BIOGRAPHY OF EDMUND GREY 1ST EARL KENT 1416-1490

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: GREY

EVENTS

On 26 Oct 1416 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent was born to John Grey (29) and Constance Holland (29)

On 30 Sep 1440 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (23) succeeded 4th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324)

In 1454 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (37) and Katherine Percy (30)

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (32) , George Neville Archbishop York (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at Northampton during the Battle of Northampton. Henry VI King England, II King France (38) was captured. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham (57) , John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford (42) , Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont (37) and John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont (50) were killed. Thomas Tresham (40) fought. William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont (22) and William Norreys (19) were knighted. Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland was executed following the battle.

In 1463 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (46) was appointed as Lord Treasurer

On 30 May 1465 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (48) was created 1st Earl Kent (8C 1465)

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (65) at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (33) , Thomas St Leger (43) , Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (46) , Elizabeth York (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (32) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (59) attended. Robert Dymoke (22) attended as the Kings' Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (13) bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. [Coronation of Richard III]

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England (32) was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (47) , John Conyers, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (17) , William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (59) , Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh (28) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (48) , Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham (26) , Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor (50) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (68) , Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland (29) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (23) , Humphrey Stafford (59) , George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (17) fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (42) was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (29) fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth (26) was captured. John Babington (62) , William Brandon (29) , James Harrington (55) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (60) , John Sacheverell (85) , William Alington (65) , Robert Mortimer (43) , Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe (55) and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley (53) were killed

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (73) and Katherine Percy were married

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (73) died

Anthony Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy

Elizabeth Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy

Anne Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy

ANCESTRY

Father: John Grey

GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn

1G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn

2G GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey Ruthyn

3G GrandFather: John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton

3G GrandMother: Maud Basset

4G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton

4G GrandMother: Margaret Somery

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings

3G GrandFather: John Hastings 13th Baron Bergavenny, 1st Baron Hastings

4G GrandFather: Henry Hastings

4G GrandMother: Joan Cantilupe

3G GrandMother: Isabel Valence

4G GrandFather: William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke

4G GrandMother: Joan Munchensi

1G GrandMother: Alianore Strange

2G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere

3G GrandFather: Fulk Strange 1st Baron Strange Blackmere

4G GrandFather: Robert Strange

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Blancminster

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Giffard

4G GrandFather: John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield

4G GrandMother: Maud Clifford

2G GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler

3G GrandFather: William Boteler 1st Baron Wem and Oversley

4G GrandFather: William Boteler

4G GrandMother: Angharad Mathrafal

3G GrandMother: Ela Herdeburgh

4G GrandFather: Roger Herdeburgh

4G GrandMother: Ida Oddingseles

GrandMother: Margaret Ros

1G GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley

2G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

3G GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandFather: Robert Ros

4G GrandMother: Isabel Dalbini

3G GrandMother: Maud Vaux

4G GrandFather: John Vaux

2G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere

3G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

4G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald

1G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford

2G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

3G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

3G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

4G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton

2G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford

4G GrandMother: Joan of Acre

Mother: Constance Holland

GrandFather: John Holland 1st Duke Exeter

1G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent

2G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

3G GrandFather: Robert de Holand of Upholland

2G GrandMother: Maud Zouche

3G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby

4G GrandFather: Roger Zouche

4G GrandMother: Ela Longespée

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave

4G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

1G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princessss Wales

2G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France

4G GrandMother: Maria Reginar

2G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baroness Wake Liddell

3G GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Wake

4G GrandMother: Hawise Quincy

3G GrandMother: Joan Fiennes

4G GrandFather: William Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Blanche Beaumont

GrandMother: Elizabeth Lancaster

1G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

2G GrandFather: Edward III King England

3G GrandFather: Edward II King England

4G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France

4G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre

2G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland

4G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland

4G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg

3G GrandMother: Joan Valois

4G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

1G GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet 5th Countess Lancaster, 6th Countess Leicester

2G GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster

3G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

4G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

3G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont

3G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan

4G GrandFather: Louis Brienne Viscount Beaumont

4G GrandMother: Agnes Beaumont-Sarthe

3G GrandMother: Alice Comyn

4G GrandFather: Alexander Comyn

4G GrandMother: Joanna Latimer