John Ferrers, Esq., of St. Albans

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John Ferrers, Esq., of St. Albans

Birthplace: Groby, Leicestershire, England
Death: after 1445
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William de Ferrers, 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby and Philippa Clifford
Husband of Agatha Ferrers
Brother of Elizabeth Ferrers; Henry Ferrers - 6th Baron Ferrers of Groby; Matilda Raleigh; Thomas Ferrers, Esq.; Edmond Ferrers and 2 others

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About John Ferrers, Esq., of St. Albans

Was his mother Elizabeth de Standish

The line of descent would be:

  • 1) William Ferrers, Lord of Groby (1372-1445) to his third son
  • 2) John Ferrers of St. Albans (b. circa 1398-1410; died after 1455) to his second son
  • 3) John Ferrers. Sheriff of Wiltshire (b. c.1430-1440)


The Book of Benefactors of the Abbey records that John Ferrers, seneschal to Henry, Earl of Warwick, was admitted to the fraternity, and gave 10s. of annual rent, arising out of four tofts, situate in New-lane, in St. Peter's parish. The entry, however, is undated. His wife, Agatha, was a daughter of Adrian Brekespere, of Langley.


  • Page 239 of The Herts Genealogist and Antiquary, Volume 3 edited by William Brigg
  • Page 41 of Visitations Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634
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John Ferrers, Esq., of St. Albans's Timeline

Groby, Leicestershire, England
Age 47