George Manners, 7th Earl of Rutland

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George Manners, 7th Earl of Rutland (1580 – 29 March 1641) was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1604 and 1626. He inherited a peerage as Earl of Rutland in 1632.

Manners was the son of John Manners, 4th Earl of Rutland and his wife Elizabeth Charlton, daughter of Francis Charlton of Apley Castle.[1] He was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Grantham in 1604. He was elected MP for Lincolnshire in 1614 for the Addled Parliament and in 1621. In 1624 he was elected MP for Stamford again for the Happy Parliament, and was re-elected in 1625 for the Useless Parliament.[2] He inherited the peerage as Earl of Rutland on the death of his brother Francis in 1632.[1]

Manners died in 1641, and his titles were passed to his second cousin, John Manners.[1]

Manners married Frances Cary, daughter of Sir Edward Cary and Katherine Knyvett, on 3 March 1605.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Oliver Manners
Thomas Horsman
Member of Parliament for Grantham
With: Sir Thomas Horsman
Succeeded by
Sir George Reynell
Richard Tufton
Preceded by
John Sherfield
Lord Clinton and Saye
Member of Parliament for Lincolnshire
With: Sir Peregrine Bertie
Sir Thomas Grantham
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Grantham
Montagu Bertie
Preceded by
Sir William Airmine
Sir Clement Cotterell
Member of Parliament for Grantham
With: Sir Clement Cotterell
Sir William Airmine
Succeeded by
John Wingfield
Edward Stirmin
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Francis Manners
Earl of Rutland
Succeeded by
John Manners