Biography of Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland

Timeline

On 23 Sep 1526 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland was born to Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland and Eleanor Paston Baroness Ros Helmsley.

Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland.
Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland and Anne Manners were married,
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Margaret Neville were married, and
John Vere 16th Earl Oxford and Dorothy Neville were married.

On 20 Sep 1543 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland succeeded 2nd Earl Rutland (3C 1525), 13th Baron Ros Helmsley.

Around 1549 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland was appointed as Warden of the Scottish Marches.

On 02 Jul 1549 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland was born to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Margaret Neville.

In 1552 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Nottinghamshire.

Around 1553 Elizabeth Manners was born to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Margaret Neville.

Trial and Execution of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick, Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester, Guildford Dudley, Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower. .

Battle of St Quentin

On 10 Aug 1557 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland fought being Captain-General of the cavalry at St Quentin during the Battle of St Quentin.

In 1559 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland was appointed 341st Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

Around 1559 John Manners 4th Earl Rutland was born to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Margaret Neville.

After 1559 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford were married.

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie. ".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge, a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII, being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor. Margaret Clifford was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke, in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Winchester, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton, in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell, Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye, in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye, in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke, in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde, in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande, in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon, in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl NorthumberlandEarle of Northumberlande, in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike, a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Lady Cobham.
By the Viscounte Mountague, in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York, in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme, in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely, in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Worcester, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich, in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde, in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry, in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester, in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke, in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Duchess of Somerset, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Proably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Countess of Surrey, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Countess of Pembroke, in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Bedford, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Darby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Northumberland, in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Rutland, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager, six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Vicountess Mountague, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Bacon, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde William Howard, Lord Chamberlen, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the Lorde Pagett, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Clynton, Lord Admyrall, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Riche, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde North, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Lumley, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Hastings of Loughboro, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Stafford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor, in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By Lorde John Graye, a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq. Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset.
By the Lorde Barkeley, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Mountejoye, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Abergavennye, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Scrowpe, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Caree of Hundesdon, in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge, in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the Lorde Darcey of Chichey, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild, in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shandowes, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde, in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Clinton, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Lady Barkeley, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon, in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Taylboyes, Sir Peter Carewe's wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham, a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Lady Dakers, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shefilde, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Scrope, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes, a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Lady Knowlles, a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Lady Raclyef, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland died.

After 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church in Bottesford. After 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville was buried in St Mary the Virgin Church. An unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter.
His arms showing those of:
    Top Left Quarter and Bottom Right Quarters: Manners with Royal Augmentation granted by Edward III King England to signigy Henry's maternal descent from Edward III by Anne York Duchess Exeter daughter of Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales.
 Top Right:
  Top Row:
   Roos; Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley
   Espec
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  ;Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   Albini [Daubeney]
   Badlesmere [Maudit].
 Bottom Left (clockwise from top left):
  Top Left Corner:Holland; Earl of Kent
  Top Left Corner:Tiptoft; Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley
  Bottom Right Corner: Powys
  Bottom Left Corner:.

Anne Manners was born to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland.

Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Rutland.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Manners

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: George Manners 11th Baron Ros Helmsley Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Robert Manners

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Manners

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Ros Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley Great x 5 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Tiptoft 1st Baron Tiptoft

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joyce Charleton Baroness Tiptoft Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Anne St Leger Baroness Ros Helmsley Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas St Leger

Great x 2 GrandFather: John St Leger

Great x 3 GrandFather: Arnold St Leger

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margery Donet

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Donet

Great GrandMother: Anne York Duchess Exeter Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Mother: Eleanor Paston Baroness Ros Helmsley

GrandFather: William Paston

Great GrandFather: John Paston

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Paston

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Paston

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Barry

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Mautby

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Mautby

Great GrandMother: Margery Brewes

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Brewes

GrandMother: Bridget Heydon

Great GrandFather: Henry Heydon