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Saher [IV] de Quincy 1st Earl of Winchester
(Between 1165/1170-1219)
Margaret de Beaumont
(Bef 1172-Abt 1235)
Alan FitzRoland of Galloway Lord of Galloway
(-Abt 1234)
Roger de Quincy 2nd Earl of Winchester
(-1264)
Helen of Galloway
(-After 1245)
Margaret de Quincy
(Abt 1223-Bef 1281)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William de Ferrers 5th Earl of Derby

  • Robert de Ferrers 6th Earl of Derby
  • Sir William de Ferrers of Groby, Leicestershire+
  • Joan de Ferrers
  • Elizabeth de Ferrers+

Margaret de Quincy 3 4 5

  • Born: Abt 1223
  • Marriage (1): William de Ferrers 5th Earl of Derby about 1238 1 2 3
  • Died: Bef 15 Apr 1281 1 3 6

  General Notes:

MARGARET de Quincy (-before 12 Mar 1281). The Annales Londonienses name "Margarete countesse de Ferreres et Eleyne la Zusche et la countesse de Bougham" as the three daughters of "Eleyn countesse de Wynton". A charter dated 3 Dec 1274 records the homage of "Margaret de Ferariis countess of Derby, eldest daughter and one of the heirs of Roger de Quency earl of Wynton" for her part of the lands "lately held in dower by Alianora de Vaux late countess of Wynton widow of the said Roger". Inquisitions after a writ "9 Edw I" following the death 15 Apr of "Margaret de Ferrariis countess of Derbeye" name her son "William de Ferrariis...".

m ([1238]) as his second wife, WILLIAM de Ferrers, son of WILLIAM de Ferrers Earl of Derby & his wife Agnes of Chester (-May 1254, bur Merevale Abbey). He succeeded his father in 1247 as Earl of Derby.

[FMG/Medieval Lands]

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Margaret de Quincy, d. shortly bef. 12 Mar 1280/1; m. in or bef. 1238, as his 2nd wife, William de Ferrers, buried 31 Mar 1254, Earl of Derby.

[Magna Charta Sureties, line 88-3]

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He [William de Ferrers] 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)]

  Events

Inquisition, 7 May 1255. 7 333. Margaret late the wife of William de Ferrariis, earl of Derby.

Stafford.

Writ of extent to the sheriff of lands claimed in dower by the said Margaret, 7 May, 39 Hen. III.

Extent and appraisement (undated).

Horecros, 10s. rent paid by Nicholas de Walesh' to Robert de Meleberne by the gift of William the last earl.

Mercinton, a mill held of the earl by Robert Owen, out of which the last earl assigned 40s. to Simon de Tok' in exchange for land.

Rolveston, 2 virgates land held by William de Rolveston of the gift of the last earl.

Derby.

Writ (as above) to the sheriff, 7 May, 39 Hen. III.

Extent and appraisement (undated).

Arelewasseleg, 120a. land.

Wyggeleg', Fernigleg alias Fernelig' and Asselewehay alias Asselewesshay, 40s. land.

Bradeborn, 5 marks rent.

Northampton.

Writ (as above) to the sheriff, 7 May.

Extent and appraisement Monday before St. Barnabas, 39 Hen. III.

Ringstede, 12 virgates land and 2 cottages.

Stanewigg', 5 virgates land and 2 cottages.

Caldecot', virgate land.

Rissenden, a mill.

Northampton.

Extent and appraisement, Saturday the morrow of St. Barnabas, 39 Hen. III.

Neubottell' manor (full extent given).

Essex.

Writ (as above) to the sheriff, 7 May, 39 Hen. III.

Extent and appraisement (undated).

Wodeham Ferreres manor (extent given).

Essex.

Extent and appraisement (undated).

Fayerstede (manor) (extent given).

Essex.

Extent and appraisement (undated).

Stebbing' alias Stubbingg' manor (extent given).

C. Hen. III. File 17. (8.)

Inquisition, 2 Nov 1271. 8 776. Roger de Quency alias de Quinsy, sometime earl of Winchester.

Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. to the sheriff of Oxford, 2 Nov., 55 Hen. III, that the cohiers may receive their pourparties. Inq. (undated).

[Oxford.] Chinore with Sideham in Wallingford honour. 1 knight's fee held by the said Roger of the king in chief: the advowson of Chinore pertains to the abbot of St. Albans. Sydeham a member of Chinore. fee held by the abbot of Thame, paying 21l. yearly.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Berks, 2 Nov. Inq. Sunday after St. Scholastica, 55 Hen. III.

[Berks.] Westildele in Cumptone hundred. 17 virgates land, whereof each virgate renders 5s. yearly and customs worth 12d., held by the prior of Saundelford, by Sir Roger de Beuchamp, and by William de Abintune.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Dorset, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. Sunday after the Purification.

Dorset. Little Curchull. 1 fee held by William de Brudeport. Bradeford. fee held by Ralph de Stopham. Kingeston manor. 1 carucate land held by Henry son of Elias in socage rendering 6s. yearly. Up Wymburn. 1 hide land held by Robert Trenchefeyl in socage rendering 6d. yearly. Pimperne. 1 fee held by Ralph de Nevile and William his brother, sometime knights, who gave the same in frank almoin to the priory of Brummore.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Sussex, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated) (? belonging to Sussex).

[Sussex ?] No fees or advowsons are known.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Essex, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Endorsed with return, viz.:-

[Hertford.] Ware. 1 knight's fee held by the said Roger of the honour of Leicester.

[Essex ?] Collum Quncy. 2 carucates land held by Robert de Quency, brother of the said Roger.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Lincoln, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated).

Lincoln. Croxton and Kirington. 100s. land held by John son of Odinel de Albiniaco by knight's service; and 6 marks land held by William de Sancto Andrea, and 6 marks land held by Amice daughter of Richard de Buslingtorp of Richard son of Richard de Buslingtorp, and by him of the earl, by the like service. Staynton. 10 marks land held by the same Richard, by the like service. Wlrickby. 8 bovates land held by John de Launay for 6s. yearly. Croxton. Two parts of the advowson, which Master Adam de Norfolk holds of the earl's gift; and the third part pertains to Richard de Buslingtorp, who held it of the earl, and William Brandon, the chaplain, holds it of his gift.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Huntingdon, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)

Huntingdon. Dodington in Touleslond hundred. knight's fee held by John de Litlebr'. Eynisbr'. knight's fee held by Sir Thomas de Bercleye and Joan his wife. Eynisbr'. The advowson of the church, which Master Richard de Clyfford holds of the gift of the countess of Derebi. Two watermills are held by the abbot of Sautre in frank almoin, of the earl's gift.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Gloucester, 2 Nov. Inq. Friday after St. Matthias, 55 Hen. III.

Gloucester. Ebryton, Pebbewrthe and Clopton manors, held by Ernald de Bosco for 4 knights' fees, and 12d. yearly and 1 brachet, for these and other fees in other counties, and 2 suits at the court of Leicester. Farncot, Gittinge, Catteslate and Coldecote, held by the same Ernald for 3 knights' fees.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Northampton, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III.

[Northampton.] Inq. (undated.) Sprotton. 1 fee held by Thomas de Arderne of Henry de Pynkeny, and by him of Roger de Quency, and the same Henry holds elsewhere of the king by barony. Haldeneby. fee held by Sibyl late the wife of Peter de Haldeneby of Thomas de Arderne, and by him of the said Henry, and by him of the earl. Hasilbech. 1 fee, with 3 virgates land in Pittesford, held by Richard de Hanred of William Maufe of Sussex, and by him of Philip de Nevill, and by him of the earl. Waudegrave and Nortoft. fee held by Thomas le Lord of Waudegrave of William de Nonencurt, and by him of William de Turevill, and by him of Alan de Romely, and by him of the earl. Maydeford. 1 fee held by Thomas Kyn of William Bordet, and by him of the earl.

