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Scrope of Masham, Baron (E, 1350 - abeyant 1517)

 

Creation: writ sum. 25 Nov 1350

 

Abeyant: 1517

 

Family name: Scrope

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Arms:

Azure a Bend Or over all a Label of three points Argent

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Henry [le Scrope], 1st Baron Scrope of Masham

1st son and heir of Sir Geoffrey le Scrope, of Masham, co York, Chief Justice of the King's Bench (by his wife Ivetta Roos, dau. of Sir William Roos, of Ingmanthorpe, co. York), 2nd son of Sir William le Scrope, of Bolton, co. York, and younger brother of Sir Henry le Scrope, of Bolton, co. York, Chief Justice of the King's Bench, father of Richard [Scrope], 1st Baron Scrope of Bolton

born

29 Sep 1312

mar.

Joan .....

children

1. Sir Geoffrey le Scrope, at the siege of Rennes 1356-57, knighted before Paris 1360, joined the Teutonic Knights and slain at the siege of Piskre (b. c. 1342; dvp. and sp. 1362), mar. Eleanor de Nevill, later Abbess of Bermondsey, 3rd dau. of Ralph [de Nevill], 2nd Baron Nevill, by his wife Alice de Greystock, widow of Ralph [de Greystock], 1st Baron Greystock, sister of Hugh [de Audley], 1st Earl of Gloucester, and only dau. of Hugh [de Audley], 1st Baron Audley of Stratton Audley

2. Sir Stephen le Scrope, later 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham

3. Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York 1398-1405, rebelled against King Henry IV and executed (d. 8 Jun 1405)

4. Henry le Scrope (d. young)

5. Sir John le Scrope (d. bef. 23 Dec 1405), mar. bef. Sep 1391 Lady Elizabeth Percy (widow of Sir Thomas Percy, 2nd son by his first wife of Henry [Percy], 1st Earl of Northumberland; mar. (3) Robert de Thorley; d. after 1416), 1st dau. and co hrss. of David [Strabolgi], 12th or 3rd Earl of Atholl, by his wife Elizabeth de Ferrers, 2nd dau. of Henry [de Ferrers], 2nd Baron Ferrers of Groby, and had issue:

1a. Elizabeth le Scrope, mar. Sir Richard Hastings

2a. Margaret le Scrope, mar. Thomas Clarell, of Aldwarke, co. York

3a. Joanna le Scrope (d. after 1405)

1. Joan le Scrope, mar. c. Sep 1350 Henry [FitzHugh], 2nd Baron FitzHugh, and had issue

2. Isabella le Scrope, mar. as his first wife Sir Robert Plumpton, of Plumpton

died

31 Jul 1392

created

by writ of summons 25 Nov 1350 Baron Scrope of Masham

suc. by

son

note

knighted at the siege of Berwick 1333 ; at the siege of Dunbar 1336, the Battle of Sluys 1340 and the siege of Tournay 1340; sum. to a Great Council 1342; at the sieges of Vannes 1343 and Morlaix 1344, the Battle of Neville's Cross 1346, the siege of Calais 1346-47and the sea-fight off Winchilsea 1350; a Commissioner to treat with the Scots 1350/1, 1353 and 1354; a Commissioner of the Peace, North Riding of Yorkshire 1350/1; a Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, North Riding of Yorkshire 1351; in Picardy 1355 and at the siege of Berwick 1356/7; with King Edward III before Paris 1360; Warden of Calais and Guisnes 1360/1; a Commissioner to treat with the French 1360/1, 1367 and 1376 ; Privy Councillor 1368; a Warden of the West March 1370; Steward of the Household 1371; served on various Commissions for the remainder of his life

 

Stephen [le Scrope], 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham

born

c. 1345

mar.

bef. 15 Dec 1376 Margery de Huntingfield (widow of John de Huntingfield, son and heir ap. of William [de Huntingfield], 1st Baron Huntingfield; d. 29 May 1422), 1st dau. of John [de Welles], 4th Baron Welles, by his wife Maud [de Ros], dau. of William [de Ros], 2nd Baron Ros

children

1. Sir Henry le Scrope, later 3rd Baron Scrope of Masham

2. Sir Geoffrey le Scrope, of South Muskham and South Carlton, co. Nottingham (d. c. 1418)

3. Stephen le Scrope, Archdeacon of Richmond and Chancellor of Cambridge University (d. betw. 24 Aug 1418 and 7 Sep 1418)

