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Chesterfield, Earl of (E, 1628 - 1967)

 

Creation: let.pat. 4 Aug 1628

 

Extinct: 15 Aug 1967

 

Family name: Stanhope later Scudamore-Stanhope later Stanhope

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Arms:

Quarterly Ermine and Gules

Crest:

A Tower Azure issuant from the battlements a Demi Lion Or ducally crowned Gules holding between the paws a Grenade fired proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Wolf Or ducally crowned Gules;  Sinister: a Talbot Ermine

Motto:

A Deo et rege

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Philip [Stanhope], 1st Baron Stanhope later 1st Earl of Chesterfield

only son and heir of Sir John Stanhope, of Shelford, co. Nottingham, and Elvaston, co. Derby, by his first wife Cordell Allington, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Richard Allington, of Lincoln's Inn, London

born

1584

mar. (1)

1605 Hon Catherine Hastings (d. 28 Aug 1636), sister of Henry [Hastings], 5th Earl of Huntingdon, and 1st dau. of Hon Francis Hastings, styled Lord Hastings (by his wife Sarah Harington, sister of John [Harington], 1st Baron Harington of Exton, and dau. of Sir James Harington, of Exton, co. Rutland), son and heir ap. of George [Hastings], 4th Earl of Huntingdon

children by first wife

1. Hon John Stanhope (bur. v.p. 27 Jul 1623)

2. Hon Henry Stanhope, styled Lord Stanhope, Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of King Charles I 1625/6, Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire 1626 and East Retford 1628-29 (dvp. 29 Nov 1634; bur. at Boughton Malherbe, co. Kent), mar. 4 Dec 1628 Hon Katherine Wotton, Governess to the Princess Mary later Princess of Orange (bapt. 19 Dec 1609; mar. (2) Jan van den Kerchhove, Lord of Henvliet, in Zealand; cr. 29 May 1660 Countess of Chesterfield for life; mar. (3) Col Daniel O'Neale, Member of Parliament for St Ives and a Groom of the Bedchamber (d. 24 Oct 1664; bur. at Boughton Malherbe, co. Kent); d. 9 Apr 1667, when her life Peerage became extinct; bur. at Boughton Malherbe, co. Kent), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Wotton], 2nd Baron Wotton, by his wife Mary Throckmorton, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Arthur Throckmorton, of Paulerspury, co. Northampton, and had issue:

1a. Hon Philip Stanhope, later 2nd Earl of Chesterfield

1a. Hon Katherina Stanhope (dsp. 19 Nov 1662; bur. at Horseheath, co. Cambridge), mar. as his first wife William [Alington], 3rd Baron Alington

3. Col Hon Ferdinando Stanhope, Member of Parliament for Tamworth 1640 (dspm. 1643), mar. Lettice Ferrers, dau. of Sir Humphrey Ferrers, of Tamworth Castle, and had issue

4. Hon Philip Stanhope (dvp. 27 Oct 1645)

5. Hon Arthur Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham, Member of Parliament for Nottingham 1660 (b. 1627), mar. Anne Salusbury, only dau. by his second wife of Sir Henry Salisbury, 1st Bt., of Llewenny, co. Denbigh, and had issue:

1a. Charles Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham (b. 1655; d. 6 Mar 1711/2), mar. 1674 Frances Topp (bur. 14 Jan 1722), only dau. of Sir Francis Topp, 1st Bt., of Tormarton, co. Gloucester, and had issue:

1b. Rev Michael Stanhope DD, Canon of St Paul's 1711, Rector of East Leake, co. Nottingham 1717, Canon of Windsor 1730 (bapt. 20 Dec 1681; d. 8 Jul 1737), mar. 29 Jun 1714 Penelope Lovell (bur. 1 May 1740), dau. of Sir Salathiel Lovell, a Baron of the Exchequer, and had issue:

1c. Arthur Charles Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham (bapt. 1715; bur. 9 Mar 1770), mar. (1) Mary Thornhaugh (bur. sp. 18 Mar 1748), dau. of Sir Andrew Thornhaugh, of Osberton, co. Nottingham, (2) 25 Aug 1750 Margaret Headlam (bur. 3 Jan 1764), dau. and cohrss. of Charles Headlam, of Kerby Hall, co. York, and (3) 2 Mar 1767 Frances Board (mar. (2) Rev ..... Bigsby), and had issue by his second wife:

