Marriage Age Gap Greater Than Forty Years

Marriage Age Gap Greater Than Forty Years is in Marriages with Large Age Gaps.

In 1096 Robert Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester Count Meulan 1040-1118 (56) and Elizabeth Capet Countess Leicester, Meulan and Surrey 1085-1131 (11) were married. She by marriage Countess of Leicester.

In or before 1156 Hugh Bigod 1st Earl Norfolk 1095-1177 (61) and Gundred Beaumont Countess Norfolk 1135-1200 (21) were married.

Around 1242 Hugh de Lacy 1176-1242 (66) and Emmeline Riddlesford 1223-1276 (19) were married.

After 1256 Philip Basset 1184-1271 and Ela Longespée 1224-1299 were married. They were first cousins twice removed. He a great x 2 grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England 1068-1135. She a great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189.

On 16 Jan 1401 Stephen "Magnificient Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1337-1413 (64) and Elisabeth La Marck Duchess Bavaria 1378-1439 (23) were married at Cologne. He a great x 5 grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189. She by marriage Duchess Bavaria.

After 12 May 1427 William Granville 1382-1450 and Philippa Bonville were married. He a great x 4 grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307.

On 11 May 1433 William Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1375-1435 (58) and Margarethe La Marck Duchess Bavaria 1416-1444 (17) were married. They were half second cousins once removed. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307.

Before 1458 William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462 and Margaret Ros Baroness Botreaux Baroness Burgh 1430-1488 were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272. She by marriage Baroness Botreaux 1368.

Marriage of John Woodville and Catherine Neville

In Jan 1465 John Woodville 1445-1469 (20) and Katherine Neville Duchess Norfolk 1400-1483 (65) were married. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III England.. Described as a 'Diabolical Marriage' by opponents of the Woodvilles. He being nineteen, she sixty-five. His first wife, her fourth husband. Regarded as an example of the Woodville family increasing their wealth and power.

In or before 1500 Thomas Wortley 1433-1514 (67) and Catherine Fitzwilliam 1474- (26) were married.

Around 1531 Anthony Ughtred 1478-1534 (53) and Elizabeth Seymour Baroness Cromwell Oakham 1518-1556 (13) were married.

Before 1550 Edward Griffin Attorney General 1500-1569 (50) and Elizabeth Palmer 1540- (10) were married.

In 1550 Albert "The Elder" Hohenzollern I Duke Prussia 1490-1568 (59) and Anna Maria Guelph Duchess Prussia 1532-1568 (17) were married.

1528. Lucas Cranach "The Elder" Painter 1472-1553. Portrait of Albert "The Elder" Hohenzollern I Duke Prussia 1490-1568.

In 1550 Gerald Fitzgerald 14th Earl Desmond 1533-1583 and Joan Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde and Ossory 1509-1565 (41) were married. They were second cousins.. No issue. A political marriage; the age difference being twenty-four years. She was the eldest daughter of James Fitzgerald 10th Earl Desmond 1495-1529 (55). The marriage brought a temporary truce to the Desmond and Ormonde factions.

In or before 1554 Richard Lyster 1532-1558 (21) and Isabel Lister 1486- (68) were married.

On 12 Dec 1574 Thomas Fane 1510-1589 (64) and Mary Neville 7th Baroness Bergavenny 3rd Baroness Despencer 1554-1626 (20) were married at Birling. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III England.

Before 15 Feb 1616 George Carey 1541-1616 and Lettice Rich 1589-1619 were married.

On 26 Apr 1620 Henry Montagu 1st Earl Manchester 1563-1642 (57) and Margaret Crouch Countess Manchester 1605-1653 (15) were married.

In 1622 Anthony Ashley 1st Baronet St Giles Wimborne St Giles 1561-1628 (61) and Lady Philippa Sheldon 1603- (19) were married. She by marriage Lady St Giles Wimborne St Giles in Dorset.

In 1635 Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon 1572-1638 (62) and Sophia Zouche 1618-1691 (17) were married.

In 1631 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt Painter 1566-1641. Portrait of Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon 1572-1638.Before 1638 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt Painter 1566-1641. Portrait of Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon 1572-1638.

In 1648 Robert Howard 1584-1653 (64) and Catherine Neville 1626- (22) were married.

In or before 1655 John Tracy 2nd Viscount Tracy 1593-1662 (62) and Dorothy Cocks 1635-1685 (20) were married.

On 21 Feb 1660 Robert Sutton 1st Baron Lexinton 1594-1668 (65) and Mary St Leger Baroness Lexington 1640-1669 (20) were married. She by marriage Baroness Lexinton.

After 1661 George Blount 1650-1702 and Mary Obrien Viscountess Cullen 1609-1686 were married.

Before 08 May 1682 James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk 1619-1689 and Anne Montagu Countess Suffolk 1667-1720 were married. She by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Before 1744 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman Painter 1694-1744. Portrait of James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk 1619-1689.

On 16 Jul 1695 Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry 1629-1699 (66) and Elizabeth Grimes Countess Coventry 1670-1724 (25) were married.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry 1629-1699.

In 1758 Anthony Duncombe 1st Baron Feversham Downton 1695-1763 (63) and Anne Hales Baroness Feversham Downton 1736-1795 (22) were married. She by marriage Baroness Feversham Downton in Wiltshire.

On 06 Oct 1759 William Stanhope 1702-1772 (57) and Anne Hussey Delaval 1743- (16) were married. His third wife.

On 03 Mar 1794 John Harley Bishop of Hereford 1728-1788 (65) and Jane Elizabeth Scott 1774-1824 (20) were married. The children of the marriage were known as the 'Harleian Miscellany' due to the uncertainty as to who their father, or fathers, might be.

In 1798 John Hoppner Painter 1758-1810. Portrait of Jane Elizabeth Scott 1774-1824.

Before 1800 John Acton 6th Baronet 1736-1811 and Mary-Ann Acton Lady Acton 1782-1873 were married. They were uncle and niece. She by marriage Lady Acton of Aldenham Hall.

Around 1816 Thomas Coutts 1735-1822 (80) and Harriet Mellon Duchess St Albans 1777-1837 (38) were married.

In 1822 Thomas Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1754-1842 (67) and Anne Amelia Keppel Countess Leicester 1803-1844 (19) were married. She a great x 3 granddaughter of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.

Around 1730 William Aikman Painter 1682-1731. Portrait of Thomas Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1754-1842.

Before 05 Nov 1830 George James Cholmondeley 1752-1830 and Mary Elizabeth Townshend Countess Romney 1800-1847 were married.

In 1857 William Fox-Strangways 4th Earl Ilchester 1795-1865 (61) and Sophia Penelope Sheffield Countess Ilchester 1842-1882 (15) were married. They were third cousins.

On 12 Sep 1863 Thomas Grosvenor 2nd Earl Wilton 1799-1882 (63) and Susan Isabel Elton Smith Countess Wilton 1842-1916 (21) were married. She by marriage Countess Wilton.

On 19 Jan 1867 William Jolliffe 1st Baron Hylton 1800-1876 (66) and Sophia Penelope Sheffield Countess Ilchester 1842-1882 (25) were married. She by marriage Baroness Hylton of Hylton in County Durham.

In 1898 Charles Tennant 1st Baronet 1823-1906 (74) and Marguerite Agaranthe Miles 1868–1943 (30) were married.