Cope, Sir John [Jonathan]
- Stephen Brumwell
Cope, Sir John [Jonathan] (1690–1760), army officer, was the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Cope (b. 1645), of Icomb, Gloucestershire, a retired army officer, and Dorothy Waller, the widow of an excise man. John (or Jonathan) Cope was disinherited owing to the disapproval of his grandfather ...