1d. Philip Stanhope, later 5th Earl of Chesterfield

1d. Margaret Stanhope, mar. 26 Dec 1776 William Smelt, of London

2c. Ferdinand Stanhope (d. 11 Feb 1790), mar. 2 Nov 1742 Mary Phillips, and had issue:

1d. Rear Admiral John Stanhope RN (b. Sep 1744; d. 1800), mar. 1784 Caroline Dent (d. 1830), dau. of Digby Dent, and had issue:

1e. Admiral Henry Stanhope RN (dsp. 21 Oct 1865), mar. 10 Apr 1845 Mary Foote (dsp. 25 Sep 1888), 2nd dau. of Vice Admiral Sir E J Foote KCB RN

2e. Capt Charles George Stanhope (bapt. 16 Jun 1789; d. 22 Jan 1833), mar. 6 Nov 1820 Jane Galbraith (d. 13 Jan 1873), 1st dau. of Sir James Galbraith, Bt., and had issue:

1f. George Philip Stanhope, later 8th Earl of Chesterfield

1e. Caroline Stanhope (d. 26 Jan 1866), mar. 7 Jul 1807 Jonathan Stackhouse Rashleigh (d. 15 May 1863), and had issue

2d. Arthur Stanhope (b. Oct 1752; dspm. 24 Aug 1836), mar. 1784 Elizabeth Thistlethwayte, dau. of Rev Robert Thistlethwayte DD, of Norman Court and Southwick Park, co. Hampshire, and had issue

2b. Charles Stanhope (bapt. 29 Dec 1700; d. 18 Mar 1759), mar. Cecilia Stede, dau. of Dutton Stede, of Stede Hill, co. Kent, and had issue:

1c. Edwyn Francis Stanhope, of Stanwell House, co. Middlesex (b. 1729; d. 16 May 1807), mar. 9 Aug 1753 Lady Catherine Lyon, widow of William Berkeley Lyon and 1st dau. and cohrss. of Lord John Brydges, styled Marquess of Carnarvon (by his wife Lady Catherine Tollemache, 2nd dau. of Lionel [Tollemache], 3rd Earl of Dysart), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of James [Brydges], 1st Duke of Chandos, and had issue:

1d. Admiral Sir Henry Edwyn Stanhope, 1st Bt. RN (cr. 18 Nov 1807), of Stanwell House, co. Middlesex (b. 21 May 1754; d. 20 Dec 1814), mar. 14 Aug 1783 Margaret Malbone (d. 8 Aug 1809), dau. of Francis Malbone, of Newport, Rhode Island, North America, and had issue:

1e. Capt Sir Edwyn Francis Stanhope later Scudamore-Stanhope, 2nd Bt. RN, assumed the additional name of Scudamore by Royal Licence 1827 on inheriting the Holme Lacy estate on the death of his distant cousin Frances, Duchess of Norfolk (b. 15 Dec 1793; d. 8 Feb 1874), mar. 20 Jan 1820 Mary Dowell (d. 3 Aug 1859), dau. of Maj Thomas Dowell, of Parker's Well, co. Devon, and had issue:

1f. Sir Henry Edwyn Chandos Scudamore-Stanhope, 3rd Bt. later 9th Earl of Chesterfield

2f. Ven Hon Berkeley Lionel Scudamore-Stanhope, Vicar of Bosbury 1856-66, Rector of Byford 1866-1908 and Archdeacon of Hereford 1887-1910, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1884 (b. 13 May 1824; dspms. 21 Mar 1919), mar. 27 Jan 1858 Caroline Sarah Arkwright (d. 18 Dec 1929), dau. of John Arkwright, of Hampton Court, co. Hereford, and had issue

3f. Rev Hon William Pitt Scudamore-Stanhope, Vicar of Holme Lacy, co. Hereford, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1884 (b. 28 May 1827; d. 19 Nov 1891)

1d. Catherine Stanhope (d. 14 Feb 1790), mar. 14 Dec 1774 Sir Hungerford Hoskyns, 6th Bt. (d. 10 Jul 1802), and had issue

1. Lady Sarah Stanhope (bur. at Walton-le-Dale, co. Lancaster, 21 May 1698), mar. Sir Richard Hoghton, 3rd Bt., of Hoghton Tower, co. Lancaster, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Stanhope, mar. Edward Darcy, of Newhall, co. Derby, 1st son and heir of Sir Robert Darcy, of Newhall, co. Derby, by his wife Grace Reddish, and had issue

mar. (2)

