List of peers 1450–1459

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This page lists all peers who held extant titles between the years 1450 and 1459.

Peerage of England[edit]

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Duke of Cornwall (1337) none 1422 1453
Edward of Westminster 1453 1471
Duke of York (1385) Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York 1426 1460
Duke of Norfolk (1397) John de Mowbray, 3rd Duke of Norfolk 1432 1461
Duke of Exeter (1443) Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter 1447 1461
Duke of Buckingham (1444) Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham 1444 1460
Duke of Somerset (1448) Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset 1448 1455 Died
Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset 1455 1464
Duke of Suffolk (1448) William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk 1448 1450 Died; titles considered forfeited
John de la Pole, 2nd Duke of Suffolk 1450 1463 Title recognized in 1463
Earl of Warwick (1088) Anne Neville, 16th Countess of Warwick and
Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick
1448
1449
1492
1471
Earl of Arundel (1138) William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel 1438 1487
Earl of Oxford (1142) John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford 1417 1462
Earl of Devon (1335) Thomas de Courtenay, 5th Earl of Devon 1422 1458 Died
Thomas Courtenay, 6th Earl of Devon 1458 1461
Earl of Salisbury (1337) Alice Montacute, 5th Countess of Salisbury and
Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury
1428
1442
1462
1460
Earl of Westmorland (1397) Ralph Neville, 2nd Earl of Westmorland 1425 1484
Earl of Northumberland (1416) Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland 1416 1455
Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1455 1461
Earl of Shrewsbury (1442) John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury 1442 1453 Died
John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury 1453 1460
Earl of Kendal (1446) John de Foix, 1st Earl of Kendal 1446 1462
Earl of Wiltshire (1449) James Butler, 1st Earl of Wiltshire 1449 1461
Earl of Worcester (1449) John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester 1449 1470
Earl of Surrey (1451) John de Mowbray, 1st Earl of Surrey 1451 1476 New creation
Earl of Richmond (1452) Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond 1452 1456 New creation; died
Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond 1456 1485
Earl of Pembroke (1452) Jasper Tudor, 1st Earl of Pembroke 1452 1461 New creation
Viscount Beaumont (1440) John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont 1440 1460
Viscount Bourchier (1446) Henry Bourchier, 1st Viscount Bourchier 1446 1483
Viscount Lisle (1451) John Talbot, 1st Viscount Lisle 1451 1453 New creation; died
Thomas Talbot, 2nd Viscount Lisle 1453 1470
Baron de Ros (1264) Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros 1421 1464
Baron Fauconberg (1295) Joan Neville, 6th Baroness Fauconberg 1429 1490
Baron FitzWalter (1295) Elizabeth Radcliffe, suo jure Baroness FitzWalter 1431 1485
Baron FitzWarine (1295) Thomazine FitzWarine, suo jure Baroness FitzWarine 1433 1471
Baron Grey de Wilton (1295) Reginald Grey, 7th Baron Grey de Wilton 1442 1493
Baron Clinton (1299) John de Clinton, 5th Baron Clinton 1431 1464
Baron De La Warr (1299) Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr 1427 1450 Died
Richard West, 7th Baron De La Warr 1450 1476
Baron Ferrers of Chartley (1299) William de Ferrers, 6th Baron Ferrers of Chartley 1435 1450 Died
Anne Ferrers, 7th Baroness Ferrers of Chartley 1450 1468
Baron Lovel (1299) William Lovel, 7th Baron Lovel 1414 1455 Died
John Lovel, 8th Baron Lovel 1455 1465
Baron Scales (1299) Thomas de Scales, 7th Baron Scales 1419 1460
Baron Welles (1299) Lionel de Welles, 6th Baron Welles 1421 1461
Baron de Clifford (1299) Thomas Clifford, 8th Baron de Clifford 1422 1455 Died
John Clifford, 9th Baron de Clifford 1455 1461
