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Sheffield, Baron (E, 1546/7 - 1735)

 

Creation: let.pat. 16 Feb 1546/7

 

Extinct: 30 Oct 1735

 

Family name: Sheffield

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Arms:

 See Duke of Buckingham and Normanby

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Edmund [Sheffield], 1st Baron Sheffield

son and heir of Sir Robert Sheffield, of Butterwick, in the Isle of Axholme, co. Lincoln, by his first wife Lady Jane Stanley, dau. of Hon Sir George Stanley KG, jure uxoris Lord Strange of Knokin (by his wife Joan le Strange, suo jure Baroness Strange of Knokin), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Thomas [Stanley], 1st Earl of Derby

born

22 Nov 1521

mar.

bef. 31 Jan 1537/8 Lady Anne de Vere (mar. (2) as his first wife John Brock, of Colchester, co. Essex; bur. 14 Feb 1571/2), 2nd dau. of John [de Vere], 15th Earl of Oxford, by his second wife Elizabeth Trussell, sister and hrss. of John Trussell, and dau. of Edward Trussell, of Kibblestone, co. Stafford

children

1. Hon John Sheffield, later 2nd Baron Sheffield

1. Hon Frances Sheffield, mar. ..... Metham

2. Hon Eleanor Sheffield, mar. Denzell Holles, 2nd son of Sir William Holles, of Houghton, co. Nottingham, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Sheffield

died

31 Jul 1549

created

16 Feb 1546/7 Baron Sheffield

suc. by

son

note

 

John [Sheffield], 2nd Baron Sheffield

born

c. 1538

mar.

c. 1562 Hon Douglas Howard (b. c.1545; mar. (2) 1573 Robert [Dudley], 1st Earl of Leicester, and (3) 29 Nov 1579 as his second wife Sir Edward Stafford, of Grafton and Chebsey, co. Stafford, Ambassador to the French Court 1538-90; bur. 11 Dec 1608), dau. of William [Howard], 1st Baron Howard of Effingham, by his second wife Margaret Gamage, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Gamage, of Coity, co. Glamorgan

children

1. Hon Edmund Sheffield, later 3rd Baron Sheffield later 1st Earl of Mulgrave

1. Hon Elizabeth Sheffield (d. Nov 1600), mar. 9 Nov 1562 as his second wife Thomas [Butler], 10th Earl of Ormonde, and had issue

died

10 Dec 1568

suc. by

son

note

Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth 1558/9

 

Edmund [Sheffield], 3rd Baron Sheffield later 1st Earl of Mulgrave

created

5 Feb 1625/6 Earl of Mulgrave

 

The Barony of Sheffield was held by the Earls of Mulgrave (Marquesses of Normanby from 10 May 1694 and Dukes of Buckingham and Normanby from 23 May 1702/3) from 5 Feb 1625/6 until 30 Oct 1735, when on the death of Edmund [Sheffield], 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, 6th Baron Sheffield, etc. without a male heir all his peerage titles became extinct.

 

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