Cope baronets

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There have been four baronetcies created for persons with the surname Cope.

The Baronetcy of Cope of Hanwell, Oxfordshire[1] was created in the Baronetage of England on 29 June 1611 for Anthony Cope of Hanwell Castle. He was a descendant of William Cope, (Cofferer to Henry VII) to whom the manor of Hanwell was granted in 1498. He was Member of Parliament for Banbury and for Oxfordshire. The second, third and fifth Baronets also represented both Banbury and Oxfordshire. In 1699 The sixth Baronet purchased Bramshill House, Hampshire which became the family seat. He was member for Plymouth and Tavistock. The seventh Baronet represented Banbury and Newport, IOW. The Baronetcy was extinct on the death of the sixteenth Baronet.

The Baronetcy of Cope of Bruern, Oxfordshire,[2] was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 1 March 1714 for Jonathan Cope of Bruern Abbey, grandson of Jonathan Cope of Ranton Abbey, who was a younger son of Sir William Cope, 2nd Baronet of Hanwell. He was Member of Parliament for Banbury from 1713 to 1722. The Baronetcy was extinct on the death of the fourth Baronet in 1821.[3]

The Baronetcy of Cope of Osbaston, Leicestershire was created for Thomas Cope of Osbaston Hall, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1918. It was extinct on the death of his son in 1966.

The Baronetcy of Cope of St Mellons, Monmouthshire was created for William Cope in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1928. He was later, in 1945, created Baron Cope.

Cope of Hanwell (1611)[edit]

Cope of Bruern (1714)[edit]

Cope of Osbaston (1918)[edit]

  • Sir Thomas Cope, 1st Baronet (1840–1924)
  • Sir Thomas George Cope, 2nd Baronet (1884–1966)

Cope of St Mellons (1928)[edit]

For details see Baron Cope

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Edward Cockayne Complete baronetage 1900
  2. ^ A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England Ireland and Scotland Burke and Burke (1838) p130. Google Books
  3. ^ Cokayne, George Edward (1906) Complete Baronetage. Volume V. Exeter: W. Pollard & Co. LCCN 06-23564. p. 19