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Rutland, Duke of (E, 1703)


Creation: let. pat. 20 Mar 1703


Family name: Manners





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

1st son and hr. of John [Manners], 8th Earl of Rutland, by his wife Hon Frances Montagu, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Frances [Montagu], 1st Baron Montagu


29 May 1638

mar. (1)

15 Jul 1658 (div. by Act of Parliament 8 Feb 1667/8 with the effect that both his sons by her became illegitimate) Lady Anne Pierrepont (bapt. 9 Mar 1630/1;  mar. (2) ..... Vaughan;  d. bef. Jan 1696/7), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Pierrepont], 1st Marquess of Dorchester, by his first wife Hon Cecilia Bayning, 1st dau. of Paul [Bayning], 1st Viscount Bayning

children by first wife

1. John Manners (d. aft. 11 May 1699)

2. Charles Manners (d. aft. 11 May 1699)

mar. (2)

10 Nov 1671 Lady Diana Shirley (widow of Sir Seymour Shirley, 5th Bt., of Staunton Harold, co. Leicester;  dsps. 15 Jul 1672; bur. at Bottesford, co. Leicester), 1st dau. of Robert [Bruce], 2nd Earl of Elgin, by his wife Lady Diana Grey, 2nd dau. of Henry [Grey], 2nd Earl of Stamford

only child by second wife

3. Robert Manners (b. and d. 15 Jul 1672)

mar. (3)

8 Jan 1673/74 Hon Catherine Noel (b. 10 Aug 1657;  d. 24 Jan 1732/3), 1st dau. of Baptist [Noel], 3rd Viscount Campden, by his fourth wife Lady Elizabeth Bertie, dau. by his first wife of Montagu [Bertie], 2nd Earl of Lindsey

children by third wife

4. Lord John Manners, later 2nd Duke of Rutland

1. Lady Catherine Manners (b. 19 May 1675;  d. 7 Mar 1722/3), mar. Sep 1692 John [Leveson-Gower], 1st Baron Gower, and had issue

2. Lady Dorothy Manners (b. 13 Sep 1681;  d. 27 Apr 1739), mar. bef. 13 Feb 1706/7 her 1st cousin Baptist [Noel], 3rd Earl of Gainsborough, and had issue


10 Jan 1710/1


by writ of summons 6 Mar 1679 Baron Manners of Haddon

29 Mar 1703 Marquess of Granby and Duke of Rutland

suc. by

son by third wife


Member of Parliament for Leicestershire 1661-79; suc. his father 29 Sep 1679 as 9th Earl of Rutland; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire 1677-87, 1698-1703 and 1706; Recorder of Grantham 1677


John [Manners], 2nd Duke of Rutland, KG


18 Sep 1676

mar. (1)

17 Aug 1693 Lady Catherine Russell (b. 23 Aug 1676;  d. 31 Oct 1711), sister of Wriothesley [Russell], 2nd Duke of Bedford, and 2nd dau. of Hon William Russell, styled Lord Russell (by his wife Lady Rachel Wriothesley, 2nd dau. and eventual cohrss. of Thomas [Wriothesley], 4th Earl of Southampton), 1st son and heir ap. of William [Russell], 1st Duke of Bedford

children by first wife

1. Lord John Manners, later 3rd Duke of Rutland

2. Lord William Manners (dsp. legit. 1772)

3. Lord Thomas Manners (d. 1723)

1. Lady Catherine Manners (dspm. 18 Feb 1780), mar. 1726 Rt Henry Pelham, First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) 1743-46 and 1746-54 (b. 1696; dspm. 6 Mar 1754), younger brother of Thomas [Pelham later Pelham-Holles], 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and 2nd son by his second wife of Thomas [Pelham], 1st Baron Pelham, and had issue

