BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY GREY 1ST DUKE SUFFOLK 1517-1554

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: GREY

Descent English Royalty: 5G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 14G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

In 1517 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (39) and Margaret Wotton (30)

On 10 Oct 1530 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (13) succeeded 3rd Marquess Dorset (3C 1475), 3rd Earl Huntingdon (6C 1479), 9th Baron Ferrers Groby

In 1533 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (16) and Frances Brandon (15) were married

In 1533 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (16) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

On 01 Jun 1533 the six months pregnant Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (32) was crowned Queen Consort England by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury (43) at Westminster Abbey. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (62) bore the Crown. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (16) carried the Salt. Margaret Wotton (46) rode in the procession. William Coffin (38) was appointed as Master of the Horse. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (50) served as Lord Sewer. Henry Parker (19) and William Coffin (38) were knighted. Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (28) and Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle (26) were created Knight of the Bath. Margaret Wotton (46) rode in the procession. [Coronation of Anne Boleyn]

On 10 Sep 1533 the future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was christened at the Palace of Placentia. Gertrude Blount (29) , Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury (44) and Margaret Wotton (46) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (49) escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (16) carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford (36) carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney (56) carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (37) carried a taper of virgin wax. [Christening of Elizabeth I]

In 1536 Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (19) and Frances Brandon (18)

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (63) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (52) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (19) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (40) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (38) [Neville Triple Wedding]

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England was buried at Henry VIII Vault. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland (21) was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (60) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (53) , John Gage Lord Chamberlain (58) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (20) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (64) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland (45) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (39) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (41) attended. [Funeral of Jane Seymour]

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England (24) arrived at Blackheath. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (23) carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor (69) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (56) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (57) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (69) , John Vere 16th Earl Oxford (24) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby (20) were present. [Anne of Cleves Arrival at London]

On 25 Aug 1540 Catherine Grey was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (23) and Frances Brandon (23) at Bradgate Park

Around 1545 Mary Grey was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (28) and Frances Brandon (27)

In 1547 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (30) was appointed 318th Knight Garter: Edward VI

On 11 Oct 1551 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (34) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (3C 1551)

In Jan 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (37) arrested by Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (40)

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (37) was beheaded at Tower Hill. [Wyatt's Rebellion]

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (7G Grandson Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: John Grey (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

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

3G GrandMother: Joan Astley (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Astley 4th Baron Astley (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Groby (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Clifford (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

4G GrandFather: John Woodville

3G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William Bonville (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Bonville

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzroger (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Grey (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Ros (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

3G GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington

4G GrandFather: Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington

4G GrandMother: Isabel Loring

1G GrandMother: Katherine Neville (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

2G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Francis

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

Mother: Margaret Wotton

GrandFather: Robert Wotton