Biography of Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 1681-1744

Paternal Family Tree: Egerton

Maternal Family Tree: Martha Jeanes

On 07 Nov 1664 [his father] John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater (age 17) and Elizabeth Cranfield were married. She the daughter of James Cranfield 2nd Earl Middlesex and Anne Bourchier Countess Middlesex (age 33). He the son of John Egerton 2nd Earl Bridgewater (age 41) and Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Bridgewater. They were fourth cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry VII of England and Ireland.

On 02 Apr 1673 [his father] John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater (age 26) and [his mother] Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater (age 17) were married at St Dionis Backchurch. She the daughter of Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton (age 43) and Mary Scrope 6th Marchioness Winchester. He the son of John Egerton 2nd Earl Bridgewater (age 49) and Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Bridgewater. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry VII of England and Ireland.

On 11 Aug 1681 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater was born to John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater (age 34) and Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater (age 25).

On 26 Oct 1686 [his grandfather] John Egerton 2nd Earl Bridgewater (age 63) died. He was buried at Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. His son [his father] John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater (age 39) succeeded 3rd Earl Bridgewater, 4th Viscount Brackley, 4th Baron Ellesmere. [his mother] Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater (age 30) by marriage Countess Bridgewater.

On 19 Mar 1701 [his father] John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater (age 54) died. He was buried at Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. His son Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 19) succeeded 4th Earl Bridgewater, 5th Viscount Brackley, 5th Baron Ellesmere.

1702 Capture of Venlo Roermond Stevensweert and Liège

Evelyn's Diary. 01 Dec 1702. After the excess of honor conferred by the Queen (age 37) on the [his future father-in-law] Earl of Marlborough (age 52), by making him a Knight of the Garter and a Duke, for the success of but one campaign, that he should desire £5,000 a year to be settled on him by Parliament out of the Post Office, was thought a bold and unadvised request, as he had, besides his own considerable estate, above £30,000 a year in places and employments, with £50,000 at interest. He had married one [his future sister-in-law] daughter (age 21) to the son (age 24) of my Lord Treasurer Godolphin (age 57), [his future sister-in-law] another (age 19) to the Earl of Sunderland (age 27), and a [his future wife] third (age 15) to the Earl of Bridgewater (age 21). He is a very handsome person, well-spoken and affable, and supports his (age 52) want of acquired knowledge by keeping good company.

On 09 Feb 1703 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 21) and Elizabeth Churchill Countess Bridgewater (age 15) were married. She by marriage Countess Bridgewater. She the daughter of John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough (age 52) and Sarah Jennings Duchess of Marlborough (age 42). He the son of John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater and Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater (age 47).

On 20 Feb 1703 [his brother-in-law] John Churchill (age 17) died of smallpox.

In 1704 [his son] John Egerton was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 22) and [his wife] Elizabeth Churchill Countess Bridgewater (age 16).

On 22 Mar 1714 [his wife] Elizabeth Churchill Countess Bridgewater (age 27) died.

On 23 May 1716 [his mother] Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater (age 60) died.

In 1719 [his son] John Egerton (age 15) died at Eton College [Map].

On 18 Jun 1720 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 38) was created 1st Duke Bridgewater.

On 04 Aug 1722 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 40) and Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 15) were married. She by marriage Duchess Bridgewater. The difference in their ages was 25 years. She the daughter of Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford and Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford (age 40). He the son of John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater and Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater.

On 30 Apr 1723 [his daughter] Louisa Egerton Countess Gower was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 41) and [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 16).

On 22 Apr 1725 [his son-in-law] Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford (age 16) and [his daughter] Anne Egerton Duchess Bedford were married. She by marriage Duchess Bedford. She was the step-daughter of his sister [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 18). She the daughter of Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 43) and Elizabeth Churchill Countess Bridgewater. He the son of Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford and Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford.

On 27 Jul 1725 [his son] Charles Egerton was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 43) and [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 18).

On 29 Apr 1727 [his son] John Egerton 2nd Duke Bridgewater was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 45) and [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 20).

On 15 Jan 1728 [his son] William Egerton was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 46) and [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 21).

On 10 Feb 1729 [his son] William Egerton (age 1) died.

On 03 Mar 1731 [his daughter] Diana Egerton Baroness Baltimore was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 49) and [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 24).

On 02 May 1731 [his son] Charles Egerton (age 5) died.