Baron Ferrers of Groby (1299) Elizabeth Ferrers, 6th Baroness Ferrers of Groby 1445 1483
Baron Morley (1299) Alianore Lovel, 7th Baroness Morley 1442 1476
Baron Strange of Knockyn (1299) John le Strange, 8th Baron Strange 1449 1470
Baron Zouche of Haryngworth (1308) William la Zouche, 5th Baron Zouche 1415 1463
Baron Audley of Heleigh (1313) James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley 1408 1459 Died
John Tuchet, 6th Baron Audley 1459 1490
Baron Cobham of Kent (1313) Edward Brooke, 6th Baron Cobham 1442 1464
Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1313) Robert Willoughby, 6th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1409 1452 Died
Joan Willoughby, 7th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby 1452 1462
Baron Dacre (1321) Thomas Dacre, 6th Baron Dacre 1398 1458 Died
Joan Dacre, 7th Baroness Dacre 1458 1486
Baron FitzHugh (1321) William FitzHugh, 4th Baron FitzHugh 1425 1452 Died
Henry FitzHugh, 5th Baron FitzHugh 1452 1472
Baron Greystock (1321) Ralph de Greystock, 5th Baron Greystock 1436 1487
Baron Grey of Ruthyn (1325) Edmund Grey, 4th Baron Grey de Ruthyn 1441 1490
Baron Harington (1326) William Harington, 5th Baron Harington 1418 1458 Died
William Bonville, 6th Baron Harington 1458 1460
Baron Poynings (1337) Eleanor Percy, 6th Baroness Poynings 1446 1482
Baron Scrope of Masham (1350) John Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham 1426 1455 Died
Thomas Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Masham 1455 1475
Baron Botreaux (1368) William de Botreaux, 3rd Baron Botreaux 1392 1462
Baron Scrope of Bolton (1371) Henry Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope of Bolton 1420 1459 Died
John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton 1459 1498
Baron Cromwell (1375) Ralph de Cromwell, 3rd Baron Cromwell 1417 1455 Died, Barony fell into abeyance until 1490
Baron Bergavenny (1392) George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny 1447 1492
Baron Grey of Codnor (1397) Henry Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Codnor 1444 1496
Baron Berkeley (1421) James Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley 1421 1463
Baron Hungerford (1426) Robert Hungerford, 2nd Baron Hungerford 1449 1459 Died
Robert Hungerford, 3rd Baron Hungerford 1459 1461
Baron Latimer (1432) George Neville, 1st Baron Latimer 1432 1469
Baron Dudley (1440) John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley 1440 1487
Baron Sudeley (1441) Ralph Boteler, 1st Baron Sudeley 1441 1473
Baron Lisle (1444) John Talbot, 1st Baron Lisle 1444 1453 Created Viscount Lisle in 1451, title held by his heir until 1475
Baron de Moleyns (1445) Robert Hungerford, 1st Baron de Moleyns 1445 1461 Succeeded to the more senior Barony of Hungerford in 1459, see above
Baron Saye and Sele (1447) James Fiennes, 1st Baron Saye and Sele 1447 1450 Died
William Fiennes, 2nd Baron Saye and Sele 1450 1471
Baron Beauchamp of Powick (1447) John Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Powick 1447 1475
Baron Hoo and Hastings (1447) Thomas Hoo, Baron Hoo and Hastings 1447 1455 Died, title extinct
Baron Rivers (1448) Richard Woodville, 1st Baron Rivers 1448 1469
Baron Stourton (1448) John Stourton, 1st Baron Stourton 1448 1462
Baron Vessy (1449) Henry Bromflete, 1st Baron Vessy 1449 1469
Baron Bonville (1449) William Bonville, 1st Baron Bonville 1449 1461
Baron Egremont (1449) Thomas Percy, 1st Baron Egremont 1449 1460
Baron Bergavenny (1450) Edward Nevill, 1st Baron Bergavenny 1450 1476 New creation
Baron Richemount (1450) Thomas Grey, 1st Baron Richemount 1450 1461 New creation
Baron Berners (1455) John Bourchier, 1st Baron Berners 1455 1474 New creation
Baron Stanley (1456) Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley 1456 1459 New creation, died
Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley 1459 1504
Baron Dacre of Gilsland (1459) Randolph Dacre, 1st Baron Dacre 1459 1461 New creation
Baron Neville (1459) John Neville, Baron Neville 1459 1461 New creation