2. Lady Frances Manners, mar. 2 Sep 1732 Hon Richard Arundell MP, Clerk of the Pipe (dsp. 1759), only son of Richard [Arundell], 2nd Baron Arundell of Trerice, by his second wife Barbara Mauleverer, widow of Sir Richard Mauleverer, 4th Bt., of Allerton Mauleverer, co. York, and dau. of Sir Thomas Slingsby, 2nd Bt., of Scriven, co. York

3. Lady Elizabeth Manners (d. 22 Mar 1729/30), mar. as his first wife John [Monckton], 1st Viscount Galway, and had issue

mar. (2)

1 Jan 1712/13 Hon Lucy Sherard (b. c. 1685;  d. 27 Oct 1751), sister of Bennet [Sherard], 1st Earl of Harborough, and dau. of Bennet [Sherard], 2nd Baron Sherard, by his wife Elizabeth Christopher, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Robert Christopher, of Alford, co. Lincoln

children by second wife

4. Lord Sherard Manners (d. 1742)

5. Gen Lord Robert Manners, mar. 1 Jan 1756 Mary Digges, of Roehampton, co. Surrey (b. c.1737; d. 22 Feb 1829), and had issue

6. Lord Charles Manners (d. 1761)

7. Lord James Manners, of Ufford Hall, Stamford, co. Lincoln (b. c.1720; dsp. 1 Nov 1790)

8. Lord George Manners (d. young Dec 1721)

4. Lady Caroline Manners (d. 10 Nov 1769), mar. (1) 2 Oct 1734 Sir Henry Harpur, 5th Bt., of Calke Abbey, co. Derby (d. 7 Jun 1748), and (2) 18 Jul 1753 as his second wife Sir Robert Burdett, 4th Bt., and had issue by her first husband

5. Lady Lucy Manners (b. c.1717;  d. 18 Jun 1788), mar. 28 Oct 1742 William [Graham], 2nd Duke of Montrose, and had issue


22 Feb 1720/21

suc. by

son by first wife


Member of Parliament (Whig) for Derbyshire 1701, for Leicestershire 1701-02 and 1710-11 and for Grantham 1705-10; a Commissioner for the Union with Scotland 1706 ; Lord Lieutenant of Rutland 1712-15 and of Leicestershire 1714-21 ; Knight of the Garter 1714


John [Manners], 3rd Duke of Rutland, KG PC


21 Oct 1696


27 Aug 1717 Hon Bridget Sutton (b. 30 Nov 1699;  d. 16 Jun 1734), 2nd dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Robert [Sutton], 2nd Baron Lexinton, by his wife Margaret Hungerford, dau. and event. sole hrss. of Sir Giles Hungerford, of Coulston, co. Wiltshire


1. Lieut Gen Rt Hon Lord John Manners, styled Marquess of Granby, Member of Parliament (Whig) for Grantham 1741-54 and for Cambridgeshire 1754-70, Privy Counsellor 1760, Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire 1764-66, Master-General of the Ordnance 1763-70, Commander-in-Chief of the British Land Forces 1766-70 (b. 2 Jan 1720/21;  dvp. 18 Oct 1770), mar. 3 Sep 1750 Lady Frances Seymour (b. 18 Jul 1728;  d. 25 Jan 1761), 2nd dau. of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset, by his second wife Lady Charlotte Finch, 3rd dau. of Daniel [Finch], 7th Earl of Winchilsea, and had issue:

1a. Lord John Manners, styled Lord Roos (b. 29 Aug 1759;  dvp. 2 Jun 1760)

2a. Lord Charles Manners, later 4th Duke of Rutland

3a. Capt Lord Robert Manners RN (b. 6 Feb 1758;  d. 22 Apr 1782)

1a. Lady Frances Manners (b. 24 Mar 1753;  dsp. 15 Oct 1792), mar. (1) 9 Jul 1772 (div. by Act of Parliament 1777) as his first wife George [Carpenter], 2nd Earl of Tyrconnell, and (2) 27 Oct 1777 Philip Leslie alias Anstruther, 2nd son of Alexander Anstruther, self styled 4th Lord Newark

