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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Bond 78084 & 78085

78084. Thomas Ferrers & 78085. Elizabeth Freville {Bond}

1394, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 156170. Baldwin Freville & 156171. Maud le Scrope.

1402, Thomas born in England, s/o 156168. William Ferrers & 156169. Phillippe Clifford.

Thomas of Hethe & Flecknoe, Warwichshire, Champeyns, Essex, Tettenhall, & Walton-on-Trent, Esq.

1415, Elizabeth and her mother Maud legatees of her uncle [Maud’s brother] Henry, 3rd Lord Scrope.

Bef. 1418, Thomas married Elizabeth.

1418, Elizabeth a legatee of her uncle Stephen le Scrope, Archdeacon of Richmond, who bequeathed her £10 for her marriage.

1418, Elizabeth age 24, coheir of her brother Baldwin, inheriting the castle and lordship of Tamworth, Warwickshire.

1420, Elizabeth age 26.

1423, the castle of Tamworth passed from the Freville family to Thomas. (S) A History of Staffordshire, 1965, P22.

9/29/1424, “Agreement between Thomas Ferrers, esquire, Roger Aston, knight, and Hugh Wylughby, esquire, on one side and John Prynce of Tamworth on the other, … in Tamworth …”. (S) UKNA.

9/1423, “Autograph letter, dated at Weley on 9 September, from Sir Morris Berkeley to Thomas Ferrers his cousin, apologising for his absence on the day appointed at Tameworth’ for the settling of their case and for the trouble caused both to him and to his cousin, Wylughby, and praying that Thomas Ferrers will forward to Wylughby an accompanying letter containing similar apologies; also suggesting that Thomas Ferrers should write to Sir Thomas of Aston’, asking him to attend on Tuesday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Leycestr’ for the settling of the case. Endorsed: Unto my rygt worschipful cosyn Thomas Ferrers be this letter take.” (S) UKNA,

1435, Thomas granted a seal.

12/8/1445, “Receipt from William Gregory, senior, citizen and skinner of London to Thomas Ferrers, esq., son and executor of the will of William Ferrers, lord of [Groby], …, of the sum of £5. 12s. 7d.; which sum was owed to him by the said William Ferrers.” (S) UKNA.

4/3/1452–4/10/1455, 6 times: “Little court of Thomas Ferrers.” (S) UKNA.

10/5/1452, Thomas age 50: “Copy of an agreement made between Thomas Ferrers, esq., and Thomas son and heir of the said Thomas and Elizabeth his wife, Robert Aston, son and heir of Joyce, sister of Sir Baldwin Frevylle, knight, and Richard Bingham and Margaret his wife, formerly wife of Hugh Wylloughby (the said Elizabeth, Joyce and Margaret being sisters and coheirs of the said Baldwin Frevylle) concerning the partition of the manors and lands of the said Baldwin. Thomas Ferrers senior and junior to hold the castle and manor of Tamworthe, …”. (S) UKNA.

1/6/1458, Thomas died.

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

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:

i. Sir Thomas Ferrers, born ? in England.
Thomas of Tamworth married Anne Hastings, d/o Leonard.
8/22/1499, Thomas died.

ii. Henry Ferrers (39042), born ~1423 in England.

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