BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD SCROPE ARCHBISHOP YORK 1350-1405

Paternal Family Tree

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 9G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1350 Richard Scrope Archbishop York was born to Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham (37) and Joan Unknown

On 18 Aug 1386 Richard Scrope Archbishop York (36) was appointed as Bishop Lichfield

Around May 1398 Richard Scrope Archbishop York (48) was appointed as Archbishop York

On 13 Oct 1399 Edmund Stafford his brother 5th Earl Stafford (21) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford (10) , John Arundell (33) and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (17) were knighted. Richard Scrope Archbishop York (49) attended [Coronation of Henry IV].

On 27 May 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham (19) had assembled a force of around 8000 men at Shipton Moor. Believing they had been given safe conduct by Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (41) and assured their demands would be met, the rebel army disbanded [Northern Rising].

On 29 May 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham (19) were arrested and taken to Pontefract Castle [Northern Rising].

On 03 Jun 1405 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter (28) arrived at York [Northern Rising]. The King denied the accused trial by their peers. Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl Surrey, 12th Earl Arundel (23) and Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter (28) sat in judgement of Richard Scrope Archbishop York (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham (19) . William Gascoigne (55) refused to pronounce sentence on Richard Scrope Archbishop York (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham (19) asserting their right to be tried by their peers. [Northern Rising].

After 08 Jun 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York was buried at York Minster

On 08 Jun 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham (19) was beheaded before a great crowd at York for having led the Northern Rising.

Richard Scrope Archbishop York and Eleanor Neville were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham

GrandFather: Geoffrey Scrope

2G GrandFather: William Scrope

3G GrandFather: William Scrope

4G GrandFather: Henry Scrope

5G GrandFather: Simon Scrope

4G GrandMother: Juliane Brun

5G GrandFather: Roger Brun

GrandMother: Ivette Ros

2G GrandFather: William Ros

3G GrandFather: William Ros

4G GrandFather: Robert Ros

4G GrandMother: Isabella Mac William Dunkeld

5G GrandFather: William "Lion" I King Scotland

5G GrandMother: Isabel d'Avenel Abenel

3G GrandMother: Lucy Fitzpeters

Mother: Joan Unknown