Sir Michael Stanhope of Rampton

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Michael Stanhope, Knight

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Birthplace: Shelford, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
Cause of death: beheaded
Place of Burial: Shelford, Nottinghamshire , England, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Edward Stanhope, Kt. and Avelina Stanhope
Husband of Anne Rawson
Father of Thomas Stanhope, Sir; Sir Edward Stanhope, MP, the elder; John Stanhope, 1st Baron Stanhope; Jane Berkeley (Stanhope) of Rampton; Sir Michael Stanhope, MP and 5 others
Half brother of Lady Anne Stanhope; Lady Margaret Stanhope; Michael Stanhope; Janet Watson; Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset and 2 others

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About Sir Michael Stanhope of Rampton

Family and Education

b. by 1508, 2nd s. of Sir Edward Stanhope of Rampton, Notts. by Adelina, da. of Sir Gervase Clifton of Clifton, Notts. m. by Nov. 1537, Anne, da. of Nicholas Rawson of Aveley, Essex, 7s. inc. Edward Stanhope I†, Edward Stanhope II†, John Stanhope†, Michael† and Sir Thomas† 4da. suc. bro. 21 Jan. 1529. Kntd. Sept. 1545/Feb. 1546. Beheaded on 26 Feb. 1552.

Biography

[http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/stanhope-michael-1508-52 History of Parliament Onlline

Was appointed Man of the Stool to the boy King through Edward Somerset brother in law of the King. One of the most important jobs of court at the time. As Warwick supplanted Somerset, Stanhope lost his job and was sent to the Tower of London. Heard the allegations against him in a closed court. Late of Beddington of Surrey, accused of plotting against member of the Council with three co-conspirators - Treason. Pleads not guilty denying strenuosly, Ordered to be hanged on the word of his enemies. Sworn heresy. Fate at hands of 13 year old King Edward VI. Beheaded Friday 26th Feb. 1552.

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Sir Michael Stanhope of Rampton's Timeline

1508
1508
Shelford, Nottinghamshire, England
1540
1540
Age 32
Shelford, Nottinghamshire, England
1542
1542
Age 34
1543
1543
Age 35
Shelford,,Nottinghamshire,England
1545
1545
Age 37
of Shelford, Notts.
1545
Age 37
1545
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1547
1547
Age 39
1547
Age 39
Hull, UK