On 23 Jun 1733 [his son-in-law] William Villiers 3rd Earl Jersey (age 26) and [his daughter] Anne Egerton Duchess Bedford were married. She by marriage Countess Jersey. She the daughter of Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 51) and Elizabeth Churchill Countess Bridgewater. He the son of William Villiers 2nd Earl Jersey.

On 21 May 1736 [his son] Francis Egerton 3rd Duke Bridgewater was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 54) and [his wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 29).

On 11 Jan 1744 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 62) died. His son [his son] John Egerton 2nd Duke Bridgewater (age 16) succeeded 2nd Duke Bridgewater, 5th Earl Bridgewater, 6th Viscount Brackley, 6th Baron Ellesmere.

On 14 Dec 1745 Lieutenant-General Richard Lyttelton (age 25) and [his former wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 38) were married. She the daughter of Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford and Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford.

In 1777 [his former wife] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 70) died.

[his daughter] Caroline Egerton was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater and Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater.

[his daughter] Anne Egerton Duchess Bedford was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater and Elizabeth Churchill Countess Bridgewater.

Royal Ancestors of Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 1681-1744

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 15 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 21 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 16 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 15 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France

Royal Descendants of Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 1681-1744

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 1

Ancestors of Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 1681-1744

Great x 4 Grandfather: Ralph Egerton

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Egerton

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley

Great x 3 Grandmother: Alice Sparkes of Bickerton

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater

Great x 4 Grandfather: George Ravenscroft of Bretton

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Ravenscroft of Bretton

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Ravenscroft

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Grosvenor

Great x 3 Grandmother: Katherine Grosvenor

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine Cotton

GrandFather: John Egerton 2nd Earl Bridgewater 4 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Stanley 3rd Earl of Derby 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Stanley 4th Earl of Derby 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Dorothy Howard Countess Derby 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl of Derby 2 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Clifford 2nd Earl of Cumberland 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Clifford Countess Derby Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Brandon Countess Cumberland Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 1 Grandmother: Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Spencer

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Spencer

Great x 4 Grandmother: Susan Knightley

Great x 2 Grandmother: Alice Spencer Countess Derby

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Kitson

Great x 3 Grandmother: Katherine Kitson

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Donnington Countess Bath

Father: John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Cavendish 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Cavendish 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Alice Smith

Great x 2 Grandfather: Charles Cavendish 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Hardwick 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Leeke

Great x 1 Grandfather: William Cavendish 1st Duke Newcastle upon Tyne 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Ogle 5th Baron Ogle Great Grand Son of King Edward IV of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Cuthbert Ogle 7th Baron Ogle 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward IV of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Catherine Ogle 8th Baroness Ogle 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Reginald Carnaby

Great x 3 Grandmother: Catherine Carnaby Baroness Ogle 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Dorothy Forster 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Bridgewater 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Bassett 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Bassett 13 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Bassett 11 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Anthony Fitzherbert 9 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Fitzherbert 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Maud aka Matilda Cotton

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Bassett Countess Newcastle upon Tyne 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Paulet 2nd Marquess Winchester 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Paulet 3rd Marquess Winchester 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Willoughby 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Paulet 4th Marquess Winchester 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Howard 1st Baron Howard 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Agnes Howard Marchioness Winchester 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Katherine Broughton

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Paulet 5th Marquess Winchester 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Cheke

Great x 2 Grandmother: Lucy Cecil Marchioness Winchester 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Neville 4th Baron Latimer of Snape 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Lucy Somerset Baroness Latimer Snape 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Savage 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Savage 1st Baronet 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Manners 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Savage 1st Viscount Savage 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Jane Savage Marchioness Winchester 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Darcy 2nd Baron Darcy Chiche 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Darcy 1st Earl Rivers 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Rich

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Darcy 1st Countess Rivers 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Kitson

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Kitson Countess Rivers 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Cornwallis 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Mother: Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Scrope 8th Baron Scrope of Bolton 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Scrope 9th Baron Scrope of Bolton 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine Clifford Baroness Scrope Bolton 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Scrope 10th Baron Scrope of Bolton 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Howard 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Howard Baroness Scrope Bolton 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Vere Countess of Surrey 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Emanuel Scrope 1st Earl of Sunderland 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

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

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Boleyn 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Philadelphia Carey Baroness Scrope Bolton 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Morgan

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Morgan Baroness Hunsdon

GrandMother: Mary Scrope 6th Marchioness Winchester 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Martha Jeanes