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... She married Robert Ferrers and thus became Countess of Derby ... She was the mother of William de Ferrers, 3rd Earl of Derby, Walkelin de Ferrers and a daughter, Petronella ...
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“And tell so readily, he knoweth well
How evry star by proper name to call?”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalm CXLVII (Paraphrased by The Countess of Pembroke)
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—Mary A. [Elizabeth, Countess Von] Arnim (18661941)