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George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros
George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros of Helmsley (c. 1470 – 27 October 1513) was an English peer.
George Manners, born about 1470, was the son of Sir Robert Manners (d. 1495) of Etal, Northumberland, and Eleanor de Ros or Roos (d. 1487), eldest daughter of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, (9 September 1427 – 17 May 1464), and Philippa Tiptoft (c. 1423 – after 30 January 1487), daughter of John Tiptoft, 1st Baron Tiptoft and Powis. He had a brother and two sisters:
- Edward Manners.
- Elizabeth Manners, who married Sir William Fairfax (d. 11 May 1514) of Steeton, Yorkshire, Justice of the Common Pleas, son and heir of Sir Guy Fairfax of Steeton, Chief Justice of Lancaster, by Margaret, daughter of Sir William Ryther. A descendant of this marriage was the Parliamentary commander, Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who on 20 June 1637 married Anne Vere, daughter of Horace Vere, 1st Baron Vere of Tilbury, and Mary Tracy. Their daughter, Mary Fairfax, married George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, whose mother, Katherine, was the daughter of Francis Manners, 6th Earl of Rutland.
- Cecily Manners, who married Thomas Fairfax.
Manners was enrolled at Lincoln's Inn on 12 May 1490. In 1508 he was coheir to his uncle, Edmund de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros. In 1492 it had been determined that Edmund de Ros was unable to administer his own affairs, and he was placed in the custody of his brother-in-law, Sir Thomas Lovell, husband of Manners' aunt, Isabel Lovell. Edmund de Ros died 23 October 1508, and was buried in the parish church at Elsing in Enfield, Middlesex. In about 1509 Manners was sole heir to his aunt, Isabel Lovell.
Manners was with Thomas Howard, then Earl of Surrey, in the Scottish campaign of 1497, and was knighted by him on or before 30 September of that year. He was in attendance in 1500 when King Henry VII met Archduke Philip near Calais. In November 1501 he was among those who received Catherine of Aragon at St. George's Field. He was nominated to the Order of the Garter on 27 April 1510, although not elected.
In 1513 Manners campaigned in France. He was a commander at the siege of Thérouanne, and was present at the siege of Tournai. He fell ill about the time Tournai surrendered on 23 September 1513.
Manners died 27 October 1513, either in France or at Holywell in Shoreditch. He may have been first buried at Holywell, and his body later removed to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. His effigy is in the Rutland Chapel. His widow, Anne, died 21 April 1526, and was buried at St. George's, Windsor.
Manners owned a medieval manuscript copy of a chanson de geste, Les Voeux du Paon (The Vows of the Peacock), by Jacques de Longuyon, which is now Spencer Collection MS 009 in the New York Public Library. Manners wrote his name on a flyleaf of the manuscript, folio i verso, which may be viewed online.
Manners married, about 1490, Anne St. Leger (c.1475/6 – 21 April 1526), daughter and heiress of Thomas St. Leger by Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter, the second child and eldest surviving daughter of Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville (1415–1495), daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland. Anne of York was the elder sister of King Edward IV; Edmund, Earl of Rutland; Elizabeth of York, Duchess of Suffolk; Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy; George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence and King Richard III.
George Manners and Anne St. Leger had five sons and six daughters:
- Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland, who married Eleanor Paston, credited with saying to Anne of Cleves, 'Madam there must be more to it than that, or it will be long before we have a Duke of York which all this realm much desireth'. Their son, Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland, married Margaret Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 4th Earl of Westmorland by Katherine Stafford.
- Oliver Manners.
- Anthony Manners.
- Sir Richard Manners.
- John Manners.
- Anne Manners, who married Sir Henry Capell.
- Eleanor Manners, who married John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath.
- Elizabeth Manners, who married Thomas Sandys, 2nd Baron Sandys.
- Katherine Manners, who married Sir Robert Constable.
- Cecily Manners.
- Margaret Manners, who married firstly, Sir Henry Strangeways, and secondly, Robert Heneage.
