BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN SCROPE 5TH BARON SCROPE BOLTON 1437-1498

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: FITZRICHARD

EVENTS

On 22 Jul 1437 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton was born to Henry Scrope 4th Baron Scrope Bolton (19) and Elizabeth Scrope

In 1447 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (9) and Joan Fitzhugh were married

On 14 Jan 1459 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (21) succeeded 5th Baron Scrope Bolton

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (32) , George Neville Archbishop York (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at Northampton during the Battle of Northampton. Henry VI King England, II King France (38) was captured. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham (57) , John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford (42) , Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont (37) and John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont (50) were killed. Thomas Tresham (40) fought. William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont (22) and William Norreys (19) were knighted. Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland was executed following the battle.

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton the Yorkist army was commanded by Edward IV King England (18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk (45) , Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (30) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent (56) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy (45) , Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex (57) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock (61) .

In 1463 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (25) was appointed 194th Knight Garter: Edward IV

On 15 May 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (33) defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset (28) at Hexham during the Battle of Hexham. Those fighting for York included John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire (36) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (26) and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles (36) . Of the Lancastrian army William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme (49) fought. Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford (33) and Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer (40) were both captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset (28) was beheaded following the battle.

In 1468 Henry Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Bolton was born to John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (30) and Elizabeth St John 5th Baroness Scrope Bolton

Before 10 Dec 1471 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton and Elizabeth St John 5th Baroness Scrope Bolton were married

On Oct 1483 Edward Redman Lord Harewood (28) actively employed with John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (46) , and others in arresting and imprisoning the rebels in Devon and Cornwall

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England (32) was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (47) , John Conyers, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (17) , William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (59) , Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh (28) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (48) , Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham (26) , Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor (50) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (68) , Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland (29) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (23) , Humphrey Stafford (59) , George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (17) fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (42) was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (29) fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth (26) was captured. John Babington (62) , William Brandon (29) , James Harrington (55) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (60) , John Sacheverell (85) , William Alington (65) , Robert Mortimer (43) , Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe (55) and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley (53) were killed

Around 1490 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (52) and Anne Harding were married

On 17 Aug 1498 John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (61) died

Mary Scrope was born to John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton and Elizabeth St John 5th Baroness Scrope Bolton

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Scrope 4th Baron Scrope Bolton

GrandFather: Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Bolton

1G GrandFather: Roger Scrope 2nd Baron Scrope Bolton

2G GrandFather: Richard Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Bolton

3G GrandFather: Henry Scrope

4G GrandFather: William Scrope

2G GrandMother: Blanche Pole

3G GrandFather: William Pole

4G GrandFather: William Pole

3G GrandMother: Katherine Norwich

1G GrandMother: Margaret Tiptoft

GrandMother: Margaret Neville

1G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare

1G GrandMother: Margaret Stafford

2G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford

3G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

4G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

3G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

2G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville

Mother: Elizabeth Scrope

GrandFather: John Scrope 4th Baron Scrope Masham

1G GrandFather: Stephen Scrope 2nd Baron Scrope Masham

2G GrandFather: Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Scrope

4G GrandFather: William Scrope

3G GrandMother: Ivette Ros

4G GrandFather: William Ros

2G GrandMother: Joan Unknown

1G GrandMother: Margery Welles

2G GrandFather: John Welles 4th Baron Welles

3G GrandFather: Adam Welles 3rd Baron Welles

4G GrandFather: Adam Welles 1st Baron Ughtred

3G GrandMother: Margaret Bardolf

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bardolf 2nd Baron Bardolf

4G GrandMother: Agnes Grandison

2G GrandMother: Maud Ros

3G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandMother: Maud Vaux

3G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

GrandMother: Elizabeth Chaworth

1G GrandFather: Thomas Chaworth

2G GrandFather: William Chaworth

3G GrandFather: Thomas Chaworth

4G GrandFather: Thomas Chaworth

3G GrandMother: Margery Pole

4G GrandFather: Richard Pole

4G GrandMother: Joan Chaworth

2G GrandMother: Alice Clifford

3G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 3rd Baron Clifford

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare

3G GrandMother: Isabel Berkeley

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley

4G GrandMother: Eva Zouche