Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I14109
  • Name: Robert De Ferrers
  • Suffix: 1st Earl of Derby
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1139
  • Note:

    Robert de Ferrers, having contributed, at the head of the Derbyshire men, to King Stephen's victory over King David of Scotland at Northallerton (commonly called the battle of the Standard), was created by that monarch Earl of Derby. By Hawise his wife, he had William who d. s. p.; Robert his successor; Walcheline, of Okeham; Isolda, m. to Stephen de Beauchamp; and Maud, m. to Bertram de Verdon. The earl d. in 1139 and was s. by his son, Robert de Ferrers, as 2nd Earl of Derby. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 196, Verdon, Earls of Derby]
    Founded priory for Benedictine monks.
  • _UID: 4E33DF42FD404A3A9E4FA6974A20105057DB
  • Change Date: 27 MAY 2009

    Father: Henry De Ferrers b: ABT 1036 in Ferrieres, Normandy, France
    Mother: Bertha Roberts b: ABT 1040 in Gostenois, Normandy, France

    Marriage 1 Hawise De Vitre b: ABT 1069 in Vitre, Brittany, France
    • Married: ABT 1087
    1. Has Children Robert Ferrers b: ABT 1118
    2. Has Children Hawise De Ferrers
    3. Has Children Petronille De Ferrers
    4. Has Children Isolda de Ferrers
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