Anne Ferrers (widow of Sir Humphrey Ferrers, of Tamworth Castle; bur. 12 Nov 1667), dau. of Sir John Pakington, of Westwood, co. Worcester, by his wife Dorothy Smith, dau. of Humphrey Smith, of London, silkman

only child by second wife

5. Hon Alexander Stanhope, Envoy to Spain and to the States General (bur. 30 Sep 1707), mar. Catherine Burghill, dau. of Arnold Burghill, of Thinghill Parva, co. Hereford, and had issue:

1a. James Stanhope, later 1st Earl Stanhope

2a. Capt Philip Stanhope RN (d. 28 Sep 1708)

3a. Col Edward Stanhope (d. 23 Dec 1711)

1a. Hon Mary Stanhope, a Maid of Honour to Queen Anne (d. 21 Aug 1762), mar. 12 Dec 1707 Charles [Fane], 1st Viscount Fane, and had issue

died

12 Sep 1656

created

7 Nov 1616 Baron Stanhope, of Shelford in the County of Nottingham

4 Aug 1628 Earl of Chesterfield

suc. by

grandson

note

knighted 1605; Col of Dragoons 1642

 

Philip [Stanhope], 2nd Earl of Chesterfield, PC

born

c.1654

mar. (1)

21 Jun 1652 Lady Anne Percy (b. 19 Dec 1633; dsps. 29 Nov 1654), 3rd dau. of Algernon [Percy], 4th Earl of Northumberland, by his first wife Lady Anne Cecil, 1st dau. of William [Cecil], 2nd Earl of Salisbury

mar. (2)

25 Dec 1660 Lady Elizabeth Butler (b. 29 Jun 1640; dspms. Jul 1665), 1st dau. of James [Butler], 1st Duke of Ormonde, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Preston, suo jure Lady Dingwall, only dau. and hrss. of Richard [Preston], 1st Earl of Desmond

only surviving child by second wife

1. Lady Elizabeth Stanhope (d. 24 Apr 1723), mar. 21 Sep 1691 John [Lyon], 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and had issue

mar. (3)

Lady Elizabeth Dormer (d. 24 Oct 1677), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Charles [Dormer], 2nd Earl of Carnarvon, by his first wife Hon Elizabeth Capell, 2nd dau. of Arthur [Capell], 1st Baron Capell

children by third wife

1. Hon Philip Stanhope, later 3rd Earl of Chesterfield

2. Hon Charles Stanhope later Wotton (dsp. 6 Feb 1703/4), mar. Jane Thacker (mar. (2) Thomas Stanhope, of Elvaston, co. Derby; d. 4 Oct 1744), dau. and cohrss. of Gilbert Thacker, of Repton, co. Derby

1. Lady Mary Stanhope, mar. Thomas Coke, of Melbourne, co. Derby, and had issue

2. Lady Catherine Stanhope (d. 23 Dec 1728), mar. Godfrey Clarke MP, of Chilcot, co. Derby (d. 1734)

died

28 Jan 1713/4

suc. by

son by third wife

note

Lord Chamberlain to the Queen Consort 1662-65; Col of the 3rd Regiment of Foot 1682-84; Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent 1679-85; Privy Councillor 1680/1-88/9

 

Philip [Stanhope], 3rd Earl of Chesterfield

born

3 Feb 1672/3

mar.

24 Feb 1691/2 Lady Elizabeth Savile (d. 7 Sep 1708), only dau. of George [Savile], 1st Marquess of Halifax, by his second wife Gertrude Pierrepont, 3rd dau. of Hon William Pierrepont MP, of Thoresby, co. Nottingham (by his wife Elizabeth Harris, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Harris, of Tong Castle, co. Salop), 2nd son of Robert [Pierrepont], 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

children

1. Hon Philip Dormer Stanhope, later 4th Earl of Chesterfield

2. Hon Sir William Stanhope KB, of Ascot, co. Berkshire (b. 20 Jul 1702; dspm. May 1772), mar. (1) 17 Apr 1721 Susanna Rudge (d. 7 Oct 1740), dau. of John Rudge MP, (2) Elizabeth Crawley (dsp. 15 Feb 1746), dau. of Sir Ambrose Crawley, and (3) Anne ...... (mar. (2) Capt ..... Morris; d. 23 Feb 1812), sister of John Hussey [Delaval], 1st Baron Delaval, and dau. of Francis Blake Delaval, of Ford, co. Northumberland, and had issue by his first wife