4. Sir John le Scrope, later 4th Baron Scrope of Masham

5. William le Scrope, Rector of Goldsborough, co. York, Archdeacon of Durham (d. 12 May 1463)

1. Maud le Scrope, a nun at Bermondsey Abbey

2. ..... le Scrope, mar. Sir Baldwin Frevile

died

25 Jan 1405/6

suc. by

son

note

a Crusader; knighted at the taking of Alexandria 1365; served in Guienne 1373; Commissioner of walls and dykes, Holderness, Yorkshire 1396; a Commissioner of the Peace and of Oyer and Terminer, East Riding of Yorkshire 1396/7 and 1399-1405; a Commissioner of Array, East Riding of Yorkshire 1399, and on other Commissions 1399-1404

 

Henry [le Scrope], 3rd Baron Scrope of Masham, KG

born

c. 1373

mar. (1)

bef. 11 Jul 1398 Philippa de Ros (b. c. 1378; widow of John de Ros; dsp. 19 Nov 1406), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Guy de Bryan (by his wife Alice ....), 1st son and heir ap. of Guy [de Bryan], 1st Baron Bryan

mar. (2)

after 6 Sep 1410 Joan de Willoughby (widow of (1) Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, and (2) William [Willoughby], 5th Baron Willoughby de Eresby; mar. (4) bef. 27 Apr 1416 Henry [Bromflete], 1st Baron de Vesci; dsp. 12 Apr 1434), 3rd dau. of Thomas [de Holand], 2nd or 5th Earl of Kent, by his wife Lady Alice FitzAlan, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Richard [FitzAlan], 10th or 3rd Earl of Arundel

died

s.p. 5 Aug 1415

suc. by

brother

note

knighted c. 1391; a guardian of the temporalities of the Archbishop of York 1398; with the King in Ireland 1399; granted for life the manors of Thirsk and Hovingham, co. York 1405; on the Commission for Peace, East and North Ridings of Yorkshire 1406/7-1413/4; Commissioner of walls and dykes, Humber and Ouse 1407; envoy to Pope Gregory VII 1408; Commissioner to negotiate a truce with France 1409; Lord Treasurer of England 1409/10-11; Knight of the Garter c. 1410; assigned when attending the King or Council the towns of Hampstead and Hendon, co. Middlesex, for accommodation for his men, servants and horses 1411 and 1413; found guilty of conspiracy in the plot of the Earl of Cambridge and Sir John Grey against King Henry V and beheaded at Southampton; attainted and his peerage forfeited to the Crown

 

John [le Scrope], 4th Baron Scrope of Masham

born

c. 1388

mar.

bef. 14 Aug 1418 Elizabeth Chaworth (d. bef. 12 Mar 1466/7), dau. of Sir Thomas Chaworth, of Wiverton, co. Nottingham, by his first wife Nicole Braybrooke, dau. and hrss. of Sir Gerard Braybrooke, Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire 1406

children

1. Henry le Scrope (d. an infant)

2. John le Scrope, an esquire to the King 1446 (dsp. and vp. 18 Sep 1452), mar. Margaret Dacre, dau. of Thomas [Dacre], 6th Baron Dacre, by his wife Lady Philippa Nevill, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Ralph [de Nevill], 1st Earl of Westmorland

3. Thomas le Scrope, later 5th Baron Scrope of Masham

1. Anne le Scrope (d. young)

2. Eleanor le Scrope, mar. (1) Richard Darcy, only son and heir ap. of Sir John Darcy (by his wife Joan de Greystock, 2nd dau. of John [de Greystock], 4th Baron Greystock), 2nd son of John [Darcy], 5th Baron Darcy de Knayth, and (2) William Claxton, of East Bridgford, co. Nottingham, and had issue by her first husband

3. Elizabeth le Scrope (d. after 20 Oct 1498), mar. 1435 Henry [Scrope], 4th Baron Scrope of Bolton, and had issue

died

15 Nov 1455

suc. by

son

note

knighted 1423/4; Privy Councillor 1423/4; on the Commissions of the Peace of Essex, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire 1424; obtained a reversal of his brother's attainder and was summoned to Parliament from 1425/6; Ambassador to Pope Martin V and to Aragon 1428; Lord Treasurer of England 1431/2-33 ; Ambassador to Rhodes 1434/5 and to Cologne 1438/9; a Commissioner for a variety of purposes between 1440 and 1450

 

Thomas [le Scrope], 5th Baron Scrope of Masham

born

c. 1428

mar.

