William de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby (c.1333 - 1371) MP

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Nicknames: "William Ferrers", "3rd Lord Ferrers of Groby"
Birthplace: Groby, Leicestershire, England
Death: Died in Stebbing, Essex, England
Managed by: Richard Nicholas Ragland
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About William de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby

  • Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • M, #13859, b. 28 February 1333, d. 8 January 1371
  • Father Henry Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Groby, Justice of Chester, Keeper of the Channel Islands & Berwick on Tweed2,8,9 b. c 1303, d. 15 Sep 1343
  • Mother Isabel Verdun2,8,9 b. 21 Mar 1317, d. 25 Jul 1349
  • Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby was christened on 28 February 1333 at Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England.10,2,4,7 He was born on 28 February 1333 at Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England.2,4,7 He married Margaret de Ufford, daughter of Sir Robert de Ufford, 1st Earl Suffolk, 2nd Lord Ufford and Margaret Norwich, before 25 April 1344; They had 1 son (Sir Henry, 4th Lord Ferrers of Groby) and 2 daughters (Elizabeth, a nun; & Margaret, wife of Sir Thomas Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick).2,3,4,6,7 Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby married Margaret de Percy, daughter of Sir Henry de Percy, 2nd Lord Percy, Baron Topcliffe & Alnwick and Idoine de Clifford, before 25 May 1368.11,2,12,4,5,7 Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby left a will on 1 June 1368; Requested burial at the conventional church at Ulverscroft, Leicestershire.2,4 He died on 8 January 1371 at Stebbing, Essex, England, at age 37.2,4 His estate was probated on 19 July 1372.2,4
  • Family 1 Margaret de Ufford d. b 25 May 1368
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Ferrers2 b. c 1350, d. a 8 Jan 1371
    • Sir Henry Ferrers, 4th Baron Ferrers of Groby+13,4,7 b. 16 Feb 1356, d. 3 Feb 1388
    • Margaret Ferrers+14,2,3,4,6,7 b. c 1361, d. 22 Jan 1407
  • Family 2 Margaret de Percy b. c 1322, d. 2 Sep 1375
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3760] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. V, p. 348-351; Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists, p. 16.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 208.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 145-146.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 297-298.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 337.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 296-297.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 154.
  • 8.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 296-297.
  • 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 152-153.
  • 10.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. V, p. 348.
  • 11.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. I, p. 150.
  • 12.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 575-576.
  • 13.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 208-209.
  • 14.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 72.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p461.htm#i13855
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  • Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Lord Ferrers (of Groby)1
  • M, #9218, b. 28 February 1333, d. 7 January 1370/71
  • Last Edited=17 Sep 2009
  • Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Lord Ferrers (of Groby) was born on 28 February 1333.
  • He married Margaret d'Ufford, daughter of Robert d'Ufford, 1st Earl of Suffolk and Margaret de Norwich.
  • He married, secondly, Margaret de Percy, daughter of Sir Henry Percy, 2nd Lord Percy and Idoine de Clifford, before 1370.
  • He died on 7 January 1370/71 at age 37.1
  • Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Lord Ferrers (of Groby) gained the title of 3rd Lord Ferrers, of Groby.1
  • Child of Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Lord Ferrers (of Groby)
    • 1.Henry Ferrers2 d. b 1424
  • Child of Sir William Ferrers, 3rd Lord Ferrers (of Groby) and Margaret d'Ufford
    • 1.Margaret Ferrers+ d. 27 Jan 1407
  • From: http://thepeerage.com/p922.htm
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William de Ferrers

3rd Lord Ferrers of Groby[1,2]

1333 - 1371

Birth est 1333

Christened 28 Feb 1333 Newbold Verdon, Leicester

Sex Male

Lived In England

Complete *

Died 8 Jan 1371 Stebbing

Person ID I00101311 Leo

Last Modified 15 Jun 2009

Father Henry de Ferrers, 2nd Lord Ferrers of Groby, b. Bef 1304

Mother Isabel de Verdun, b. 21 Mar 1316/1317 Amesbury, Wiltshi

Family ID F00012035 Group Sheet

Family 1 Margaret de Ufford

Married Bef 25 Apr 1344

Children

1. Margaret Ferrers

	2. Elizabeth de Ferrers

3. Henry de Ferrers, 4th Lord Ferrers of Groby, b. 16 Feb 1356, Abbey of Tiltey

Last Modified 15 Jun 2009

Family ID F00044073 Group Sheet

Family 2 Margaret Percy

Married Bef 25 May 1368

Last Modified 15 Jun 2009

Family ID F00076557 Group Sheet

Sources 1. [S00058] The Complete Peerage, 1936 , Doubleday, H.A. & Lord Howard de Walden, Reference: V 348;XII 377

2. [S00010] A Genealogical History of the dormant, abeyant, forfeited and extinct peerages of the British Empire, London, 1866, Burke, Sir Bernard, Reference: 198

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Baron William Ferrers's Timeline

1332
February 28, 1332
- 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
February 28, 1332
- 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
February 28, 1332
- 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
February 28, 1332
- 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
1333
February 28, 1333
Groby, Leicestershire, England
February 28, 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
February 28, 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
February 28, 1333
Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England
1344
April 25, 1344
Age 11
Groby,,Leicestershire,England
1347
1347
Age 13
Groby, Warwickshire, England