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Rutland, Earl of (E, 1525)

 

Creation: let. pat. 18 June 1525

 

Family name: Manners

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Arms of Edward Manners, Earl of Rutland - Long Gallery, Haddon Hall, co. Derby

 

Arms:

See Duke of Rutland

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Thomas [Manners], 13th Baron de Ros later 1st Earl of Rutland, KG

1st son of George [Manners], 12th Baron de Ros, by his wife Anne St Leger, only dau. and hrss. of Sir Thomas St Leger, by his wife Lady Anne Holland (former wife of Henry [Holland], 2nd Duke of Exeter), sister of King Edward IV and 1st dau. of Richard [Plantagenet], 3rd Duke of York

born

bef. 1492

mar. (1)

21 Feb 1512/3 Elizabeth Lovel (dsp.), dau. of Sir Robert Lovel

mar. (2)

c.1515 Eleanor Paston (d. 1550), dau. of Sir William Paston, of Paston, co. Norfolk, by his wife Bridget Heydon, dau. of Sir Henry Heydon, of Baconsthorpe

children by second wife

1. Hon Henry Manners, later 2nd Earl of Rutland

2. Hon Sir John Manners, of Haddon Hall, co. Derby (d. 4 Jun 1611), mar. Dorothy Vernon (d. 24 Jun 1584), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir George Vernon, of Haddon Hall, co. Derby, by his wife Margaret Tailboys, sister of Gilbert [Tailboys], 1st Baron Tailboys, and 4th dau. by his second wife of Sir George Tailboys, of Kyme, co. Lincoln, de jure 9th Baron Kyme,  and had issue:

1a. Sir George Manners, of Haddon Hall, co. Derby (d. 23 Apr 1623), mar. 1 Aug 1593 Grace Pierrepont, sister of Robert [Pierrepont], 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, and 2nd dau. of Sir Henry Pierrepont, of Holme Pierrepont, co. Nottingham, by his wife Frances Cavendish, sister of William [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Devonshire, and 1st dau. by his third wife of Sir William Cavendish, of Chatsworth, co. Derby, and had issue:

1b. John Manners, later 8th Earl of Rutland

1b. Elizabeth Manners (dsp.), mar. 14 Apr 1616 as his first wife Robert [Sutton], 1st Baron Lexinton

2b. Eleanor Manners (d. 23 Oct 1679), mar. 3 Oct 1620 as his second wife Lewis [Watson], 1st Baron Rockingham, and had issue

3b. Frances Manners (d. 1652), mar. Nicholas [Saunderson], 2nd Viscount Castleton, and had issue

4b. Dorothy Manners, mar. Sir Thomas Lake, of Canons, co. Buckingham

5b. Mary Manners, mar. Sir Sackville Crow

1a. Grace Manners, mar. bef. 1590 Sir Francis Fortescue, of Salden in Mursley, co. Buckingham, and had issue

3. Hon Roger Manners, of Uffington, co. Lincoln (d. 1607)

4. Hon Sir Thomas Manners, mar. Theodosia Newton, dau. of Sir Thomas Newton, and had issue

5. Hon Oliver Manners (d. 1563)

1. Lady Gertrude Manners (bur. 1 Jan 1566/7), mar. 28 Apr 1539 as his first wife George [Talbot], 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, and had issue

2. Lady Anne Manners (d. c. 27 Jun 1549), mar. 3 Jul 1536 as his first wife Henry [Neville], 5th Earl of Westmorland, and had issue

3. Lady Frances Manners (bur. Sep 1576), mar. 31 Jan 1555/6 as his first wife Henry [Neville], 4th and 6th Baron Bergavenny, and had issue

4. Lady Catherine Manners, mar. Sir Henry Capell, of Rayne Hall, co. Essex, Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire, son and heir of Sir Edward Capell, of Rayne Hall, co. Essex, by his wife Anne Pelham, dau. of Sir William Pelham, and had issue

5. Lady Elizabeth Manners, mar. Sir John Savage, of Clifton and Rocksavage, co. Chester, 1st son and heir of Sir John Savage, of Clifton, co. Chester, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Somerset, only dau. by his first wife of Charles [Somerset], 1st Earl of Worcester, and had issue

died

20 Sep 1543

created

18 Jun 1525 Earl of Rutland

suc. by

son by second wife

note

suc. his father 23 Oct 1513 as 13th Baron de Ros;  Warden of the East Marches 1522;  Warden of Sherwood Forest 1524;  Knight of the Garter 1525;  Privy Councillor 1536;  Chamberlain to the Queens Consort, Anne of Cleves 1539-41, and Catharine Howard 1540-41:  Chief Justice in Eyre north of Trent 1540;  Constable of Nottingham Castle and Lord Warden of the Scotch Marches 1542

