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  • ID: I34658
  • Name: William III De Ferrers
  • Given Name: William III
  • Surname: De Ferrers
  • Suffix: 7th Earl Of Derby
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1200 in Derby,
  • Note:
    Sources for this Information:
    date: abt 1193 [Ref: Weis AR7 #127, Weis AR7 #261], parents: [Ref: Holloway WENTWORTH p10, Watney WALLOP #383, Weis AR7 #127], father: [Ref: Sanders Baronies p149]
  • Death: 28 Mar 1254 in Evington, England
  • Note:
    Sources for this Information:
    date: 1254 [Ref: Holloway WENTWORTH p10, Sanders Baronies p149, Sanders Baronies p39(4), Sanders Baronies p62, Sanders Baronies p63] 24 or 28 Mar 1254 [Ref: CP IV p197] 24/28 Mar 1254 [Ref: Redlich CharlemagneDesc p188, Weis AR7 #261, Weis MC #149] III 1253/54 [Ref: ES III.4 #708] Mar 1254 [Ref: Watney WALLOP #383, Watney WALLOP #655, Watney WALLOP #821] buried 31 Mar 1254 [Ref: Weis AR7 #127, Weis AR7 #57, Weis MC #88], place: Evington, near Leicester [Ref: CP IV p197, Weis AR7 #261]
  • Burial: 31 Mar 1254 Merevale Abbey
  • Note:
    Sources for this Information:
    date: [Ref: CP IV p197, Weis AR7 #127, Weis AR7 #261, Weis AR7 #57], place: [Ref: CP IV p197]
  • _UID: AFB2CDCBD7A5459DBF9C97A91FE37B6DDCE0
  • Change Date: 13 Feb 2013 at 18:26
  • Note:
    -.-.-.-Earl of DerbyWilliam de Ferrers, buried 31 Mar 1254, Earl of Derby. [Magna Charta Sureties, line 88-3]

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    EARLDOM OF DERBY (V) 1247

    WILLIAM (DE FERRIERES or DE FERRERS), EARL OF DERBY, son and heir. He accompanied the King to France in April 1230. Constable of Bolsover Castle, 28 February 1234/5 to 3 July 1236. The King took his homage, and he had livery of Cbartley Castle and the rest of his mother's lands, 10 November 1247. He was invested with the Earldom, 2 February 1247/8, at Westminster, and was present at the Parliament of London held in that motith. On passing over a bridge at St. Neots was accidentally thrown from the litter which be habitually used, having been afflicted with gout from his youth-and sustained injuries from which he never recovered.

    He married, 1stly, before 14 May 1219 Sibyl, sister and in her issue coheir of Walter, EARL OF PEMBROKE, and 3rd daughter of William (LE MARESCHAL), EARL OF PEMBROKE, by Isabel, suo jure Countess of Pembroke, daughter and eventually heir of Richard (FITZ GILBERT), EARL OF PEMBROKE. She died s.p.m. He married, 2ndly, in or before 1238, Margaret, 1st daughter and coheir of Roger (DE QUENCY), EARL OF WINCHESTER, by his 1st wife, Helen, 1st daughter and coheir of Alan DE GALLOWAY, CONSTABLE OF SCOTLAND. He died at Evington near Leicester, 24 or 28, and was buried 31 March 1254, at Merevale Abbey. His widow, the King having taken her homage, had livery, 3 December 1274, of her purparty of the lands which Alianore de Vaux, late Countess of Winchester, had held in dower of the inheritance of Roger de Quency, sometime Earl of Winchester, formerly Alianore's husband. She died shortly before 12 March 1280/1. [Complete Peerage IV:196-8, XIV:250, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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    William de Ferrers, 7th Earl of Derby, upon doing homage in the 32nd Henry III [c. 1248], had livery of Chartley Castle and the other lands of his mother's inheritance; and the same year he sat in the parliament held in London wherein the king made so stout an answer to the demands of his impetuous barons. His lordship m. 1st, Sibel, one of the daus. and co-heirs of William Mareschal, Earl of Pembroke, by whom he had seven daus., viz., Agnes, m. to William de Vesci; Isabel m. 1st to Gilbert Basset, of Wycombe, and 2ndly, to Reginald de Mohun; Maud, m. 1st to William de Kymes; 2ndly to William de Vyvon, and 3rdly, to Emerick de Rupel Carnardi; Sibil m. 1st to John de Vipont, 2ndly to Franco de Mohun; Joane m. to William Aguillon, and 2ndly to John de Mohun; Agatha m. to Hugh Mortimer of Chelmersh; Eleanor m. 1st to William de Vallibus, 2ndly to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winton, and 3rdly to Roger de Leybourne, but had no issue. The earl m. 2ndly Margaret, one of the daus. and co-heirs of Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, and had issue: Robert, his successor; William, upon whom his mother conferred the lordship of Groby, co. Leicester; Joan, m. Thomas, Lord Berkeley; and Agnes, m. to Robert de Muscegros, Lord of Deerhurst.

    His lordship, who from his youth had been a martyr to the gout, and in consequence obliged to he drawn from place to place in a chariot, lost his life by being thrown through the heedlessness of his driver over the bridge at St. Neots, co. Huntingdon, in 1254. He was survived by his eldest son, Robert de Ferrers, 6th Earl of Derby. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 197, Ferrers, Earls of Derby]William de Ferrers, buried 31 Mar 1254, Earl of Derby. [Magna Charta Sureties, line 88-3]

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    EARLDOM OF DERBY (V) 1247

    WILLIAM (DE FERRIERES or DE FERRERS), EARL OF DERBY, son and heir. He accompanied the King to France in April 1230. Constable of Bolsover Castle, 28 February 1234/5 to 3 July 1236. The King took his homage, and he had livery of Cbartley Castle and the rest of his mother's lands, 10 November 1247. He was invested with the Earldom, 2 February 1247/8, at Westminster, and was present at the Parliament of London held in that motith. On passing over a bridge at St. Neots was accidentally thrown from the litter which be habitually used, having been afflicted with gout from his youth-and sustained injuries from which he never recovered.

    He married, 1stly, before 14 May 1219 Sibyl, sister and in her issue coheir of Walter, EARL OF PEMBROKE, and 3rd daughter of William (LE MARESCHAL), EARL OF PEMBROKE, by Isabel, suo jure Countess of Pembroke, daughter and eventually heir of Richard (FITZ GILBERT), EARL OF PEMBROKE. She died s.p.m. He married, 2ndly, in or before 1238, Margaret, 1st daughter and coheir of Roger (DE QUENCY), EARL OF WINCHESTER, by his 1st wife, Helen, 1st daughter and coheir of Alan DE GALLOWAY, CONSTABLE OF SCOTLAND. He died at Evington near Leicester, 24 or 28, and was buried 31 March 1254, at Merevale Abbey. His widow, the King having taken her homage, had livery, 3 December 1274, of her purparty of the lands which Alianore de Vaux, late Countess of Winchester, had held in dower of the inheritance of Roger de Quency, sometime Earl of Winchester, formerly Alianore's husband. She died shortly before 12 March 1280/1. [Complete Peerage IV:196-8, XIV:250, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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    William de Ferrers, 7th Earl of Derby, upon doing homage in the 32nd Henry III [c. 1248], had livery of Chartley Castle and the other lands of his mother's inheritance; and the same year he sat in the parliament held in London wherein the king made so stout an answer to the demands of his impetuous barons. His lordship m. 1st, Sibel, one of the daus. and co-heirs of William Mareschal, Earl of Pembroke, by whom he had seven daus., viz., Agnes, m. to William de Vesci; Isabel m. 1st to Gilbert Basset, of Wycombe, and 2ndly, to Reginald de Mohun; Maud, m. 1st to William de Kymes; 2ndly to William de Vyvon, and 3rdly, to Emerick de Rupel Carnardi; Sibil m. 1st to John de Vipont, 2ndly to Franco de Mohun; Joane m. to William Aguillon, and 2ndly to John de Mohun; Agatha m. to Hugh Mortimer of Chelmersh; Eleanor m. 1st to William de Vallibus, 2ndly to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winton, and 3rdly to Roger de Leybourne, but had no issue. The earl m. 2ndly Margaret, one of the daus. and co-heirs of Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, and had issue: Robert, his successor; William, upon whom his mother conferred the lordship of Groby, co. Leicester; Joan, m. Thomas, Lord Berkeley; and Agnes, m. to Robert de Muscegros, Lord of Deerhurst.

    His lordship, who from his youth had been a martyr to the gout, and in consequence obliged to he drawn from place to place in a chariot, lost his life by being thrown through the heedlessness of his driver over the bridge at St. Neots, co. Huntingdon, in 1254. He was survived by his eldest son, Robert de Ferrers, 6th Earl of Derby. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 197, Ferrers, Earls of Derby]


    BIBLIOGRAPHY:
    Cokayne, George Edward, Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Gloucester: A Sutton, 1982.

    Holloway, Naomi D, The Genealogy of Mary Wentworth, Who Became the Wife of William Brewster, Revised Edition, October 1969. LDS Film#1738313 item#5

    Redlich, Marcellus Donald R Von, Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants. Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941.

    Reitwiesner, William Addams, The Children of Joan, Princess of North Wales, The Genealogist (APSG), vol 1 no 1 (1981), p80-95. Nypl APA-82-1000 v1.

    Sanders, I. J., English Baronies, A Study of Their Origin and Descent 1086-1327. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960.

    Schwennicke, Detlev, ed., Europaische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der europaischen Staaten, New Series. III.4 (#601-#820): Das Feudale Frankreich und sein Einfluss auf die Welt des Mittelalters. Marburg: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1989.

    Watney, Vernon James, The Wallop Family and their Ancestry, Oxford:John Johnson, 1928. LDS Film#1696491 items 6-9.

    Weis, Frederick L, Magna Charta Sureties 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta and Some of Their Descendants. 4th Ed. Baltimore: Gen Pub Co, 1991.

    Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who came to America before 1700, 7th Edition, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1992.

    White, Ky, 981227-040000, Descendants of Somerled. Posting to soc.genealogy.medieval (apparently missed on GEN-MEDIEVAL archives) on 12/27/1998-040000. Subject: Descendants of Somerled. Available at http://groups.google.com/group/soc.genealogy.medieval/browse_thread/thread/ 48105bbc09f4b3c9/cb97e848d2c565fc. Author address: KWHITEbsi at aol dot com.
    RESEARCH NOTES:
    5th Earl of Derby, of Earldom cr 1138 [Ref: CP IV p196] 5th Earl of Derby [Ref: Weis AR7 #127] Earl of Derby [Ref: Weis AR7 #57, CP II p128, CP II p199, Sanders Baronies p39(4), Sanders Baronies p62, Sanders Baronies p63, CP IV p120, CP IV p236]

    son and heir of William (De Ferrierres) 4th Earl of Derby [Ref: CP IV p196]

    inherited Barony of Tutbury from father [Ref: Sanders Baronies p149]

    Constable of Bolsovar Castle [Ref: Redlich CharlemagneDesc p188]

    1223-1228: sheriff of co. Lancaster and Keeper of the Honour of Lancaster [Ref: Weis MC #149]




    Father: William De Ferrers b: 1168 in Tutbury, Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, England
    Mother: Agnes Of Chester b: 1170 in Tutbury, Staffordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Sybil Marshall b: 1201 in Pembroke, Wales
    • Married: 14 May 1219
    • Note:
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
    • Change Date: 24 Aug 2011
    Children
    1. Has Children Isabel De Ferrers b: Abt 1220 in Ferrers, Derbyshire, England
    2. Has Children Sibyl De Ferrers
    3. Has Children Agnes De Ferrers b: Abt 1222 in Ferrers, Derbyshire, England
    4. Has Children Maud De Ferrers, Vicomtesse De Rochechouart b: Abt 1230
    5. Has No Children Eleanor De Ferrers b: Abt 1232 in Ferrers, Derbyshire, England
    6. Has Children Joan De Ferrers b: Abt 1233 in Derby, Derbyshire, England
    7. Has Children Agatha De Ferrers b: 1234

    Marriage 2 Margaret De Quincey b: 1218 in Winchester, England
    • Married: 1238 in Derby, England
    • Note:
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Unknown
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
      _FREL Natural
      _MREL Natural
    • Change Date: 24 Aug 2011
    Children
    1. Has No Children Berta De Ferrers b: Abt 1239
    2. Has Children Robert De Ferrers b: 1239
    3. Has Children William De Ferrers b: 1240 in Groby, Leics, England
    4. Has Children Agnes De Ferrers b: Aft 1246
    5. Has Children Elizabeth De Ferrers b: 1240
    6. Has Children Jane Joan De Ferrers b: 1255
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