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Male William II de Ferrers , 4th Earl of Derby Click to view William II de Ferrers , 4th Earl of Derby in the family tree

William II de was born in 1172 in Ferrers, Derbyshire, England.  William II de's father was William I de Ferrers , 3rd Earl of Derby and his mother was Sybil de Braose.  His paternal grandparents were Robert de Ferrers , 2nd Earl of Derby and Margaret Peverel; his maternal grandparents were William II de Braose , 1st Baron of Abergavenny and Bertha de Gloucester , Heiress of Brecon. He had three sisters named Agatha de, Millicent de and Pernell (Petronella) de.  He was the second youngest of the four children.  He died at the age of 75 on September 22nd, 1247.

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