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Biography of Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548

Family Trees

Ancestry

In Oct 1466 [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (11) and Anne Holland 1461-1474 (5) were married at Greenwich.

On 05 Sep 1474 [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (19) and Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 (14) were married.

In 1475 [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (20) was created 1st Marquess Dorset 3C 1475. Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 (14) by marriage Marchioness Dorset 3C 1475.

In 1479 [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (24) was created 1st Earl Huntingdon 6C 1479. Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 (18) by marriage Countess Huntingdon 6C 1479.

After 1483 [her brother] Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 and Eleanor St John Marchioness Dorset were married.

On 23 Jan 1483 Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483 (64) died. [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28) succeeded 7th Baron Ferrers Groby. Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 (22) by marriage Baroness Ferrers Groby.

Around 1497 Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 was born to [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (42) and Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 (36).

On 20 Sep 1501 [her father] Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (46) died. On 20 Sep 1501 His son [her brother] Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (24) succeeded 2nd Marquess Dorset 3C 1475, 2nd Earl Huntingdon 6C 1479, 8th Baron Ferrers Groby. Eleanor St John Marchioness Dorset by marriage Marchioness Dorset 3C 1475.

In 1503 [her future husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (16) and Elizabeth Zouche Countess Kildare -1517 were married. Elizabeth Zouche Countess Kildare -1517 by marriage Countess Kildare.

In 1509 [her brother] Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (31) and Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 (22) were married. Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 (22) by marriage Marchioness Dorset 3C 1475.

On 03 Sep 1513 Gerald Fitzgerald 8th Earl Kildare 1456-1513 (57) died. His son [her future husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (26) succeeded 9th Earl Kildare.

Around 1522 [her husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (35) and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 (25) were married. Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 (25) by marriage Countess Kildare.

In 1525 [her step-son] Gerald "Wizard Earl" Fitzgerald 11th Earl Kildare 1525-1585 was born to [her husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (38) and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 (28).

In 1527 [her step-daughter] Elizabeth "The Fair Geraldine" Fitzgerald Countess Lincoln 1527-1590 was born to [her husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (40) and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 (30).

On 10 Oct 1530 [her brother] Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (53) died. His son [her nephew] Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (13) succeeded 3rd Marquess Dorset 3C 1475, 3rd Earl Huntingdon 6C 1479, 9th Baron Ferrers Groby.

In 1533 [her nephew] Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 (15) were married. Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 (15) by marriage Marchioness Dorset 3C 1475.

On 12 Dec 1534 [her husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (47) died. His son [her step-son] Thomas "Silken" Fitzgerald 10th Earl Kildare 1513-1537 (21) succeeded 10th Earl Kildare.

Execution of the Fitzgeralds

On 03 Feb 1537 the six Fitzgeralds, nephew and five uncles, [her step-son] Thomas "Silken" Fitzgerald 10th Earl Kildare 1513-1537 (24), James Fitzgerald 1496-1537, Oliver Fitzgerald 1496-1537, Richard Fitzgerald -1537, John Fitzgerald -1537 and Walter Fitzgerald 1496-1537 were executed at Tyburn.
[her step-son] Gerald "Wizard Earl" Fitzgerald 11th Earl Kildare 1525-1585 (12) succeeded 11th Earl Kildare.

After 1540 Anthony Browne 1500-1548 and [her step-daughter] Elizabeth "The Fair Geraldine" Fitzgerald Countess Lincoln 1527-1590 were married.

After 1548 Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 died.

Around 1678 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

[her step-son] Edward Fitzgerald was born to [her former husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

[her step-daughter] Anne Fitzgerald was born to [her former husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

[her step-daughter] Catherine Fitzgerald Viscountess Gormanston was born to [her former husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

[her step-daughter] Margaret Fitzgerald was born to [her former husband] Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

Great GrandFather: Edward Grey Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457

Great x 2 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1322-1388