Sir Geoffrey Scrope of Masham Knight 1601,1632
- Born: 1285, Masham, Yorkshire, England 1633
- Marriage (1): Ivetta (Ivette) "Juetta" de Ros about 1311 in Masham, Yorkshire, England
- Died: Dec 1340, Ghent, Flanders, Belgium at age 55 1633
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation. 1629,1630 Geoffrey was a King's yeoman and "serjeant" (sargeant) and "trier of petitions".
He served as Chief Justice twice, 1317 and 1329. He managed, however, to survive politically the overthrow both of Edward II in 1326 and of Roger Mortimer in 1330. He campaigned with Edward III in Flanders, and distinguished himself as a soldier. It was in diplomatic business that Edward III found Scrope most useful. He took him to France in 1329. In 1331 and 1333, he was entrusted with important foreign missions.
Geoffrey married Ivetta (Ivette) "Juetta" de Ros, daughter of Sir William de Ros of Igmanthorpe and Eustace Fitzralph, about 1311 in Masham, Yorkshire, England. (Ivetta (Ivette) "Juetta" de Ros was born about 1285 in Ingmanthorpe, Yorkshire, England 1630,1634 and died before 1331 in Coverham, Yorkshire, England 1630,1634.)