Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield (3 February 1673 – 27 January 1726) was an English nobleman, the eldest son of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield, by his third wife, the former Lady Elizabeth Dormer.
In 1692, Stanhope married Lady Elizabeth Savile, daughter of the Marquess of Halifax. He was succeeded by his son,[ citation needed ] Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. His second son was Sir William Stanhope, a politician.
Earl of Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, was a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1628 for Philip Stanhope, 1st Baron Stanhope. He had been created Baron Stanhope, of Shelford in the County of Nottingham, in 1616, also in the Peerage of England. Stanhope's youngest son, the Hon. Alexander Stanhope, was the father of James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope, while his half-brother Sir John Stanhope of Elvaston was the great-grandfather of William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington.
Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield PC FRS was a peer in the peerage of England.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, was a British statesman, diplomat, and man of letters, and an acclaimed wit of his time.
Earl Stanhope was a title in the Peerage of Great Britain. The earldom was created in 1718 for Major General James Stanhope, a principal minister of King George I, with remainder to the heirs male of his body. He was the son of the Hon. Alexander Stanhope, fifth and youngest son of Philip Stanhope, 1st Earl of Chesterfield. In 1717, James Stanhope had been raised to the peerage as Viscount Stanhope, of Mahón in the Island of Minorca, and Baron Stanhope, of Elvaston in the County of Derby, with special remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to his second cousin John Stanhope of Elvaston and the heirs male of his body. These titles were also in the Peerage of Great Britain. The heir apparent of the Earls Stanhope used 'Viscount Mahon' as a courtesy title.
Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield KG, PC, FRS, FSA, known as Philip Stanhope until 1773, was a British politician and diplomat. He was British Ambassador to Spain between 1784 and 1787, Master of the Mint between 1789 and 1790, Joint Postmaster General between 1790 and 1798 and Master of the Horse between 1798 and 1804.
Philip Stanhope, 1st Earl of Chesterfield was an English nobleman, aristocrat and royalist, who was created the first Earl of Chesterfield by King Charles I in 1628.
Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield was the wife of Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield, and the daughter of George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax. Her mother was probably the former Gertrude Pierrepont, Halifax's second wife.
Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield was the daughter of Charles Dormer, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon, and the third wife of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield.
Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield was an Irish-born beauty. She was a courtier after the Restoration at the court of Charles II of England at Whitehall. She was the second wife of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield.
John Stanhope, of Blackheath, Kent was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1727 and 1748.
Henry Stanhope, Lord Stanhope KB, known as Sir Henry Stanhope until 1628, was an English nobleman and politician.
Countess of Chesterfield may refer to:
Anne Elizabeth Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield was known as a political confidante.
George Stanhope, 6th Earl of Chesterfield, PC, styled Lord Stanhope until 1815, was a British Tory politician, courtier and race horse owner. He served as Master of the Buckhounds under Lord Melbourne from 1834 to 1835.
Francis Hastings, Lord Hastings was the son of George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon and Dorothy Port. He married Sarah Harington, daughter of Sir James Harington and Lucy Sydney. They had five children:
John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne was a Scottish nobleman and peer. He was the son of Patrick Lyon, 3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne. He married Elizabeth Stanhope on 21 September 1691 and was succeeded as Earl by his son John Lyon, 5th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.
Katherine Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield (1609–1667) was an English courtier who was the governess and confidante of Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, and the first woman to hold the office of Postmaster General of England.
Elizabeth Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was an English noblewoman and the wife of Scottish peer John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Born to Lady Elizabeth Butler and Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield, her paternity was in doubt. It is possible that her actual father was James, Duke of York, who would in 1685 ascend the throne as King James II of England.
Charles Hutchinson (1636-1695) was an English politician.
Hon. Sir William Stanhope (1702–72), of Eythrope, Buckinghamshire, was an English landowner and opposition Whig politician, who sat in the House of Commons for 35 years between 1727 and 1768. Afflicted with deafness and ill-health, he travelled frequently and was often absent from Parliament.