Name: Henry 4th Baron le SCROPE , of Bolton, Sir 1
Birth: 4 JUN 1418 in Bolton, Wensley, Yorkshire North Riding, England 1
Death: 14 JAN 1458/59 1
BARONY OF SCROPE (IV) 1420
HENRY (LE SCROPE), LORD SCROPE (of Bolton), 1st son and heir (d), born 4 June 1418, at Bolton. His uncle, Sir Richard Nevill, son of Ralph, Earl of Westmorland, had the custody of his father's lands until his full age, and his marriage, 19 September (1420), 8 Henry V. His mother gave a recognisance for £1,000 that she would keep him and his brother Richard unmarried, and have them before the King and Council at Westminster, whenever she should have warning, 9 December 1420. John, Lord Scrope (of Masham), his father-in-law, had a licence to take him, being then in the King's custody, with him on his Embassy to the Grand Master of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem at Rhodes, 29 January 1434/5. He was granted full livery of his father's lands, having proved his age, 2 February 1439/40. He was summoned to Parliament from 3 December 1441 to 26 May 1455, by writs directed Henrico Lescrop de Bolton, Chivaler. He was on the Commission of the Peace, co. York, North Riding, 12 July 1448; and East Riding, 24 November 1458; desired by the King to look to the safekeeping of the Marches against the Scots, 3 February 1448/9; Commissioner to collect the subsidy granted by the Leicester Parliament, co. York, North Riding, 8 August 1450; Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, co. York, North Riding, 12 and 25 July 1453; exhorted by the P.C. to grant money or men for the defence of Calais, 17 April 1454; joint Commissioner to treat with Burgundy as to infractions of the truce, 14 May 1458.
He m., in or shortly before 1435, Elizabeth, 4th daughter of John (LE SCROPE), LORD SCROPE (of Masham), by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas CHAWORTH, of Wiverton, Notts. He died 14 January 1458/9, aged 40. His widow, who held the manors of Sondon or Sundon, Beds, and Hambleden, Bucks, in dower, died 10 May 1504. [Complete Peerage XI:543, XIV:574, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]
(d) Richard le Scrope, his only brother, b. 1419, was Chancellor of Cambridge Univ. 1461, and Bishop of Carlisle 24 June 1464. He d. 10 May 1468, and was buried in Carlisle Cathedral.
Father: Richard 3rd Baron le SCROPE , of Bolton, Sir b: 31 MAY 1394 in Bolton, Wensley, Yorkshire North Riding, England
Mother: Margaret de NEVILLE b: ABT 1394 in Raby Castle, Durham, England
Elizabeth le SCROPE b: ABT 1420 in Masham, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England
- John 5th Baron le SCROPE , of Bolton, KG, Sir b: 22 JUL 1437 in Bolton, Wensley, Yorkshire North Riding, England
- Margaret (Mary) SCROPE b: ABT 1440 in Bolton, Wensley, Yorkshire North Riding, England
- Richard le SCROPE , of Bolton, Sir b: ABT 1444 in Bolton, Wensley, Yorkshire North Riding, England
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000