3. Hon John Stanhope, Member of Parliament for Nottingham 1727-48, a Lord of the Admiralty (b. 5 Jan 1704; d. Dec 1748)

1. Lady Gertrude Stanhope (d. 12 Apr 1775), mar. 1724 Col Sir Charles Hotham, 5th Bt. MP, of Scorborough, co. York (d. 15 Jan 1738/9), and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Stanhope (dsp. 14 Nov 1727), mar. Samuel Hill, of Shenstone

died

9 Feb 1725/6

suc. by

son

 

Philip Dormer [Stanhope], 4th Earl of Chesterfield, KG PC

born

22 Sep 1694

mar.

14 May 1733 Lady Melusina de Schulenberg (cr. 7 Apr 1722 Baroness Aldborough, of Aldborough in the County of Suffolk, and Countess of Walsingham for life; dsp. 16 Sep 1778, when her Peerages became extinct), 2nd illegit. dau. of King George I by his mistress Countess Ermengarde Melusina de Schulenberg, suo jure Duchess of Kendal

died

s.p. 24 Mar 1773

suc. by

third cousin once removed

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for St Germans 1715-22 and Loswithiel 1722-23; a Lord of the Bedchamber to George II, as Prince of Wales 1715-27 and as King 1727-30; Capt of the Yeomen of the Guard 1723-25; Privy Councillor 1727/8; Ambassador to the Hague 1728-32 and 1745; Knight of the Garter 1730; Lord Steward of the Household 1730-33; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1744/5-46; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1745; Secretary of State for the North 1746-47/8

 

Philip [Stanhope], 5th Earl of Chesterfield, KG PC

only surv. son and heir of Arthur Charles Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham (by his second wife Margaret Headlam, dau. and cohrss. of Charles Headlam, of Kerby Hall, co. York), son and heir of Rev Michael Stanhope DD, Canon of Windsor (by his wife Penelope Lovell, dau. of Sir Salathiel Lovell, a Baron of the Exchequer), 2nd son of Charles Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham (by his wife Frances Topp, only dau. of Sir Francis Topp, 1st Bt., of Tormarton, co. Gloucester), 3rd son of Hon Arthur Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham (by his wife Anne Salusbury, only dau. by his second wife of Sir Henry Salusbury, 1st Bt., of Llewenny, co. Denbigh), 11th son of Philip [Stanhope], 1st Earl of Chesterfield

born

10 Nov 1755

mar. (1)

20 Aug 1777 Anne Thistlethwayte (b. 1759; d. 20 Oct 1798), dau. of Rev Thomas Thistlethwayte DD, of Norman Court, co. Hampshire, by his wife Selina Bathurst, dau. of Peter Bathurst, of Clarendon Park, co. Wiltshire

only child by first wife

1. Lady Harriett Stanhope (dvp. 22 Nov 1803)

mar. (2)

2 May 1799 Lady Henrietta Thynne, Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen Consort 1807-13 (b. 17 Nov 1762; d. 31 May 1813), 3rd dau. of Thomas [Thynne], 1st Marquess of Bath, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Cavendish Bentinck, 1st dau. of William [Bentinck], 2nd Duke of Portland

children by second wife

1. Hon George Augustus Frederick Stanhope, later 6th Earl of Chesterfield

2. Lady Georgiana Stanhope (b. Feb 1803; dsp. 14 Aug 1824), mar. 14 Nov 1820 as his first wife Frederick Richard West, of Ruthin Castle, co. Denbigh

died

29 Aug 1813

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Capt 85th Foot 1779; Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire 1781-82; Ambassador to Spain 1784-87; Privy Councillor 1784; Master of the Mint 1789-90; Joint Postmaster General 1790-98; Master of the Horse 1798-1804; Knight of the Garter 1805

 

George Augustus Frederick [Stanhope], 6th Earl of Chesterfield, PC

born

23 May 1805

mar.

