Baron Dacre

Baron Dacre is in Baronies of England Alphabetically.

1461 Battle of Towton

1541 Executions

Baron Dacre Gilsland (1st Creation)

1st: Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1339. Son.

2nd: William Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1361. Brother.

3rd: Ralph Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1375. Brother.

4th: Hugh Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1383. Son.

5th: William Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1398. Son.

6th: Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1458. Granddaughter.

7th: Joan Dacre 7th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland. Died 1486. Grandson.

8th: Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1534. Grandson.

9th: Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1541. Forfeit. Son.

10th: Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1594. Sister.

11th: Margaret Fiennes 11th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland. Died 1612. Son.

12th: Henry Lennard 12th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1616. Son.

13th: Richard Lennard 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1630. Son.

14th: Francis Lennard 14th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1662. Son.

15th: Thomas Lennard 1st Earl of Sussex. Died 1715. Abeyant. Daughter.

16th: Anne Lennard 16th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland Baroness Teynham. Died 1755. Son.

17th: Thomas Barrett Lennard 17th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1786. Nephew.

18th: Charles Trevor Roper 18th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Died 1794. Sister.

19th: Gertrude Trevor Roper 19th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland. Died 1819. Son.

20th: Thomas Brand 20th Baron Dacre. Died 1851. Brother.

21st: General Henry Otway Trevor 21st Baron Dacre. Died 1853. Son.

22nd: Thomas Trevor 22nd Baron Dacre. Died 1890. Brother.

23rd: Henry Brand 1st Viscount Hampden. Died 1892. Son.

24th: Henry Brand 2nd Viscount Hampden. Died 1906. Son.

25th: Thomas Brand 3rd Viscount Hampden. Died 1958. Son.

26th: Thomas Brand 4th Viscount Hampden. Died 1965. Abeyant. Daughter.

27th: Rachel Leila Brand 27th Baroness Dacre. Died 2012. Son.

28th: James Thomas Douglas-Home 28th Baron Dacre. Died 2014.

In 1321 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 31) was created 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland. Margaret "Flower of Gillesland" Multon Baroness Dacre of Gilsland 2nd Baroness Multon Gilsland by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

In Apr 1339 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 49) died at Naworth Castle [Map]. His son William Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 20) succeeded 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland.

Before 1357 Hugh Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 22) and Elizabeth Maxwell Countess Atholl (age 21) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

Before 1361 William Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 42) and Catherine Neville Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 30) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England.

In 1361 William Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 42) died. His brother Ralph Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 40) succeeded 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland.

In 1375 Ralph Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 54) was murdered. His brother Hugh Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 40) succeeded 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

In 1383 Hugh Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 48) died. He was buried at Lanercost Priory, Cumberland [Map]. In 1383 His son William Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 26) succeeded 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Joan Douglas Baroness Dacre Gilsland by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

In 1398 William Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 41) died. His son Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 10) succeeded 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

Before 20 Jul 1399 Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 11) and Philippa Neville Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 13) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. She the daughter of Ralph Neville 1st Earl of Westmoreland (age 35) and Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

In Jun 1446 Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 31) and Joan Dacre 7th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 13) were married. He by marriage Baron Dacre Gilsland. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III of England.

On 05 Jan 1458 Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 70) died. On 05 Jan 1458 His granddaughter Joan Dacre 7th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 25) succeeded 7th Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 08 Mar 1486 Joan Dacre 7th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 53) died. Her grandson Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 14) succeeded 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

In 1492 Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 20) and Anne Bourchier Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 22) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. She the daughter of Humphrey Bourchier and Elizabeth Tilney Countess of Surrey (age 48). He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 09 Sep 1534 Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 62) died. He was buried at Herstmonceux. His grandson Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 19) succeeded 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

In 1536 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 21) and Mary Neville Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 12) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. He had been a ward of her father George Neville 5th and 3rd Baron Bergavenny. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 20 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 26) was tried for the murder of John Busbrig, servant of Nicholas Pelham (age 24) on whose land they were poaching on 30 Apr 1541. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke of Norfolk (age 68) was appointed Lord High Steward for the trial.

On 29 Jun 1541 he was hanged at Tyburn [Map]. He was buried at St Sepulchre without Newgate Church. Baron Dacre Gilsland forfeit. His son Gregory (age 1) would be restored to the title in 1558.

Note. Hall's Chronicle says strangled.

In 1558 Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 18) was restored 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

In 1565 Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 25) and Anne Sackville Baroness Dacre of Gilsland were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. She the daughter of Richard Sackville (age 58) and Winifred Brydges Marchioness Winchester. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England.

