List of peers 1590–1599

This page lists all peers who held extant titles between the years 1590 and 1599.

Peerage of EnglandEdit

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 Died
William Paulet, 4th Marquess of Winchester 1598 1628
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 Died
Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury 1590 1616
Earl of Kent (1465) Henry Grey, 6th Earl of Kent 1573 1615
Earl of Derby (1485) Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby 1572 1593 Died
Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby 1593 1594 Died
William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby 1594 1642
Earl of Worcester (1514) Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester 1589 1628
Earl of Cumberland (1525) George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland 1570 1605
Earl of Rutland (1525) Roger Manners, 5th Earl of Rutland 1588 1612
Earl of Huntingdon (1529) Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon 1561 1595 Died
George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon 1595 1604
Earl of Sussex (1529) Henry Radclyffe, 4th Earl of Sussex 1583 1593 Died
Robert Radclyffe, 5th Earl of Sussex 1593 1629
Earl of Bath (1536) William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath 1561 1623
Earl of Southampton (1547) Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton 1581 1624
Earl of Bedford (1550) 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, 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 Died, title extinct
Earl of Essex (1572) Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex 1576 1601
Earl of Lincoln (1572) Henry Clinton, 2nd Earl of Lincoln 1585 1616
Earl of Nottingham (1596) Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham 1596 1624 New creation
Viscount Montagu (1554) Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu 1554 1592 Died
Anthony-Maria Browne, 2nd Viscount Montagu 1592 1629
Viscount Howard of Bindon (1559) Henry Howard, 2nd Viscount Howard of Bindon 1582 1590 Died
Thomas Howard, 3rd Viscount Howard of Bindon 1590 1611
Baron de Ros (1264) Elizabeth Cecil, 16th Baroness de Ros 1587 1591 Died
William Cecil, 17th Baron de Ros 1591 1618
Baron Grey de Wilton (1295) Arthur Grey, 14th Baron Grey de Wilton 1562 1593 Died
Thomas Grey, 15th Baron Grey de Wilton 1593 1604
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 Died
Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham 1597 1603
Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1313) Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1580 1601
Baron Dacre (1321) Gregory Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre 1558 1594 Died
Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre 1594 1612
Baron Scrope of Bolton (1371) Henry Scrope, 9th Baron Scrope of Bolton 1549 1591 Died
Thomas Scrope, 10th Baron Scrope of Bolton 1591 1609
Baron Bergavenny (1392) Mary Fane, 7th Baroness Bergavenny 1585 1626
Baron Berkeley (1421) Henry Berkeley, 7th Baron Berkeley 1534 1613
Baron Dudley (1440) Edward Sutton, 5th Baron Dudley 1586 1643
Baron Saye and Sele (1447) Richard Fiennes, 7th Baron Saye and Sele 1573 1613
Baron Stourton (1448) Edward Stourton, 10th Baron Stourton 1588 1633
Baron Ogle (1461) Cuthbert Ogle, 7th Baron Ogle 1562 1597 Died, Barony fell into abeyance, until 1625
Baron Mountjoy (1465) William Blount, 7th Baron Mountjoy 1582 1594 Died
Charles Blount, 8th Baron Mountjoy 1594 1606
Baron Willoughby de Broke (1491) Fulke Greville, 4th Baron Willoughby de Broke 1562 1606
Baron Monteagle (1514) William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle 1581 1622
Baron Vaux of Harrowden (1523) William Vaux, 3rd Baron Vaux of Harrowden 1556 1595 Died
Edward Vaux, 4th Baron Vaux of Harrowden 1595 1661
Baron Sandys of the Vine (1529) William Sandys, 3rd Baron Sandys 1560 1623
Baron Burgh (1529) Thomas Burgh, 3rd Baron Burgh 1584 1597 Died
Robert Burgh, 4th Baron Burgh 1597 1602
Baron Windsor (1529) Henry Windsor, 5th Baron Windsor 1585 1605
Baron Wentworth (1529) Henry Wentworth, 3rd Baron Wentworth 1584 1593 Died
Thomas Wentworth, 4th Baron Wentworth 1593 1667
Baron Mordaunt (1532) Lewis Mordaunt, 3rd Baron Mordaunt 1571 1601
Baron Cromwell (1540) Henry Cromwell, 2nd Baron Cromwell 1551 1593 Died
Edward Cromwell, 3rd Baron Cromwell 1593 1607
Baron Eure (1544) William Eure, 2nd Baron Eure 1548 1594 Died
Ralph Eure, 3rd Baron Eure 1594 1617
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, 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) Thomas Darcy, 3rd Baron Darcy of Chiche 1581 1640
Baron North (1554) Roger North, 2nd Baron North 1564 1600
Baron Howard of Effingham (1554) Charles Howard, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham 1573 1624 Created Earl of Nottingham, see above
Baron Chandos (1554) Giles Brydges, 3rd Baron Chandos 1573 1594 Died
William Brydges, 4th Baron Chandos 1594 1602
Baron Hunsdon (1559) Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon 1559 1596 Died
George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon 1596 1603
Baron St John of Bletso (1559) John St John, 2nd Baron St John of Bletso 1582 1596 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 Died
Thomas West, 2nd Baron De La Warr 1595 1602
Baron Burghley (1571) William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley 1571 1598
Thomas Cecil, 2nd Baron Burghley 1598 1623
Baron Compton (1572) William Compton, 2nd Baron Compton 1589 1630
Baron Norreys (1572) Henry Norris, 1st Baron Norreys 1572 1601
Baron Howard de Walden (1597) Thomas Howard, 1st Baron Howard de Walden 1597 1626 New creation

Peerage of ScotlandEdit

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Duke of Rothesay (1398) Henry Frederick Stuart, Duke of Rothesay 1594 1612
Duke of Lennox (1581) Ludovic Stewart, 2nd Duke of Lennox 1583 1624
Marquess of Huntly (1599) George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly 1599 1636
Marquess of Hamilton (1599) John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Hamilton 1599 1604
Earl of Mar (1114) John Erskine, 19th/2nd Earl of Mar 1572 1634
Earl of Sutherland (1235) Alexander Gordon, 12th Earl of Sutherland 1567 1594 Died
John Gordon, 13th Earl of Sutherland 1594 1615
Earl of Angus (1389) William Douglas, 9th Earl of Angus 1588 1591 Died
William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus 1591 1611
Earl of Crawford (1398) David Lindsay, 11th Earl of Crawford 1574 1607
Earl of Menteith (1427) John Graham, 6th Earl of Menteith 1578 1598 Died
William Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith 1598 1661
Earl of Huntly (1445) George Gordon, 6th Earl of Huntly 1579 1636 Created Marquess of Huntley, see above
Earl of Erroll (1452) Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll 1585 1631
Earl of Caithness (1455) George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness 1582 1643
Earl of Argyll (1457) Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll 1584 1638
Earl of Atholl (1457) John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl 1579 1595 Died, title extinct
Earl of Morton (1458) William Douglas, 6th Earl of Morton 1588 1606
Earl of Rothes (1458) Andrew Leslie, 5th Earl of Rothes 1558 1611
Earl Marischal (1458) George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal 1581 1623
Earl of Buchan (1469) 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
Earl of Montrose (1503) John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose 1571 1608
Earl of Eglinton (1507) 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 Died
James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray 1591 1638
Earl of Bothwell (1581) Francis Stewart, 1st Earl of Bothwell 1581 1592 Attainted
Earl of Gowrie (1581) John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie 1588 1600
Earl of Orkney (1581) Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney 1581 1593 Died
Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney 1593 1614
Earl of Atholl (1596) John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl 1596 1603 New creation
Lord Somerville (1430) Hugh Somerville, 7th Lord Somerville 1569 1597 Died
Gilbert Somerville, 8th Lord Somerville 1597 1618
Lord Forbes (1442) William Forbes, 7th Lord Forbes 1547 1593 Died
John Forbes, 8th Lord Forbes 1593 1606
Lord Maxwell (1445) John Maxwell, 8th Lord Maxwell 1555 1593 Died
John Maxwell, 9th Lord Maxwell 1593 1613
Lord Glamis (1445) Patrick Lyon, 9th Lord Glamis 1578 1615
Lord Lindsay of the Byres (1445) James Lindsay, 7th Lord Lindsay 1589 1601
Lord Saltoun (1445) George Abernethy, 7th Lord Saltoun 1587 1590
John Abernethy, 8th Lord Saltoun 1590 1612
Lord Gray (1445) 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) Robert Seton, 8th Lord Seton 1586 1603
Lord Borthwick (1452) James Borthwick, 7th Lord Borthwick 1582 1599 Died
John Borthwick, 8th Lord Borthwick 1599 1623
Lord Boyd (1454) Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd 1558 1590 Died
Thomas Boyd, 6th Lord Boyd 1590 1611
Lord Oliphant (1455) Laurence Oliphant, 4th Lord Oliphant 1566 1593 Died
Laurence Oliphant, 5th Lord Oliphant 1593 1631
Lord Livingston (1458) William Livingstone, 6th Lord Livingston 1553 1592 Died
Alexander Livingston, 7th Lord Livingston 1592 1623
Lord Cathcart (1460) Alan Cathcart, 4th Lord Cathcart 1547 1618
Lord Lovat (1464) Simon Fraser, 6th Lord Lovat 1577 1633
Lord Innermeath (1470) John Stewart, 6th Lord Innermeath 1585 1603 Created Earl of Atholl, see above
Lord Carlyle of Torthorwald (1473) Elizabeth Douglas, 5th Lady Carlyle 1575 1605
Lord Home (1473) Alexander Home, 6th Lord Home 1575 1619
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, 6th Lord Hay of Yester 1586 1591 Died
James Hay, 7th Lord Hay of Yester 1591 1609
Lord Sempill (1489) Robert Sempill, 4th Lord Sempill 1576 1611
Lord Herries of Terregles (1490) Agnes Maxwell, 4th Lady Herries of Terregles 1543 1594 Died
William Maxwell, 5th Lord Herries of Terregles 1594 1604
Lord Ogilvy of Airlie (1491) James Ogilvy, 5th Lord Ogilvy of Airlie 1549 1606
Lord Ross (1499) Robert Ross, 5th Lord Ross 1581 1595 Died
James Ross, 6th Lord Ross 1595 1633
Lord Elphinstone (1509) Robert Elphinstone, 3rd Lord Elphinstone 1547 1602
Lord Ochiltree (1543) Andrew Stewart, 2nd Lord Ochiltree 1548 1591 Died
Andrew Stuart, 3rd Lord Ochiltree 1591 1615
Lord Torphichen (1564) James Sandilands, 2nd Lord Torphichen 1579 1617
Lord Doune (1581) James Stewart, 1st Lord Doune 1581 1590 Title succeeded by the Earl of Moray, see above
Lord Dingwall (1584) Andrew Keith, 1st Lord Dingwall 1584 abt. 1599 Died, title extinct
Lord Paisley (1587) Claud Hamilton, 1st Lord Paisley 1587 1621
Lord Maitland (1590) John Maitland, 1st Lord Maitland of Thirlestane 1590 1595 New creation, died
John Maitland, 2nd Lord Maitland of Thirlestane 1595 1645
Lord Spynie (1590) Alexander Lindsay, 1st Lord Spynie 1590 1607 New creation
Lord Newbottle (1591) Mark Kerr, 1st Lord Newbottle 1591 1609 New creation
Lord Fyvie (1598) Alexander Seton, 1st Lord Fyvie 1598 1622 New creation

