Elizabeth Dryden (Cope)

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Elizabeth Dryden (Cope)

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Canons Ashby Parish, Northamptonshire, England
Death: September 30, 1584 (55)
Canons Ashby Parish, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Cope, MP, Sheriff of Northamptonshire and Bridget Cope
Wife of John Moore and John Dryden, Esq.
Mother of Emma Bury; Elizabeth Marbury; Sybill Moore; Anthony Dryden; Sir Erasmus Dryden and 11 others
Sister of Erasmus Cope; Anthony Cope; George Cope, MP and Jean or Joan Cope

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About Elizabeth Dryden (Cope)


We can trace Elizabeth’s Cope’s ancestry back 12 generations to EDWARD I.

his person is a descendant of a Magna Carta surety baron. If you are interested in this profile, please check out the Magna Carta Project! Elizabeth Cope was a descendant of Magna Carta surety barons John de Lacy and Robert de Vere


Edited notes from Douglas Richardson's Royal Ancestry.

Elizabeth Cope married John Dryden, Gent., and they had eight sons and four daughters.

Elizabeth Cope was born in 1529. She passed away in 1584.

   Birth 1529 Canons Ashby Parish, NTH, England 
   Marriage 1553 Of Canous, Ashby, Northhampton, Eng 


   Husband: John Dryden 
   Wife: Elizabeth Cope 
   Child: Anthony Dryden 
   Child: Erasmus Dryden 
   Child: Mary Dryden 
   Child: Edward Dryden 
   Child: George Dryden 
   Child: John Dryden 
   Child: Elizabeth Dryden 
   Child: Thomas Dryden 
   Child: Bridget Dryden 
   Child: Stephen Dryden 
   Child: Emma Dryden 
   Child: Nicholas Dryden 
   Death 30 SEP 1584 Canons Ashby Parish, Northamptonshire, England 


   Richardson: Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd edn., Volume 1, page 434, CHESELDINE 15.
   Richardson, Royal Ancestry (2013) Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), volume II, pages 145 and 146, CHESELDINE 20, entry for Elizabeth Cope. 

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Elizabeth Dryden (Cope)'s Timeline

August 2, 1529
Canons Ashby Parish, Northamptonshire, England
Age 15
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Age 21
Northamptonshire, England
December 20, 1553
Age 24
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England
Age 25
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Age 26
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England
Age 27
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England
Age 29
Northamptonshire, England
Age 30
London, Middlesex, England