Name: William Ferrers
Suffix: 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby
Birth: in Hoo, Luton, Beds
Death: 18 MAY 1445
Burial: Ulverscroft Priory, Leics
Note: If will was followed
Baptism: 25 APR 1372 Luton, Beds
Change Date: 30 JUL 2012
Faris (1999, p. 87): [quote] WILLIAM FERRERS, 5th Lord Ferrers of Groby, was born at the manor house of Hoo, and was baptised at Luton, co. Bedford, on 25 Apr. 1372. He was summoned to Parliament from 30 Nov. 1396 by writs directed Willelmo de Ferrariis de Groby. He was married for the first time after 10 Oct. 1388 to PHILIPPE CLIFFORD, daughter of Roger de Clifford, Knt., Lord Clifford (of Magna Carla Surety descent and descendant of Charlemagne), by Maud, daughter of Thomas de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick (descendant of Charlemagne).
They had three sons and three daughters. She was living on 4 July 1405.
He was married for the second time before 9 Aug. 1416 to MARGARET MONTAGU, daughter of John de Montagu, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, by Maud, daughter of Adam Fraunceys, Knt., of London.
He was married for the third time before 26 Oct. 1416 to ELIZABETH STANDISH, widow, first, of John de Wrottesley, of Wrottesley, co. Stafford (died 7 Sep. 1402), second, of William Botiller, Knt., of Warrington, co. Lancaster (died at the siege of Harfleur 26 Sep. 1415), and daughter of Robert Standish, of Ulnes-Walton, co. Lancaster, by his wife Iseude. She died in January or February 1441/2.
WILLIAM DE FERRERS, Lord Ferrers, died testate aged seventy-three on 18 May 1445 (his will, made the previous day at Woodhain Ferrers, Essex, and desiring burial at Ulverscroft Priory, was witnessed by William Culpeper).
Baddesley Clinton (1907), p. 115. C.P. 5:354-358 (1926). C.P. 6:178
(1926). Paget (1957) 207:507, 372:11. Abel Lunt (1963), pp. 238-241 (identification of daughter Elizabeth).
Children of William Ferrers, by Philippe Clifford:
i. HENRY FERRERS, married ISABEL MOWBRAY [see GREY 8].1
ii. THOMAS FERRERS [Apparently NOT by Philippa Clifford]
iii. ELIZABETH FERRERS, married WILLIAM CULPEPER [see STOCKMAN 8].
m1. (after 10.10.1388) Philippa Clifford (a 04.07.1405, dau of Roger de Clifford, 5th Lord)
m2. Margaret Montacute (dau of John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury)
m3. (before 26.10.1416) Elizabeth (d 01/2.1441/2), dau of Sir Robert de Standishe of Ulnes Walton.
CP V:333, and AR7 11-35
Father: Henry Ferrers b: 16 FEB 1356
Mother: Joan Hoo
- Henry Ferrers b: 1394 in Raglan, Monmouth
- Thomas Ferrers b: ABT 1395 in Groby, Leics
- Margaret Ferrers
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Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham