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Biography of Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490

CONTENT

Battle of Northampton 1460

1483 Coronation of Richard III

1485 Battle of Bosworth


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

On 26 Oct 1416 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 was born to John Grey 1387-1439 (29) and Constance Holland Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham 1387-1437 (29) .

In 1437 Constance Holland Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham 1387-1437 (50) died .

On 27 Aug 1439 John Grey 1387-1439 (52) died .

On 30 Sep 1440 Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440 (78) died . His grandson Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (23) succeeded as 4th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324) .

In 1448 Elizabeth Grey 1448-1472 was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (31) and Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 (24) in Ruthyn, Denbighshire, North-East Wales

Around 1450 Anne Grey Baroness Grey Wilton 1450-1514 was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (33) and Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 (26) in Ruthyn, Denbighshire, North-East Wales

In 1454 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (37) and Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 (30) .

Battle of Northampton 1460

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) , George Neville Archbishop York 1432-1476 (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at the Battle of Northampton 1460 .
Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (38) was captured.
Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (57) was killed . His grandson Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (5) succeeded as 2nd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444) , 7th Earl Stafford (1C 1351) , 8th Baron Stafford (1C 1299) .
John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 (42) was killed . His son John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (11) succeeded as 3rd Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442) , 3rd Earl Waterford , 8th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295) , 12th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309) , 9th Baron Talbot (1C 1331)
Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 (37) was killed .
John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 (50) was killed . His son William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Beaumont .
Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (40) fought.
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and William Norreys 1441-1507 (19) were knighted.
Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland -1460 was executed following the battle.

21 Mar 1461 . Westminster . Patent Rolls.Edward IV.1461 .Protection for two years for Edmund Grey of Ruthyn (44) , knight, going beyond the seas, and his men, and possessions.

In 1463 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (46) was appointed as Lord Treasurer .

On 30 May 1465 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (48) was created 1st Earl Kent (8C 1465) .

After 1475 Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 (51) died

Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) at Westminster Abbey . Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (27) by marriage Queen Consort England .See Coronation of Richard III .
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward . William Brandon 1425-1491 (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (33) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (43) , Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) , Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (32) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (59) attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 (22) attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13) bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath .
Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (68) refused to attend the Coronation of Richard III . History doesn't record her reason.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) . Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge, St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535 (40) . Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window.She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets . On 29 Mar 2019 , St John's College, Cambridge , which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (32) was killed during the Battle of Bosworth . His second-cousin once-removed Henry Tudor (28) succeeded as VII King England and Ireland: Tudor .
Those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43)
Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35)
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (20)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50)
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville Lord Scales -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525 (36)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53)
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (47)
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (34)
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50)
Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (52)
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (38)
William Brandon 1456-1485 (29) was killed
James Harrington 1430-1485 (55) was killed
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (60) was killed . His son Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) succeeded as 13th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283) , 14th Baron Segrave (1C 1295) . Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 (40) by marriage Baroness Mowbray (1C 1283) , Baron Segrave (1C 1295) .
John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85) was killed
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 ,
William Norreys 1441-1507 (44) , Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (42) and John Savage 1444-1492 commanded,
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 (35) was knighted.
Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 (47)
John Conyers Sheriff of Yorkshire 1411-1490 (74)
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525 (17)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59)
Richard Fitzhugh 6th Baron Fitzhugh 1457-1487 (28)
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (48)
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham 1459-1493 (26)
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor 1435-1496 (50)
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (68)
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland 1456-1499 (29)
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23)
Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 (59)
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (17)
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (29) fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1459-1526 (26) was captured.
John Babington 1423-1485 (62) , William Alington 1420-1485 (65) , Robert Mortimer 1442-1485 (43) , Robert Brackenbury -1485 , Richard Ratclyffe 1430-1485 (55) and Richard Bagot 1412-1485 (73) were killed .

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (73) died . His son George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Kent (8C 1465) , 5th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324) . Katherine Herbert Countess Kent by marriage Countess Kent (8C 1465) .

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (73) and Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 were married (he was her half second-cousin). Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 by marriage Countess Kent (8C 1465) .

Anthony Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 and Katherine Percy Countess Kent 1423-1475 .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Maternal Family Tree: Maud Saye

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Edward III King England 1312-1377

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 7 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

Ancestry

Father: John Grey 1387-1439 Great x 4 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440 Great x 5 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1322-1388 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey Ruthyn 1290-1353 Great x 6 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton 1268-1323


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Basset Baroness Grey Wilton Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Hastings 13th Baron Bergavenny, 1st Baron Hastings 1262-1313 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Valence Baroness Bergavenny, Baroness Hastings -1305


Great GrandMother: Alianore Strange Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1331-1396 Great x 4 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere 1306-1349 Great x 3 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: Fulk Strange 1st Baron Strange Blackmere 1267-1324


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Giffard Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 2 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler Baroness Strange Blackmere 1309-1361


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Boteler 1st Baron Wem and Oversley 1274-1335


Great x 3 GrandMother: Ela Herdeburgh Baroness Wem and Oversley


GrandMother: Margaret Ros Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 3 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley 1335-1384 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley 1285-1343


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley 1255-1316


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Vaux 1257-1316


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere Baroness Ros Helmsley 1308-1363 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford Countess Desmond 1341-1415 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Basset 1280-1337 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford 1318-1349 Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester 1291-1347 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester -1342 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Mother: Constance Holland Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham 1387-1437 Great Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holand 1283-1328


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert de Holand of Upholland


Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Zouche Baroness Holand Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314 Great x 2 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave


Great GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330 Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Blois 1279-1318 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Wake Countess Kent 1297-1349 Great x 3 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell 1268-1300 Great x 2 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Fiennes Baroness Wake Liddell -1309 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


GrandMother: Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter 1363-1426 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 Son of Edward II King England 1284-1327


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327 Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 Great x 4 Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322


Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Comyn Baroness Beaumont Great x 7 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135