List of peers 1580–1589

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This page lists all peers who held extant titles between the years 1580 and 1589.

Peerage of England[edit]

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Duke of Cornwall (1337) none 1537 1603
Marquess of Winchester (1551) William Paulet, 3rd Marquess of Winchester 1576 1598
Earl of Arundel (1138) Henry FitzAlan, 19th Earl of Arundel 1544 1580 Died
Philip Howard, 20th Earl of Arundel 1580 1589 Attainted, and his honours were forfeited
Earl of Oxford (1142) Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford 1562 1604
Earl of Shrewsbury (1442) George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury 1560 1590
Earl of Kent (1465) Henry Grey, 6th Earl of Kent 1573 1615
Earl of Derby (1485) Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby 1572 1593
Earl of Worcester (1514) William Somerset, 3rd Earl of Worcester 1549 1589 Died
Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester 1589 1628
Earl of Cumberland (1525) George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland 1570 1605
Earl of Rutland (1525) Edward Manners, 3rd Earl of Rutland 1563 1587 Died; Barony of Ros succeeded by his daughter, see below
John Manners, 4th Earl of Rutland 1587 1588 Died
Roger Manners, 5th Earl of Rutland 1588 1612
Earl of Huntingdon (1529) Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon 1561 1595
Earl of Sussex (1529) Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex 1557 1583 Died
Henry Radclyffe, 4th Earl of Sussex 1583 1593
Earl of Bath (1536) William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath 1561 1623
Earl of Southampton (1547) Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton 1550 1581 Died
Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton 1581 1624
Earl of Bedford (1550) Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford 1555 1585 Died
Edward Russell, 3rd Earl of Bedford 1585 1627
Earl of Pembroke (1551) Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke 1570 1601
Earl of Devon (1553) William Courtenay, de jure 3rd Earl of Devon 1557 1630
Earl of Northumberland (1557) Henry Percy, 8th Earl of Northumberland 1572 1585 Died
Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland 1585 1632
Earl of Hertford (1559) Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford 1559 1621
Earl of Warwick (1561) Ambrose Dudley, 1st Earl of Warwick 1561 1590
Earl of Leicester (1564) Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester 1564 1588 Died, title extinct
Earl of Essex (1572) Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex 1576 1601
Earl of Lincoln (1572) Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln 1572 1585 Died
Henry Clinton, 2nd Earl of Lincoln 1585 1616
Viscount Montagu (1554) Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu 1554 1592
Viscount Howard of Bindon (1559) Thomas Howard, 1st Viscount Howard of Bindon 1559 1582 Died
Henry Howard, 2nd Viscount Howard of Bindon 1582 1590
Baron de Ros (1264) Elizabeth Cecil, 16th Baroness de Ros 1587 1591 Barony previously held by the Earls of Rutland
Baron Grey de Wilton (1295) Arthur Grey, 14th Baron Grey de Wilton 1562 1593
Baron Morley (1299) Edward Parker, 12th Baron Morley 1577 1618
Baron Zouche of Haryngworth (1308) Edward la Zouche, 11th Baron Zouche 1569 1625
Baron Audley of Heleigh (1313) George Tuchet, 11th Baron Audley 1563 1617
Baron Cobham of Kent (1313) William Brooke, 10th Baron Cobham 1558 1597
Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1313) Catherine Willoughby, 12th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby 1526 1580 Died
Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1580 1601
Baron Dacre (1321) Gregory Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre 1558 1594
Baron Scrope of Bolton (1371) Henry Scrope, 9th Baron Scrope of Bolton 1549 1591
Baron Bergavenny (1392) Henry Nevill, 6th Baron Bergavenny 1536 1585 Died
Mary Fane, 3rd Baroness Bergavenny 1585 1626
Baron Berkeley (1421) Henry Berkeley, 7th Baron Berkeley 1534 1613
Baron Dudley (1440) Edward Sutton, 4th Baron Dudley 1553 1586 Died
Edward Sutton, 5th Baron Dudley 1586 1643
Baron Saye and Sele (1447) Richard Fiennes, 7th Baron Saye and Sele 1573 1613
Baron Stourton (1448) John Stourton, 9th Baron Stourton 1557 1588 Died
Edward Stourton, 10th Baron Stourton 1588 1633
Baron Ogle (1461) Cuthbert Ogle, 7th Baron Ogle 1562 1597
Baron Mountjoy (1465) James Blount, 6th Baron Mountjoy 1544 1582 Died
William Blount, 7th Baron Mountjoy 1582 1594
Baron Willoughby de Broke (1491) Fulke Greville, 4th Baron Willoughby de Broke 1562 1606
Baron Monteagle (1514) William Stanley, 3rd Baron Monteagle 1560 1581 Died
William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle 1581 1622
Baron Vaux of Harrowden (1523) William Vaux, 3rd Baron Vaux of Harrowden 1556 1595
Baron Sandys of the Vine (1529) William Sandys, 3rd Baron Sandys 1560 1623
Baron Burgh (1529) William Burgh, 2nd Baron Burgh 1550 1584 Died
Thomas Burgh, 3rd Baron Burgh 1584 1597
Baron Windsor (1529) Frederick Windsor, 4th Baron Windsor 1574 1585 Died
Henry Windsor, 5th Baron Windsor 1585 1605
Baron Wentworth (1529) Thomas Wentworth, 2nd Baron Wentworth 1551 1584 Died
Henry Wentworth, 3rd Baron Wentworth 1584 1593
Baron Mordaunt (1532) Lewis Mordaunt, 3rd Baron Mordaunt 1571 1601
Baron Cromwell (1540) Henry Cromwell, 2nd Baron Cromwell 1551 1593
Baron Eure (1544) William Eure, 2nd Baron Eure 1548 1594
Baron Wharton (1545) Philip Wharton, 3rd Baron Wharton 1572 1625
Baron Sheffield (1547) Edmund Sheffield, 3rd Baron Sheffield 1568 1646
Baron Rich (1547) Robert Rich, 2nd Baron Rich 1567 1581 Died
Robert Rich, 3rd Baron Rich 1581 1618
Baron Willoughby of Parham (1547) Charles Willoughby, 2nd Baron Willoughby of Parham 1570 1612
Baron Lumley (1547) John Lumley, 1st Baron Lumley 1547 1609
Baron Darcy of Aston (1548) John Darcy, 2nd Baron Darcy of Aston 1558 1602
Baron Darcy of Chiche (1551) John Darcy, 2nd Baron Darcy of Chiche 1558 1581 Died
Thomas Darcy, 3rd Baron Darcy of Chiche 1581 1640
Baron Paget (1552) Thomas Paget, 3rd Baron Paget 1563 1589 Attainted, and title was forfeited
Baron North (1554) Roger North, 2nd Baron North 1564 1600
Baron Howard of Effingham (1554) Charles Howard, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham 1573 1624
Baron Chandos (1554) Giles Brydges, 3rd Baron Chandos 1573 1594
Baron Hunsdon (1559) Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon 1559 1596
Baron St John of Bletso (1559) Oliver St John, 1st Baron St John of Bletso 1559 1582 Died
John St John, 2nd Baron St John of Bletso 1582 1596
Baron Buckhurst (1567) Thomas Sackville, 1st Baron Buckhurst 1567 1608
Baron De La Warr (1570) William West, 1st Baron De La Warr 1570 1595
Baron Burghley (1571) William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley 1571 1598
Baron Cheyne of Toddington (1572) Henry Cheyne, 1st Baron Cheyne 1572 1587 Died, title extinct
Baron Compton (1572) Henry Compton, 1st Baron Compton 1572 1589 Died
William Compton, 2nd Baron Compton 1589 1630
Baron Norreys (1572) Henry Norris, 1st Baron Norreys 1572 1601

Peerage of Scotland[edit]

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Duke of Rothesay (1398) none 1567 1594
Duke of Lennox (1581) Esmé Stewart, 1st Duke of Lennox 1581 1583 New creation, died
Ludovic Stewart, 2nd Duke of Lennox 1583 1624
Earl of Mar (1114) John Erskine, 18th Earl of Mar 1572 1634
Earl of Sutherland (1235) Alexander Gordon, 12th Earl of Sutherland 1567 1594
Earl of Angus (1389) Archibald Douglas, 8th Earl of Angus 1558 1588 Died
William Douglas, 9th Earl of Angus 1588 1591
Earl of Crawford (1398) David Lindsay, 11th Earl of Crawford 1574 1607
Earl of Menteith (1427) John Graham, 6th Earl of Menteith 1578 1598
Earl of Huntly (1445) George Gordon, 6th Earl of Huntly 1579 1636
Earl of Erroll (1452) Andrew Hay, 8th Earl of Erroll 1573 1585 Died
Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll 1585 1631
Earl of Caithness (1455) George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness 1529 1582 Died
George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness 1582 1643
Earl of Argyll (1457) Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll 1573 1584 Died
Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll 1584 1638
Earl of Atholl (1457) John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl 1579 1595
Earl of Morton (1458) James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton 1550 1581 Attainted
Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Morton 1586 1588 Restored; died
William Douglas, 6th Earl of Morton 1588 1606
Earl of Rothes (1458) Andrew Leslie, 5th Earl of Rothes 1558 1611
Earl Marischal (1458) William Keith, 4th Earl Marischal 1530 1581 Died
George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal 1581 1623
Earl of Buchan (1469) Christina Stewart, 4th Countess of Buchan 1551 1580 Died
James Douglas, 5th Earl of Buchan 1580 1601
Earl of Glencairn (1488) James Cunningham, 7th Earl of Glencairn 1578 1630
Earl of Arran (1503) James Hamilton, 3rd Earl of Arran 1575 1609 Earldom held by James Stewart, 1581-1585, see below
Earl of Montrose (1503) John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose 1571 1608
Earl of Eglinton (1507) Hugh Montgomerie, 3rd Earl of Eglinton 1546 1585 Died
Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton 1585 1586
Hugh Montgomerie, 5th Earl of Eglinton 1586 1612
Earl of Cassilis (1509) John Kennedy, 5th Earl of Cassilis 1576 1615
Earl of Moray (1562) Elizabeth Stuart, 2nd Countess of Moray 1570 1591
Earl of Lennox (1578) Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox 1578 1580 Resigned
Earl of March (1580) Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of March 1580 1586 Died, title extinct
Earl of Bothwell (1581) Francis Stewart, 1st Earl of Bothwell 1581 1592 New creation
Earl of Gowrie (1581) William Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie 1581 1584 New creation, title forfeited
James Ruthven, 2nd Earl of Gowrie 1584 1588
John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie 1588 1600
Earl of Arran (1581) James Stewart, Earl of Arran 1581 1585 New creation; attainted
Earl of Orkney (1581) Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney 1581 1593 New creation
Lord Somerville (1430) Hugh Somerville, 7th Lord Somerville 1569 1597
Lord Forbes (1442) William Forbes, 7th Lord Forbes 1547 1593
Lord Maxwell (1445) John Maxwell, 8th Lord Maxwell 1555 1593
Lord Glamis (1445) Patrick Lyon, 9th Lord Glamis 1578 1615
Lord Lindsay of the Byres (1445) Patrick Lindsay, 6th Lord Lindsay 1563 1589 Died
James Lindsay, 7th Lord Lindsay 1589 1601
Lord Saltoun (1445) Alexander Abernethy, 6th Lord Saltoun 1543 1587 Died
George Abernethy, 7th Lord Saltoun 1587 1590
Lord Gray (1445) Patrick Gray, 4th Lord Gray 1541 1584 Died
Patrick Gray, 5th Lord Gray 1584 1608
Lord Sinclair (1449) Henry Sinclair, 5th Lord Sinclair 1570 1601
Lord Fleming (1451) John Fleming, 6th Lord Fleming 1572 1619
Lord Seton (1451) George Seton, 7th Lord Seton 1549 1586 Died
Robert Seton, 8th Lord Seton 1586 1603
Lord Borthwick (1452) William Borthwick, 6th Lord Borthwick 1566 1582 Died
James Borthwick, 7th Lord Borthwick 1582 1599
Lord Boyd (1454) Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd 1558 1590
Lord Oliphant (1455) Laurence Oliphant, 4th Lord Oliphant 1566 1593
Lord Livingston (1458) William Livingstone, 6th Lord Livingston 1553 1592
Lord Cathcart (1460) Alan Cathcart, 4th Lord Cathcart 1547 1618
Lord Lovat (1464) Simon Fraser, 6th Lord Lovat 1577 1633
Lord Innermeath (1470) James Stewart, 5th Lord Innermeath 1569 1585 Died
John Stewart, 6th Lord Innermeath 1585 1603
Lord Carlyle of Torthorwald (1473) Elizabeth Douglas, 5th Lady Carlyle 1575 1605
Lord Home (1473) Alexander Home, 6th Lord Home 1575 1619
Lord Ruthven (1488) William Ruthven, 4th Lord Ruthven 1566 1584 Created Earl of Gowrie, see above
Lord Crichton of Sanquhar (1488) Robert Crichton, 8th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar 1569 1612
Lord Drummond of Cargill (1488) Patrick Drummond, 3rd Lord Drummond 1571 1600
Lord Hay of Yester (1488) William Hay, 5th Lord Hay of Yester 1557 1586 Died
William Hay, 6th Lord Hay of Yester 1586 1591
Lord Sempill (1489) Robert Sempill, 4th Lord Sempill 1576 1611
Lord Herries of Terregles (1490) Agnes Maxwell, 4th Lady Herries of Terregles 1543 1594
Lord Ogilvy of Airlie (1491) James Ogilvy, 5th Lord Ogilvy of Airlie 1549 1606
Lord Ross (1499) James Ross, 4th Lord Ross 1556 1581 Died
Robert Ross, 5th Lord Ross 1581 1595
Lord Elphinstone (1509) Robert Elphinstone, 3rd Lord Elphinstone 1547 1602
Lord Methven (1528) Henry Stewart, 3rd Lord Methven 1572 1580 Died, title extinct
Lord Ochiltree (1543) Andrew Stewart, 2nd Lord Ochiltree 1548 1591
Lord Torphichen (1564) James Sandilands, 2nd Lord Torphichen 1579 1617
Lord Doune (1581) James Stewart, 1st Lord Doune 1581 1590 New creation
Lord Dingwall (1584) Andrew Keith, 1st Lord Dingwall 1584 abt. 1599 New creation
Lord Paisley (1587) Claud Hamilton, 1st Lord Paisley 1587 1621 New creation

