BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY GREY 1ST DUKE SUFFOLK 1517-1554

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

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

EVENTS

In 1517 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (39) and Margaret Wotton 1487-1535 (30)

On 10 Oct 1530 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 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) and Frances Brandon 1517-1559 (15) were marriedFourth Cousin, Fourth Cousin, Fifth Cousin, Fifth Cousin, Fifth Cousin

In 1533 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

On 01 Jun 1533 the six months pregnant Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (32) was crowned Queen Consort England by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (43) at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (62) bore the Crown. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) carried the Salt. Margaret Wotton 1487-1535 (46) rode in the procession. William Coffin 1495-1538 (38) was appointed as Master of the Horse. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (50) served as Lord Sewer. Henry Parker 1513-1552 (19) and William Coffin 1495-1538 (38) were knighted. Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1505-1534 (28) and Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560 (26) were created Knight of the Bath. Margaret Wotton 1487-1535 (46) rode in the procession. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (44) attended.

On 10 Sep 1533 the future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was christened at the Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent. Gertrude Blount 1503-1558 (29) , Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (44) and Margaret Wotton 1487-1535 (46) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (49) escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford 1497-1558 (36) carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney 1477-1545 (56) carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (37) carried a taper of virgin wax.

In 1536 Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554 was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (19) and Frances Brandon 1517-1559 (18)

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell, Shoreditch, Hackney, Greater London. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (19) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38)

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 was buried at Henry VIII Vault, Quire, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) , John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (58) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (20) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (45) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (39) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) attended.

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (24) arrived at Blackheath, Greenwich, Kent. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (23) carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor 1471-1542 (69) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (56) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (57) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (69) , John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (24) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (20) were present.

On 25 Aug 1540 Catherine Grey 1540-1568 was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (23) and Frances Brandon 1517-1559 (23) at Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Around 1545 Mary Grey 1545-1578 was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (28) and Frances Brandon 1517-1559 (27)

In 1547 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (30) was appointed 318th Knight Garter: Edward VI

On 11 Oct 1551 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (34) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (3C 1551)

In Jan 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (37) arrested by Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (40)

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (37) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530

GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

1G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

2G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457

3G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1322-1388

4G GrandMother: Alianore Strange 1331-1396

3G GrandMother: Joan Astley 1366-1448

4G GrandFather: William Astley 4th Baron Astley 1340-1404

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483

3G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 1394-1425

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Groby 1372-1445

4G GrandMother: Philippa Clifford 1372-1415

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke 1385-1441

4G GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

3G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469

4G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430

GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville 1460-1529

1G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460

2G GrandFather: William Bonville 1420-1460

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville 1392-1461

4G GrandFather: John Bonville 1371-1396

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzroger 1370-1414

3G GrandMother: Margaret Grey

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440

4G GrandMother: Margaret Ros

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington 1423-1458

3G GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington 1390-1457

4G GrandFather: Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington 1356-1406

4G GrandMother: Isabel Loring -1400

1G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

2G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

4G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 1379-1440

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

2G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

3G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428

4G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400

4G GrandMother: Maud Francis

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan 1350-1416

Mother: Margaret Wotton 1487-1535

GrandFather: Robert Wotton