after 4 May 1453 Elizabeth de Greystock (mar. (2) after 1475 as his first wife Sir Gilbert Talbot KG, of Grafton, co. Worcester (d. 19 Sep 1518), 4th son of John [Talbot], 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Butler, only dau. by his first wife of James [Butler], 4th Earl of Ormonde; d. after 20 Dec 1483), 6th dau. of Ralph [de Greystock], 5th Baron Greystock, by his first wife Isabel FitzHugh, 1st dau. of William [FitzHugh], 4th Baron FitzHugh

children

1. Thomas le Scrope, later 6th Baron Scrope of Masham

2. Henry le Scrope, later 8th Baron Scrope of Masham

3. Ralph le Scrope, later 9th Baron Scrope of Masham

4. Geoffrey le Scrope, later 10th Baron Scrope of Masham

1. Alice le Scrope (d. after 1490), mar. after 7 Sep 1472 Sir James Strangways, of West Harlsey, co. York (b. c. 1460; d. 1521), 1st son and heir of Sir Richard Strangways, of West Harlsey, co. York, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Neville, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of William [Neville], 1st Earl of Kent, and had issue

2. Margaret le Scrope (d. after 25 Mar 1531), mar. Nov 1493 Sir Christopher Danby, of Farnley and Thorpe Perrow, co. York (d. 17 Mar 1517/8), and had issue

3. Elizabeth le Scrope, mar. bef. 1498 Sir Randolph FitzRandolph, of Spennithorne, co. York, and had issue

died

1475

suc. by

son

note

a Commissioner of the Peace, North Riding 1455 and East Riding 1456/7; sum. to a Great Council 1457; founded a chantry in York Minster 1459; Commissioner of Array for Yorkshire 1469/70

 

Thomas [le Scrope], 6th Baron Scrope of Masham

born

c. 1459

mar.

bef. 1477 Lady Elizabeth Neville (b. c. 1464; mar. (2) after 22 Oct 1494 as his second wife Sir Henry Wentworth, of Nettlestead, co. Suffolk, and Pontefract, co. York, Member of Parliament for Yorkshire 1491-92 (d. 1500); d. betw. 13 Jul 1517 and 9 Dec 1521), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of John [Neville], 1st Marquess of Montagu, by his wife Isabel Ingaldesthorpe, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Edmund Ingaldesthorpe, of Borough Green, co. Cambridge

only child

1. Alice le Scrope, later suo jure Baroness Scrope of Masham

died

s.p.m. 23 Apr 1493

suc. by

daughter

note

a Commissioner of Array, North Riding 1480; knighted c. 1480; on the Commission of the Peace, North Riding 1483; a Commissioner to conclude a peace treaty with the Scots 1484; a Commissioner of Array for Yorkshire 1485; a supporter of Lambert Simnel and made an unsuccessful attack on York on his behalf 1487, for which he was pardoned 1488/9

 

Alice le Scrope, suo jure Baroness Scrope of Masham

born

c. 1481

mar.

bef. 20 Apr 1494 as his first wife Henry [Scrope], 7th Baron Scrope of Bolton

children

1. Hon Alice Scrope (dvm. an infant)

2. Hon Elizabeth Scrope (dvm. an infant)

died

s.p.s. c. 1510

suc. by

uncle

 

Henry [le Scrope], 8th Baron Scrope of Masham

born

died

s.p. c. 1512

suc. by

brother

note

declined to take up his knighthood 1500

 

Ralph [le Scrope], 9th Baron Scrope of Masham

born

mar.

Hon Eleanor Windsor (mar. (2) bef. 6 Apr 1529 Hon Sir Edward Nevill, of Addington Park, co. Kent (attainted of high treason 4 Dec 1538 and beheaded 9 Jan 1538/9), 3rd son by his first wife of George [Nevill], 2nd and 4th Baron Bergavenny; d. bef. 25 Mar 1531), dau. of Andrew [Windsor], 1st Baron Windsor, by his wife Elizabeth Blount, sister and cohrss. of Edward [Blount], 2nd Baron Mountjoy, and 1st dau. of Sir William Blount (by his wife Margaret Etchingham, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Etchingham, of Etchingham, co. Suffolk), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Walter [Blount], 1st Baron Mountjoy

died

s.p. 17 Sep 1515

suc. by

brother

note

knighted by the Earl of Surrey after the Battle of Flodden 1513

 

Geoffrey [le Scrope], 10th Baron Scrope of Masham

born

c. 1475

died

1517

note

a clerk in Holy Orders

 

On the death of the 10th Baron Scrope of Masham the Barony of Scrope of Masham fell into abeyance between his three sisters and their descendants.

 

First written 8 May 2004

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