COURTHOPE, John (1673-99), of Danny Park, Suss.
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Family and Education
bap. 27 Nov. 1673, 1st s. of Peter Courthope (d. 1725) of Danny Park by Philadelphia, da. of Sir John Stapley, 1st Bt., of Patcham, Suss. educ. Lewes sch.; Trinity Coll. Camb. 1691. unm.
Courthope’s family had been settled in Sussex since the mid-17th century, his great-grandfather having bought Danny Park, which became their principal seat. Returned at a by-election for Bramber on 24 Feb. 1699, Courthope died a few days later, v.p., and was buried on 12 Mar. 1699 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex.1
Ref Volumes: 1690-1715
Author: Paula Watson
- 1. Comber, Suss. Genealogies (Lewes), 85; Danny Archs. ed. J. A. Woolridge, xiv–xv; Luttrell, Brief Relation, iv. 494.