Dorothy Manners

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Dorothy Manners (Vernon)

Birthplace: Haddon, Derbyshire, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir George Vernon, KB, MP; George Vernon; Margaret Vernon and Margaret Tailboys Vernon
Wife of Sir John Manners
Mother of Sir George Manners, MP; Unnown Manners; Grace Fortescue and George Manners
Half sister of Margaret Stanley

Managed by: stanley w. duke, jr.
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About Dorothy Manners

Dorothy Vernon (c. 1545 – June 24, 1584), the younger daughter of Sir George Vernon, was the heiress of Haddon Hall, an English country house in Derbyshire with its origins in the 12th century.[1] She married John Manners in about 1563.[2][3] The couple's descendants, the Dukes of Rutland, continue to own Haddon Hall. A legend grew up in the 19th century that Vernon and Manners eloped, and a number of novels, dramatisations and other works of fiction have been based on the legend.

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Dorothy Manners's Timeline

Haddon, Derbyshire, England
Age 32
Age 41
Haddon Hall, Derbyshire, England
June 24, 1584
Age 53
Age 53
Bakewell, Derbyshire, England