'Grey02'
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Families covered: Grey of Enville, Grey of Ruthyn, Grey of Wilton
[Much of this page was previously within Grey01 but was moved here to facilitate expansion. The previous Grey02 replaced Grey03 which became Grey07.]

Reginald de Grey, 1st Lord of Wilton (Herefordshire) (d 1308)
BE1883 identifies Reginald's wife as Maud, dau of William, Lord FitzHugh by Hawys, dau of Hugh de Longchamp, but TCP identifies her as ...
m. Maud de Longchamp (d before 21.11.1302, dau/heir of Sir Henry de Longchamp of Wilton)
1. John de Grey, 2nd Lord of Wilton, Governor of Caernarvon (d 28.10.1323)
  m1. Anne Ferrers (dau of William de Ferrers of Groby)
  A. Henry de Grey, 3rd Lord of Wilton (b 28.10.1281-2, d 10/6.12.1342)
  m. Anne Rockley (dau of Ralph de Rockley by Isabel, dau of William de Clare)
  i. Reginald de Grey, 4th Lord of Wilton (b 01.11.1311, d 05/6.1370)
  m. (before 10.01.1327/8) Maud Botetourt (d 14.09.1391, dau of Sir John Botetourt of Weoley)
  a. Sir Henry de Grey, 5th Lord of Wilton (d 22.04.1396)
  m. (before 03.02.1379/80) Elizabeth Talbot (d10.01.1401/2, dau of Gilbert Talbot, 3rd Baron)
(1) Richard Grey, 6th Lord of Wilton (d 13/20.08.1442)
  m1. Blanche de la Vacche (dau of Sir Philip de la Vacche by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Lewis Clifford)
  (A) Sir Reginald Grey, 7th Lord of Wilton (d 22.02.1493/4)
  BE1883 (Grey of Wilton) identifies Reginald's wife as Tacina, sister of Owen Tudor. TCP (Grey of Wilton) identifies her as ...
  m. (before 06.10.1447) Thomasine/Tacine (natural dau of John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset)
  (i) John Grey, 8th Lord of Wilton (d 03.04.1499)
  m1. Anne Grey (dau of Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent)
(a) Sir Edmund Grey, 9th Lord of Wilton (d 05.1511)
  m. (before 05.1505) Florence Hastings (dau of Sir Ralph Hastings)
  ((1)) George Grey, 10th Lord of Wilton (dsp before 1514/5)
  ((2)) Thomas Grey, 11th Lord of Wilton (dsp 30.10.1517)
  ((3)) Richard Grey, 12th Lord of Wilton (dsp 15.10.1521?)
  ((4)) Sir William Grey, 13th Lord of Wilton (b 1509, d 14/5.12.1562)
  m. Mary Somerset (dau of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester)
  ((A)) Sir Arthur Grey, 14th Lord of Wilton (b 1536, d 1593)
  m1. Dorothy (dau of Richard la Zouche, Lord of Harringworth)
((i)) Elizabeth Grey
  m. Sir Francis Goodwin
  m2. Jane Sibylla Morison (d 07.1615, dau of Sir Richard Morison of Cashiebury)
  ((ii)) Sir Thomas Grey, 15th Lord of Wilton (dsp 06.07.1614)
  ((iii)) William Grey (dsp 1605)
  ((iv)) Bridget Grey (d 28.07.1648)
m. Sir Rowland Egerton of Ferminghoe, 1st Bart of Egerton and Oulton (bur 03.10.1646)
  ((B)) William Grey
  ((C)) Honora Grey
  m. Henry Denny (b 1540, d 1574)
  ((5)) Elizabeth Grey (d 29.12.1559)
  m. John Brydges, 1st Lord Chandos (b 09.03.1491/2, d 12/.04.1557)
  m2. Elizabeth Vaughan (d 15.01.1514/5, dau of Thomas Vaughan, widow of Sir Thomas Cokesey (otherwise Grevile) of Cooksey, m3. Edward Stanley, Lord Monteagle)
m2. (1427) Margaret Ferrers (d 16.01.1451/2, dau of William, Lord Ferrers)
  (B) William Grey (b c1423)
  Not sure by which marriage (various web sites show her mother as Margaret Ferrers) was ...