His monument, consisting of a grand chest tomb with sculpted effigies of himself and his wife, survives in the Rutland Chantry (formerly the St Leger Chantry, founded by his father-in-law Sir Thomas St Leger) forming the north transept of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The base of the monument and the stained glass windows display much heraldry of the Manners and St Leger families.
- Sir George Manners, 11th Lord Ros1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
- M, #33612, b. circa 1470, d. 27 October 1513
- Father Sir Robert Manners, Sheriff of Northumberland2,4,9 b. c 1447, d. 1495
- Mother Eleanor Roos2,4,9 b. 1449, d. 1487
- Sir George Manners, 11th Lord Ros was born circa 1470 at of East Compton, Surrey, Ethale, Northumberland, England; Of age in 1495.2,4,7 He married Anne St. Leger, daughter of Sir Thomas St. Leger, Sheriff of Surrey & Sussex and Anne Plantagenet, circa 1490; They had 5 sons (Sir Thomas, 1st Earl Rutland; Oliver; Anthony; Sir Richard; & John) and 6 daughters (Anne, wife of Sir Henry Capell; Eleanor, wife of Sir John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath; Elizabeth, wife of Thomas, 2nd Lord Sandys; Katherine, wife of Sir Robert Constable; Cecily; & Margaret, wife of Sir Henry Strangeways, & of Robert Heneage).2,10,3,4,5,6,7,8 Sir George Manners, 11th Lord Ros died on 27 October 1513 at Holywell, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England; Buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire. He may have died in France.2,4,7 His estate was probated in December 1513.4,7
- Family Anne St. Leger b. c 1476, d. 21 Apr 1526
- Sir Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland, Lord Ros+ b. b 1492, d. 20 Sep 1543
- Eleanor Manners+2 b. c 1500, d. b 16 Sep 1547
- Katherine Manners+11,12,3,4,6,7 b. c 1511
- 1.[S10443] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. XI, p. 107-108, notes; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 257.
- 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 489.
- 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 529.
- 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 125.
- 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 407.
- 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 286.
- 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 24.
- 8.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 455.
- 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 23-24.
- 10.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 795-796.
- 11.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 226.
- 12.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 489-490.
- From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1119.htm#i33612
- George Manners, 11th Lord de Ros of Helmsley1
- M, #107563, b. between 1465 and 1470, d. 23 October 1513
- Last Edited=10 Nov 2013
- George Manners, 11th Lord de Ros of Helmsley was born between 1465 and 1470 at Ethal, Northumberland, England.2 He was the son of Sir Robert Manners and Eleanor de Ros.1 He married Anne St. Leger, daughter of Sir Thomas St. Leger and Anne Plantagenet, in 1490.3,2 He died on 23 October 1513 at Toutney, France.2 He was buried at St. George Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2
- He succeeded to the title of 11th Lord de Ros of Helmsley [E., 1299] on 15 October 1508.1
- Children of George Manners, 11th Lord de Ros of Helmsley and Anne St. Leger
- 1.Eleanor Manners+4 d. c Sep 1547
- 2.Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland+1 b. 1492, d. 27 Sep 1543
- 3.Hon. Catherine Manners+2 b. 1511, d. a 1547
- 1.[S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1107. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
- 2.[S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."
- 3.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 134. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
- 4.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
- From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p10757.htm#i107563
- George MANNERS (12° B.Ros)
- Born: ABT 1465/70, Ethal, Northumberland, England
- Acceded: 1487, East Compton, Surrey, England
- Died: 23/27 Oct 1513, Toutney, France
- Buried: Windsor Chapel, Berkshire, England
- Notes: his mother, Eleanor Ros, brought to the Manners family the Baronies of Vaux, Trusbut, and Belvoir, with its glorious Castle, together with a coronet.