2. Lt Col Lord Robert Manners later Manners-Sutton, assumed the surname of Sutton on inheriting the estates of his maternal grandfather, Lord Lexinton (dsp. 1772)

3. Lord George Manners later Manners-Sutton, assumed the surname of Sutton on inheriting the estates of his brother (b. 8 Mar 1723; d. 7 Jan 1783). mar. (1) 5 Dec 1749 Diana Chaplin (d. 13 May 1767), only dau. of Thomas Chaplin, of Blankney. co. Lincoln, and had issue:

1a. John Manners-Sutton MP (b. 1 Aug 1751; d. 1804)

2a. Capt John Manners-Sutton MP (b. 29 Jul 1752; d. 17 Feb 1826), mar. his cousin Anne Manners, illegit. dau. of his uncle Lieut Gen Rt Hon Lord John Manners, styled Marquess of Granby, and had issue

3a. Capt Robert Manners-Sutton RN (b. 20 Jan 1754; blown up in HMS Ardent)

4a. Most Rev and Rt Hon Charles Manners-Sutton DD, Bishop of Norwich 1792-1805, Archbishop of Canterbury 1805-28 (b. 17 Feb 1755; d. 21 Jul 1828), mar. 3 Apr 1778 Mary Thoroton (d. 10 Mar 1832), dau. of Thomas Thoroton, of Screveton, co. Nottingham, and had issue:

1b. Sir Charles Manners-Sutton GCB MP, later 1st Viscount Canterbury

2b. Lt Col Francis Manners-Sutton (b. 5 Jul 1783; dsp. 5 Mar 1825), mar. 27 Jul 1814 Mary Oliver (d. 7 May 1843), 1st dau. of Laver Oliver, of Brill House, co. Buckingham

1b. Mary Manners-Sutton (d. 4 Sep 1831), mar. 17 May 1816 as his first wife Rt Rev Hon Hugh Percy DD, Bishop of Carlisle (b. 29 Jan 1784; d. 5 Feb 1856), 3rd son of Algernon [Percy], 1st Earl of Beverley, by his wife Isabella Susannah Burrell, sister of Peter [Burrell], 1st Baron Gwydyr, and 2nd dau. of Peter Burrell, of Beckenham, co. Kent, and had issue

2b. Diana Manners-Sutton (d. 1839)

3b. Louisa Manners-Sutton (d. Feb 1856)

4b. Charlotte Manners-Sutton (d. 4 Feb 1825), mar. 5 Oct 1812 Ven James Croft, Archdeacon of Canterbury (d. 9 May 1869)

5b. Frances Manners-Sutton

6b. Anna Maria Manners-Sutton

7b. Isabella Manners-Sutton (d. Nov 1855), mar. 30 Nov 1830 Henry William Chichester

8b. Katherine Manners-Sutton (d. Aug 1857)

9b. Caroline Manners-Sutton, mar. Sep 1830 Rev Charles Chichester

5a. Rt Hon Sir Thomas Manners-Sutton, later 1st Baron Manners

6a. Capt Francis Manners-Sutton (d. unm. 1781)

1a. Diana Manners-Sutton, mar. 21 Apr 1778 Francis Dickens, of Branches Park, co. Suffolk

2a. Louise Bridget Manners-Sutton (d. 5 Feb 1800), mar. 15 Jun 1790 Edward Lockwood later Lockwood-Perceval, of Bishop's Hall, co. Essex (b. 1762; d. 6 Jul 1804), 2nd son of Rev Edward Lockwood, of Dews Hall, Lambourne, co. Essex, by his first wife Lucy Dowdeswell, dau. and hrss. of Rev William Dowdeswell, Rector of Kingham, co. Oxford, and had issue

3a. Charlotte Manners-Sutton (d. 1827), mar. 16 Jun 1789 Thomas Lockwood, son of Thomas Lockwood, and had issue

Lord George Manners-Sutton mar. (2) 5 Feb 1768 Mary Peart, dau. of Joshua Peart, and had further issue:

3a. Mary Manners-Sutton (d. 20 Nov 1829), mar. 1799 Rev Richard Lockwood, of Fifield, co. Essex (d. 1830)


29 May 1779

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Whig) for Rutland 1719/20-20/1; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire 1721-79; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1721-27; Knight of the Garter 1722; Privy Counsellor 1727; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1727-36; Lord Steward of the Household 1755-61; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1755; Groom of the Stole 1761; Master of the Horse 1761-66


Charles [Manners], 4th Duke of Rutland, KG PC


21 Feb 1754


26 Dec 1776 Lady Mary Isabella Somerset (b. 1 Aug 1756;  d. 2 Sep 1831), 5th dau. of Charles Noel [Somerset], 4th Duke of Beaufort, by his wife Elizabeth Berkeley, sister of Norborne [Berkeley], 4th Baron Botetourt, and only dau. of John Symes Berkeley, of Stoke Gifford, co. Gloucester


1. Lord John Henry Manners, later 5th Duke of Rutland

2. Gen Lord Charles Henry Somerset Manners KCB MP, Col of the 3rd Dragoons (b. 24 Oct 1780;  d. 25 May 1855)

3. Maj Gen Lord Robert William Manners CB, Col of the 3rd Dragoons (b. 14 Dec 1781;  d. 15 Nov 1835)

4. Lord William Robert Albanac Manners (b. 1 May 1783;  d. 22 Apr 1793)

1. Lady Elizabeth Isabella Manners (d. 5 Oct 1853). mar. 21 Aug 1798 Richard Norman, of Leatherhead, co. Surrey, and had issue

2. Lady Katherine Mary Manners (b. 29 Apr 1779;  d. 1 May 1829), mar. 16 Jun 1800 Cecil [Forester later Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester, and had issue


24 Oct 1787

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Cambridge University 1774-79; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire 1779-87; Knight of the Garter 1782; Privy Counsellor 1783; Lord Steward of the Household 1783; Lord Privy Seal 1783-84;  Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1784-87


John Henry [Manners], 5th Duke of Rutland, KG


4 Jan 1778


22 Apr 1799 Lady Elizabeth Howard (b. 13 Nov 1780;  d. 29 Nov 1825), 5th dau. of Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle, by his wife Lady Margaret Caroline Leveson-Gower, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford


1. Lord George John Henry Manners, styled Marquess of Granby (b. 26 Jun 1807; d. 3 Aug 1807)

2. Lord George John Frederick Manners, styled Marquess of Granby (b. 20 Aug 1813; d. 15 Jun 1814)

3. Lord Charles Cecil John Manners, later 6th Duke of Rutland

4. Lord John James Robert Manners, later 7th Duke of Rutland

5. Col Lord George John Manners MP, of Cheveley Park, co. Cambridge (b. 22 Jun 1820;  d. 8 Sep 1874), mar. 4 Oct 1855 Lady Adeliza Matilda Howard later Fitzalan-Howard (b. 14 Aug 1829;  d. 7 Feb 1904), 2nd dau. of Henry Charles [Howard], 13th Duke of Norfolk, by his wife Lady Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower, 1st dau. of George Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Duke of Sutherland, and had issue

1. Lady Elizabeth Frederica Manners (b. 1801;  d. 20 Mar 1886), mar. 7 Mar 1821 Andrew Robert Drummond, of Cadland Park, co. Hampshire (b. 1794;  d. 20 Jun 1865), 1st son of Andrew Berkeley Drummond, of Cadland Park, co. Hampshire (by his wife Lady Mary Perceval, 1st dau. by his second wife of John [Perceval], 2nd Earl of Egmont), 1st son of Hon Robert Drummond, of Cadland Park, co. Hampshire (by his wife Winifred Thompson, dau. of William Thompson, of Ipsden, co. Oxford), 3rd son of William [Drummond], 4th Viscount Strathallan, and had issue

