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Eure, Baron (E, 1544 - 1707)

 

Creation: let.pat. 24 Feb 1543/4

 

Extinct: 27 Apr 1707

 

Family name: Eure

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Arms:

Quarterly Or and Gules on a Bend Sable three Mullets Argent

Crest:

Two Lions' Gambs erect Gules holding an Escallop Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Leopard guardant Or

Motto:

 Vince Malum Bono

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William [Eure], 1st Baron Eure

son and heir of Sir Ralph Eure, of Witton, co. Durham, by his first wife Muriel Hastings, dau. of Sir Hugh Hastings, de jure 10th Baron Hastings

born

c. 1485

mar.

Elizabeth Willoughby, dau. of Sir Christopher Willoughby, of Parham, co. Suffolk, de jure 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby, by his wife Margaret Jenney, dau. by his first wife of Sir William Jenney, of Knoddishall, co. Suffolk, Judge of the King's Bench

children

1. Hon Sir Ralph Eure, Warden of the East Marches, Constable of Scarborough Castle, Member of Parliament for Scarborough 1541, killed at the Battle of Ancram Moor (dvp. 6 Mar 1544/5), mar. his sister's sister-in-law Margery Bowes, dau. of Sir Ralph Bowes, of Streatlam Castle, co. Durham, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Clifford, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Henry [Clifford], 10th Baron Clifford, and had issue:

1a. William Eure, later 2nd Baron Eure

2a. Ralph Eure, of Edgnolle, co. Durham (d. bef. 22 Apr 1587), mar. Barbara Turner, dau. of Thomas Turner

3a. Thomas Eure (d. after 1547)

1a. Anne Eure, mar. Lancelot Mansfield, of Slirpenbeck, and had issue

2a. Frances Eure, mar. Robert Lambton, of Lambton, co. Durham

2. Hon Henry Eure, of Bishop Middleham, mar. Eleanor Hall (widow of William Hall; bur. 4 Apr 1580), dau. of John Hebborne, of Hardwick, co. Durham, and had issue:

1a. William Eure (d. after 1645)

2a. Ralph Eure, of Bishop Middleham (d. bef. 27 Feb 1645/6)

1a. Margery Eure, mar. Ralph Lambert

2a. Mary Eure

1. Hon Margery Eure, mar. William Buckton, of Beningholme, co. York

2. Hon Muriel Eure (d. 23 Nov 1557), mar. (1) her brother's brother-in-law Sir George Bowes, of Streatlam Castle, co. Durham, son of Sir Ralph Bowes, of Streatlam Castle, co. Durham, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Clifford, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Henry [Clifford], 10th Baron Clifford, and (2) William Wycliffe, of Wycliffe, co. York, and had issue by her first husband

3. Hon Anne Eure, mar. Anthony Thorpe, of Coneysthorpe

died

15 Mar 1547/8

created

24 Feb 1543/4 Baron Eure

suc. by

grandson

note

knighted at the Battle of Tournay 1513; Sheriff of Durham 1519-23 and of Northumberland 1526-27; Lieutenant of the Middle Marches 1522/3; Marshal of the Army for the rear against Scotland 1538-47/8; Warden of the East Marches 1538-47/8; Captain of Berwick Castle 1538; a member of the Council bef. 1539/40

 

William [Eure], 2nd Baron Eure

born

10 May 1529

mar.

bef. 1558 Margaret Dymoke (bur. 15 Sep 1591), dau. of Sir Edward Dymoke, of Scrivelsby, co. Lincoln, by his wife Anne Tailboys, sister of Gilbert [Tailboys], 1st Baron Tailboys, and 2nd dau. by his second wife of Sir George Tailboys, of Kyme, co. Lincoln, de jure 9th Baron Kyme

children

1. Hon Ralph Eure, later 3rd Baron Eure

2. Hon Sir Francis Eure, Chief Justice in North Wales (d. 1 May 1621), mar. (1) Elizabeth Lennard, dau. of John Lennard, of Chevening, and had issue:

1a. Horatio Eure, of Easby, co. York (bur. 9 Jan 1636/7), mar. Deborah Bret (mar. (2) 9 Nov 1640 Edmund Hall; bur. 13 Sep 1642), dau. of John Bret, of co. Kent, and had issue:

1b. Francis Eure, of Easby, co. York (bur. 18 Aug 1643)

2b. George Eure, later 6th Baron Eure

3b. Horatio Eure

4b. Sampson Eure

5b. Ralph Eure, later 7th Baron Eure

1b. Dorothy Eure (bur. 25 Apr 1640)

2b. Elizabeth Eure (bur. 26 May 1656), mar. 25 Apr 1639 Rev William Kay

3b. Deborah Eure (d. 5 Nov 1693), mar. Capt John Pickering, of Topcliffe, co. York (d. 12 Apr 1682)

2a. William Eure (d. after 12 Feb 1610/1)

3a. Sir Sampson Eure MP, Attorney General for Wales (d. 1659), mar. Martha Cage, dau. of Anthony Cage

1a. Frances Eure, mar. John Harborne, of Tackley, co. Oxford

Sir Francis Eure mar. (2) Ellen Owen (widow of ..... Owen; d. bef. 14 Sep 1626), dau. and cohrss. of William Wynne Maurice, of Clenneney, co. Carnarvon, and had further issue:

4a. Compton Eure (d. after 6 Nov 1635)

3. Hon Sir William Eure, of Bradley, co. Durham, Member of Parliament for Scarborough 1601 (bapt. 21 Jan 1585/6; bur. 16 Mar 1628/9), mar. Catherine Bowes, de jure suo jure Baroness Scrope of Bolton (d. after 6 Jul 1631), only child of Sir William Bowes, of Streatlam Castle, co. Durham, by his first wife Hon Mary Scrope, only child by his first wife of Henry [Scrope], 9th Baron Scrope of Bolton, and had issue:

1a. Maj Thomas Eure, of Bradley, co. Durham, de jure 13th Baron Scrope of Bolton (b. c. 1607; d. 20 Sep 1643)

2a. William Eure, of Elvet and Kelloe, co. Durham, de jure 14th Baron Scrope of Bolton (b. c. 1608; bur. 21 Feb 1669/70), mar. Mary Forcer (bur. 21 Feb 1669/70), 1st dau. of Peter Forcer, of Harbour House and Kelloe, co. Durham, by his wife Catherine Hodshon, dau. of Robert Hodshon, of Hebburn, co. Durham, and had issue:

1b. Peter Eure, de jure 15th Baron Scrope of Bolton (b. c. 1655; bur. 18 Dec 1689)

1b. Mary Eure, de jure suo jure Baroness Scrope of Bolton (b. c. 1651; dspm. 12 Oct 1731), mar. Michael Johnson, of Tursell Hall, co. Durham (d. 12 Apr 1714), and had issue

3a. Henry Eure (d. young)

1a. Margaret Eure (bapt. 18 Jan 1602/3), mar. Sir Thomas Howard, 5th son of Lord William Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, and Henderskelfe Castle, co. York (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Dacre, sister and cohrss. of George [Dacre], 5th Baron Dacre of Gilsland, and 3rd dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Dacre], 4th Baron Dacre of Gilsland), 2nd son by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 4th Duke of Norfolk

2a. Anne Eure (bapt. 12 Jul 1604; bur. 19 Dec 1604)

3a. Elizabeth Eure, mar. Thomas Layton

4. Hon Charles Eure (d. after 23 Oct 1598), mar. Elizabeth Ingham, dau. of Sir Thomas Ingham, of Goodneston, co. Kent, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Eure

1a. Priscilla Eure

1. Hon Anne Eure (bur. 3 Apr 1627), mar. Sir William Mallory, of Studley Royal, co. York

2. Hon Muriel Eure, mar. 4 Nov 1578 Sir Richard Goodricke, of Ribston, co. York

3. Hon Martha Eure (bur. 11 Mar 1661/2), mar. 26 Apr 1590 William Armine, of Osgodby, co. Lincoln, and had issue

4. Hon Elizabeth Eure (d. an infant)

5. Hon Mary Eure (d. an infant)

died

12 Feb 1593/4

suc. by

son

note

Warden of the Middle Marches; Captain of Berwick Castle; a Commissioner to negotiate with Scotland 1587