 

Henry [Manners], 2nd Earl of Rutland, KG

born

c.1516

mar. (1)

3 Jul 1536 Lady Margaret Nevill (d. 13 Oct 1559), 4th dau. of Ralph [Nevill], 4th Earl of Westmorland, by his wife Lady Catharine Stafford, 2nd dau. of Edward [Stafford], 3rd Duke of Buckingham

children by first wife

1. Hon Edward Manners, later 3rd Earl of Rutland

2. Hon John Manners, later 4th Earl of Rutland

1. Lady Elizabeth Manners, mar. 18 Jan 1572/3 as his first wife Sir William Courtenay, of Powderham Castle, co. Devon, de jure 3rd Earl of Devon, and had issue

mar. (2)

Bridget Morrison (widow of Sir Richard Morrison, of Cashiobury, co. Hertford;  mar. (3) 25 Jun 1566 as his second wife Francis [Russell], 2nd Earl of Bedford;  dsps. 12 Jan 1600), 3rd dau. of John [Hussey], 1st Baron Hussey, by his second wife Lady Anne Grey, only dau. by his second wife of George [Grey], 2nd Earl of Kent

died

17 Sep 1563

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Constable of Nottingham Castle and Warden of Sherwood Forest 1547;  Warden of the East and Middle Marches 1549-51;  Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire 1552, and of Rutland 1559;  Knight of the Garter 1559;  Lord President of the Council of the North 1561

 

Edward [Manners], 3rd Earl of Rutland, KG

born

1548

mar.

6 Jun 1573 Isabel Holcroft (d. 16 Jan 1605/6), dau. of Sir Thomas Holcroft, of Vale Royal Abbey, co. Chester, Knight Marshal, by his wife Julian Jennings, dau. of Nicholas Jennings, of Poynton, co. Chester, Sheriff of London 1523-24

only child

1. Lady Elizabeth Manners, later Baroness de Ros

died

s.p.m. 14 Apr 1587

suc. by

brother

note

Constable of Nottingham Castle and Warden of Sherwood Forest 1570;  Knight of the Garter 1584;  Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire 1585;  on his death the Barony of de Ros was inherited by his only child, Lady Elizabeth Manners

 

John [Manners], 4th Earl of Rutland

born

bef. 1551

mar.

Elizabeth Charlton (d. Mar 1594), 4th dau. of Francis Charlton, of Apley Castle, Salop, by his wife Cicely Fitton, dau. of  John Fitton, of Gawsworth, co. Chester

children

1. Hon Edward Manners (b. and d. 1576)

2. Hon Roger Manners, later 5th Earl of Rutland

3. Hon Francis Manners, later 6th Earl of Rutland

4. Hon George Manners, later 7th Earl of Rutland

5. Hon Sir Oliver Manners

1. Lady Bridget Manners (b. 11 Feb 1572;  d. Sep 1604), mar. Aug 1594 Robert Tyrwhit, of Kettleby, co. Lincoln, and had issue

2. Lady Mary Manners (dsp.)

3. Lady Elizabeth Manners (bur. sp. 16 Mar 1653/4), mar. 1609 Emmanuel [Scrope], 1st Earl of Sunderland

4. Lady Frances Manners (b. 27 Oct 1588;  d. c. 1643), mar. 4 Feb 1602/3 William [Willoughby], 3rd Baron Willoughby of Parham, and had issue

died

24 Feb 1587/8

suc. by

son

note

Constable of Nottingham Castle,  Warden of Sherwood Forest and Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire 1583

 

Roger [Manners], 5th Earl of Rutland

born

6 Oct 1576

mar.

