BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS GREY 2ND MARQUESS DORSET 1477-1530

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 7G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

EVENTS

On 22 Jun 1477 Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset was born to Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (22) and Cecily Bonville 7th Baron Harington, 2nd Baron Bonville (16)

After 1483 Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Eleanor St John were married

On 20 Sep 1501 Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (24) succeeded his father as 2nd Marquess Dorset (3C 1475), 2nd Earl Huntingdon (6C 1479), 8th Baron Ferrers Groby

On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England were married at St Paul's Cathedral by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury assisted by William Warham Bishop London and a further eighteen bishops. Cecily York (32) bore the train, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (24) was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (18) and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (23) attended. [Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon]

In 1509 Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (31) and Margaret Wotton were married

In 1512 Katherine Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (34) and Margaret Wotton at Groby

On 16 Aug 1513 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (22) fought at Thérouanne during the Battle of the Spurs. Henry's army included George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (45) (commanded), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (36) , Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (42) and Anthony Wingfield (25) . John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell (18) , William Compton (31) , John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford (48) and William Hussey (40) was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland (56) . Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West (56) and Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor was created as Knight Banneret.

On 09 Oct 1514 Louis XII King France and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (18) were married at Abbeville. Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (18) was appointed as Queen Consort France. Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (37) , Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West (57) , Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham and his son George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham (17) , and Margaret Wotton. [Marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII of France]

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

In 1520 Anne Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (42) and Margaret Wotton at Groby

On Jun 1520 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (28) hosted Field of the Cloth of Gold at Balinghem. Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (42) carried the Sword of State. John Stokesley Bishop London attended as Henry VIII's chaplain. Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye, Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth (42) , Anthony Poyntz (40) , William Coffin, William "Great" Courtenay (43) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (37) , William Paston (41) , William Denys, Richard Cecil (25) , William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton (37) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (22) , John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (40) , Henry Guildford (31) , Marmaduke Constable (40) , William Compton (38) , William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (42) , Thomas Cheney (35) , Henry Willoughby (69) , John Rodney (59) , John Marney 2nd Baron Marney, William Sidney (38) , John Vere 14th Earl Oxford (20) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (49) , Edmund Walsingham (40) , Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West (63) , Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer (48) , Anthony Wingfield (32) and Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham attended. William Carey (20) jousted. Margaret Dymoke (20) attended. William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne orgainised. Jane Parker 2nd Viscount Rochford (15) attended.

In Apr 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (43) was arrested and imprisoned at Tower of London. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (48) presided at his trial. Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (43) and Henry Guildford (32) acted as judges. Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Anthony Poyntz (41) and Edmund Walsingham (41) as jurors. [Trial and Execution of the Duke of Buckingham]

In 1524 John Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (46) and Margaret Wotton

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke (6) was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) during the Knighting of Henry Fitzroy at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII King England and Ireland (33) . Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland (32) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525). Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (47) carried the Sword of State. Thomas More read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (41) , Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (47) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (52) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford (25) attended.

On 10 Oct 1530 Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (53) died

Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset was appointed 256th Knight Garter: Henry VII

Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset was appointed as Knight of the Bath

Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset was appointed as Privy Council

Edward Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Margaret Wotton

Thomas Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Margaret Wotton

Mary Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Margaret Wotton

Elizabeth Grey was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Margaret Wotton

ANCESTRY

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

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)

5G GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey Ruthyn (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

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

5G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Astley

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baron 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)

5G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 4th Baron Ferrers Groby (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Hoo

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

5G GrandFather: Roger Clifford 5th Baron Clifford (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

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

5G GrandFather: John 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)

5G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny (8G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Mathilde Châtillon (2G Granddaughter 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)

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran

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

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

5G GrandFather: William Bonville

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

5G GrandFather: John Fitzroger (5G Grandson 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)

5G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alianore Strange (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

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

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

5G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

3G GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington

4G GrandFather: Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington

5G GrandFather: John Harrington 2nd Baron Harington

4G GrandMother: Isabel Loring

5G GrandFather: Neil Loring

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)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter 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)

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

4G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster (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: Katherine Roet

5G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

2G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Earl 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)

5G GrandFather: John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer

5G GrandMother: Margaret Monthermer 3rd Baron Monthermer (1G Granddaughter 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)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

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