2. Lady Emmeline Charlotte Elizabeth Manners (d. 30 Oct 1855), mar. 17 Feb 1831 Hon Charles James Stuart-Wortley (b. 3 Jun 1802;  d. 22 May 1844), 2nd son of James Archibald [Stuart later Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie], 1st Baron Wharncliffe, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Caroline Mary Crichton, only child by his second wife of John [Crichton], 1st Earl Erne, and had issue

3. Lady Katherine Isabella Manners (d. 20 Apr 1848), mar. 1 Dec 1830 Frederick William [Hervey], 2nd Marquess of Bristol, and had issue

4. Lady Adeliza Elizabeth Gertrude Manners (b. 1810; d. 26 Oct 1877), mar. 22 Feb 1848 her cousin Rev Canon Frederick John Norman, Rector of Bottesford, co. Leicester (b. 1814; d. 29 Dec 1888), 3rd son of Richard Norman, of Leatherhead, co. Surrey, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Isabella Manners, 1st dau. of Charles [Manners], 4th Duke of Rutland, and had issue


20 Jan 1857

suc. by



Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire 1799-1857; Recorder of Cambridge 1799-1800, and of Scarborough and Grantham; High Steward of Cambridge 1800-35; Knight of the Garter 1803; a Trustee of the British Museum 1815-57


Charles Cecil John [Manners], 6th Duke of Rutland, KG


16 May 1815


3 Mar 1888

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Stamford 1837-52 and for North Leicestershire 1852-57; a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince Consort 1843-46; Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire 1852-57 and of Leicestershire 1857-88; Knight of the Garter 1867


John James Robert [Manners], 7th Duke of Rutland, KG GCB PC


13 Dec 1818

mar. (1)

10 Jun 1851 Catherine Louisa Georgina Marlay (b. 28 Jan 1831;  d. 7 Apr 1854), only dau. of Lt Col George Marlay CB, of Belvedere, co. Westmeath (by his wife Catherine Louisa Augusta Tindall, dau. of James Tindall, of Bawn, co. Louth, by his wife Catherine Maria Dawson, dau. of Thomas Townley Dawson, of Kinsaley, co. Dublin, by his wife Joanna Saunders, dau. of Anderson Saunders, of Newtown Saunders, co. Wicklow), son of George Marlay by his wife Lady Catherine Butler, 2nd dau. of Brinsley [Butler], 2nd Earl of Lanesborough

only child by first wife

1. Lord Henry John Brinsley Manners, later 8th Baron Manners later 8th Duke of Rutland

mar. (2)

15 May 1862 Janetta Hughan (b. 8 Sep 1836l  d. 11 Jul 1899), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Hughan, of Airds, Galloway, by his wife Lady Louisa Georgiana Beauclerk, 2nd dau. by his second wife of William [Beauclerk], 8th Duke of St Albans

children by second wife

2. Maj Lord Edward William John Manners (b. 5 Aug 1864;  d. 26 Feb 1903), Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Melton 1895-1900

3. Lord Cecil Reginald John Manners (b. 4 Feb 1868;  d. 8 Sep 1945), Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Melton 1900-06

4. Col Lord Robert William Orlando Manners CMG DSO (b. 4 Feb 1870;  d. 11 Sep 1917), mar. 15 Nov 1902 Mildred Mary Riddell CBE (widow of Maj Henry Edward Buchanan Riddell;  d. 19 Jan 1934), dau. of Rev Charles P Buckworth, and had issue

5. Lord William Alexander John Manners (b. 18 May 1873; dvp. 14 Mar 1897)

6. Francis Henry Thomas Manners (dvp. an infant 12 Feb 1875)

1. Lady Katherine Selina Janetta Manners (b. 23 Nov 1866; dvp. 15 Dec 1900)

2. Lady Victoria Alexandra Elizabeth Dorothy Manners (b. 4 Sep 1876)

3. Lady Elizabeth Emily Manners (b. 6 Feb 1878;  d. 22 Jul 1924), mar. 30 Apr 1903 Lt Col Lord George William Montagu-Douglas-Scott OBE (d. 23 Feb 1947), 3rd son of William Henry Walter [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 6th Duke of Buccleuch, by his wife Lady Louisa Jane Hamilton, 3rd dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn, and had issue


