Biography of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland 1604-1679

Paternal Family Tree: Manners

Maternal Family Tree: Margaret Vaux 1465

Before 10 Jun 1604 [his father] George Manners (age 32) and [his mother] Grace Pierrepont (age 29) were married.

On 10 Jun 1604 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland was born to George Manners (age 32) and Grace Pierrepont (age 29) at Haddon Hall [Map].

In 1619 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 14) educated Queen's College.

In 1621 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 16) admitted Inner Temple.

On 23 Apr 1623 [his father] George Manners (age 51) died at Aylestone, Leicestershire [Map].

After 23 Apr 1623. Monument to [his father] George Manners (deceased) and [his mother] Grace Pierrepont (age 48) at All Saint's Church, Bakewell, Derbyshire [Map]. Jacobean Kneeling monument representing them and their nine children, four boys (one died an infant) on the left, five girls on the right.

The armorials include: Manners Augmented Arms Manners Augmented with a Crescent difference.

Their son John 8th Earl Rutland (age 18) was married to Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 9).

Their daughter Dorothy Manners (age 13) married Thomas Lake (age 28).

Their daughter Frances (age 23) was married to Nicholas Saundeson 2nd Viscount Castleton.

Their daughter Eleanor (age 23) was married to Lewis Watson 1st Baron Rockingham (age 35).

Before 02 Jun 1629 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 24) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 15) were married.

On 02 Dec 1630 [his daughter] Frances Manners Countess Exeter was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 26) and [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 16).

Around 1632 [his daughter] Grace Manners was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 27) and [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 18).

In 1632 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 27) was appointed High Sheriff of Derbyshire.

After 1633 and before 24 Dec 1638 [his brother-in-law] Edward Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu (age 22) and Anne Winwood Baroness Montagu (age 18) were married.

On 29 May 1638 [his son] John Manners 1st Duke Rutland was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 33) and [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 24) at Boughton, Northamptonshire.

In 1641 [his brother-in-law] Christopher Montagu (age 23) died.

On 29 Mar 1641 George Manners 7th Earl of Rutland (age 61) died. His second cousin John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 36) succeeded 8th Earl of Rutland. [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 27) by marriage Countess of Rutland. Monument sculpted by Grinling Gibbons at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map].

On 15 Jun 1644 [his father-in-law] Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (age 81) died at the Savoy Hospital. His son [his brother-in-law] Edward Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu (age 27) succeeded 2nd Baron Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire. Anne Winwood Baroness Montagu by marriage Baroness Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire.

On 18 Jun 1646 [his brother-in-law] William Montagu (age 28) and Elizabeth Freman were married.

Before 1648 [his son-in-law] John Cecil 4th Earl Exeter (age 20) and [his daughter] Frances Manners Countess Exeter (age 17) were married. She by marriage Countess Exeter. She the daughter of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 43) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 33). He the son of David Cecil 3rd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Egerton Countess Exeter. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry VII of England and Ireland.

In 1650 [his mother] Grace Pierrepont (age 75) died.

On 07 Dec 1651 [his brother-in-law] William Montagu (age 33) and Mary Aubrey were married.

Around 1654 [his daughter] Elizabeth Manners Countess Anglesey was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 49) and [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 40).

In or before 1655 [his son-in-law] Patrick Chaworth 3rd Viscount Chaworth (age 19) and [his daughter] Grace Manners Viscountess Chaworth were married. She by marriage Viscountess Chaworth in County Armagh. She the daughter of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 50) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 40). They were third cousins.

In 1655 [his daughter] Anne Manners was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 50) and [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 41).

Around 1656 [his daughter] Dorothy Manners Countess Shaftesbury was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 51) and [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 42).

Lord Ross Divorce

On 15 Jul 1658 [his son] John Manners 1st Duke Rutland (age 20) and [his daughter-in-law] Anne Pierrepont (age 27) were married. See Lord Ross Divorce. She the daughter of Henry Pierrepont 1st Marquess Dorchester (age 52) and Cecilia Bayning. He the son of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 54) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 44). They were second cousins.

In 1661 [his son-in-law] James Cecil 3rd Earl Salisbury (age 13) and [his daughter] Margaret Manners Countess of Salisbury were married. She the daughter of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 56) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 47).

On 14 Feb 1667 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 62) was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire.