30 Nov 1830 Hon Anne Elizabeth Weld-Forester (b. 7 Sep 1802; d. 27 Jul 1885), 1st dau. of Cecil [Forester later Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester, by his wife Lady Katherine Mary Manners, 2nd dau. of Charles [Manners], 4th Duke of Rutland

children

1. Hon George Philip Cecil Arthur Stanhope, later 7th Earl of Chesterfield

1. Lady Evelyn Stanhope (b. 3 Nov 1834; d. 27 Jan 1875), mar. 5 Sep 1861 as his first wife Henry Howard Molyneux [Herbert], 4th Earl of Carnarvon, and had issue

died

1 Jun 1866

suc. by

son

note

a Lord of the Bedchamber 1828-30; Privy Councillor 1834, Master of the Buckhounds 1834-35

 

George Philip Cecil Arthur [Stanhope], 7th Earl of Chesterfield

born

28 Sep 1831

died

1 Dec 1871

suc. by

third cousin

note

Cornet Horse Guards (Blue) 1849 and Lieut 1853-55; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for South Nottinghamshire 1860-66

 

George Philip [Stanhope], 8th Earl of Chesterfield

only son and heir of Capt Charles George Stanhope (by his wife Jane Galbraith, 1st dau. of Sir James Galbraith, Bt.), 2nd son of Rear Admiral John Stanhope RN (by his wife Caroline Dent, dau. of Digby Dent), son and heir of Ferdinand Stanhope (by his wife Mary Philips), 2nd son of Rev Michael Stanhope DD (by his wife Penelope Lovell, dau. of Sir Salathiel Lovell, a Baron of the Exchequer) and younger brother of Arthur Charles Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham, father of Philip [Stanhope], 5th Earl of Chesterfield

born

29 Nov 1822

mar. (1)

8 Apr 1856 Marianne Roche (b. c.1837; dsps. 18 Dec 1875), dau. of William Roche

only child by first wife

1. Philip Laurence John Stanhope (b. 8 Dec 1857; dvp. 1 Sep 1860)

mar. (2)

7 Mar 1877 Catherine Jane Jarvis Bond (dsp. 3 Feb 1880), dau. of John Hildebrand Bond, of Belfast

mar. (3)

7 Dec 1882 Agnes Payne, dau. of James Payne, of Manchester, co. Lancaster

died

s.p.s. 19 Oct 1883

suc. by

fourth cousin

note

Ensign 29th Foot 1841 and Lieut 1842

 

Henry Edwyn Chandos [Stanhope later Scudamore-Stanhope], 9th Earl of Chesterfield

1st son and heir of Capt Sir Edwyn Francis Stanhope later Scudamore-Stanhope, 2nd Bt. RN (by his wife Mary Dowell, dau, of Maj Thomas Dowell, of Parker's Well, co. Devon), only son and heir of Admiral Sir Henry Edwyn Stanhope, 1st Bt. RN, of Stanwell House, co. Middlesex (by his wife Margaret Malbone, dau. of Francis Malbone, of Newport, Rhode Island, North America), son and heir of Edwyn Francis Stanhope, of Stanwell House, co. Middlesex (by his wife Lady Catherine Lyon (widow of William Berkeley Lyon), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Lord John Brydges, styled Marquess of Carnarvon, 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of James [Brydges], 1st Duke of Chandos), only son of Charles Stanhope (by his wife Cecilia Stede, dau. of Dutton Stede, of Stede Hill, co. Kent), 5th son of Charles Stanhope, of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham, and youngest brother of Rev Michael Stanhope DD, Canon of Windsor, great-great-grandfather of both the 7th and 8th Earls of Chesterfield

born

8 Apr 1821

mar.

6 Aug 1851 Dorothea Hay (b. c.1827; d. 26 Apr 1923), 1st dau. of Sir Adam Hay, 7th Bt., of Haystoun, co. Peebles, by his wife Henrietta Callender Grant, 1st dau. of William Grant, of Congatton, co. Haddington

children

1. Hon Edwyn Francis Scudamore-Stanhope, later 10th Earl of Chesterfield

2. Hon Henry Athole Scudamore-Stanhope, later 11th Earl of Chesterfield

3.Hon Claude Dormer Scudamore-Stanhope (b. 7 Apr 1857; d. 5 Nov 1932)

