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Stephen le Scrope, Knight

Also Known As: "Stephen l'Scrope", "Stephen"
Birthplace: Masham, Yorkshire, England
Death: January 25, 1404 (55-63)
Taraham Hall, Masham, Yorkshire, England
Place of Burial: St Stephen's Chapel, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Scrope, 1st Baron Scrope of Masham and Joan Agnes le Scrope, Baroness
Husband of Margery le Scrope
Father of Henry le Scrope, of Masham; Geofrey Scrope; Stephen le Scrope; Maud le Scrope; William le Scrope and 2 others
Brother of Sir Geoffrey le Scrope; Isabella Plumpton, Lady of Plumpton; Jane (or Joan) Fitzhugh, Baroness FitzHugh; William le Scrope; Henry Scrope, II and 2 others
Half brother of Constance de Newsham and Eleanor Lovain

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About Stephen le Scrope, 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham

Stephen le Scrope

  • Born: Abt 1345, Masham, North Riding, Yorkshire, England
  • Father: Sir Henry le Scrope Knight
  • Mother: Joan or Agnes
  • Marriage: Margery de Welles 141
  • Died: 25 Jan 1406, Masham, North Riding, Yorkshire, England about age 61 141
  • Buried: Scrope Chapel in York Minster, Yorkshire, England 141

Children include

  1. Sir John Scrope Knight. Married Elizabeth Chaworth

From Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. XI, p. 570

Stephen le Scrope, Lord Scrope of Masham, 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir, born about 1345; served as an Esquire in the army before Paris, April 1360. He joined the crusading army raised by Peter of Lusignan, King of Cyprus, and was knighted by him on the taking of Alexandria, October 1365; served with John of Gaunt in Guienne, 1373. He was summoned to Parliament from 23 November 1392 to 1 January 1405/6; Commissioner de walliis et fossatis, Holderness, co. York, 30 November 1396; on the Commission of the Peace and Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, co. York, East Riding, 10 March 1396/7, and 28 November 1399 to 15 December 1405; Liberty of Beverley, 1 August 1398; granted 100 marks per annum for life by Richard II, 7 July 1399. Commissioner of Array, co. York, East Riding, 18 December 1399; Commissioner to inform the King's lieges that the laws will be observed, co. York, 11 May 1402. Commissioner to settle disputes relating to Scottish prisoners taken at the battle of Homildon, 3 March 1402/3; Commissioner to levy the subsidy, co. York, East Riding, 24 March 1403/4, but discharged. He gave a power of attorney to receive seisin in the manors of Ecclesall, Upsall, &c., Purification, 2 February 1404/5.

Stephen le Scrope married, before 15 December 1376, Margery, widow of John de Huntingfield, son and heir apparent of William de Huntingfield, Lord Huntingfield, probably a daughter of John de Welles, Lord Welles, by Maud, daughter of William de Ros, Lord Ros. He died 25 January 1405/6, and was buried in the Scrope Chapel in York Minster. His widow, who was admitted to the Gild of Corpus Christi, York, l416/17, died 29 May 1422.

Spouse: Stephen LE SCROPE. Stephen LE SCROPE and Margery De Welles Baroness SCROPE were married before 15 Dec 1376 in Of, North Elmsall, Yorkshire, Eng.377

Stephen Le SCROPE / Margaret de WELLES



Husband: Stephen Le SCROPE

Born: 1345 at: of,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Married: at:

Died: 25 Jan 1404 at: Taraham Hall,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Father: Henry Le SCROPE

Mother: Joan Agnes SCROPE

Notes: [2043]


Wife: Margaret de WELLES

Born: at: of,North Elmsall,Yorkshire,England

Died: 29 May 1422 at:

Father: John de WELLES

Mother: Eleanor de MOWBRAY

Notes: [1484]




Name: Henry Le SCROPE

Born: ABT 1373 at: ,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Died: 5 Aug 1415 at:



Name: Geofrey Le SCROPE

Born: ABT 1375 at: ,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Died: 1418 at:



Name: Stephen Le SCROPE

Born: ABT 1377 at: ,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Died: 5 Sep 1418 at:



Name: John Le SCROPE [2045]

Born: 1378 at: of,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Married: at:

Died: 15 Nov 1455 at:

Spouses: Elizabeth CHAWORTH


Name: Maud Le SCROPE

Born: ABT 1384 at: ,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Died: AFT 1418 at:



Name: Miss Le SCROPE

Born: ABT 1386 at: ,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Died: 1401 at:



Name: William Le SCROPE

Born: 1394 at: ,Masham,Yorkshire,England

Died: 12 May 1463 at:



Pedigree Chart for: Stephen Le SCROPE

     /--William Le  SCROPE 
  /--Geoffrey Le  SCROPE 
  |  \--Constance de  NEWSOM 

/--Henry Le SCROPE

| | /--William de ROS

| \--Ivetta de ROS

| \--Eustace FITZHUGH

|--Stephen Le SCROPE

| /--

| /--

| | \--

\--Joan Agnes SCROPE

  |  /--

Birth: 1351 North Yorkshire, England Death: Jan. 25, 1406 Masham Harrogate Borough North Yorkshire, England

2nd Lord Scrope of Masham

Second but eldest surviving son of Sir Henry le Scrope and his wife, Joan. Grandson of Sir Geoffrey le Scrope and Ivette de Roos. He was born between 1341 and 1351.

Husband of Margery Welles, daughter of John de Welles, 4th Lord Welles and Maud de Roos, and the widow of John de Huntingfield who died before 1374. They married before 15 Dec 1376 and had five sons and one daughter;

  • Sir Henry, 3rd Lord Scrope of Masham, beheaded 1415
  • Sir Geoffrey
  • Stephen, Archdeacon of Richmond, Chancellor of Cambridge
  • Sir John, 4th Lord SCrope of Masham
  • William, Archdeacon of Durham
  • Maud

Stephen served as an Esquire in the army before Paris in April 1360, joined the crusading army of Peter de Lusignan, King of Cyprus, and knighted by Peter after the taking of Alexandria in October of 1365. Stephen served with John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, in Guinenne in 1373, and present at the Battle of Najara in 1376. He was summoned to Parliament in 1392, and granted 100 marks per annum for life by Richard II, 7 July 1399.

His widow, Margery, was admitted to the Guild of Corpus Christi in York, 1417, and died 29 May 1422. (bio by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens)

Family links:

 Henry Scrope (1312 - 1392)

 Margery Welles Scrope (____ - 1422)*

 Stephen Scrope (____ - 1418)*
 William Scrope (____ - 1463)*
 John le Scrope (1378 - 1455)*
 Maud le Scrope de Freville (1378 - 1419)*

 Geoffrey le Scrope (1340 - 1362)*
 Richard le Scrope (1350 - 1405)*
 Stephen le Scrope (1351 - 1406)

Burial: York Minster York York Unitary Authority North Yorkshire, England Plot: Scrope Chapel

Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren Record added: Jun 04, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 70859116

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Stephen le Scrope, 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham's Timeline

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Taraham Hall, Masham, Yorkshire, England