Stanhope (Viscountcy)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Tue 13th Jul 1717

To James Stanhope as Hereditary peerage.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to hm of John Stanhope, of Elvaston, Derbyshire


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Stanhope James Tue 13th Jul 1717 Wed 5th Feb 1721
2nd Stanhope Philip Wed 5th Feb 1721 Tue 7th Mar 1786
3rd Stanhope Charles Tue 7th Mar 1786 Sun 15th Dec 1816
4th Stanhope Philip Henry Sun 15th Dec 1816 Fri 2nd Mar 1855
5th Stanhope Philip Henry Fri 2nd Mar 1855 Fri 24th Dec 1875
6th Stanhope Arthur Philip Fri 24th Dec 1875 Wed 19th Apr 1905
7th Stanhope James Richard Wed 19th Apr 1905 Tue 15th Aug 1967
8th Stanhope William Henry Leicester Tue 15th Aug 1967 Sun 12th Apr 2009