SK8039 : Memorial to 8th Earl of Rutland, St Mary's Bottesford

taken 10 years ago, near to Bottesford, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Memorial to 8th Earl of Rutland, St Mary's Bottesford
Memorial to 8th Earl of Rutland, St Mary's Bottesford
John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland (10 June 1604 29 September 1679) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 until 1641 when he inherited the peerage.

Manners was the son of Sir George Manners of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire and his wife Grace Pierrepont daughter of Sir Henry Pierrepont. He was admitted at Queens' College, Cambridge in spring 1619 and was awarded MA in 1621. He was admitted at the Inner Temple in November 1621. In 1632 he was High Sheriff of Derbyshire.

In April 1640, Manners was elected Member of Parliament for Derbyshire in the Short Parliament. In 1641 he inherited the Earldom on the death of George Manners, 7th Earl of Rutland on 29 March. He was a moderate Parliamentarian and took the covenant in 1643.
After the Restoration, Lord Rutland became Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire on 14 February 1667 and held the post to 7 July 1677.

Lord Rutland died aged 75, he married Frances Montagu, daughter of Sir Edward Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Boughton, in 1628.
They had seven children.
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Sunday, 18 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 19 September, 2011
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8073 3912 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.6044N 0:48.0051W
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