Agnes of Chester

Female 1174 - 1247  (73 years)


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  • Name Agnes of Chester 
    Born 1174  Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Agnes De Kevelioch  [4
    Also Known As Beatrix, Lady of Chartley  [3
    Died 2 Nov 1247  Tutbury, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Person ID I46772  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2019 

    Father Hugh de Kevelioc, Knight, 5th Earl of Chester,   b. 0___ 1147, Kevelioc, Monmouth, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1181, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother Bertrade de Montfort, Comtess d'Evreux,   b. 1155, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1227, Evreux, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1169  [5, 6
    Family ID F17141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William de Ferrers, Knight, 4th Earl of Derby,   b. 1168-1172, Tutbury, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1247, Duffield, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 2, 3, 4, 7
    Children 
     1. William de Ferrers, III, Knight, 5th Earl of Derby,   b. 1193, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1254, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Thomas de Ferrers
     3. Hugh de Ferrers
     4. Petronille de Ferrers,   b. ~1190, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 May 1237  (Age ~ 46 years)
     5. Sybil Ferrers,   b. 25 Jul 1216, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1247  (Age 30 years)
     6. Bertha de Ferrers,   b. ~1204, Ferrers, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Feb 1266, (Thetford, Norfolkshire, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F17143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1174 - Chester, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Biography

      Agnes (Meschines) de Ferrers was a member of aristocracy in England.
      Agnes was the daughter of Hugh de Kevelioc and his wife, Bertrade De Montfort.

      Agnes had siblings:

      Amice Of Chester
      Mabel Of Chester
      Ranulph De Blondeville
      Maud Of Chester
      Hawise Of Chester
      Unknown Of Chester
      Agnes married William de Ferrers in 1192 at Cheshire, England. Agnes and William had children:

      William De Ferrers
      Sybil Ferrers
      Agnes, Lady of Chartley, died 28 October or 2 November 1247 at Tutbury, Staffordshire, England.

      Property
      Hundred of West Derby
      "Henry III on 18 October, 1229, granted all the land between Ribble and Mersey, including the vill of West Derby with the wapentake and the forest, the borough of Liverpool, the vill of Salford with the wapentake, and the wapentake of Leyland, to Ranulf, earl of Chester and Lincoln, to hold in fee by rendering yearly at Michaelmas a mewed goshawk or 40s. (fn. 14) The assized rent of the demesne, with the service of the tenants holding in thegnage and at fee farm, and sake fee of the military tenants within the hundred, then amounted to 46 16s. 2d. (fn. 15) Upon the earl's death, in 1232, without issue this fee descended to William de Ferrers, earl of Derby, in right of Agnes his wife, one of the sisters and co-heirs of the earl of Chester. (fn. 16)

      "The earl died in 1247, (fn. 19) having predeceased his wife but a few weeks. That he was the builder of Liverpool Castle may be inferred from writs of 19 January, 1235, for an aid to be made to him for the strengthening of his castle of Liverpool, (fn. 20) and of 10 November, 1247, directed to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to William de Ferrers the lands which had been Agnes de Ferrers', and the castles of West Derby and Liverpool. (fn. 21)" [1]

      Sources
      ? "Hundred of West Derby: Introduction," in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 3, ed. William Farrer and J Brownbill (London: Victoria County History, 1907), 1-4. British History Online, accessed March 16, 2017, [1].
      See also:

      Fine Roll C 60/32, 17 HENRY III (12321233): 66 - Dec 1232 [2]
      Fine Roll C 60/33, 18 HENRY III (12331234): 397 - 21 Oct 1234 [3]
      Fine Roll C 60/34, 19 HENRY III (12341235): 17 - 16 Nov 1234; 20 - 18 Nov 1234 [4]
      Fine Roll C 60/36, 23 HENRY III (12381239): 75 - 23 Jan 1239 [5].
      Hulton, W.A. ed., The Coucher Book or Cartulary of Whalley Abbey. Vol. I, Remains Historical & Literary Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester (Printed for The Chetham Society, 1846) Vol. 10, Page 8.
      Richardson, Douglas, Royal Ancestry, (2013), II:154.

      end of biography [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9762] "William III de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby (1193 - 28 March 1254", biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_de_F.

    2. [S10545] "Sir William De Ferrers (1172-1247)" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Thursday, March 2nd, 2017.

    3. [S15031] Unknown (de Furnival) de Mowbray (abt. 1222 - bef. 1257), Biography, Ancestors & Descedants, https://www.wikitree.com/wi.

    4. [S10014] "William de Ferrers, 4th Earl of Derby" biography, accessed & downloaded Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 by David A. Henn.

    5. [S10013] "Hugh de Kevelioc, 5th Earl of Chester" biography, accessed & downloaded Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 by David A. Henn.

    6. [S10083] "Bertrade d'Everaux de Montfort, Comtess d'Evreux" biography, accessed & downloaded Friday, December 2nd, 2016 by David.

    7. [S10544] "Sir William De Ferrers" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 by David A.