BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE GREY 2ND EARL KENT 1454-1505

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Descent English Royalty: 3G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 5G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

EVENTS

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

Before 1481 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Anne Woodville were married

In 1481 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent (27) and Anne Woodville

Before 1485 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert were married

On 22 May 1490 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent (36) succeeded his father as 2nd Earl Kent (8C 1465), 5th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324)

Around 1495 Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent (41) and Katherine Herbert

After 02 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was buried at Prince Arthur's Chantry. William Smyth Bishop Lincoln presided. George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford received Arthur's Coat of Arms, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent received Arthur's shield, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis received Arthur's sword, pommel forwards. Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth carried Prince Arthur's banner. Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare rode as the Man at Arms, Arthur's courser, in Arthur's full armour, carrying Arthur's poleaxe, pointed down, through the Nave of Worcester to the Altar where he was stripped of Arthur's clothes. [Death of Prince Arthur]

On 23 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (15) 's funeral was held at St Laurence's Church presided over by William Smyth Bishop Lincoln. George Grey 2nd Earl Kent (48) , George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (34) , Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent (21) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis (17) and Richard Pole (40) attended. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (59) was Chief Mourner. Edward Howard (26) and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (19) carried The Canopy. [Death of Prince Arthur]

On 25 Dec 1505 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent (51) died

Anne Grey was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert

George Grey was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert

Anthony Grey was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert

ANCESTRY

Father: Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: John Grey (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey Ruthyn (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton

5G GrandMother: Maud Basset (5G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Hastings 13th Baron Bergavenny, 1st Baron Hastings (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabel Valence

3G GrandMother: Alianore Strange (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Fulk Strange 1st Baron Strange Blackmere

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Giffard (2G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: William Boteler 1st Baron Wem and Oversley

5G GrandMother: Ela Herdeburgh (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Ros (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

5G GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

5G GrandMother: Maud Vaux

4G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

5G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

5G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

4G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandMother: Constance Holland (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

4G GrandMother: Maud Zouche (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

3G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Lancaster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet 5th Earl Lancaster, 6th Earl Leicester (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 1st Duke Lancaster (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

4G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Comyn

Mother: Katherine Percy (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

3G GrandMother: Margaret Neville (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

5G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Montagu

5G GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury

5G GrandMother: Catherine Grandison

3G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Earl Ulster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Earl Ulster (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandMother: Eleanor Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

5G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

5G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

4G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet