The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I18489
  • Name: William 5th Baron FERRERS , of Groby, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 25 APR 1372 in Luton Hoo, Luton, Bedfordshire, England 3 2
  • Death: 18 MAY 1445 in Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, England 1 2
  • Burial: Priory of Ulverscroft, Leicestershire, England
  • Note:
    William Ferrers, baptized Luton, co. Bedford, 25 Apr 1372, d. 18 May 1445, 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby; m. (1) aft. 10 Oct 1388, Philippa de Clifford, daughter of Sir Roger de Clifford, Lord of Clifford, and Maud Beauchamp, daughter of Thomas, Earl of Warwick, living 4 July 1405; m. (2) Margaret, daughter of John de Montagu, Earl of Salisbury; m. (3) by 26 Oct 1416, Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Standisshe, widow of John de Wrottesley and of William Botiller. [Ancestral Roots]

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    BARONY OF FERRERS OF GROBY (V) 1388

    WILLIAM (DE FERRERS], LORD FERRERS OF GROBY, son and heir, born in the manor house of Hoo, and baptized at Luton, Beds, 25 April 1372. The King took his homage and he had livery of his father's lands, 16 May 1394, the escheator in cos. Warwick and Leicester being ordered to take his fealty. On 9 July following he had livery of the lands, knights' fees, and advowsons, which Joan, his mother, had held for life in dower or otherwise of his inheritance. In September 1394 he attended the King to Ireland. He had livery of one-third of the manor of Bredfield, Suffolk, 14 February 1395/6, and of one-third of the manor and advowson of Dalham in that county, 14 May following, his homage, on both occasions, being respited, and his fealty ordered to be taken by the escheator in co. Suffolk. He was summoned to Parliament from 30 November 1396 to 13 January 1444/5, by writs directed Willelmo de Ferraiis de Groby (latterly chivaler). As one of the Lords temporal, he swore on the altar of the shrine of St. Edward at Westminster, 30 September 1397, to maintain all the statutes, &c., made in the preceding session of Parliament; gave his assent, in Parliament, 23 October 1399, to the secret imprisonment ot Richard II; and sealed the exemplifications of the Acts settling the succession to the Crown, 7 June and 22 December 1406.

    He married, 1stly, after 10 October 1388, Philippe, daughter of Sir Roger DE CLIFFORD, Lord of Westmorland, sometimes called LORD CLIFFORD, by Maud, daughter of Thomas (DE BEAUCHAMP), EARL OF WARWICK: she was living 4 July 1405. He married, 2ndly, Margaret, daughter of John (DE MOUNTAGU), EARL OF SALISBURY, by Maud, daughter of Sir Adam FRAUNCEYS, of London. He married, 3rdly (without royal licence), before 26 October 1416, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Robert DE STANDISSHE, of Ulnes-Walton, co. Lancaster, by Iseude, his wife. She had married, 1stly, 10 April 1385, John DE WROTTESLEY, of Wrottesley, co. Stafford, who was born 29 September 1379, and died 7 September 1402: and, 2ndly (settlement, 4 April 1404, Sir William BOTILLER, of Warrington and Layton, co. Lancaster, Cropwell Butler, Notts, &c., who died at the siege of Harfleur, 26 September 1415, and was buried in the Church of the Austin Friars at Warrington. M.I. She died in January or February 1441/2. He died 18 May 1445, aged 73. [Complete Peerage V:354-7, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Henry 4th Baron FERRERS , of Groby, Sir b: 16 FEB 1355/56 in Tiltey Abbey, Tilty, Dunmow, Essex, England
    Mother: Joan de POYNINGS b: ABT 1356 in Basing, Hampshire, England

    Marriage 1 Phillipe (Philippa) de CLIFFORD b: ABT 1374 in Appleby, East Ward, Westmorland, England
    • Married: AFT 10 OCT 1388 in 1st wife 1 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Henry FERRERS , of Groby, Sir b: ABT 1394 in Groby Old Hall, Leicestershire, England
    2. Has Children Maud (Matilda) FERRERS b: ABT 1395 in Groby Old Hall, Leicestershire, England
    3. Has Children Thomas FERRERS , of Tamworth b: ABT 1396 in Groby Old Hall, Leicestershire, England

    Marriage 2 Margaret de MONTAGU b: ABT 1384 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
    • Married: AFT 1405 in 2nd wife 4 5

    Marriage 3 Elizabeth de STANDISH b: ABT 1379 in Ulnes Walton, Chorley, Lancashire, England
    • Married: BEF 26 OCT 1416 in 3rd husband 3rd wife 1 2

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 11-34
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:354-7
    3. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 11-34
      Text: baptismal date
    4. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 11-34
      Text: date implied by death of 1st wife
    5. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:354-7
      Text: no date, 2nd wife
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