Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield (d. 1677)

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Elizabeth Dormer (Peter Cross, 1667)

Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield (1658[1] – 24 October 1677) was the daughter of Charles Dormer, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon,[2] and the third wife of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield.[3]

She was born in Wing, Buckinghamshire. She had two sons by the Earl of Chesterfield: Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield, and Charles Stanhope.[3]


  1. ^ Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 171
  2. ^ G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 45
  3. ^ a b "Lady Elizabeth Dormer", Thepeerage.com. Retrieved 26 December 2011