Sir John Scrope, Knight, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham

Male 1378 - 1455  (77 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name John Scrope 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham 
    Born 1378  Upsall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Alt Birth ~ 1388  [4
    Occupation Privy Councillor  [3
    Occupation Treasurer of England  [3
    Will 1 Jul 1451  [3
    Also Known As John le Scrope  [3
    Died 15 Nov 1455  [2, 4
    Buried Scrope Chapel, York Minster, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I46001  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 

    Father Stephen le Scrope, Knight, 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham,   b. 1345-1351, Masham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1404, Masham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Margery Welles, Baroness of Masham,   d. 29 May 1422 
    Married Bef 15 Dec 1376  North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F16830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Chaworth, Baroness Scrope,   b. ~ 1391, Masham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Mar 1467  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 4, 7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Scrope,   b. ~1420, Masham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1498, (Bolton Castle, North Leyburn, North Yorkshire, England DL8 4ET) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     2. Eleanor Scrope,   b. ~ 1424, Upsall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1471, Brancepeth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F16824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1378 - Upsall, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Scrope Chapel, York Minster, York, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • John Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham (c.1388 15 Novr 1455) was an English peer, Privy Councillor and Treasurer of England.

      Father Sir Stephen le Scrope, 2nd Lord Scrope of Masham2,20,11,21 b. b 1351, d. 25 Jan 1406

      Mother Margery Welles2,20,11,21 d. 29 May 1422

      Sir John Scrope, 4th Lord Scrope of Masham, Treasurer of England Ambassador to Spain and Scotland. He was born circa 1388 at of Upsal, Yorkshire, England; Age 30 in 1418.22,5,11,17

      He married Maud Greystoke, daughter of Sir John Greystoke, 4th Baron Greystoke, Governor of Roxburgh Castle and Elizabeth Ferrers, circa 1410; No issue.22,23 Sir John Scrope, 4th Lord Scrope of Masham, Treasurer of England married Elizabeth Chaworth, daughter of Sir Thomas Chaworth, Sheriff of Nottingham, Lincolnshire, & Derbyshire and Nichole Braybrooke, before 24 August 1418;

      They had 3 sons (Henry; John, Esq; & Sir Thomas, 5th Lord Scrope of Masham) and 4 daughters (Eleanor, wife of Richard Darcy, & of William Claxton, Esq; Anne; Elizabeth; & Elizabeth, wife of Sir Henry le Scrope, 4th Lord Scrope of Bolton).22,3,5,6,7,10,11,12,14,17,18

      Sir John Scrope, 4th Lord Scrope of Masham, Treasurer of England left a will on 1 July 1451.5,11,17 He wrote a codicil on 18 March 1454.5,11,17 He died on 15 November 1455; Buried in the Scrope Chapel, York Cathedral, York, Yorkshire.22,5,11,17 His estate was probated on 18 November 1455.5,11,17

      Family 1

      Maud Greystoke b. c 1408, d. b 24 Aug 1418

      Family 2

      Elizabeth Chaworth b. c 1400, d. b 12 Mar 1466

      Children

      John le Scrope, Esq.22 d. 18 Sep 1452
      Eleanor le Scrope+24,25,26,3,11,14,17
      Henry le Scrope b. c 1419
      Elizabeth le Scrope+22,27,4,5,7,8,9,11,13,15,16,17,18,19 b. c 1420, d. 10 May 1504
      Sir Thomas le Scrope, 5th Lord Scrope of Masham+2,5,11,17 b. c 1430, d. 1475

      Vitals

      John /le SCROPE/ [1]
      Lord Scrope of Upsal and/or Masham
      Birth: 1378 Masham, Yorkshire[2]
      Death: 15 NOV 1455[3]
      Burial: Scrope Chapel, York Minster[4]

