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  • ID: I12017
  • Name: Henry 1st Baron le SCROPE , of Masham, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 SEP 1312 in Masham, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England 2
  • Death: 31 JUL 1392 2
  • Note:

    HENRY LE SCROPE or DE SCROPE, of Masham, co. York 1st son and heir, was born 29 September 1312; served under the Earl of Northampton in Scotland, and was knighted at the siege of Berwick, May 1333; fought at the battle of Halidon Hill, 20 July 1333; took part in Edward III's invasion of Scotland, 1335, and the siege of Dunbar, January-August 1336. He was at the battle of Sluys, 24 June 1340, and the siege of Tournay, June following. The escheators in cos. York, Norfolk, Gloucester, Warwick, Lincoln &c., were ordered to deliver his father's lands to him, 31 March 1341. He was summoned to a Great Council at Westminster, 16 October 1342, served in Brittany, being present at the siege of Vannes, October 1343, and Morlaix, 1344; fought at the battle of Neville's Cross, 17 October 1346 ; took part in the siege of Calais, 1346-47; was at the sea-fight off Winchilsea (Espagnols sur Mer), 29 August 1350. He was summoned to Parliament as a Baron from 25 November 1350 to 7 September 1391, by writs directed Henrico le Scrop, whereby he is held to have become LORD SCROPE. Commissioner to treat with the Scots at Hexham for the ransom of King David II [SCT], 8 March 1350/1, 15 October 1353 and 18 June 1354; on the Commission of the Peace, co. York, North Riding, 15 March 1350/1; Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, co. York, North Riding, 15 May 1351; one of the ambassadors to the Pope as arbitrator between the Kings of England and France, 28 August 1354; served with Edward III in Picardy, November 1355, and at the siege of Berwick, January 1356/7. Commissioner to treat for the liberation of David II [SCT] and 10 years' truce, 16 August 1357; Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer touching a complaint against the Sheriff of York, 10 December 1358; went to France in the company of John of Gaunt, 25 August 1359, and was with the King before Paris, April 1360. He was appointed Warden of Calais and Guisnes, 18 February 1360/1; Commissioner to treat with Louis de Maele, Count of Flanders, for a perpetual alliance and the marriage of Edmund of Langley (5th son of Edward III) with the Count's daughter Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy, 8 February 1361/2 and 18 December 1364; Commissioner to treat with the French concerning the treaty between the Duke of Brittany and Charles of Blois, 24 March 1360/1 and to decide questions relating to Ponthieu, 16 November 1367; P.C. before 24 November 1368; served under John of Gaunt in France, August 1369. He was appointed one of the Wardens of the West March, 5 July 1370; Steward of the Household, 29 January 1370/1 to 20 November 1371; Commissioner for various purposes, 1371 to 1376. He had confirmation for him and his heirs of a grant made to his father of 200 marks per annum to support the rank of Banneret, 30 December 1374; on the Commission of the Peace, Northumberland, 6 December 1375; Commissioner to treat for peace with France, 12 June 1376; one of the Committee of Magnates selected by the Good Parliament 1376; Commissioner to inquire into the extortions of Richard Lyons, farmer of the subsidy, 1 July 1376; Commissioner for the maintenance of the truce with Scotland, 10 June 1376. After the accession of Richard II he was appointed at the request of Parliament one of the 9 Resident Councillors, 15 October 1377; Commissioner of Array, Northumberland, 29 April 1377; co. York, North Riding, 18 February 1378/9;, Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Liberty of St. John of Beverley, 12 October 1381; Commissioner to preserve the peace and put down the rebels, co. York, 14 December 1381 and 8 March 1381/2, served in Scotland under John of Gaunt, 1383, and under the King, August 1385. He was granted the manor of Faxflete, co. York, 28 February 1391/2.

    He married Joan or Agnes. He died 31 July 1392. [Complete Peerage XI:561-3, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]


    Henry le Scrope, 1st Baron Scrope, of Masham; summoned to Parliament as Baron from 25 Nov 1350; one of nine Resident Councillors after the accession of Richard II; Ambassador to the Pope (arbiter between Kings of England and France) 1354; Warden of Calais and Guisnes, Governor of Picardy 1361-1370; Warden of West March towards Scotland 1370; Lord Steward of the Household 1371; one of the Committee of magnates selected by the "Good Parliament" 1376; participated in campaigns in Ireland Picardy, Gascony and on the Scottish Borders till 1385; Siege of Berwick 1333, Battle of Halidon Hill 1333; Siege of Dunbar 1336; Battle of Sluys 1340; Sieges of Tournay, Vannes, Morlaix, and Calais 1347; Battle of Neville's Cross 1350; in fight off Winchilsea (Espagnols-sur-Mer) 1350; at recapture of Berwick 1360 and Siege of Paris 1360.

    Father: Geoffrey le SCROPE , of Masham, Sir b: BEF 1285 in Bolton, Wensley, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    Mother: Ivetta de ROS b: ABT 1285 in Ingmanthorpe, Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire, England

    Marriage 1 Joan or Agnes b: ABT 1317 in Clifton, Yorkshire, England
      1. Has Children Isabella SCROPE b: 24 AUG 1337 in Clifton upon Ure, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England
      2. Has Children Joan le SCROPE b: ABT 1340 in Masham, Richmond, Yorkshire, England
      3. Has Children Stephen 2nd Baron le SCROPE , of Masham, Sir b: ABT 1345 in Masham, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England
      4. Has No Children William le SCROPE , Sir b: ABT 1349 in Masham, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England
      5. Has Children John le SCROPE , of Hollinhall & Haldenby, Sir b: ABT 1352 in Hollinhall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire West Riding, England

      1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
        Page: 219-33
      2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: XI:561-3