John Scrope

John Scrope (abt. 1515 - 1549)

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John "8th Baron Scrope of Bolton" Scrope
Born about in Bolton Castle, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 1530 [location unknown]
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Died in Skipton, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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John Scrope was a member of aristocracy in England.

John le Scrope, 8th Baron Scrope of Bolton was born circa 1515 at of Bolton, Yorkshire, England.[1] He died on 22 June 1549.


Father Henry le Scrope, 7th Baron Scrope of Bolton b. c 1480, d. c Dec 1533

Mother Mabel Dacre b. c 1493, d. a Jun 1520


John married Catherine Clifford (b. 1517 - d. 1598), daughter of Sir Henry Clifford, 1st Earl Cumberland, 11th Lord Clifford and Margaret Percy, in 1530. Their children are:

  • John Scrope b. c 1532
  • Sir Henry Scrope, 9th Lord Scrope b. c 1534, d. 13 Jun 1592
  • (Miss) Scrope b. c 1540


  1. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. XI, p. 547
  • Wiltes peerage ... Additional case on behalf of Simon Thomas Scrope ... By Parliament lords, proc, Vict, Simon Thomas Scrope. Google Books;

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He's the 8th baron. His older brother pre-deceased their dad, leaving John to succeed.
posted by Bree Ogle
Scrope-239 and Scrope-145 appear to represent the same person because: Came across this profile, I've checked all the potential "Lord Scrope's" and this profile looks to be the closest match given the year of birth
posted by Richard Shelley
Is he 7th or 8th Baron?
posted by Andrew Lancaster
Please change the last name at birth to Scrope & change the current name to le Scrope..Thank you
posted by Doug Lockwood
Scrope-66 and LeScrope-14 appear to represent the same person because: They're the same.
posted by Kenneth Shelton

John is 23 degrees from Danielle Liard, 17 degrees from Jack London and 5 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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