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Families covered: Grey of Codnor, Grey of Merton, Grey of Rotherfield, Grey of Sandiacre

                               
We hope (in due course) to record earlier generations for this family, showing (inter alia) how it connects to the Greys of Heton (shown on Grey04).
Henry de Grey of Thurrock (a 1195)
m1. Isolda or Iseuda Bardolf (dau of Hugh Bardolf by Isabel, sister/niece of Robert Bardolf of Great Carlton & Hoo)
1. Richard de Grey of Codnor (Derbyshire), Governor of the Channel Islands
  m. Lucia de Humez (dau of John de Humez or Humez)
A. John de Grey of Codnor (d 1271)
  m. Lucy Mohun (probably dau of Reginald de Mohun, 5th of Dunster)
  i. Henry de Grey, 1st Lord of Codnor (d 1308)
  m1. Eleanor Courtenay (sister or dau of Sir Hugh de Courtenay, Lord of Okehampton, 1st Earl of Devon)
  a. Richard de Grey, 2nd Lord of Codnor (b c1281, d 1335)
  m. Johanna FitzPayn (dau of Robert FitzPayn, 1st Lord)
  (1) John de Grey, 3rd Lord of Codnor (b 1305, d 14.12.1392)
  m1. (before 04.09.1325) Eleanor
m2. (before 20.10.1330) Alice de Lisle (dau of Sir Warin de Lisle (de Insula) of Kingston-Lisle by Alice, dau of Henry de Tyes, Lord Tyes)
  (A) Henry de Grey (dvp)
  m. Johanna Cobham (dau of Reginald de Cobham, 1st Lord of Sterborough)
  (i) Richard de Grey, 4th Lord of Codnor (b by 1371, d 01.08.1418)
  m. (before 1378) Elizabeth Basset (b c1371, dau of Ralph Basset of Sapcote, 3rd Lord of Sapcote, by Alice, dau of John Derby)
(a) John de Grey, 5th Lord of Codnor (b by 1396, dsp 14.09.1430)
  m. Joan
  (b) Henry de Grey, 6th Lord of Codnor (d 1443-4)
  m. (before 05.05.1434) Margaret Percy (d 1464, dau of Sir Henry Percy of Atholl)
((1)) Henry de Grey, 7th Lord of Codnor (b c1434, dspl 1495-6)
  m1. (after 08.1454) Catherine Strangways (dau of Sir Thomas Strangways by Catherine Neville, dau of Ralph, Earl of Westmorland)
  m2. (by 1474) Margaret
  m3. (after 1485) Catherine Stourton (dau of William, Lord Stourton, widow of Sir William Berkeley of Beverston)
  partner unknown possibly Katherine Fynderton
((A)) Richard Grey of Radcliffe-upon-Trent
  ((B)) Henry Grey ancestor of Greys of Langley ## see here ##
  ((C)) Henry Grey (2nd)
  (c) William de Grey, Bishop of Ely (d 1479)
  (d) Elizabeth de Grey
  m. Sir John la Zouche
  Codnor passed into the Zouche family.
  (e) Eleanor de Grey
  m. Thomas Newport of High Ercall and/or Bradfield
  (f) Lucy de Grey
  m. Sir Rowland Lenthall of Hampton Court
  (B) John de Grey
  (C) Alice de Grey
  m. William de Everingham of Laxton
  partner unknown
  (D) Nicholas de Grey (canon)
(2) Robert de Grey, later FitzPayn of Cherlton-Grey (d 21.05.1393)
  m. (before 10.1354) Elizabeth de Briene (dau of Sir Guy de Briene of Laugharne)
  (A) Isabel FitzPayn (d 11.04.1394)
  m. Richard de Poynings, 3rd Lord (b c1355, d 25.05.1387)
  (B) Elizabeth (or Isabel) de Grey apparently of this generation
  m. John de Chideock of Chideock
(3) Jane Grey
  m1. Sir William de Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 1349)
  m2. Ralph de Ferrers
  b. Nicholas Grey of Barton in Rydale, Yorkshire
  m2. (before 06.06.1301) Joan (widow of Sir Ralph de Cromwell)
  B. Agnes de Grey
  m. Sir William FitzWilliam
C. Isabel de Grey
  m. William de Fauconberg
2. John de Grey of Shirland, Sheriff of Buckingham, Bedford & Herefordshire (d before 18.03.1265/6)
  m1. Emma de Glanville (dau of Sir Geoffrey de Glanville)
  A. ? Reynold de Grey (dsp)
  B. Emma de Grey (d 1264)
  m. Sir William de Huntingfield of Huntingfield (b 1237, d 1282/3)
  m2. Emma de Cauz (dau of Roger de Cauz (by Nichole, dau (probably by Emma, dau of William Ruffus of Armston, Kingsham, etc.) of Bartholomew de Leigh (d c1217, of Thurleigh, etc., son of Hugh, probably by Beatrice de Glanville), widow of John de Segrave)
  C. Reginald de Grey, 1st Lord of Wilton (Herefordshire) (d 1308)
  m. Maud de Longchamp (d before 21.11.1302, dau of Sir Henry de Longchamp of Wilton)
  m3. Joane (widow of Paul Pevere or Peyver or Piper)
3. William de Grey of Sandiacre and/or Cavendish
  A. Sir Richard de Grey of Sandiacre (d before 26.05.1298)
  The following comes from TCP (Grey of Sandiacre).