Peerage of Scotland[edit]

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Duke of Rothesay (1398) James Stewart, Duke of Rothesay 1452 1460
Duke of Albany (1456) Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany 1456 1483 New creation
Earl of Dunbar (1115) George II, Earl of March 1420 1457
Earl of Lennox (1184) Isabella, Countess of Lennox 1425 1458 Died, title extinct
Earl of Ross (1215) John of Islay, Earl of Ross 1449 1476
Earl of Sutherland (1235) John de Moravia, 7th Earl of Sutherland 1427 1460
Earl of Douglas (1358) William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas 1443 1452 Died
James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas 1452 1455 Attainted and his honours were forfeited
Earl of Moray (1372) Elizabeth Dunbar, 8th Countess of Moray 1429 1455 Attainted, and the Earldom was forfeited
Earl of Orkney (1379) William Sinclair, Earl of Orkney 1410 1476
Earl of Angus (1389) George Douglas, 4th Earl of Angus 1446 1463
Earl of Crawford (1398) Alexander Lindsay, 4th Earl of Crawford 1446 1453
David Lindsay, 5th Earl of Crawford 1453 1495
Earl of Menteith (1427) Malise Graham, 1st Earl of Menteith 1427 1490
Earl of Huntly (1445) Alexander Gordon, 1st Earl of Huntly 1445 1470
Earl of Ormond (1445) Hugh Douglas, Earl of Ormonde 1445 1455 Forfeited
Earl of Caithness (1452) George Crichton, 1st Earl of Caithness 1452 1454 New creation; resigned the peerage
Earl of Erroll (1452) William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll 1452 1462 New creation
Earl of Caithness (1455) William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness 1455 1476 New creation
Earl of Argyll (1457) Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll 1457 1493 New creation
Earl of Atholl (1457) John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl 1457 1512 New creation
Earl of Morton (1458) James Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton 1458 1493 New creation
Earl of Rothes (1458) George Leslie, 1st Earl of Rothes 1458 1490 New creation
Earl Marischal (1458) William Keith, 1st Earl Marischal 1458 1463 New creation
Earl of Mar and Garioch (1459) John Stewart, Earl of Mar and Garioch 1459 1479 New creation
Lord Erskine (1429) Robert Erskine, 1st Lord Erskine 1429 1453 de jure Earl of Mar; died
Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine 1453 1494 de jure Earl of Mar
Lord Hay (1429) William Hay, 1st Lord Hay 1429 1462 Created Earl of Errol, see above
Lord Somerville (1430) William Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville 1438 1456 Died
John Somerville, 3rd Lord Somerville 1456 1491
Lord Lorne (1439) John Stewart, 2nd Lord of Lorne 1449 1463
Lord Haliburton of Dirleton (1441) John Haliburton, 2nd Lord Haliburton of Dirleton 1447 1454 Died
Patrick Haliburton, 3rd Lord Haliburton of Dirleton 1454 1459 Died
George Haliburton, 4th Lord Haliburton of Dirleton 1459 1492
Lord Forbes (1442) James Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes 1448 1462
Lord Crichton (1443) William Crichton, 1st Lord Crichton 1443 1454 Died
James Crichton, 2nd Lord Crichton 1454 1455 Died
William Crichton, 3rd Lord Crichton 1454 1484
Lord Hamilton (1445) James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton 1445 1479
Lord Maxwell (1445) Herbert Maxwell, 1st Lord Maxwell 1445 1454 Died
Robert Maxwell, 2nd Lord Maxwell 1454 1485
Lord Glamis (1445) Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis 1445 1459 Died
Alexander Lyon, 2nd Lord Glamis 1459 1486
Lord Graham (1445) Patrick Graham, 1st Lord Graham 1445 1466
Lord Leslie and Ballinbreich (1445) George Leslie, 1st Lord Leslie and Ballinbreich 1445 1490 Created Earl of Rothes, see above
Lord Lindsay of the Byres (1445) John Lindsay, 1st Lord Lindsay 1445 1482
Lord Saltoun (1445) Lawrence Abernethy, 1st Lord Saltoun 1445 1460
Lord Campbell (1445) Duncan Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell 1445 1453 Died
Colin Campbell, 2nd Lord Campbell 1453 1493 Created Earl of Argyll in 1457, see above
Lord Gray (1445) Andrew Gray, 1st Lord Gray 1445 1469
Lord Montgomerie (1449) Alexander Montgomerie, 1st Lord Montgomerie 1449 1470
Lord Fleming (1451) Robert Fleming, 1st Lord Fleming 1451 1494 New creation
Lord Seton (1451) George Seton, 1st Lord Seton 1451 1478 New creation
Lord Borthwick (1452) William Borthwick, 1st Lord Borthwick 1452 1470 New creation
Lord Boyd (1454) Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd 1454 1482 New creation
Lord Oliphant (1455) Laurence Oliphant, 1st Lord Oliphant 1455 1498 New creation
Lord Kennedy (1457) Gilbert Kennedy, 1st Lord Kennedy 1457 1489 New creation
Lord Livingston (1458) James Livingston, 1st Lord Livingston 1458 1467 New creation
Lord Hailes (1458) Patrick Hepburn, 1st Lord Hailes 1458 1483 New creation
Lord Avandale (1459) Andrew Stewart, 1st Lord Avandale 1459 1488 New creation

Peerage of Ireland[edit]

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Earl of Ulster (1264) Richard of York, 8th Earl of Ulster 1425 1460
Earl of Kildare (1316) Thomas FitzGerald, 7th Earl of Kildare 1434 1478
Earl of Ormond (1328) James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond 1405 1452 Died
James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond 1452 1461
Earl of Desmond (1329) James FitzGerald, 6th Earl of Desmond 1420 1463
Earl of Waterford (1446) John Talbot, 1st Earl of Waterford 1446 1453 Died
John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Waterford 1453 1460
Baron Athenry (1172) Thomas II de Bermingham 1428 1473
Baron Kingsale (1223) Patrick de Courcy, 11th Baron Kingsale 1430 1460
Baron Kerry (1223) Thomas Fitzmaurice, 8th Baron Kerry 1410 1469
Baron Barry (1261) William Barry, 8th Baron Barry 1420 1480
Baron Gormanston (1370) Christopher Preston, 3rd Baron Gormanston 1422 1450 Died
Robert Preston, 4th Baron Gormanston 1450 1503
Baron Slane (1370) Christopher Fleming, 4th Baron Slane 1446 1457 Died
David Fleming, 5th Baron Slane 1457 1463
Baron Howth (1425) Christopher St Lawrence, 2nd Baron Howth 1430 1465
Baron Killeen (1449) Christopher Plunkett, 1st Baron Killeen 1449 1455 Died
Christopher Plunkett, 2nd Baron Killeen 1455 1462

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 2012-06-15. 
Preceded by
List of peers 1440–1449
Peers by year
1450–1459
Succeeded by
List of peers 1460–1469