  (C) Alice Grey
  m. Sir John Burley (possibly the same person as Sir William Burley of Bromcroft)
  (2) Margaret Grey
  m1. John Darcy, 5th Lord (b 1377, d 1399)
  m2. Sir Thomas Swinford of Kettlethorpe
  ii. Agnes de Grey may be a generation out
  m. Sir Robert de Clifton (dvp)
  B. Joan de Grey (d 1353) apparently of this generation
  m. Ralph Basset, Lord of Drayton (d 25.02.1343)
m2. Maud Basset (dau of Ralph Basset, Lord of Drayton)
  C. Roger de Grey, 1st Lord of Ruthyn (d 06.03.1352-3)
  m. Elizabeth Hastings (dau of John Hastings, Lord of Bergavenny)
  i. John de Grey (dvpsp c1349)
  m. (mcrt 12.06.1335) Anneys de Mountagu (dau of William, Earl of Salisbury, by Katherine Grandison)
  ii. Reginald (Reynold) de Grey, 2nd Lord of Ruthyn (b c1319/22, d 07-8.1388)
  TCP reports that Reynold's wife Alianore (Eleanor) "is usually said to have been da. of John, Lord Strange of Blackmere", which is what is reported by BP1934, but then goes on to identify her as ...
  m. (before 29.11.1360) Eleanor Strange (d 20.04.1396, dau of Sir Roger Strange (Lestraunge) of Knockin, Lord Strange)
  a. Reginald (Reynold) de Grey, 3rd Lord of Ruthyn (b c1362, d 20.09.1440 or 18.10.1440)
  TCP notes that Dugdale (citing Glover) identifies his 1st wife Margaret as daughter rather than sister of William, 7th/6th Lord Ros. BP1934 follows Dugdale. We follow TCP.
  m1. (c12.1378) Margaret de Ros (dau of Thomas de Ros, Lord of Hamlake, by Beatrice Stafford)
(1) Sir John Grey (dvp 27.08.1439)
  m. (before 24.02.1412/3) Constance Holand (d 12/14.11.1437, dau of John Holand, Duke of Exeter)
  (A) Edmund Grey, 4th Lord of Ruthyn, 1st Earl of Kent (d 22.05.1490)
  m. (before 1459) Katherine Percy (b 1423, dau of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland)
  (B) Sir Thomas Grey of Richemount, Lord Richemount Grey (dsp 1461)
  m. (before 14.02.1445/6) Margaret Ferrers (d 1451/2, dau of William, Lord Ferrers)
  (2) Elizabeth or Eleanor Grey assumed to be of this generation and of this marriage
  m. Robert de Poynings, 4th Lord (b 03.12.1382, d 02.10.1446)
  (3) Margaret Grey (a 05.1426) identified by 'TUDOR', etc
  m. Sir William Bonville of Chewton, 1st Lord (b 30.08.1393, d 18.02.1460/1)
  (4) Alice Grey
  m. Sir John Knyvett (d c1492).
  m2. (c1406) Joan Astley (d 1448, dau of William de Astley, 4th Lord, widow of Thomas Raleghe)
(5) Sir Edward Grey, 1st Lord of Groby (d 18.12.1457)
  m. Elizabeth Ferrers (b 1419, dau of Henry Ferrers, younger of Groby)
  (6) John Grey of Barwell
  (7) Robert Grey of Enville and Whittington
  The following was found on 'TUDOR' with some support from other web sites.
  m. Eleanor Lowe (dau of Humphrey Lowe of Enville)
(A) Humphrey Grey 'of Withybrook' of Enville (d 1500)
  m. Anne Fielding (dau of William Fielding by Agnes St. Liz)
  (i) Sir Edward Grey of Enville (b 1472, d 14.02.1528)
  m. Joyce (Horde) Whorwood
  (a) Thomas Grey of Enville (d 31.12.1559)
  m. Anne Verney (dau of Sir Ralph Verney of Pendley (by Anne Weston), widow of William Cave)
  ((1)) John Grey of Enville
  m. Jane Harcourt
  ((2)) George Grey of Enville
  m. Joyce Levenson
  ((A)) Mary Grey probably the Mary (bur 29.01.1623-4) who married ...
  m. William Stanley (b c1585, a 1614)
Enville appears to have sold to another Grey family.
  ((3)) Catherine Grey
  m. Walter Blount (dsp)
  ((4)) Eleanor Grey
  m. William Cave
  (b) Cassandra Grey
  m. (Sir) William Whorwood (d 1554, Attorney General to King Herny VIII)
(c) Joyce Grey probably of this family, of this generation
  m. John Whorwood 'of Compton'
  (d) Anne Grey probably of this generation
  m. Richard Mytton of Shrewsbury (d 28.11.1591)
  (e) Jane Grey possibly of this generation
  m. George Kinaston of Oteley and Stocks (d 08.12.1543)
  (ii) Margery Grey
  m. Richard St. Barbe of Ashington
  (iii) Mary Grey
  m. John Dixwell of Coton
  (8) Eleanor Grey
  m. William Lucy of Charlecote (d 1466)
  b. Ida or Ede/Edith Grey probably of this generation
  m. John Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley (d 1427, chief baron of the Exchequer)
  iii. Mary Grey
  m. Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (a 1340)
2. Joane de Grey
  Joan is shown by BE1883 as wife of Ralph Basset, Lord of Drayton. We follow TCP in showing such a Joan as of a later generation.

Main source(s): TCP (Grey of Wilton or of Shirland), BE1883 (Grey of Wilton), BP1934 (Grey de Ruthyn), TCP (Grey of Ruthin)
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