  m. Lucy
  i. William de Grey (dvp)
  m. Joan
  a. Richard de Grey of Sandiacre (b c25.03.1288, d before 24.12.1310)
m. Felicia
  (1) William de Grey of Sandiacre (b c1307, dspm 1369)
  (A) Alice de Grey (b by 1322)
  m. (before 14.11.1343) Sir Edward Hillary (d 1362)
  (i) John Hillary, later Grey, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire & Derby (d 06.09.1403)
  m. Emma
  (a) Isabel Hillary or Grey (b c1377)
  m. John Walsh of Leicestershire
  (b) Alice Hillary or Grey (b c1382)
  m. John Leek
  b. Isabel de Grey possibly of this generation
  m. Ralph de Frescheville of Crich, etc.
  ii. Lucy de Grey
  m. Henry de Sutton
  B. Sir Thomas de Grey (d 1321)
  m. (c1306) Alice de Cornerth (dau of Sir Richard de Corneth)
  i. Sir Thomas de Grey (d 1365)
  m. Isabel Baynard (dau of Fulk Baynard of Merton)
a. Sir Roger de Grey of Merton (d 1371)
  (1) Thomas de Grey of Merton (dsp 1375)
  (2)+ two daughters (dsp)
  b. Thomas de Grey of Merton (d before 1399)
  c. Fulke de Grey
  m. Margaret Vernon (dau of Sir Thomas Vernon of Elme)
  (1) Fulke de Grey of Merton (d before 1423)
  m. Eleanor Barnardeston
  (A) William de Grey of Merton (d 1474)
  m. Christian Manning (dau of John Manning of Great Ellingham)
m2. Hawise
4. Robert de Grey of Rotherfield
  A. Walter de Grey of Rotherfield (d c1268)
  m. Isabel de Duston (dau of William de Duston of Duston)
i. Sir Robert de Grey of Rotherfield (d before 27.05.1295)
  BE1883 identifies Sir Robert's wife as Avice, dau of William de St. Lis, but TCP identifies her as ...
  m. Joan de Valoines (d before 12.11.1312, dau of Thomas de Valoines)
  a. Sir John de Grey, (1st) Lord of Rotherfield (b c1271, d 17.10.1311)
  BE1883 identifies John as the 1st Baron. TCP notes that he was summoned to a Council but does not identify this as signifying that he should be treated as a parliamentary lord.
  m. Margaret de Odingsells (dau (by Ela) of William de Odingsells of Maxtock, sister of Edmund of Solihull & Maxstoke, m2. Robert de Moreby of Moreby)
(1) John de Grey, 1st/2nd Lord of Rotherfield (b 09.10.1300, d 01.09.1359)
  TCP identifies John as the 1st Lord, BE1883 as the 2nd.
  m1. (before 03.1311/2) Katherine FitzAlan (dau of Bryan FitzAlan of Bedall by Maud)
  (A) John de Grey, 2nd/3rd Lord of Rotherfield (d 04.06.1375)
  TCP and BE1883 differ at this point, showing his sono John (dvp) as father (rather than brother) of Bartholomew, Robert & Richard. TCP shows as follows ...
  m. Maud (possibly dau of Sir Bartholomew de Burghersh 'the elder', Lord Burghersh)
  (i) John de Grey (dvp before 08.02.1367/8) possibly son of an earlier marriage
  m. Elizabeth Poynings (dau of Sir Michael de Poynings, 1st Lord)
  (a) Joane Grey (d before 20.03.1378/9)
  (ii) Bartholomew de Grey, 3rd/4th Lord of Rotherfield (dsp 12.11.1375)
m. Philippe
  (iii) Robert de Grey, 4th/5th Lord of Rotherfield (d 12/4.01.1387/8)
  m1. Joan
  (a) Joane Grey, heiress of Rotherfield (b by 20.07.1386, d 20.11.1408)
  m. (1401) John Deincourt, 5th Lord (b 28.02.1382, d 11.05.1406)
m2. Elizabeth de la Plaunche (dsps 1423, dau of William de la Plaunche of Haversham (by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Roger Hillary of Bescote), widow of Sir John de Bermingham, m3. John, Lord Clinton, m4. Sir John Russell)
  (iv) Richard de Grey of Elton (dsp 12.1399)
  (v) Juliana Grey (d 1407) possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Edward Missenden of Missenden & Quainton (d 1394)
  (B) Maud de Grey
  m1. John de Botetourt (dvp 1369)
  m2. Sir Thomas Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 12.04.1417)
  m2. Avice Marmion (dau of John Marmion, 2nd Lord)
  (C) John Marmion (b c1343, dsp 1387)
  (D) Sir Robert Grey, later Marmion (d before 30.11.1367)
  m. Lora de St. Quentin (dau of Herbert de St. Quentin)
  (i) Elizabeth Grey
m. Henry FitzHugh, 4th Lord (d 11.01.1424, Chamberlain)
  (2) Matilda de Grey
  m. John de Botetourt, 2nd Lord (b 1318, d 1385)
  (3) Joan Grey possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Richard Willoughby of Willoughby and Wollaton
  b. Thomas Grey (d by 1313) probably of this generation
  (1) Joan Grey
  m. Guy de Breton
  (A) Katherine de Breton
  m. Thomas Quartermain
5. Walter de Grey of Rotherfield, Archbishop of York
6. Henry de Grey
According to BP1934 (Ancaster), Archbishop Walter had a niece (but by which of his siblings is not known) who was ...
  A. Eva
  m. (1222) Walter Beke of Eresby

Main source(s): TCP (Grey of Codnor), BE1883 (Grey of Codnor), TCP (Grey of Rotherfield), BE1883 (Grey of Rotherfield).
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