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Elizabeth (Stanhope) Lyon (1663 - 1723)

Elizabeth "Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne" Lyon formerly Stanhope
Born in Lyon Castle, Glamis, Scotlandmap
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Wife of — married 21 Sep 1691 [location unknown]
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Died at about age 60 in Castle Lyon, Glamis, Scotlandmap
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European Aristocracy
Elizabeth Stanhope was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles.


Lady Elizabeth Stanhope was born in 1663. She was the daughter of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield and Lady Elizabeth Butler.

Lady Elizabeth Stanhope (d. 24 Apr 1723), mar. 21 Sep 1691 John [Lyon], 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, with whom she had 10 children.


  1. Hon Patrick Lyon, styled Lord Glamis (b. 1692; dvp. by 10 Sep 1709)
  2. Hon Philip Lyon, styled Lord Glamis (bapt. 29 Oct 1693; dvp. 18 Mar 1711/2)
  3. Hon John Lyon, later 5th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  4. Hon Charles Lyon, later 6th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  5. Hon Hendrie Lyon (bapt. 1 Jul 1700; d. young)
  6. Hon James Lyon, later 7th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  7. Hon Thomas Lyon, later 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  8. Lady Helen Lyon (bapt. 8 Jan 1695; dsps. 19 Dec 1723), mar. after 1714 as his first wife Robert [Stuart], 7th Lord Blantyre+
  9. Lady Mary Lyon (bapt. 16 Apr 1697; d. 26 May 1780)
  10. Lady Catherine Lyon (bapt. 24 Apr 1707; d. young)

She died on 24 April 1723 at Castle Lyon, Scotland.


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Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfeild-1 and Stanhope-1 appear to represent the same person because: Another case of gedcom imports creating duplicates. Clearly the same.
posted by Steven Morehead

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