 

Ralph [Eure], 3rd Baron Eure

born

24 Sep 1558

mar. (1)

in or bef. 1578 Mary Dawnay (d. 16 Mar 1612), 1st dau. of Sir John Dawnay, of Sessay, co. York, by his first wife Elizabeth Tunstall, dau. of Sir Marmaduke Tunstall, of Thurland Castle, co. Lancaster

only child

1. Hon William Eure, later 4th Baron Eure

mar. (2)

after Mar 1612 Elizabeth Carey (widow of George [Carey], 2nd Baron Hunsdon; bur. 2 Mar 1617/8), 2nd dau. of Sir John Spencer, of Althorp, co. Northampton, by his wife Katherine Kitson, dau. of Sir Thomas Kitson, of Hengrave, co. Suffolk

died

1 Apr 1617

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament for Yorkshire 1584-86; Warden of the Middle Marches 1586; Sheriff of Yorkshire 1593-94; Lord President of the Council of Wales 1607-17

 

William [Eure], 4th Baron Eure

born

c. 1579

mar.

15 Sep 1601 Lucy Noel (bur. 20 Jan 1615/6), sister of Edward [Noel], 2nd Viscount Campden, and dau. of Sir Andrew Noel, of Brooke, co. Rutland, and Dalby, co. Leicester, by his wife Mabel Harington, sister of John [Harington], 1st Baron Harington of Exton, and 6th dau. of Sir James Harington, of Exton, co. Rutland

children

1. Hon Ralph Eure, of Bishop Middleham (b. c. 1602; dvp. c. 1640), mar. 1 Nov 1627 Hon Catherine Arundell (d. Aug or Sep 1657), 1st dau. of Thomas [Arundell], 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour, by his second wife Anne Philipson, dau. of Miles Philipson, of Crook, co. Westmorland, and had issue:

1a. Hon William Eure, later 5th Baron Eure

2. Col Hon William Eure (d. 2 Jul 1644), mar. Margaret Denton, dau. of Sir Thomas Denton, of Hilsden, co. Buckingham, and had issue:

1a. Hon Margaret Eure, granted by royal sign manual 2 May 1673 the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron (d. 23 Jun 1688), mar. Thomas Danby, Mayor of Leeds

2a.Hon Mary Eure, granted by royal sign manual 2 May 1673 the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron, mar. after 8 Jul 1663 William Palmes

3a.Lucy Eure (bur. 18 Feb 1642/3)

1. Hon Mary Eure, mar. Sir William Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, and Henderskelfe Castle, co. York, 1st son and heir of Sir Philip Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, etc. (by his wife Margaret Carryl, dau. of Sir John Carryl), 1st son and heir ap. of Lord William Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, etc. (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Dacre, sister and cohrss. of George [Dacre], 5th Baron Dacre of Gilsland, and 3rd dau. of Thomas [Dacre], 4th Baron Dacre of Gilsland), 2nd son by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 4th Duke of Norfolk, and had issue

2. Hon Elizabeth Eure (bur. 13 Nov 1654), mar. Sir Francis Irnham, of Nostell, co. York

3. Hon Frances Eure (bur. 26 Nov 1652)

died

28 Jun 1646

suc. by

grandson

note

Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of King James I 1603

 

William [Eure], 5th Baron Eure

born

died

25 Jun 1652

suc. by

second cousin once removed

 

George [Eure], 6th Baron Eure

born

bur.

24 Oct 1672

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament for Yorkshire 1653 and for the North Riding 1654-55 and 1656-58; a Member of the Council of State 1653; a Captain in the Armies of the Commonwealth; sat in Cromwell's "Other House" 1657

 

Ralph [Eure], 7th Baron Eure

born

died

27 Apr 1707

 

On the death of the 7th Baron Eure the Barony of Eure became extinct.

 

 First written 6 May 2004

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