Peerage of Ireland[edit]

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Earl of Kildare (1316) Gerald FitzGerald, 11th Earl of Kildare 1569 1585 Died
Henry FitzGerald, 12th Earl of Kildare 1585 1597
Earl of Ormond (1328) Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormond 1546 1614
Earl of Desmond (1329) Gerald FitzGerald, 15th Earl of Desmond 1558 1582 Attainted
Earl of Waterford (1446) George Talbot, 6th Earl of Waterford 1560 1590
Earl of Tyrone (1542) Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone 1562 1608
Earl of Clanricarde (1543) Richard Burke, 2nd Earl of Clanricarde 1544 1582 Died
Ulick Burke, 3rd Earl of Clanricarde 1582 1601
Earl of Thomond (1543) Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond 1553 1581 Died
Donogh O'Brien, 4th Earl of Thomond 1581 1624
Earl of Clancare (1565) Donald McCarthy, 1st Earl of Clancare 1565 1597
Viscount Gormanston (1478) Christopher Preston, 4th Viscount Gormanston 1569 1599
Viscount Buttevant (1541) James de Barry, 4th Viscount Buttevant 1557 1581 Died
David de Barry, 5th Viscount Buttevant 1581 1617
Viscount Baltinglass (1541) James Eustace, 3rd Viscount Baltinglass 1578 1585 Attainted, title forfeited
Viscount Mountgarret (1550) Edmund Butler, 2nd Viscount Mountgarret 1571 1602
Baron Athenry (1172) Richard II de Bermingham 1547 1580 Died
Edmond I de Bermingham 1580 1612
Baron Kingsale (1223) Gerald de Courcy, 17th Baron Kingsale 1535 1599
Baron Kerry (1223) Thomas Fitzmaurice, 16th Baron Kerry 1550 1590
Baron Slane (1370) Thomas Fleming, 10th Baron Slane 1578 1597
Baron Howth (1425) Christopher St Lawrence, 8th Baron Howth 1558 1589 Died
Nicholas St Lawrence, 9th Baron Howth 1589 1606
Baron Killeen (1449) James Plunkett, 8th Baron Killeen 1567 1595
Baron Trimlestown (1461) Peter Barnewall, 6th Baron Trimlestown 1573 1598
Baron Dunsany (1462) Patrick Plunkett, 7th Baron of Dunsany 1564 1601
Baron Delvin (1486) Christopher Nugent, 6th Baron Delvin 1559 1602
Baron Power (1535) John Power, 3rd Baron Power 1545 1592
Baron Dunboyne (1541) James Butler, 2nd/12th Baron Dunboyne 1566 1624
Baron Louth (1541) Oliver Plunkett, 4th Baron Louth 1575 1607
Baron Upper Ossory (1541) Barnaby Fitzpatrick, 2nd Baron Upper Ossory 1575 1581 Died
Florence Fitzpatrick, 3rd Baron Upper Ossory 1581 1613
Baron Inchiquin (1543) Murrough O'Brien, 4th Baron Inchiquin 1573 1597
Baron Ardenerie (1580) John Bourke, 1st Baron Ardenerie 1580 1580 New creation; died
William Bourke, 2nd Baron Ardenerie 1580 1591
Baron Bourke of Castleconnell (1580) William Bourke, 1st Baron Bourke of Connell 1580 1584 New creation; died
John Bourke, 2nd Baron Bourke of Connell 1584 1592
Baron Cahir (1583) Theobald Butler, 1st Baron Cahir 1583 1596 New creation

References[edit]

  • Cokayne, George Edward, ed. (1887). Complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct or dormant. 1–8 (1st ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. 
  • Cracroft-Brennan, Patrick. "Cracroft's Peerage" (web). Heraldic Media Limited. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
Preceded by
List of peers 1570–1579
Peers by year
1580–1589
Succeeded by
List of peers 1590–1599