Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield (d. 1665) - Death and Legacy

Death and Legacy

She died in July 1665 shortly after her 25th birthday and was buried on 18 July 1665 at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

Her daughter, Lady Elizabeth (May 1663- 24 April 1723), who was a child of two years at the time of Elizabeth's death, later married in 1691 John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, by whom she had 10 children. Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Queen consort of George VI of the United Kingdom was one of her many descendants.

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