Peerage of IrelandEdit

Title Holder Date gained Date lost Notes
Earl of Kildare (1316) Henry FitzGerald, 12th Earl of Kildare 1585 1597 Died
William FitzGerald, 13th Earl of Kildare 1597 1599
Gerald FitzGerald, 14th Earl of Kildare 1599 1612
Earl of Ormond (1328) Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormond 1546 1614
Earl of Waterford (1446) George Talbot, 6th Earl of Waterford 1560 1590 Died
Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Waterford 1590 1616
Earl of Tyrone (1542) Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone 1562 1608
Earl of Clanricarde (1543) Ulick Burke, 3rd Earl of Clanricarde 1582 1601
Earl of Thomond (1543) Donogh O'Brien, 4th Earl of Thomond 1581 1624
Earl of Clancare (1565) Donald McCarthy, 1st Earl of Clancare 1565 1597 Resigned
Viscount Gormanston (1478) Christopher Preston, 4th Viscount Gormanston 1569 1599 Died
Jenico Preston, 5th Viscount Gormanston 1599 1630
Viscount Buttevant (1541) David de Barry, 5th Viscount Buttevant 1581 1617
Viscount Mountgarret (1550) Edmund Butler, 2nd Viscount Mountgarret 1571 1602
Baron Athenry (1172) Edmond I de Bermingham 1580 1612
Baron Kingsale (1223) Gerald de Courcy, 17th Baron Kingsale 1535 1599 Died
John de Courcy, 18th Baron Kingsale 1599 1628
Baron Kerry (1223) Thomas Fitzmaurice, 16th Baron Kerry 1550 1590 Died
Patrick Fitzmaurice, 17th Baron Kerry 1590 1600
Baron Slane (1370) Thomas Fleming, 10th Baron Slane 1578 1597 Died
William Fleming, 11th Baron Slane 1597 1612
Baron Howth (1425) Nicholas St Lawrence, 9th Baron Howth 1589 1606
Baron Killeen (1449) James Plunkett, 8th Baron Killeen 1567 1595 Died
Christopher Plunkett, 9th Baron Killeen 1595 1613
Baron Trimlestown (1461) Peter Barnewall, 6th Baron Trimlestown 1573 1598 Died
Robert Barnewall, 7th Baron Trimlestown 1598 1639
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 Died
Richard Power, 4th Baron Power 1592 1607
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) Florence Fitzpatrick, 3rd Baron Upper Ossory 1581 1613
Baron Inchiquin (1543) Murrough O'Brien, 4th Baron Inchiquin 1573 1597 Died
Dermod O'Brien, 5th Baron Inchiquin 1597 1624
Baron Ardenerie (1580) William Bourke, 2nd Baron Ardenerie 1580 1591 Died; title extinct
Baron Bourke of Castleconnell (1580) John Bourke, 2nd Baron Bourke of Connell 1584 1592 Died
Richard Bourke, 3rd Baron Bourke of Connell 1592 1599 Died
Thomas Bourke, 4th Baron Bourke of Connell 1599 1599 Died
Edmund Bourke, 5th Baron Bourke of Connell 1599 1635
Baron Cahir (1583) Theobald Butler, 1st Baron Cahir 1583 1596 Died
Thomas Butler, 2nd Baron Cahir 1596 1627

ReferencesEdit

  • Cokayne, George Edward, ed. (1887). Complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct or dormant. Vol. 1–8 (1st ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.
  • Cracroft-Brennan, Patrick. "Cracroft's Peerage" (web). Heraldic Media Limited. Retrieved 8 July 2013.