'Rope1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rope (Ropp) of Stapeley

Richard de Rope
1. Richard de Rope (a 1360)
  m. Elizabeth Wistanston (dau of James Winstanston)
  A. William Rope (2nd son?)
i. Lawrence de Rope
  m. Elizabeth de Stapeley (a 1360, dau/coheir of Peter de Stapeley of Stapeley)
  a. Lawrence de Rope or Ropp
  Lawrence was born before his parents married and so was illegitimate.
  m. Alice Dutton (dau/heir of Thomas Dutton of Mere, "younger brother to Dutton")
  (1) Randoll Ropp of Chorlton (a 1566)
  m. Margery Ashley
  (2) Richard Ropp
  (A)+ issue (a 1580?) - Edmund, Ellin, Margaret
  b. Richard Rope generation given by Ormerod but not by Visitation
(1) John Rope generation given by Ormerod but not by Visitation
  (A) Lawrence Rope (a 1440) generation given by Ormerod but not by Visitation
  (i) John Rope (Ropp) of Stapeley
m. Eleanor Frodsham (dau of Laurence Frodsham by dau of ?? Daniel of Daresbury)
  (a) Lawrence Rope of Stapeley (d 05.01.1551)
  m. Elenor Delves (dau of Sir Henry Delves of Dodinton)
  ((1)) Henry Rope (Ropp) of Stapeley (a 1588)
  m. Cicely Fulleshurst (dau of Sir Thomas Fulleshurst of Crewe)
  ((A)) Laurence Rope 'of Stapeley' (a 1580, dsp)
  m. Mary Masterson (dau of Richard Masterson of Nantwich)
  ((B)) Elizabeth Rope
  m. Jerom Aston of Leicester
  ((C)) Cicely Rope
  m. Richard Greene of Congleton
  ((D))+ other issue - Anne, Bridget (d unm)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Rope
  m. _ Poole of Wirral
  ((3))+ other issue - John, Cicely
  (b) Cicely Rope
  m. Randle Moore of Hall o'th' Heath (Heathhall)
  (c) Jane Rope
m. Henry Thaves (Travers)
  (d) Margery Rope mentioned by Ormerod but not by Visitation
  m. Robert Sadler
  (e) Margaret Rope
  m. Lawrence Woodnoth of Shavinton (Shevington)
  (f) Alice Rope
  m. Robert Bromley of Barksford (Basford)
  (g)+ other issue - John, Richard
  (ii) Margaret Rope (Ropp) possibly of this generation
  m. Richard Vernon of Haslington (d by 1519)
  B.+ other issue - John, Robert

Main source(s): Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 3 (1819), 'Stapeley of Stapely and Rope of Rope and Stapeley', p257), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, 'Ropp of Staveley')
Back to top of page