Elizabeth Stanhope was born 1663 to Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield (1634-1714) and Elizabeth Butler (1640-1665) and died 24 April 1723 in Castle Lyon of unspecified causes. She married John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1663-1712) 21 September 1691 . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Israel, Hungary, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, the United States, Sweden.


Offspring of Elizabeth Stanhope and John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1663-1712)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Patrick Lyon, Lord Glamis (1692-1709)
Philip Lyon, Lord Glamis (1693-1712)
Helen Lyon (1695-1723)
John Lyon, 5th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1696-1715) 1696 13 November 1715 Sheriffmuir, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Mary Lyon (1697-1780)
Charles Lyon, 6th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1699-1728) 1699 Scotland, United Kingdom 11 May 1728 Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom Susan Cochrane (bef1710-1754)

Hendrie Lyon (1700-)
Elizabeth Lyon (1701-)
James Lyon, 7th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1702-1735) 1702 4 January 1735 Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Mary Oliphant (1701-1731)

Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1704-1753) 1704 18 January 1753 Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom Jean Nicholson (1713-1778)

Catherine Lyon (1707-)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Alice Pleasance Liddell (1852-1934)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Her mother (as was she herself) was a "ggd/o Edward I, King of England", according to "Diana"
¢ Children
¶ Death
  • "Diana", citing "Directory of Royal Genealogical Data [link died] by Brian C. Tompsett"


  Robin Patterson