On 25 Dec 1594 Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 55) died. He was buried at Chelsea Old Church. His sister Margaret Fiennes 11th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 53) succeeded 11th Baroness Dacre Gilsland. Samson Lennard Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 50) by marriage Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 20 Sep 1615 Samson Lennard Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 71) died. His son Henry Lennard 12th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 45) succeeded 12th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Chrysogona Baker Baroness Dacre Gilsland by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 08 Aug 1616 Henry Lennard 12th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 46) died. His son Richard Lennard 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 20) succeeded 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 14 Jul 1617 Richard Lennard 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 21) and Elizabeth Throckmorton Baroness Dacre of Gilsland were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 04 Jan 1625 Richard Lennard 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 28) and Dorothy North Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 20) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 20 Aug 1630 Richard Lennard 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 34) died. He was buried at Herstmonceux. His son Francis Lennard 14th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 11) succeeded 14th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

After 16 Apr 1641 Francis Lennard 14th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 21) and Elizabeth Bayning Baroness Dacre Gilsland were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 12 May 1662 Francis Lennard 14th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 43) died. He was buried at Chevening, Sevenoaks. His son Thomas Lennard 1st Earl of Sussex (age 7) succeeded 15th Baron Dacre Gilsland. Anne Fitzroy Countess Sussex (age 1) by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 30 Oct 1715 Thomas Lennard 1st Earl of Sussex (age 61) died. Earl of Sussex extinct. Baron Dacre Gilsland abeyant.

In 1741 Anne Lennard 16th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland Baroness Teynham (age 56) succeeded 16th Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

On 26 Jun 1755 Anne Lennard 16th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland Baroness Teynham (age 70) died. Her son Thomas Barrett Lennard 17th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 38) succeeded 17th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 12 Jan 1786 Thomas Barrett Lennard 17th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 69) died. His nephew Charles Trevor Roper 18th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 41) succeeded 18th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 04 Feb 1794 Charles Trevor Roper 18th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 49) died. His sister Gertrude Trevor Roper 19th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 43) succeeded 19th Baroness Dacre Gilsland. Thomas Brand Baron Dacre (age 44) by marriage Baron Dacre Gilsland albeit for seventeen days only since he died on 21 Feb 1794.

On 03 Oct 1819 Gertrude Trevor Roper 19th Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 69) died. Her son Thomas Brand 20th Baron Dacre (age 45) succeeded 20th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 21 Mar 1851 Thomas Brand 20th Baron Dacre (age 76) died without issue. His brother General Henry Otway Trevor 21st Baron Dacre (age 73) succeeded 21st Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 02 Jun 1853 General Henry Otway Trevor 21st Baron Dacre (age 75) died. His son Thomas Trevor 22nd Baron Dacre (age 44) succeeded 22nd Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 26 Feb 1890 Thomas Trevor 22nd Baron Dacre (age 81) died without issue. His brother Henry Brand 1st Viscount Hampden (age 75) succeeded 23rd Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 14 Mar 1892 Henry Brand 1st Viscount Hampden (age 77) died. His son Henry Brand 2nd Viscount Hampden (age 50) succeeded 2nd Viscount Hampden, 24th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 22 Nov 1906 Henry Brand 2nd Viscount Hampden (age 65) died. His son Thomas Brand 3rd Viscount Hampden (age 37) succeeded 3rd Viscount Hampden, 25th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 04 Sep 1958 Thomas Brand 3rd Viscount Hampden (age 89) died. His son Thomas Brand 4th Viscount Hampden (age 58) succeeded 4th Viscount Hampden, 26th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 17 Oct 1965 Thomas Brand 4th Viscount Hampden (age 65) died. His brother David Brand 5th Viscount Hampden (age 63) succeeded 5th Viscount Hampden. Imogen Alice Rice Viscountess Hampden (age 62) by marriage Viscountess Hampden.

Baron Dacre Gilsland abeyant between his two surviving daughters Rachel Leila Brand 27th Baroness Dacre (age 35) and Tessa Mary Brand (age 31). The former succeeded in 1970 when the abeyance was terminated.

In 1970 Rachel Leila Brand 27th Baroness Dacre (age 40) abeyance terminated 27th Baroness Dacre Gilsland. William Douglas-Home Baron Dacre (age 57) by marriage Baron Dacre Gilsland.

On 25 Dec 2012 Rachel Leila Brand 27th Baroness Dacre (age 83) died. Her son James Thomas Douglas-Home 28th Baron Dacre (age 60) succeeded 28th Baron Dacre Gilsland.

Baron Dacre Gilsland (2nd Creation)

In 1459 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 47) was created 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland.

Before 1461 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 49) and Eleanor Fitzhugh Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 29) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 29 Mar 1461 the Battle of Towton was a decisive victory for King Edward IV of England (age 18) bringing to an end the first war of the Wars of the Roses. Said to be the bloodiest battle on English soil 28000 were killed mainly during the rout that followed the battle.

The Yorkist army was commanded by King Edward IV of England (age 18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke of Norfolk (age 45), William Neville 1st Earl Kent (age 56), William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (age 30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy (age 45), Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu 1st Earl Essex (age 57), John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton (age 23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock (age 61).

The Lancastrian army suffered significant casualties including Richard Percy (age 35), Ralph Bigod Lord Morley (age 50), John Bigod (age 28), Robert Cromwell (age 71), Ralph Eure (age 49), John Neville 1st Baron Neville of Raby (age 51), John Beaumont (age 33), Thomas Dethick (age 61), Everard Simon Digby, William Plumpton (age 25) and William Welles (age 51) who were killed.

Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland (age 39) was killed. His son Henry Percy 4th Earl of Northumberland (age 12) succeeded 4th Earl of Northumberland, 7th Baron Percy of Alnwick, 15th Baron Percy of Topcliffe. Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland (age 3) by marriage Countess of Northumberland.

Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 49) was killed. He was buried at the nearby Saxton church where his chest tomb is extant. Baron Dacre Gilsland extinct.

Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles (age 55) was killed. His son Richard Welles 7th Baron Welles, Baron Willoughby (age 33) succeeded 7th Baron Welles.

The Lancastrian army was commanded by Henry Beaufort 2nd or 3rd Duke of Somerset (age 25), Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (age 30), Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland (age 39) and Andrew Trollope.

Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (age 30) was attainted after the battle; Duke Exeter, Earl Huntingdon forfeit.

Those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme (age 46), John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley (age 60), William Norreys (age 20), Thomas Grey 1st Baron Grey of Richemont (age 43), Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1st Baron Moleyns (age 30), John Talbot 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury (age 12), Richard Welles 7th Baron Welles, Baron Willoughby (age 33), Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (age 56), James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire 5th Earl Ormonde (age 40), John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde (age 39), William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont (age 22), Henry Roos and Thomas Tresham (age 41). Cardinal John Morton (age 41) were captured.

Baron Dacre Gilsland (3rd Creation)

Baron Dacre Gilsland is also in Baronies of England Chronologically.

On 08 Apr 1473 (some sources state 1482) Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 49) was created 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland by King Edward IV of England (age 30). By letters patent he created Dacre Baron Dacre of Gilsland, declaring "that the said Humfrey Dacre, Knight, and the heirs male of the body of the said Thomas, late Lord Dacre, comyng, bee reputed, had, named and called the Lord Dacre of Gillesland". Mabel Parr Baroness Dacre of Gilsland by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland.

Between 15 Nov 1482 and 09 Dec 1483 Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 59) was summoned to the House of Lords as Humfrido Dacre de Gillesland.

On 30 May 1485 Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 61) died. He was buried at Lanercost Priory, Cumberland [Map]. His son Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 17) succeeded 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland.

Around 1488 Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 20) and Elizabeth Greystoke 6th Baroness Greystoke Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 16) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. They were half second cousin once removed. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Before 1521 William Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland 7th Baron Greystoke (age 28) and Elizabeth Talbot Baroness Dacre of Gilsland (age 13) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland. She the daughter of George Talbot 4th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 52) and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford. They were half third cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 24 Oct 1525 Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 57) died in an accident. His son William Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland 7th Baron Greystoke (age 32) succeeded 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland. He inherited about 280 km² of land in Cumberland, 120 km² in Yorkshire and 80 km² in Northumberland.

Before 1557 Thomas Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland 8th Baron Greystoke (age 30) and Elizabeth Leybourne Duchess Norfolk (age 20) were married. She by marriage Baroness Dacre Gilsland and Baroness Greystoke. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England.

On 18 Nov 1563 William Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland 7th Baron Greystoke (age 70) died. His son Thomas Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland 8th Baron Greystoke (age 36) succeeded 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland, 8th Baron Greystoke.

On 01 Jul 1566 Thomas Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland 8th Baron Greystoke (age 39) died. His son George Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland 9th Baron Greystoke (age 5) succeeded 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland, 9th Baron Greystoke.

On 17 May 1569 George Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland 9th Baron Greystoke (age 8) died. There was a dispute as to whether his uncle Leonard Dacre should inherit Baron Dacre Gilsland which would be the case if it was created by letters patent, or whether the Barony was in abeyance between the 5th Baron's (age 8) three sisters which would be the case of the barony had been created through a writ of summons. Such decisions would normally be referred to the Duke of Norfolk (age 33) in his capacity as Earl Marshal but he, Thomas Howard 4th Duke of Norfolk (age 33), had married Elizabeth Leybourne Duchess Norfolk, the mother of the three daughters although she had died in the meantime; he was not impartial - the three daughters were now his step-daughters. The matter was referred to Commissioners who decided the Barony had been created by writ between and was, therefore, abeyant between the three daughters who were now the step-daughters of Thomas Howard 4th Duke of Norfolk (age 33). He, Thomas Howard 4th Duke of Norfolk (age 33) subsequently married his eldest son Philip Howard 20th Earl of Arundel (age 11) to his eldest step-daughter Anne Dacre Countess Arundel (age 12). After Thomas Howard's (age 33) execution in 1572 the two remaining daughters, Mary Dacre (age 5) and Elizabeth Dacre (age 4) were married to his two remaining sons Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (age 7) and William Howard (age 5) respectively ensuring all of the Dacre and Greystoke wealth and estates in Cumberland, Yorkshire and Northumberland would become the property of the Howard family.