4 Aug 1906


17 Jun 1896 Baron Roos of Belvoir, of Belvoir in the County of Leicester

suc. by

son by first wife


Member of Parliament for Newark 1841-47, for Colchester 1850-57, for North Leicestershire 1857-85 and for East Leicestershire 1885-88; Privy Councillor 1852; First Commissioner of Works and Public Buildings 1852, 1858-59 and 1866-68; Postmaster-General 1874-80 and 1885-86; GCB 1880; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1886-92; Knight of the Garter 1891


Henry John Brinsley [Manners], 8th Baron Manners of Haddon later 8th Duke of Rutland, KG


16 Apr 1852


25 Nov 1882 Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay (b. 7 Mar 1856;  d. 22 Dec 1937), 2nd dau. of Col Hon Charles Hugh Lindsay CB MP (3rd son of James [Lindsay], 24th Earl of Crawford), by his wife Emilia Anne Browne, 1st dau. of Very Rev Hon Henry Montagu Browne, Dean of Lismore (by his wife Hon Catherine Penelope de Montmorency, 1st dau. by his second wife of Lodge Evans [Morres later de Montmorency], 1st Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency), 2nd son of James Caulfield [Browne], 2nd Baron Kilmaine


1. Lord Robert Charles John Manners, styled Lord Haddon (b. 8 Aug 1885;  d. 28 Sep 1894)

2. Lord John Henry Montagu Manners, later 9th Duke of Rutland

1. Lady Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners (b. 20 Dec 1883;  d. 3 Nov 1946), mar. 3 Aug 1912 Charles Henry Alexander [Paget], 6th Marquess of Anglesey, and had issue

2. Lady Violet Catherine Manners (b. 24 Apr 1888;  d. 23 Dec 1971), mar. (1) 1 Feb 1911 Hon Hugo Francis Charteris, styled Lord Elcho (dvp. 23 Apr 1916), 1st son and heir app. of Hugo Richard [Charteris], 9th Earl of Wemyss, by his wife Mary Constance Wyndham, 1st dau. of Capt Hon Percy Scawen Wyndham MP, of Clouds, co. Wiltshire, and (2) 9 Jul 1921 Guy Benson (d. 30 Apr 1975), 1st son of Robert Henry Benson, of Buckhurst, co. Sussex, and had issue by both husbands

3. Lady Diana Winifred Maud Manners (b. 29 Aug 1892;  d. 1986), mar. 2 Jun 1919 Alfred Duff [Cooper], 1st Viscount Norwich, and had issue (Note:  there is a strong possibility that her father was Henry John Cockayne-Cust MP, elder brother of Adelbert Salusbury [Cockayne-Cust], 5th Baron Brownlow, and 1st son of Henry Francis Cust later Cockayne-Cust MP)


8 May 1925

suc. by



Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister 1885-86 and 1886-88; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Melton 1888-95; sum. to Parliament v.p. in his father's Barony of Manners of Haddon 1896; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire 1900-25; Knight of the Garter 1918


John Henry Montagu [Manners], 9th Duke of Rutland


21 Sep 1886


27 Jan 1916 Kathleen Tennant (d. 4 Dec 1989), 3rd dau. of Francis John Tennant, of Innes, co.Moray, by his wife Annie Geraldine Redmayne, dau. of John Marriner Redmayne, of South Dene, co. Durham


1. Lord Charles John Robert Manners, later 10th Duke of Rutland

2. Capt Lord John Manners, of Reservoir Cottage, Knipton, co. Lincoln (b. 18 Jul 1922; d. 24 Dec 2001), High Sheriff of Leicestershire 1973-74, mar. 12 Jun 1957 Mary Diana Moore (d. 12 Sep 1997), yst. dau. of Lt Col Lancelot Geoffrey Moore DSO, of Chelsea and Southern Rhodesia, and had issue