- Father: Robert MANNERS (Sir)
- Mother: Eleanor ROS
- Married: Anne St. LEGER (B. Ros) ABT 1490
- 1. Thomas MANNERS (1° E. Rutland)
- 2. Eleanor MANNERS (C. Bath)
- 3. Richard MANNERS (Sir Knight)
- 4. Margaret MANNERS
- 5. Catherine MANNERS
- 6. Oliver MANNERS (Sir Knight) (b. 1492)
- 7. John MANNERS (b. ABT 1504)
- 8. Anne MANNERS
- 9. Elizabeth MANNERS
- 10. Anthony MANNERS (b. 1494)
- 11. Cecily MANNERS (b. ABT 1496)
- 12. Son MANNERS
- From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/MANNERS.htm#George MANNERS (12° B.Ros)
- Anne St Leger (later Baroness de Ros; 14 January 1476 – 21 April 1526) was a niece of two Kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. Before she was 8 she had inherited a vast fortune and been disinherited of it. Married at 14, she had 11 children, and is a link in the maternal line that was used to identify the remains of Richard III.
- Anne St Leger was born on 14 January 1476, during the reign of her maternal uncle, King Edward IV. Her mother, Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter, died the same day of complications surrounding the birth. Her father was the Duchess of Exeter's second husband, Sir Thomas St Leger. Lady Anne Holland, her maternal half-sister fathered by Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter, died before she was born. According to the 1467 grant, the Duchess of Exeter inherited the estate which her elder daughter had inherited from her father, the Duke of Exeter. The grant stipulated that most of the Exeter inheritance was to pass to the Duchess' heirs of the body, even if fathered by a subsequent husband. Anne inherited the enormous estate at birth, as it coincided with her mother's death.
- A much desirable bride since her birth, Anne was contracted to marry Lord Ferrers of Groby. He was the eldest son of Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset, who had been married to her older half-sister and whose mother was her aunt, King Edward IV's wife Elizabeth Woodville. Queen Elizabeth was determined to secure the Exeter inheritance for her descendants by her first marriage, and in 1483, St Leger was declared heiress to the entire estate of her father by an Act of Parliament. The arrangement, detrimental to the interests of the surviving descendants of the Holland family, resulted in a growing unpopularity of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth. Anne was disinherited and her father executed by her other maternal uncle, King Richard III, immediately after his accession in 1483. Following the Battle of Bosworth Field, in which Richard III was killed, the match between St Leger and Ferrers was discarded.
- Anne St Leger eventually married about 1490 or about 1495 George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros, who fought on behalf of Henry VII in Scotland and for Henry VII in France, by whom she had eleven children: five sons – Thomas, Oliver, Anthony, Richard and John Manners – and six daughters – Anne Capell, Eleanor Bourchier, Elizabeth Sandys, Catherine Constable, Cecily Manners and Margaret Heneage.
- George Manners became Baron de Ros in about 1512, making Anne Baroness de Ros. She was widowed the following year, and died in 1526, during the reign of her first cousin once removed, King Henry VIII. She is buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
- The monastery church in Leicester near which Richard III's remains were hastily buried was dissolved and its precise location lost following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1530s. Human remains thought to belong to the king were found in Greyfriars, Leicester, in 2012. As his sororal niece, Lady de Ros shared his mitochondrial DNA; she is the only one whose matrilineal line of descent, necessary for mitochondrial DNA analysis, could be traced to the 21st century. Michael Ibsen was found to be Lady de Ros' 16th-generation matrilineal descendant through her daughter Catherine. DNA analysis confirmed that an unusual mutated sequence in Ibsen's mtDNA matches the corresponding sequence belonging to the exhumed skeleton.
- A second female line of descent was discovered which matches Ibsen and the skeletal sample, although the living relative has remained anonymous. On 4 February 2013, this, along with other evidence, led to the announcement that the skeleton is that of Richard III.
- From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_St._Leger
- MANNERS, Sir Richard (by 1510-51), of Garendon, Leics.
