Robert de Ferrers First Earl of Derby 748,1196
- Born: 1062, Derbyshire, England 1196
- Marriage (1): Hawise de Vitre circa 1087 in Brittany, France 1193
- Died: 1139 at age 77 748
- Buried: abbey of Meervale, Warwickshire, England 1193
Noted events in his life were:
• Military, Aug 1138, Northallerton, England. 748,1185 Robert contributed to King Stephen's victory over King David of Scotland at Northallerton (commonly called the battle of the Standard) at the head of the Derbyshire men. As a result, he was created Earl of Derby.
Robert married Hawise de Vitre, daughter of Andre de Vitre seigneur de Vitre in Brittany and Agnes de Mortaigne, circa 1087 in Brittany, France.1193 (Hawise de Vitre was born on 17 Jun 1069 in Vitré, Ille de Vilaine, France 1193,1197 and died on 1 Jun 1139 in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England 1193,1197.)