BIOGRAPHY OF EDMUND GREY 1ST EARL KENT 1416-1490

EVENTS

On 26 Oct 1416 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent was born to John Grey and Constance Holland

On 30 Sep 1440 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent succeeded 4th Baron Grey of Ruthyn (1324)

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

On 10 Jul 1460 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent fought at Northampton during the Battle of Northampton: York

In 1463 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent was appointed as Lord Treasurer

On 30 May 1465 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent was created 1st Earl Kent (8C 1465)

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Richard III. William Brandon, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel, Thomas St Leger, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England, Elizabeth York, Giles Daubeney and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland attended. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings's Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy.

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers, John Conyers, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland, William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley, Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh, John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton, Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham, Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey, Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent, Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, Humphrey Stafford, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy were married

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent died

Anthony Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy

Elizabeth Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy

Anne Grey was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy

ANCESTRY

Father: John Grey

GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey

2G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey

3G GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey

4G GrandFather: John Grey 2nd Baron Grey

5G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey

4G GrandMother: Maud Basset

5G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton

5G GrandMother: Margaret Somery

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings

4G GrandFather: John Hastings 13th Baron Bergavenny, 1st Baron Hastings

5G GrandFather: Henry Hastings

5G GrandMother: Joan Cantilupe

4G GrandMother: Isabel Valence

5G GrandFather: William Valence

5G GrandMother: Joan Munchensi

2G GrandMother: Alianore Strange

3G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere

4G GrandFather: Fulk Strange 1st Baron Strange Blackmere

5G GrandFather: Robert Strange

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Blancminster

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Giffard

5G GrandFather: John Giffard

5G GrandMother: Maud Clifford

3G GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler

4G GrandFather: William Boteler

5G GrandFather: William Boteler

5G GrandMother: Angharad Mathrafal

4G GrandMother: Ela Herdeburgh

5G GrandFather: Roger Herdeburgh

5G GrandMother: Ida Oddingseles

GrandMother: Margaret Ros

2G GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley

3G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

5G GrandFather: Robert Ros

5G GrandMother: Isabel Dalbini

4G GrandMother: Maud Vaux

5G GrandFather: John Vaux

3G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

5G GrandFather: Thomas Clare

5G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford

3G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

4G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

4G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

3G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester

5G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley

5G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

5G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 6th Earl Hertford, 7th Earl Gloucester

5G GrandMother: Joan Plantagenet

Mother: Constance Holland

GrandFather: John Holland 1st Duke Exeter

2G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent

3G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

3G GrandMother: Maud Zouche

4G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby

5G GrandFather: Roger Zouche

5G GrandMother: Ela Longespée

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave

5G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

2G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales

3G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent

4G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandFather: Henry III King England

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

5G GrandFather: Philip Capet

5G GrandMother: Maria Reginar

3G GrandMother: Margaret Wake

4G GrandFather: John Wake

5G GrandFather: Baldwin Wake

5G GrandMother: Hawise Quincy

4G GrandMother: Joan Fiennes

5G GrandFather: William Fiennes

5G GrandMother: Blanche Beaumont

GrandMother: Elizabeth Lancaster

2G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet

5G GrandFather: Philip Capet

5G GrandMother: Joan I King Navarre

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault

4G GrandFather: William Hainault

5G GrandFather: John Hainault

5G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois

5G GrandFather: Charles Valois

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

2G GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet 5th Earl Lancaster, 6th Earl Leicester

3G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 1st Duke Lancaster

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

5G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster

5G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

5G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont

4G GrandFather: Henry De Beaumont Beaumont

5G GrandFather: Louis Brienne

5G GrandMother: Agnes Beaumont-Sarthe

4G GrandMother: Alice Comyn

5G GrandFather: Alexander Comyn

5G GrandMother: Joanna Latimer