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Male 3rd Earl of Derby William de Ferrers Click to view 3rd Earl of Derby William de Ferrers in the family tree

William was born in 1140 in Oakham, England.1   William's father was 2nd Earl of Derby Robert de Ferrers and his mother was Margaret Peverel.  His paternal grandparents were 1st Earl Robert de Ferrers and Hawise de Vitre; his maternal grandparents were Lord Nottingham William (The Younger) Perevel and Avise de Montgomery. He had six brothers named Walcheline, Hugo, Henry, Ralph, Robert and Thomas.  He was the third oldest of the seven children.  He died at the age of 49 on December 31st, 1189 in Normandy, France.  He was buried in Seige of Acre,Jerusalem,Palestine.1 

Family Details of William's family with Sybil de Braose


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