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Ferrers of Wemme, Baron (E, 1375 - abeyant 1410)


Creation: let.pat. 28 Dec 1375


Extinct: 1410


Family name: Ferrers




Vairy Or and Gules in a Canton ..... a Lion passant guardant of the first



Robert [de Ferrers], 1st Baron Ferrers of Wemme

2nd son of Robert [de Ferrers], 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley, by his second wife Joan de la Mote, of Willisham, co. Suffolk, and St Pancras, co. Middlesex




betw. 1369 and 1379 as her first husband Elizabeth le Botiler, suo jure Baroness Botiler (d. Jun 1411), only dau. and hrss. of William [le Botiler], 3rd Baron Botiler, by his wife Elizabeth .....

only child

1. Robert de Ferrers, later 2nd Baron Ferrers of Wemme




by writ of summons 28 Dec 1375 Baron Ferrers of Wemme

suc. by





Robert [de Ferrers], 2nd Baron Ferrers of Wemme




Lady Joan Beaufort (mar. (2) bef. 29 Nov 1396 as his second wife Ralph [Nevill], 1st Earl of Westmorland; d. 13 Nov 1440), legitimated dau. of John [Plantagenet], 1st Duke of Lancaster (by his mistress and later third wife Katharine Swynford, widow of Sir Hugh Swynford, of Kettlethorpe, co. Lincoln, and 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Payne de Roet, Guienne King of Arms), 4th son of King Edward III


1. Elizabeth de Ferrers (b. c. 1393; d. 1434), mar. after 28 Oct 1407 John [de Greystock], 4th Baron Greystock, and had issue

2. Mary de Ferrers, heiress of Oversley, co. Warwick, mar. Ralph Nevill, 2nd son of Ralph [Nevill], 1st Earl of Westmorland, by his first wife Lady Margaret de Stafford, 1st dau. of Hugh [de Stafford], 2nd Earl of Stafford, and had issue


s.p.m. 1410


On the death of the 2nd Baron Ferrers of Wemme the Barony of Ferrers of Wemme fell into abeyance between his two daughters. The Barony of Botiler also fell into abeyance between the same two daughters on the death of their grandmother in June 1411.


 First written 28 Oct 2011



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