- b. by 1510, 4th s. of George Manners, 11th Lord Ros, by Anne, da. and h. of Sir Thomas St. Leger of Guildford, Surr. m. ?May 1539, Margaret, da. of Sir Robert Dymoke of Scrivelsby, Lincs. wid. of Richard Vernon of Haddon, Derbys. and of (Sir) William Coffin (d. 8 Dec. 1538) of Portledge, Devon and Bakewell, Derbys., s.p. Kntd. Apr./Dec. 1539.1
- From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/manners-sir-richard-1510-51
- Sir Thomas St Leger KB (c. 1440 – executed 8 November 1483) was the second son of Sir John St Leger of Ulcombe, Kent, and his wife, Margery Donnet. He was also the second husband of Anne of York (10 August 1439 – 14 January 1476), daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (by his wife Cecily Neville) and thus she was an elder sister of Kings Edward IV (1461-1483) and Richard III (1483-1485). His younger brother, Sir James St Leger of Annery in Devon, married Anne Butler, daughter of Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormond, and was therefore an uncle to Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire. .... etc.
- His daughter Anne St Leger (14 January 1476 – 21 April 1526) eventually married George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros. Their son was Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland, and their daughter, Lady Eleanor Manners (1505 – 16 September 1548) married John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath, and had descendants. Lady Anne St. Leger and her husband George are both buried in the private Rutland Chapel in Windsor Castle.
- From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_St._Leger
- Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland, 12th Baron de Ros of Helmsley (c. 1492 – 20 September 1543), KG, of Belvoir Castle, Rutland, was created Earl of Rutland by King Henry VIII in 1525.
- Thomas was the son of Sir George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros (c.1470-1513) by his wife Anne St Leger (1476–1526). His maternal grandparents were Sir Thomas St Leger (c.1440-1483) and Anne of York (1439-1476), a daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York and Cecily Neville. She was thus an elder sister of Kings Edward IV (1461-1483) and of his brother and eventual successor, Richard III (1483-1485). Her other siblings were Edmund, Earl of Rutland, Elizabeth of York, Duchess of Suffolk, Margaret of York and George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence. .... etc.
- He married twice:
- Firstly in about 1512 to Elizabeth Lovell. The marriage ended in 1513.
- Secondly in about 1523 he married Eleanor Paston, daughter of Sir William Paston of Norfolk, by whom he had the following progeny:
- Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland
- Roger Manners, Esq., died unmarried
- Oliver Manners, Esq.
- Sir Thomas Manners, grandfather of Thomas Vavasour, 1st Baronet.
- Sir John Manners (c. 1534 – 4 June 1611), of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire, husband of Dorothy Vernon, grandfather of John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland and great-grandfather of John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland and Francis Talbot, 11th Earl of Shrewsbury.
- Gertrude Manners, who married George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury and was the mother of Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury and Edward Talbot, 8th Earl of Shrewsbury.
- Anne Manners, who married Henry Neville, 5th Earl of Westmorland and was the mother of Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland.
- Frances Manners, who married Henry Nevill, 6th Baron Bergavenny and was grandmother of Francis Fane, 1st Earl of Westmorland.
- Katherine Manners, who married Sir Henry Capell, Sheriff of Essex.
- Elizabeth Manners (c. 1530 – 8 August 1570), who married Sir John Savage of Rocksavage, whose mother was Elizabeth Somerset, daughter of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester by his wife Elizabeth Herbert, 3rd Baroness Herbert. She was the grandmother of Thomas Savage, 1st Viscount Savage and the great-grandmother of John Savage, 1st Earl Rivers and was the great-great-grandmother of Charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton.
- Isabel Manners, died young.
- He died on 20 September 1543 and was buried in Bottesford Church, Leicestershire. His body was embalmed with spices purchased in Nottingham and a surgeon encased it in wax. A plumber then encased it in a close fitting leaden shell. .... etc.
- From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Manners,_1st_Earl_of_Rutland
- Sir Henry Capell (1505-1558), was an English politician.
- He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Somerset in 1547. He married Anne Manners, daughter of Anne St. Leger and George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros.