Northampton. Inq. (undated). Astrop. fee held by William de Stapelton. Farnyngho. 1 fee defended against the earl by the countess of Albemarle, which Ralph de Sancto Amando, Geoffrey Cardun and William Abbot hold in equal portions, but the wardship did not pertain to the earl by reason of many intermediaries.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Cambridge, 2 Nov. Inq. Tuesday after St. Lucy the Virgin, 55 Hen. III.

Cambridge. [Trumpeton ?] 1 fee held by Roger de Trumpeton, yielding scutage; and 1 fee with the advowson of the same town, held by John de Kaylly, yielding scutage, and now held by Master Stephen de Rokelond, by reason of the wardship of the said John's land and heir, by sale from the earl. Gretton. 1 fee held by Roger de Trumpeton, yielding scutage. Wynnepol. 1 fee held by Baldwin de Bassingburn, yielding scutage. The said tenants hold nothing of the king in chief in the county.

Similar writ to the sheriff of Nottingham, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated).

No fees, &c. were held of the earl in the bailiwick, whose wardship pertained to the earl or the king.

Warwick. Extent, Tuesday before St. Gregory, 55 Hen. III.

[Lodbrock.] A messuage with 2 virgates land, a mill, and the advowson of the church, held by John de Lodbrock. Napton and Weston. 2 fees and the advowson of Napton church, held by Adam de Napton. Edelinscote and Milverton. fee held by John Spygirnel. Weston, Bulkynton, Clifton, Wavre, and Wibtoft. 4 fees held by Ernald de Bosco. Wlveye. 2 fees held by William de Harcurt, which the abbot of Cumbe held of him in frank almoin excepting scutage. Sekyndon. 5 virgates land held by Thomas de Caumvile, rendering 25s. La Hide and Eton, co. Warwick, and Sapecote, co. Leicester. fee held by Thomas le Marescal. Pakynton. fee held by Henry Murdac.

[Leicester.] Extent, Monday before St. Gregory, 55 Hen. III.

Brantiston, Honecote, Fryseby, Galby, Stretton, and Norton. 4 fees held by William Burdet. Esseby, Blacfordeby, Culverdeby, Overton, Glen, Carleton and Rolliston. 4 fees held by Alan la Zuche, who holds elsewhere of the king in chief. Butlisby. 1 fee held by John de Werdon, who holds elsewhere of the king in chief. Wautham. 1 fee answered for by Philip Daubeny, which the abbot of Croxton holds in alms. Berliston. fee held by Richard Finery. Upton and Burton. 1 fee held by Robert de la Warde. Minstirton and Pulteney. 1 fee held by Adam de Napton. Thorp, Cleybrock, Ailmerstorp, Busseby, Petlyng and Belegrave. 16 fees held by Ernald de Bosco. Boseworhe, Seynton and Ailiston. 2 fees held by William de Harcurt, who held elsewhere of the king in chief. Houtton and Hautherne. fee held by Simon Mallore and Hugh Nanetel. Leyton. 1 fee held by the countess of Oxford. Wikyngiston. 40l. land held by the said countess in free marriage of the gift of R. de Quency her brother. Lokynton. fee held by Roger Basset, and the abbot of Leicester holds it in alms. Drayton. 1 fee held by Ralph de Lodynton and John Heuse. Dadelynton and Heyham. fee held by Henry de Hastynges, who held elsewhere of the king in chief. Sybbisdon, Schepeye and Heyham. 2 fees held by Thomas de Canvile. Hemynton. 1 fee held by Thomas de Meynel and Robert de Langeton. Barkeby. fee held by Robert de Ros. Dadelynton. 1/16 fee held by John Spygirnel. Watton. fee held by William de Dive; and fee by Ralph de Bredon. Chevysby. fee held by Robert de Chaucumbe. Glenefeld. fee held by Roger Cantevile. The heirs of the said Roger de Quency are patrons of the abbey of Geridon, Wlvescroft and Charleye; and are advowees of the churches of Syiston, Leyton and Merkinfeld.