On 17 Sep 1669 [his son-in-law] James Annesley 2nd Earl Anglesey (age 24) and [his daughter] Elizabeth Manners Countess Anglesey (age 15) were married. She the daughter of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 65) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 55). He the son of Arthur Annesley 1st Earl Annesley (age 55) and Elizabeth Altham Countess Anglesey (age 49).

On 19 May 1671 [his wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland (age 57) died at Bottesford, Leicestershire.

On 10 Nov 1671 [his son] John Manners 1st Duke Rutland (age 33) and [his daughter-in-law] Diana Bruce were married. She the daughter of Robert Bruce 2nd Earl Elgin 1st Earl Ailesbury (age 45) and Diana Grey Countess Elgin and Ailesbury (age 41). He the son of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 67) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland. They were third cousin once removed.

On 08 Jan 1673 [his son] John Manners 1st Duke Rutland (age 34) and [his daughter-in-law] Catherine Noel Duchess Rutland (age 16) were married. He the son of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 68) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland. They were half first cousin twice removed.

In 1674 [his son-in-law] Scrope Howe 1st Viscount Howe (age 25) and [his daughter] Anne Manners (age 19) were married. She the daughter of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 69) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland.

On 29 Sep 1679 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (age 75) died at Nether Haddon [Map]. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map]. His son [his son] John Manners 1st Duke Rutland (age 41) succeeded 9th Earl of Rutland. [his daughter-in-law] Catherine Noel Duchess Rutland (age 22) by marriage Countess of Rutland.

After 29 Sep 1679. Monument to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland (deceased) and [his former wife] Frances Montagu Countess Rutland. Monument sculpted by Grinling Gibbons (age 31).

[his daughter] Grace Manners Viscountess Chaworth was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland.

[his daughter] Margaret Manners Countess of Salisbury was born to John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland.

Royal Ancestors of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland 1604-1679

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 14 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 13 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Philip "The Fair" IV King France

Royal Descendants of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland 1604-1679

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 1

Ancestors of John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland 1604-1679

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Manners

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Manners 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Ogle 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Manners 11th Baron Ros Helmsley 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Eleanor Ros 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros of Helmsley 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas Manners 1st Earl of Rutland 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John St Leger 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas St Leger 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margery Donet

Great x 2 Grandmother: Anne St Leger Baroness Ros of Helmsley 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke of York Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne York Duchess Exeter 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: John Manners 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Paston

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Paston

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Mautby

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Paston

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Brewes

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margery Brewes

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Debenham

Great x 1 Grandmother: Eleanor Paston Countess Rutland

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Heydon

Great x 2 Grandmother: Bridget Heydon

Great x 4 Grandfather: Geoffrey Boleyn

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Boleyn

Great x 4 Grandmother: Ann Hoo

Father: George Manners 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Vernon 11 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Vernon 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Vernon 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Talbot 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Talbot 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Butler Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Vernon "King of the Peak" 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Dymoke

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Dymoke 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Welles 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Margaret Dymoke aka Mistress Coffin 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

GrandMother: Dorothy Vernon 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Tailboys 8th Baron Kyme 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Bonville Baroness Kyme 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Tailboys 9th Baron Kyme 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Heron of Ford Castle Northumberland

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Heron Baroness Kyme

Great x 1 Grandmother: Margaret Tailboys 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Gascoigne XIII 7 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Gascoigne 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Neville 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Gascoigne Baroness Kyme 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Percy 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Pierrepont 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Francis Pierrepont 7 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Thomasine Melton 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Pierrepont 8 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Pierrepont 9 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Peter Empson

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Empson

Great x 2 Grandmother: Joan Empson

GrandFather: Henry Pierrepont 10 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Thwaites

Great x 1 Grandmother: Winifred Thwaites

Mother: Grace Pierrepont 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Cavendish

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Cavendish

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Staventon

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Cavendish 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Scudamore

Great x 3 Grandmother: Catherine Scudamore 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Alys Mathrafal 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: William Cavendish 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Carrington Smith

Great x 2 Grandmother: Alice Smith

GrandMother: Frances Cavendish 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Harwick

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Hardwick 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Pinchbeck

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Pinchbeck 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Greene 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Leeke of Lakeford

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Leeke of Hasland

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Leeke

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Vaux of Harrowden

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Vaux