5 Mar 1598/9 Elizabeth Sidney (d. Aug 1612), dau. and hrss. of Sir Philip Sidney, by his wife Frances Walsingham, dau. and hrss. of Sir Francis Walsingham, Principal Secretary of State

died

s.p. 26 Jun 1612

suc. by

brother

note

Constable of Nottingham Castle and  Warden of Sherwood Forest 1600;  Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire 1603-12

 

Francis [Manners], 6th Earl of Rutland, KG PC

born

1578

mar. (1)

6 May 1602 Frances Bevill (widow of Sir William Bevill, of Kirkhampton, co. Cornwall), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Henry Knyvett, of Charlton, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Elizabeth Stumpe, dau. and hrss. of Sir James Stumpe, of Bromham, co. Wiltshire

only child by first wife

1. Lady Katherine Manners, later suo jure Baroness de Ros

mar. (2)

26 Oct 1608 Cecily Hungerford (widow of Sir Edward Hungerford;  bur. 11 Sep 1653), 2nd dau. of Sir John Tufton, 1st Bt., of Hothfield, co. Kent, by his second wife Christian Browne, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Humphrey Browne, of Ridley Hall, in Terling, co. Essex, one of the Justices of the Common Pleas 1542-62, by his wife Hon Anne Hussey, 3rd dau. of John [Hussey], 1st Baron Hussey, by his second wife Lady Anne Grey, only dau. by his second wife of George [Grey], 2nd Earl of Kent

children by second wife

1. Hon Henry Manners, styled Lord Ros (bur. v.p. 26 Sep 1613)

2. Hon Frances Manners, styled Lord Ros (dvp. 5 Mar 1619/20)

died

s.p.m.s. 17 Dec 1632

created

22 Jul 1616 Baron Ros of Hamlake

suc. by

brother

note

suc. his cousin 27 Jun 1618 as 18th Baron de Ros;  Constable of Nottingham Castle and Warden of Sherwood Forest 1612-20;  Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire 1612;  Knight of the Garter 1616;  Privy Councillor 1617;  Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1619;  on his death the Barony of de Ros was inherited by his only surviving child, Lady Katherine Manners, and the Barony of Ros of Hamlake became extinct

 

George [Manners], 7th Earl of Rutland

born

c.1580

mar.

3 Mar 1605 Francis Baesh (widow of Ralph Baesh, of Stanstead Abbots, co. Hertford;  d. c.1650), 2nd dau. of Sir Edward Cary, of Aldenham, co. Hertford, by his wife Catharine Knyvet, dau. of Sir Henry Knyvet, of Buckenham, co. Norfolk

died

s.p. 29 Mar 1641

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament for Grantham 1604-11 and 1624-26, and for Lincolnshire 1621-22;  Warden of Sherwood Forest 1635;  Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire 1642

 

John [Manners], 8th Earl of Rutland

born

10 Jun 1604

mar.

1628 Hon Frances Montagu (bapt. 8 Aug 1613; d. 19 May 1671), 2nd dau. of Edward [Montagu], 1st Baron Montagu, by his second wife Frances Cotton, dau. of Thomas Cotton, of Conington, co. Huntingdon

children

1. Hon John Manners, later 1st Baron Manners later 9th Earl of Rutland later 1st Duke of Rutland

1. Lady Frances Manners (b. 2 Dec 1630;  d. 2 Dec 1669), mar. 8 Dec 1646 as his first wife John [Cecil], 4th Earl of Exeter, and had issue

2. Lady Grace Manners (b. 1632;  d. 15 Feb 1699/1700), mar. (1) bef. 1666 Patrick [Chaworth], 3rd Viscount Chaworth, and (2) aft. 1694 as his first wife Sir William Langhorne, 1st Bt (dsp. 26 Feb 1714/5), and had issue by her first husband

3. Lady Margaret Manners (d. 30 Aug 1682). mar. 1 Oct 1661 James [Cecil], 3rd Earl of Salisbury, and had issue

4. Lady Dorothy Manners (d. Jun 1698), mar. 22 Sep 1669 Anthony [Ashley-Cooper], 2nd Earl of Shaftesbury, and had issue

5. Lady Elizabeth Manners (d. 7 Dec 1700), mar. 17 Sep 1669 James [Annesley], 2nd Earl of Anglesey, and had issue

6. Lady Anne Manners (b. c.1655;  d. bef. 1698), mar. Apr 1672 as his first wife Scrope [Howe], 1st Viscount Howe, and had issue

died

29 Sep 1679

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of Derbyshire 1634 and 1636;  Member of Parliament for Derbyshire 1640-41;  Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1646; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire 1607

 

John [Manners], 1st Baron Manners of Haddon later 9th Earl of Rutland later 1st Duke of Rutland

created

by writ of summons 6 Mar 1679 Baron Manners of Haddon

29 Mar 1703 Marquess of Granby and Duke of Rutland

 

The Earldom of Rutland has been held by the Dukes of Rutland since 29 Mar 1703

 

 Last updated 6 Mar 2009

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