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Sunderland, Earl of (E, 1627 - 1630)


Creation: let.pat. 19 Jun 1627


Extinct: 30 May 1630


Family name: Scrope




Azure a Bend Or


Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Plume of Ostrich Feathers proper


On either side a Chough proper beaked and legged Gules


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Emanuel [Scrope], 11th Baron Scrope of Bolton later 1st Earl of Sunderland

only son and heir of Thomas [Scrope], 10th Baron Scrope of Bolton, by his wife Hon Philadelphia Carey, 2nd dau. of Henry [Carey], 1st Baron Hunsdon


1 Aug 1584


bef. Mar 1609 Lady Elizabeth Manners (bur. sp. 16 Mar 1653/4), 3rd dau. of John [Manners], 4th Earl of Rutland, by his wife Elizabeth Charlton, 4th dau. of Francis Charlton, of Apley Castle, co. Shropshire


s.p. legit. 30 May 1630


19 Jun 1627 Earl of Sunderland


suc. his father as 11th Baron Scrope of Bolton 2 Sep 1609; Bailiff and Steward of Richmond and Constable of Richmond and Middleham Castles 1609-30 ; Lord President of the Council of the North 1618/9-28; Lord Lieutenant of Yorkshire 1518/9-28; by his mistress Martha Janes he left four illegitimate children: (i) John Scrope (bur. s.p. 31 Jul 1646), (ii) Mary Scrope, inherited the Bolton estates (d. 1 Nov 1680), mar. (1) bef. 4 Sep 1646 Hon Henry Carey, styled Lord Leppington, 1st surv. son and heir of Henry [Carey], 2nd Earl of Monmouth (dvp. 1649), and (2) 12 Feb 1654/5 Charles [Paulet], 6th Marquess of Winchester later 1st Duke of Bolton, (iii) Elizabeth Scrope, mar. aft. 21 Dec 1647 Thomas [Savage], 3rd Earl Rivers, and (iv) Lady Annabella Scrope, inherited the Langar estates and received a grant 1663 of the precedence and privileges of the legitimate daughter of an Earl (b. 1629; d. 21 Mar 1703), mar. John Grubham Howe, and was mother of Scrope [Howe], 1st Viscount Howe


On the death of the 1st Earl of Sunderland the Earldom of Sunderland became extinct and the Barony of Scrope of Bolton became dormant if not extinct. Any right to this barony would lie with the descendants of Hon Mary Bowes, only daughter and only child by his first wife of Henry [Scrope], 9th Baron Scrope of Bolton.


 First written 29 Mar 2003



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