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Elizabeth Ferrers (Freville)

Also Known As: "Umfreville"
Birthplace: Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: August 22, 1468 (65-74)
Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Baldwin Freville, Knt., of Tamworth and Maud Freville
Wife of Thomas Ferrers, Esq.
Mother of Sir Thomas Ferrers, of Tamworth; Sir John Ferrers, Kt.; Sir Henry Ferrers, Sheriff of Kent and Catherine Ferrers
Sister of Baldwin Freville, Knt.; Margaret Bingham and Joyce Aston

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About Elizabeth Ferrers

  • Reference:
  • https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Freville-5
  • Elizabeth Ferrers formerly Freville
  • Born about 1394 in Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Warwickshire, Englandmap
  • Daughter of Baldwin Freville and Maud (Scrope) Freville
  • Sister of Baldwin Freville, Margaret (Freville) Bingham and Joyce (Freville) Aston
  • Wife of Thomas (Ferrers) de Ferrers Esq. — married before 1418 in Englandmap
  • Mother of Thomas Ferrers and Henry Ferrers
  • Died after 1450 in England


Joan Greene, daughter of Thomas Greene, Knt,, was the first wife of Baldwin Freville, Knt., of Tamworth, married in 1389. They had no issue.

He married 2nd before 1394 Maud le Scrope, daughter of Stephen le Scrope, Knt., 2nd Lord Scrope of Masham, by Margery, daughter of John de Wells (or Welles), Knt., 4th Lord Welles. They had one son, Baldwin, Knt., and three daughters, Elizabeth, Joyce, and Margaret.

Family Group Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19


Husband's Name

Thomas FERRARS (AFN:B3DG-QH)  Pedigree   

Born: Abt 1395 Place: Of, Groby, Leicestershire, England
Died: 1459 Place:
Married: Abt 1437 Place:
Father: William FERRARS (AFN:B3DJ-NF) Family
Mother: Philippa CLIFFORD (AFN:8J4M-C9)

Wife's Name

Elizabeth FREVILLE (UMFREVILLE) (AFN:B3DG-RN)  Pedigree   

Born: Abt 1398 Place: Of Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Married: Abt 1437 Place:
Father: Baldwin FREVILLE (AFN:8J4M-KB) Family
Mother: Joan GREEN (AFN:9R8B-FB)



1.  Sex  Name    

M Thomas FERRERS (AFN:B3DJ-CV) Pedigree
Born: Abt 1420 Place: Of, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Died: 22 Aug 1498 Place:

2.  Sex  Name    

M Henry FERRERS (AFN:B3DG-LS) Pedigree
Born: Abt 1440 Place: Of, Chillesmore, Warwickshire, England
Died: 28 Dec 1500 Place:

3.  Sex  Name    

M John FERRERS (AFN:B3DG-T1) Pedigree
Born: Abt 1442 Place: Of Hambleton, Rutlandshire, England

Gender Female

Inherited 1418

Title to Tamworth Castle

Inherited, with sister Elizabeth, on death of brother Sir Baldwin Freville, who died without male issue. From Tamworth Timeline at http://www.jstott.me.uk/tamworth/, and from "The Lords of Tamworth Castle" at http://www.tamworthcastle.freeserve.co.uk/lords.htm.

Inherited Aft 1418

10 pounds towards her marriage plus other small bequests, from will of uncle Stephen le Scrope dated 1418

From "Re: Maud le Scrope, wife of Baldwin Freville, of Tamworth" by Douglas Richardson posted 24 Jun 2002 in Rootsweb GEN-MEDIEVAL.

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Died Yes, date unknown

Person ID I4608 halhed

Last Modified 02 May 2008

Father Sir Baldwin Freville, b. 1368, d. 1401

Mother Maud le Scrope, b. Abt 1377, Masham, Yorkshire, England , d. Aft Aug 1418

Married Aft 1389

Family ID F2387 Group Sheet

Family Sir Thomas Ferrers, d. 1459

Married Abt 1418

Date ca 1418 from reference in will of Elizabeth Freville's uncle Stephen le Scrope in 1418.

Date ca 1418 from "Tamworth Timeline" at http://www.jstott.me.uk/tamworth/.


	1. Sir Thomas Ferrers,   d. Bef 12 Oct 1498

2. Sir Henry Ferrers, d. Yes, date unknown

Tamworth Castle


  1. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... page 231. Freville 9. < GoogleBooks > www.findagrave.com

Elizabeth Freville Ferrers
BIRTH 1398
Tamworth, Tamworth Borough, Staffordshire, England
DEATH unknown
St. Editha Churchyard
Tamworth, Tamworth Borough, Staffordshire, England
MEMORIAL ID 71636927

Elizabeth was Baroness Tamworth in her own right, and brought Tamworth Castle, where she was born, into the Ferrers family-- along with her title, creating a Tamworth branch of the Ferrers of Groby.
Family Members
Sir Baldwin de Freville III
Maud le Scrope de Freville

Sir Thomas Ferrers

Lady Margaret Freville Bingham

Sir Thomas Ferrers
Henry Ferrers

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Elizabeth Ferrers's Timeline

Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Tamworth, Staffordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Probably Hambleton, County Rutland, England
Chillesmore, Warwickshire, England
August 22, 1468
Age 70
Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
January 12, 1935
Age 70
February 6, 1935
Age 70