2498688. Lord William de Ferrers & 2498689. Ellen de Seagrave
1270, William de Ferrariis born in Leicestershire, England, heir & s/o 4997376. William de Ferrers & 4997377. Anne le Despenser.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
~1279, Ellen born in England, d/o 4997378. John de Seagrave & 4997379. Christian de Plesey.
1/1288, William, age 18 when his father’s inquest was held.
5/18/1288, Grant … to Nicholas de Segrave [grandfather of Ellen] of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands of William de Ferrariis, tenant in chief, in Groby, Neubotle, Farndon, Fairsted, Boulton and Leylond, … (S) CPRs.
~1293, William married Ellen.
1294, King Edward required the presence and aid of Scottish barons including John Comyn, earl of Buchan, Robert Bruce, earl of Carrick, John Comyn of Badenoch, and William de Ferrariis. (S) Annals of Scotland, V1, Dalrymple, 1819, P283.
7/22/1298, William fought with Edward I in his Scotland campaign at the battle of Falkirk.
1300, William, 1st Baron Ferrers of Groby, summoned to parliament.
1305, William’s seal bears his arms, “seven mascles cojoined” … “supported in the brest of a double eagle”. (S) A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: Woodard, 1896, P275.
6/28/1307, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by William de Ferrariis to the prior and convent of Ulvescroft of 67 acres of waste in Groby, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1308, Sir William de Ferrers “bearing the mascles of Quincy” on the Great Roll of Edward I’s knights made shortly after his death. (S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldy, McAndrew, 2006, P118. [The arms of De Quincy are through his grandmother Margaret who granted Groby to his father.]
2/8/1313, Inspeximus … Upon the oath of twelve knights of the household, of the visne of Alkeberwe, viz. William Tuchet, William de Ferrers, … knights, … (S) CPRs.
1318, Ellen died.
William paid fees of 40s for his lands between the Ribble and Mersey.
3/20/1324, William, Knt. of Groby, Leicestershire died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P387.
Children of William and Ellen:
i. Anne de Ferrers, born 1296 in Groby, Leicestershire, England.
~1311, Edward le Dispenser born in Stoke, Gloucestershire, England;
4/20/1335 in Groby, Edward married Anne. [Edward s/o 2954874. Hugh le Despenser III & 2954875. Eleanor de Clare. (S) Weir, 2005, P246.]
9/30/1342, Edward killed in the Battle of Morlaix at Vannes.
1352, Widow Anne and her brother Thomas were granted the castle of Kilkinney and other estates in Ireland for life by John de Hotham.
1363, the King granted Anne “moiety” of the manor of Burley, Rutland, in exchange for the manor of Yardley, Gobion.
8/8/1367, Anne died.
Sir Edward le Despenser.
ii. Henry de Ferrers (1249344), born 1303 in England.
iii. Thomas de Ferrers, born ? in England.
Aft. 1349, Thomas married Ankaret le Boteler. [They had no children.]
7/1353, Thomas died.