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William de Ferrers 4th Earl of Derby
(Bef 1170-1247)
Agnes of Chester Lady of Chartley
(Abt 1174-1247)
William Marshal 1st Earl of Pembroke
(Abt 1146-1219)
Isabel de Clare Countess of Pembroke
(Abt 1172-1220)
William de Ferrers 5th Earl of Derby
(Abt 1193-1254)
Sibyl Marshal
(-Bef 1238)
Agnes de Ferrers
(Abt 1222-1295)

 

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Agnes de Ferrers 1

  • Born: Abt 1222
  • Died: 11 May 1295 aged about 73 2
  • BuriedFem: Greyfriars Priory, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11, GB

  General Notes:

AGNES (-11 May 1295, bur Scarborough, Greyfriars). The Chronicle of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire names "Agnes, secunda Isabella, tertia Matilda, quarta Sibilla, quinta Johanna, sexta Alianora, septima Agatha" as the seven daughters of "Willielmo de Ferrers comiti Derbić" and his wife "quarta filia…Willihelmi Marescalli…Sibilla", adding that Agnes married "Willielmo de Vescy". The Annals of Ireland record that "Sibilla comitissa de Ferreys" had seven daughters (in order) "prima, Agnes de Vescy, mater domini Johannis et Domini Willelmi de Vescy…". A manuscript concerning the founders of Watton priory records that "Willielmum de Vescy secundum" married "Agnete filia comitis de Ferrariis". A charter dated 28 Jun 1248 records that "Margaret late Countess of Lincoln…recovered her dower out of the lands in Ireland of W[alter] Marshall late Earl of Pembroke her husband" and that the dower was "taken out of the portions of the inheritance which accrued to William de Vescy and Agnes his wife, Reginald de Moun and Isabel his wife, Matilda de Kyme, Francis de Boun and Sibil his wife, William de Vallibus and Alienor his wife, John de Moun and Joan his wife, Agatha de Ferrers in the king´s custody, and Roger de Mortimer and Matilda his wife". A charter dated 26 May 1250 records the restoration of property, granted to "Margaret Countess of Lincoln", to "William de Vescy and Agnes his wife, Reginald de Moun and Isabel his wife, William de Fortibus and Matilda his wife, Francis de Boun and Sibil his wife, William de Vallibus and Alienor his wife, John de Moun and Joan his wife, Agatha de Ferrers in the king´s custody, Roger de Mortimer and Matilda his wife, and William de Cantilupe and Eva his wife". A manuscript of Malton Priory records the death "1295 V Id Mai" of "domina Agnes de Vescy, mater eiusdem" (referring to "Johannes de Vesey").

m (before 1244) as his second wife, WILLIAM de Vescy of Alnwick and Malton, son of EUSTACE de Vescy & his wife Margaret of Scotland (-Gascony before 7 Oct 1253, bur Watton Priory, Yorkshire).

[FMG/Medieval Lands]

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Agnes, daughter of William de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby of the 1138 creation.

[Burke's Peerage]

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He [William de Vescy] married, 2ndly, before 1244, Agnes, 1st daughter of William (DE FERRERS), 5th EARL OF DERBY, by his 1st wife, Sibyl, sister and, in her issue, coheir of Anselm, 9th EARL OF PEMBROKE, 3rd daughter of William (MARSHAL), 4th EARL OF PEMBROKE. He died in Gascony, shortly before 7 October 1253, and was buried at Watton Priory, co. York. His widow died 11 May 1290, and was buried in the Greyfriars, at Scarborough.

[Complete Peerage XII/2:276-8, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]


Sources


1 Charles Mosley, <i>Burke's Peerage & Baronetage</i> (Burke's Peerage, 1999), 2884.

2 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XII/2:277-278.

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