- From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Capell_(died_1558)
- CAPELL, Sir Henry (1505-58), of Ubley, Som.
- b. 25 Oct. 1505, 1st s. of Sir Giles Capell of Rayne, Essex by 1st w. Isabel, da. and coh. of Richard Newton of Ubley. m. c.1530, Anne, da. of George, 11th Lord Ros, 5s. 4da. d.v.p. suc. mother c.1512, fa. 29 May 1556. Kntd. 8 June 1533.2
- From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/capell-sir-henry-1505-58
- Sir John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath, PC (1499 in Devon – 10 February 1560/61) was an Earl in the peerage of England. He also succeeded to the titles of 4th Baron FitzWarin, Baron Daubeney and 4th Count of Eu. .... etc.
- John Bourchier married thrice:
- Firstly to Elizabeth (or Isabel) Hungerford, daughter of Sir Walter Hungerford (d.1516), of Farleigh, younger son of Robert Hungerford, 3rd Baron Hungerford (1428-1464). By Elizabeth he had one daughter: Elizabeth Bourchier
- Secondly (before 25 May 1524) to Eleanor Manners, daughter of George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros by his wife Anne St. Leger. By Eleanor he had progeny including: John Bourchier, Lord FitzWarin, who predeceased his father. He married his step-sister Frances Kitson (d.1586), the daughter of his father's 3rd wife from her 1st marriage to Sir Thomas Kitson (d.1540) (see below). Her monument with recumbent effigy exists in Tawstock Church and is covered by the earliest six-columned canopy in Devon. His son by Frances Kitson was William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath.
- Thirdly, on 4 Dec 1548, to Margaret Donnington (d.1562) daughter and sole heiress of John Donnington (d.1544) of Stoke Newington, a member of the Worshipful Company of Salters, by his wife Elizabeth Pye. .... etc.
- From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bourchier,_2nd_Earl_of_Bath
- Sir Robert Constable (before 1495 – 12 October 1558), of Everingham, Yorkshire, was an English soldier who fought against the Scots for Henry VIII in the 1540s, Member of Parliament and Sheriff. He was the grandfather of the poet, Henry Constable. .... etc.
- Constable married, around 1520 and before 1530, Catherine Manners (c. 1500 - c. 1547), the daughter of George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros of Helmsley Castle and Anne St. Leger, by whom he had eleven children, six sons and five daughters (she was a matrilineal descendant of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, and the mitochondrial DNA descent through which the remains of Richard III of England were identified in 2013 passes through her and their daughter Barbara):
- Sir Marmaduke Constable (d. 1 February 1575), eldest son and heir, who married Jane Conyers (d. 4 December 1558), daughter of Sir Christopher Conyers by Anne Dacre, daughter of Thomas Dacre, Baron Dacre of Gilsland.
- Sir Robert Constable (d. 12 November 1591), who married Christiana Dabridgecourt, widow of Anthony Forster, and daughter of John Dabridgecourt of Langdon Hall, Warwickshire. Their only child was the poet, Henry Constable.
- John Constable.
- Michael Constable.
- George Constable.
- Thomas Constable.
- Barbara Constable (c. 1525 - c. 1561), who married as his first wife Sir William Babthorpe, son of Sir William Babthorpe, and had issue. Suspected of Catholicism, Babthorpe proved his loyalty to Elizabeth I by helping to quell the Northern Rebellion of 1569 which attempted to place Mary Queen of Scots on the throne. Among the couple's children was Margaret Babthorpe (1550 - 1628), wife in about 1575 of Sir Henry Cholmley.
- Margaret Constable, who married Thomas Saltmarsh.
- Everild Constable, who married Thomas Crawthorne.
- Elizabeth Constable, who married Edward Ellerker (d. 28 December 1586).
- Eleanor Constable.
- From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Constable_(died_1558)
11th Lord Roos of Helmsley. Owner of Belvoir Castle. Died during the siege of Tournai, France. Buried in the Rutland Chantry, St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
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