      Early Life

      fourth son of Stephen le Scrope, 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham and Margery, daughter of John Welles, 4th Lord Welles. He inherited his title in 1415 when his elder brother Henry Scrope, 3rd Baron Scrope of Masham was executed for his part in the Southampton Plot.
      p. Stephen le SCROPE & Margery de WELLES m. BEF 15 DEC 1376 North Elmsall, YKS[5]
      Child: Henry le SCROPE
      Child: Geofrey le SCROPE
      Child: Maud le SCROPE
      Child: John le SCROPE
      Child: Stephen le SCROPE
      Child: William le SCROPE

      Marriage

      m.1 Maud Greystoke[6] Issue: 3 sons, 5 dau
      m. Elizabeth Chaworth BEF 24 AUG 1418 NTT[7]
      Child: Anne Le Scrope
      Child: Elizabeth UNKNOWN
      Child: Henry le SCROPE
      Child: John le SCROPE
      Child: Anne le SCROPE
      Child: Thomas le SCROPE
      Child: Magistrix le SCROPE

      Occupation

      1424: knighted, made a Privy Councillor and appointed to Commissions of the Peace of Essex, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. He was on the Council of Regency for the young Henry VI.
      1426: attainder on his title reversed, bought back Scrope lands confiscated (and granted to other knights in the meantime) following brother's execution, and summoned (restored to the Barony) to House of Lords.
      1428: acted as an Ambassador to Pope, King of Spain and King of The Romans, then to Scotland in 1429.
      1432: appointed Lord High Treasurer of England (until 1433).
      ambassador to Grand Master of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in Rhodes in 1435 and Archbishop of Cologne in 1439.

      Sources

      ? Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011; Smith Tree.ged on 06 March 2011. #S-2010126506 Ancestry Family Trees http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=23114633&pid=1409055925; Jun 20, 2011 by Michael Stephenson. Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Publication: (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002). Ancestral File Number Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998. #S4: hofundssonAnces.ged LDS Endowment: 02 MAR 1944; Truitt Family Tree again.ged on 13 August 2010. #S-2093685953 Ancestry Family Trees http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=18646117&pid=868724475; 21 Mar 2011 Martin_O_Daniels_Lorentz_Toale.ged; 08 April 2011 Grant R. Phillips, Jr..ged;
      ? #S4
      ? #S4; died 15 November 1455 and was buried in the Scrope Chapel in York Minster, and he was succeeded by his third son Thomas, later 5th Baron Scrope.
      ? #S4
      ? Source: #S4
      ? p. Sir John Greystoke and secondly Elizabeth Chaworth, dau Sir Thomas Chaworth, of Wiverton, Nottinghamshire
      ? #S4
      1. [S4052] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. XI, p. 566-568; Lineage and Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Paget, Vol. II, p. 433; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 249.
      2. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 254-255.
      3. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 4.
      4. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 477.
      5. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 11.
      6. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 26.
      7. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 198-199.
      9. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 353-354.
      10. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 426-427.
      11. [S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 379.
      12. [S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 618-619.
      13. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 516.
      14. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 96.
      15. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 541.
      16. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 529.
      17. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 527-528.
      18. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 603.
      19. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 167.
      20. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 379-380.
      21. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 9-10.
      22. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 601-602.
      23. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 254.
      24. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 363.
      25. [S11581] Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerages, p. 482.
      26. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 255.
      27. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 441.
      28. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 645.
      ? Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011; Smith Tree.ged on 06 March 2011. #S-2010126506 Ancestry Family Trees http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=23114633&pid=1409055925; Jun 20, 2011 by Michael Stephenson. Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Publication: (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002). Ancestral File Number Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998. #S4: hofundssonAnces.ged LDS Endowment: 02 MAR 1944; Truitt Family Tree again.ged on 13 August 2010. #S-2093685953 Ancestry Family Trees http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=18646117&pid=868724475; 21 Mar 2011 Martin_O_Daniels_Lorentz_Toale.ged; 08 April 2011 Grant R. Phillips, Jr..ged;
      ? #S4
      ? #S4; died 15 November 1455 and was buried in the Scrope Chapel in York Minster, and he was succeeded by his third son Thomas, later 5th Baron Scrope.
      ? #S4
      ? Source: #S4
      ? p. Sir John Greystoke and secondly Elizabeth Chaworth, dau Sir Thomas Chaworth, of Wiverton, Nottinghamshire
      ? #S4
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Scrope,_4th_Baron_Scrope_of_Masham
      http://www.scroope.net/ancestors/masham/john4thlordscropeofmasham.htm

