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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Isabel de Ferrers

On or before this date in our family history . . . the 29th day of April . . . in the year 1252 . . . Isabel de Ferrers dies . . . this widow of Roger de Mortimer (c.1153-c.1214) is believed to be a 22nd great-grandma to Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .

The History of Ludlow and Its Neighbourhood Forming a Popular Sketch of the History of the Welsh Border By Thomas Wright: "ever The lady Isabel de Ferrers was of good and clean life and after the death of her lord she built a good house for monks at Lechlade for the soul of her lord and her own soul and endowed it plentifully with fair lands and rents for ever and there she is buried The aforesaid Roger de Mortimer son of the founder "

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