23 days


# Note: William de Ferrers, buried 31 Mar 1254, Earl of Derby. [Magna Charta Sureties, line 88-3]
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William de Ferrers, 7th Earl of Derby, upon doing homage in the 32nd Henry III [c. 1248], had livery of Chartley Castle and the other lands of his mother's inheritance; and the same year he sat in the parliament held in London wherein the king
made so stout an answer to the demands of his impetuous barons. His lordship m. 1st, Sibel, one of the daus. and co-heirs of William Mareschal, Earl of Pembroke, by whom he had seven daus., viz., Agnes, m. to William de Vesci; Isabel m. 1st to
Gilbert Basset, of Wycombe, and 2ndly, to Reginald de Mohun; Maud, m. 1st to William de Kymes; 2ndly to William de Vyvon, and 3rdly, to Emerick de Rupel Carnardi; Sibil m. 1st to John de Vipont, 2ndly to Franco de Mohun; Joane m. to William
Aguillon, and 2ndly to John de Mohun; Agatha m. to Hugh Mortimer of Chelmersh; Eleanor m. 1st to William de Vallibus, 2ndly to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winton, and 3rdly to Roger de Leybourne, but had no issue. The earl m. 2ndly Margaret, one
of the daus. and co-heirs of Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, and had issue: Robert, his successor; William, upon whom his mother conferred the lordship of Groby, co. Leicester; Joan, m. Thomas, Lord Berkeley; and Agnes, m. to Robert de
Muscegros, Lord of Deerhurst.

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His lordship, who from his youth had been a martyr to the gout, and in consequence obliged to he drawn from place to place in a chariot, lost his life by being thrown through the heedlessness of his driver over the bridge at St. Neots, co.
Huntingdon, in 1254. He was survived by his eldest son, Robert de Ferrers, 6th Earl of Derby. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 197, Ferrers, Earls of Derby]

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# Note: Title: The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
# Note: Page: 57-4, 88-3, 102-3, 149-2, 149a-2, 59a-3
# Note: Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
# Note: Page: 57-29, 189-4
# Note: Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
# Note: Page: XII/2:278
# Note: Title: Ancestral Roots


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1193 Derbyshire, England   1
Death 1254-03-24 Evington, Leicestershire, England   2

Age: 61y

Burial 1254-03-31 Merevale Abbey, Warwickshire, England   3


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father de Ferrers, William II11621247-09-22
Mother de Meschines, Agnes11741247-11-02
         de Ferrers, William 1193 1254-03-24
    Sister     de Ferrers, Bertha 1200 1267-02-10
    Sister     de Ferrers, Yvette about 1206
    Sister     Ferrers, Sybil 1216-07-25


Family of de Ferrers, William and de Cardinan, Isolda

Unknown Partner de Cardinan, Isolda ( * + ... )
Name Birth Date Death Date
de Ferrers, Joan12551309-03-19

Family of de Ferrers, William and Marshal, Sibyl

Unknown Partner Marshal, Sibyl ( * 1209 + 1245-04-27 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
de Ferrers, Sibyl1216-07-251273-10-05
de Ferrers, Isabel1222
de Ferrers, Agnes12221290-05-11
de Ferrers, Joan1228
de Ferrers, Maud12281298-03-12
de Ferrers, Agatha12301306

Family of de Ferrers, William and de Quincy, Margaret

Unknown Partner de Quincy, Margaret ( * 1218 + 1284-03-12 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
de Ferrers, Robert12391279
de Ferrers, William IV12401287-12-20
de Ferrers, Elizabeth1242
de Ferrers, Joan1248