Writ to the sheriff of Leicester to enquire what knight's fees Roger de Leyburn and Eleanor his wife hold as dower of the said Eleanor, of the inheritance of Roger de Quency late her husband, in order that Margaret de Ferariis, countess of Derby, Ellen, late the wife of Alan la Zouche, and Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (Bochan), and Elizabeth his wife, the co-heirs of the said Roger may know the pourparty which ought to fall to them, 14 Oct. 55 Hen. III. Extent, Saturday after St. Hilary, 56 Hen. III.

Leicester. Knights' fees held in dower by Eleanor de Waus, countess of Winchester. Brantiston, &c. as above. 4 fees held by Robert Burdet. Esseby, &c. as above. 4 fees held by Roger la Zuche. Houton and Hautherne. fee held as above. Hemynton. 1 fee held as above. Watton. fee held by Ralph de Bredon; and fee by Ralph Basset of Drayton. Mynstirton and Pulteneye. 1 fee held by Adam de Napton.

(See Nos. 587 and 732.)

C. Hen. III. File 40. (9.)

Inquisition, 15 Apr 1281. 6 413. Margaret de Ferrariis, countess of Derbeye.

Writ of plenius certiorari to Richard de Holebrok, the king's steward, on the complaint of William de Ferrariis that the sheriff of Essex had taken into the king's hand the manors of Wodeham, Stubbyng and Feirstude which he had demised to the said Margaret, his mother, who had restored them to him long before her death, 15 April, 9 Edw. I.

Essex. Inq. Monday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 9 Edw. I.

Wodeham, Stobyng and Fayrstede. The manors with a messuage in Cheche were given by Sir William de Ferrariis, sometime earl of Derbeye, to William de Ferrariis his son at Nottingham about the feast of St. Lucy, 36 Hen. III, by letter patent, to be held of him and his heirs by service of 5 knights' fees, saving to the said earl the homage and service of Sir Richard de Grey and his heirs in Thurrok ; and he had full seisin for four years and more during the life of his father, and the issues of the manors were collected by Robert de Duffeld his guardian (custodem) and placed in ward (custodiam) at Tyleteya, and in the fifth year they were rendered to the said William, and so he remained in peaceful seisin until he was made a knight and was of full age. Afterwards he granted these manors, &c. to Lady Margaret de Ferrariis his mother for her life for lands, &c. in Scotland and Gaweye of which she enfeoffed him, and into the aforesaid manors he had ingress sixteen days before his mother's death by her assent. The manor of Wodeham is worth 21l. yearly ; the manor of Stubbyng, with one carucate land in the same town afterwards purchased by the said William of Sir Nicholas de Stubbyng, knight, 52l.; the manor of Fayrstede 10l.; and the messuage in Cheche 6s.

(See Hen. III., No. 333.)

C. Edw. I. File 28. (17.)


Margaret married William de Ferrers 5th Earl of Derby, son of William de Ferrers 4th Earl of Derby and Agnes of Chester Lady of Chartley, about 1238.1 2 3 (William de Ferrers 5th Earl of Derby was born about 1193,9 died on 28 Mar 1254 in Evington, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5, GB 3 10 and was buried on 31 Mar 1254 in Merevale Abbey, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9, GB 1 3.)


Sources


1 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, <i>Magna Carta Sureties 1215: the Barons Named in the Magna Carta, 1215 and Some of their Descendants who Settled in America during the Early Colonial Years</i> (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 88-3.

2 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, <i>Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992), 57-29.

3 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), IV:196-8.

4 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, <i>Magna Carta Sureties 1215: the Barons Named in the Magna Carta, 1215 and Some of their Descendants who Settled in America during the Early Colonial Years</i> (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 57-4, 88-3, 102-3.

5 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, <i>Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992), 57-29, 189-4.

6 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 230-238.

7 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 87-93.

8 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 249-261.

9 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, <i>Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992), 127-30.

10 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, <i>Magna Carta Sureties 1215: the Barons Named in the Magna Carta, 1215 and Some of their Descendants who Settled in America during the Early Colonial Years</i> (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 149-2.

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