Manuscripts and Special Collections

Biography of Robert Pierrepont, 3rd Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull (c.1660-1682)

Robert was the eldest son of Robert Pierrepont of Thoresby, Nottinghamshire, and his wife Elizabeth Evelyn, and grandson of William Pierrepont of Thoresby (c.1608-1678).

He was therefore great-nephew to the Marquess of Dorchester, and succeeded him to the title of Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull in 1680.

He died in Dieppe eighteen months later and was succeeded as 4th Earl by his brother William Pierrepont.


He was unmarried.

Archive Collections

  • Title deeds and estate papers relating to the Earl's ownership of his estates are held at The British Library (Egerton Charters 2301-8836; Egerton MSS 3516-3660)

Published Sources

  • There are no notable published works concerning the 3rd Earl

Manuscripts and Special Collections

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