John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley
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John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley (ca. 1331 – 3 April 1367) was the son of Robert de Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Chartley and a woman named Margaret.
John de Ferrers was born in Southhoe, Huntingdonshire. He inherited the title of Baron Ferrers of Chartley upon his father's death in 1350 but was never summoned to parliament.
Despite his youth, John fought in Gascony for Edward III in 1345 and married Lady Elizabeth de Stafford (1342 – 7 August 1375) - widow of Fulk le Strange and daughter of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford and Margaret de Audley, a daughter of Hugh de Audley, 1st Earl of Gloucester.
The couple had one son Robert, who became Robert de Ferrers, 4th Baron Ferrers of Chartley upon the death of his father in 1367.
John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley died on 3 April 1367 at the Battle of Nájera in Castile.
- John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- Douglas Richardson. Plantagenet Ancestry. (2004, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD), p. 308.
- Sir JOHN Ferrers, son of Sir ROBERT Ferrers & his first wife Margaret --- (Southoe [10 Aug] 1331-killed in battle Najera 3 Apr 1367), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.