Friday, April 23, 2010

39042 Ferrers-Hexstall

39042. Sir Henry Ferrers & 39043. Margaret Hexstall {Bond}


~1423, Henry born in England, 2nd s/o 78084. Thomas Ferrers & 78085. Elizabeth Freville.

~1455, Margaret born in England, coheir & d/o 78086. William Hexstall.

Henry of Peckham, co. Kent, and Hambleton, co. Rutland; Knt. of the King’s Bodyguard; Keeper of Chaylesmore Park.

Margaret 1st married William Whetenhall of East Peckham.

4/8/1461, Henry Steward of Cheylesmore, Warwickshire.

1467-8, “Sir Henry Ferrers gained the manor of Hambleton Magna.” (S) UKNA.

11/5/1468, Henry sheriff of Kent.

5/4/1471, Henry at the battle of Tewkesbury, Duke of Somerset vs Edward IV. [Knighted for his valor.]

8/18/1473, Henry on a commission to enquire into money due to the crown in Kent.

2/6/1480, Henry on an enquiry in Kent to ascertain the extent and value of the lands, held by the late John Martyn, find who his heir was, and to take the lands into the King’s hands.

Bef. 9/30/1481, Henry married widow Margaret.

4/1483, Henry carried the banner of the Trinity at King Edward IV’s funeral.

11/4/1487, Henry sheriff of Kent.

12/22/1499, Henry wrote his will.

12/28/1500, Henry died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P204. (S) 1619 Visitation of Warwick.

Child of William and Margaret:

i. William Whetenhall, born 11/8/1467 in East peckham.

Children of Henry and Margaret: [4 sons, 5 daughters]

i. Edward Ferrers, born ? in England.
Sir Edward “of Badesley et Peckham in com. Kantii Militis.”
7/10/1535, Edward wrote his will, sister Elizabeth, nephew George Clerke (No. 9760).

ii. Elizabeth Ferrers (19521), born ~1475 in England.
[1619 Visitation of Kent indicates Elizabeth as d/o her brother Edward. Edward’s will states his daughter was married to John Hamden. This does imply that Henry was 50+ when Elizabeth was born.]

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