3. Lord Roger David Manners, of Marsh End Farm, Heddington, co. Wiltshire (b. 23 Sep 1925; d. 2017), mar. 8 Mar 1965 Finola St Lawrence Daubeney, only dau. of Thomas Edward Daubeney, of Easington Park, Ampney St Peter, co. Gloucester, and has issue

1. Lady Ursula Isabel Manners (b. 8 Nov 1916; d. 2 Nov 2017), mar. (1) 25 Jul 1943 (div. 1948) Lt Cdr Anthony Freire Marreco RNVR, only son of Geoffrey Freire Marreco, of Old Court House, St Mawes, co. Cornwall, and (2) 22 Nov 1951 Robert Edward Erland Nicolai d'Abo, of West Wratton Park, co. Cambridge (d. 30 Jul 1970), 1st son of Gerard Louis d'Abo, of Coval Court, Sunningdale, co. Berkshire, and had issue by her second husband

2. Lady Isabel Violet Kathleen Manners (b. 5 Jan 1918), mar. (1) 24 Nov 1936 (div. 1951) as his second wife G/Capt Thomas Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness OBE, 1st son of Benjamin Seymour Guinness, of New York, by his first wife Bridget Henrietta Frances Williams-Bulkeley, only dau. of Sir Richard Williams-Bulkeley, 11th Bt., and (2) 29 Jul 1953 as his second wife Sir Robert George Maxwell Throckmorton, 11th Bt. (b. 15 Feb 1908; d. 1989), and has issue by her first husband


22 Apr 1940

suc. by



Charles John Robert [Manners], 10th Duke of Rutland, CBE


28 May 1919

mar. (1)

27 Apr 1946 (div. 1956) Anne Bairstow Cumming Bell (d. 27 Dec 2002), 1st dau. of Maj William Cumming Bell, of Binham House, Edgerton, Huddersfield, co. York

only child by first wife

1. Lady Charlotte Louisa Manners (b. 7 Jan 1947)

mar. (2)

15 May 1958 Frances Helen Sweeney, only dau. of Charles Sweeney, of London, by his wife Margaret Whigham (mar. (2) 22 Mar 1951 Ian Douglas [Campbell], 11th Duke of Argyll), only dau. of George Hay Whigham, of Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1

children by second wife

1. Lord David Charles Robert Manners, later 11th Duke of Rutland

2. Lord Robert George Manners (b. 18 Jun 1961;  d. 28 Feb 1964)

3. Lord Edward John Manners (b. 29 May 1965), mar. Gabrielle Elizabeth F Ross (b. 1975), dau. of Peter F Ross, of Chelsea, London, by his wife Marianne M Alexander, and has issue

2. Lady Helen Theresa Margaret Manners (b. 11 Nov 1962), mar. 28 Jun 1997 Dr John Chipman, of 25 Westgate Terrace, London SW10, and has issue


3 Jan 1999

suc. by

son by second wife


David Charles Robert [Manners], 11th Duke of Rutland


8 May 1959


1992 Emma L Watkins, dau. of John Watkins, of Heartsease, Knighton, co. Powys


1. Lord Charles John Montague Manners, styled Marquess of Granby (b. 3 Jul 1999)

2. Lord Hugo William James Manners (b. 24 Jul 2003)

1. Lady Violet Diana Louise Manners (b. 1993)

2. Lady Alice Manners (b. 1995)

3. Lady Eliza Charlotte Manners (b. 17 Jul 1997)


 Last updated: 29 Jan 2018




11th Duke of Rutland - England, let. pat. 20 Mar 1703

11th Marquess of Granby - England, let. pat. 20 Mar 1703

19th Earl of Rutland - England, let. pat. 18 Jun 1525

11th Baron Manners of Haddon - England, writ sum. 29 Apr 1679

5th Baron Roos of Belvoir, of Belvoir in the County of Leicester - United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jun 1896



Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE4 1LA

Belvoir Castle, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 1PE


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