Biography of Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby

Timeline

In 1239 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby was born to William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby and Margaret Quincy Countess Derby at Tutbury Castle.

In 1249 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby and Mary or Marie Lusignan Countess Derby were married.

On 28 Mar 1254 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby succeeded 6th Earl Derby (1C 1138). Mary or Marie Lusignan Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

Battle of Chesterfield

On 15 May 1266 Henry "Almain" Cornwall and John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey fought for the King at Chesterfield during the Battle of Chesterfield. Henry Hastings, John Clinton, Roger Mandeville, John Eyvil, Baldwin Wake all fought on the rebel side. The rebel Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby was captured.

After 15 May 1266 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby was imprisoned at Windsor Castle.

Dictum of Kenilworth

On 31 Oct 1266 the Dictum of Kenilworth was issued. The Dictum was a peace agreement between Henry III King England and the rebels who were besieged in the impregnable Kenilworth Castle. The committee included:
Walter Branscombe Bishop Exeter
Walter Giffard Archbishop York
Nicholas Ely Bishop Worcester, Bishop Winchester
Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford
Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex
Philip Basset
John Balliol
Robert Walerand
Alan Zouche
Roger Somery 2nd Baron Dudley, and
Warin Bassingbourne
Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby and Henry Hastings were fined seven times their annual income. The Dictum, however, required the rebels to pay their fines before being restored to their lands; something of a Catch-22 since if they weren't restored to their lands, they would have no income to pay the fine.

On 26 Jun 1269 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby and Eleanor Bohun Countess Derby were married. Eleanor Bohun Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

On 20 Jun 1271 John Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Chartley was born to Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby and Eleanor Bohun Countess Derby at Cardiff.

Before 27 Apr 1279 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby died. He was buried at St Thomas' Priory.

Eleanor Ferrers Baroness Fitzwalter was born to Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby and Eleanor Bohun Countess Derby.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Ferrers

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 14 Grand Son of Egbert King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 10 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 7 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 4 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 14 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: William Ferrers 4th Earl Derby

Great GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Earl Derby

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Ferrers 2nd Earl Derby

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Ferrers 1st Earl Derby

Great GrandMother: Sybil Braose Countess Derby

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber

Great x 3 GrandFather: Phillip Braose 2nd Baron Bramber

Great x 3 GrandMother: Aenor Totnes Baroness Bramber

Great x 2 GrandMother: Bertha Gloucester Baroness Bramber

Great x 3 GrandFather: Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sibyl Neufmarché Countess Hereford

GrandMother: Agnes Gernon Countess Derby Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester Great Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ranulf le Meschin Gernon 3rd Earl Chester

Great x 3 GrandMother: Lucy Bolingbroke Countess Chester

Great x 2 GrandMother: Matilda Fitzrobert Countess Chester Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester Son Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mabel Fitzhamon Countess Gloucester

Great GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Countess Chester

Great x 2 GrandFather: Simon "Chauve" Montfort 4th Count Évreux

Great x 3 GrandFather: Amaury Montfort Count Évreux

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnès Garlande Count Évreux

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mathilde Unknown Count Évreux

Mother: Margaret Quincy Countess Derby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: Roger Quincy 2nd Earl Winchester

Great GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Quincy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Saer Quincy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Senlis

Great GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger Countess Winchester

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

Great x 3 GrandMother: Amice Gael Countess Leicester

Great x 2 GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil Countess Leicester

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Grandesmil

GrandMother: Helen Galloway Countess Winchester Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Alan Galloway

Great GrandMother: Margaret Dunkeld Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: David Dunkeld 8th Earl Huntingdon

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon, 4th Earl Northumberland

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ada Warenne Countess Huntingdon, Countess Northumberland

Great x 2 GrandMother: Matilda Gernon Countess Huntingdon Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester Great Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Countess Chester