      * [3]
    • John SCROPE (4 B. Scrope of Masham)

      Born: 1378

      Died: 15 Nov 1455

      Notes: had his Barony restored in 1426. He bought back the Scrope lands confiscated following his predecessor's execution. Ambassador to the King of Spain and then to the King of the Romans. Served in the Wars in France after 1429. He became Treasurer in 1432.

      Father: Stephen SCROPE (2 B. Scrope of Masham)

      Mother: Margery De WELLES (B. Scrope of Masham)

      Married: Elizabeth CHAWORTH (B. Scrope of Masham)

      Children:

      1. Elizabeth SCROPE (B. Scrope of Bolton)

      2. Thomas SCROPE (5 B. Scrope of Masham)

      3. John SCROPE

      4. Anne SCROPE (b. 1412)

      5. Henry SCROPE (b. 1404)

      6. Eleanor SCROPE

      7. Magistrix SCROPE

      * [2]
    • John Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham (c.1388 15 November 1455) was an English peer, Privy Councillor and Treasurer of England.

      He was the fourth son of Stephen le Scrope, 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham and Margery, daughter of John Welles, 4th Lord Welles. He inherited his title in 1415 when his elder brother Henry Scrope, 3rd Baron Scrope of Masham was executed for his part in the Southampton Plot.[1]

      In 1424 he was knighted, made a Privy Councillor and appointed to Commissions of the Peace of Essex, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. He was on the Council of Regency for the young Henry VI. In 1426 he had the attainder on his title reversed, bought back the Scrope lands confiscated (and granted to other knights in the meantime) following his brother's execution, and was summoned (restored to the Barony) to the House of Lords.[1]

      In 1428 he acted as an Ambassador to the Pope, the King of Spain and the Holy Roman Empire, and then to Scotland in 1429. In 1432 he was appointed Lord High Treasurer of England (until 1433). He again acted as ambassador, to the Grand Master of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in Rhodes in 1435 and the Archbishop of Cologne in 1439.

      He died 15 November 1455 and was buried in the Scrope Chapel in York Minster. He had married twice; firstly Maud Greystoke, daughter of Sir John Greystoke and secondly Elizabeth Chaworth, the daughter of Sir Thomas Chaworth, of Wiverton, Nottinghamshire, with whom he had three sons and five daughters. he was succeeded by his third son Thomas, later 5th Baron Scrope.[1] [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S6588] "Eleanor Scrope" profile, http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/SCROPE.htm, retrieved September 7th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee.

    2. [S6589] "John Scrope (1378-1455)" profile, http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/SCROPE.htm#John SCROPE (4 B. Scrope of Masham), retriev.

    3. [S6594] "John (Scrope) le Scrope (abt. 1378 - 1455)" biogrpahy, http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Scrope-25, abstracted September 8th.

    4. [S6595] "John Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham (c.1388 - 15 November 1455)" profile, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Scrope.

    5. [S6597] "Stephen SCROPE (2 B. Scrope of Masham)" profile, http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/SCROPE.htm#Richard SCROPE1, accessed Sep.

    6. [S6601] "Stephen le Scrope, 2nd Baron Scrope of Masham" biography, https://www.geni.com/people/Stephen-le-Scrope-2nd-Baron-Scrop.

    7. [S6593] "Elizabeth Chaworth (~1391-~1467)" profile, http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/CHAWORTH.htm#Elizabeth CHAWORTH (B. Scrope of M.