4. Hon Chandos Scudamore-Stanhope (b. 15 Jan 1859; d. 9 Mar 1911)

5. Capt Hon Evelyn Theodore Scudamore-Stanhope, Chief Constable of Herefordshire 1895-1923 (b. 9 Jan 1862; d. 9 Nov 1925), mar. 21 Apr 1888 Julia Dasha Potter (d. 26 Apr 1936), yst. dau. of John Gerald Potter, and had issue:

1a. Edward Henry Scudamore-Stanhope, later 12th Earl of Chesterfield

1a. Lady Enid Doreen Grace Scudamore-Stanhope, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1938 (b. 25 Jan 1899), mar. 18 Dec 1926 Maj Alexander Browne, of Riversdale House, Southern Rhodesia, and had issue

6. Hon Charles Hay Scudamore-Stanhope (b. 24 Aug 1864; dspms. 9 Feb 1937), mar. 23 Jan 1900 his cousin Adele Hay OBE (d. 19 Sep 1931), 2nd dau. of Sir Robert Hay, 8th Bt., of Haystoun, co. Peebles, and had issue

died

21 Jan 1887

suc. by

son

note

took the additional name of Scudamore by Royal Licence 1827; suc. his father 8 Feb 1874 as 3rd Baronet of Stanwell House

 

Edwyn Francis [Scudamore-Stanhope], 10th Earl of Chesterfield, KG GCVO PC

born

15 Mar 1854

mar.

15 Feb 1900 Hon Enid Edith Wilson (b. 10 Sep 1878; d. 30 Nov 1957), 2nd dau. of Charles [Wilson], 1st Baron Nunburnholme, by his wife Florence Jane Helen Wellesley, 1st dau. of Capt William Henry Charles Wellesley

died

s.p. 24 Jan 1933

suc. by

brother

note

Treasurer of the Household 1892-94; Capt of the Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms 1894-95; Privy Councillor 1894; sold Holme Lacy and the other Herefordshire estates inherited from the Scudamore family 1909; Lord Steward of the Household 1910-15, Knight of the Garter 1915; Master of the Horse 1915-22

 

Henry Athole [Scudamore-Stanhope], 11th Earl of Chesterfield

born

29 May 1855

died

2 Nov 1935

suc. by

nephew

note

Capt RN

 

Edward Henry [Scudamore-Stanhope], 12th Earl of Chesterfield

only son of Capt Hon Evelyn Theodore Scudamore-Stanhope (by his wife Julia Dasha Potter, yst. dau. of John Gerald Potter), 5th son of Henry Edwyn Chandos [Stanhope later Scudamore-Stanhope], 9th Earl of Chesterfield

born

9 Feb 1889

mar. (1)

17 Sep 1915 (div. 1925) Lorna Marie Lever, dau. of William Henry Lever, of Wellington, New Zealand

only child by first wife

1. Lady Evelyn Patricia Mary Scudamore-Stanhope (b. 7 May 1917), mar. (1) 28 Sep 1938 (div. 1947) Lt Cmdr Ian McDonald RAN, son of J H McDonald, of Adelaide, South Australia, and (2) 24 Oct 1947 John Harford Stanhope Lucas-Scudamore, of Kentchurch Court, co. Hereford, only son of Col Edward Scudamore Lucas-Scudamore, of Kentchurch Court, co. Hereford, and had issue by her second husband

mar. (2)

28 Oct 1931 Angela Domitilla Hopkins (d. 5 Jul 1952), dau. of Francis Patrick Hopkins

died

s.p.m. 2 Aug 1952

suc. by

sixth half-cousin once removed

 

On the death of the 12th Earl of Chesterfield the Baronetcy of Stanwell House (cr. 1807) became extinct and his peerage titles passed to his kinsman, James Richard [Stanhope], 7th Earl Stanhope

 

Although the Earldom of Chesterfield was the senior title, the 7th Earl Stanhope did not apply for a Writ of Summons as 13th Earl of Chesterfield and continued to be known as Earl Stanhope. On his death without issue on 15 Aug 1967 the Earldoms of Chesterfield and Stanhope became extinct, along with the Barony of Stanhope, which had been held by the Earls of Chesterfield. The Viscountcy of Stanhope of Mahon and the Barony of Stanhope of Elvaston, which had been held by the Earls Stanhope, passed under the terms of their special remainders to his kinsman, William Henry Leicester [Stanhope], 11th Earl of Harrington

 

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