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Dorothy Manners (Vernon)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Haddon, Derbyshire, England
Death: Died in Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Vernon, Sir, KB, MP, Lord of Haddon and Tong; George Vernon, Lord of Haddon and Tong; Lady Margaret Talboys Gascoigne and Lady Margaret Vernon
Wife of Sir John Manners and John Manners
Mother of Sir George Manners, MP; Unnown Manners and Grace Fortescue
Half sister of Margaret Stanley

Occupation: Heiress of Haddon Hall
Managed by: Stanley Welsh 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

1531
1531
Haddon, Derbyshire, England
1572
1572
Age 41
Haddon Hall, Derbyshire, England
1584
June 24, 1584
Age 53
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom