'Grey04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Grey of Berwick, Grey of Chillingham, Grey of Tankerkville, Grey of Powis (Powys), Grey of Werke (Warke)

                               
We hope (in due course) to record earlier generations for this family, showing (inter alia) how it connects to the Greys of Codnor (shown on Grey01).
Sir Thomas de Gray of Heton (d after 12.03.1343/4)
m. Agnes
1. Sir Thomas Gray of Heton (d before 22.10.1369)
  m. Margaret de Presene (dau of William de Pressene of Presson)
  The above details are provided by TCP. BP1934 reports that Thomas following was son of Sir John Grey of Berwick.
  A. Sir Thomas Gray of Heton, Berwick and Chillingham (b c1359, d c12.1400)
TCP identifies Sir Thomas as of Heton and Wark-on-Tweed.
  m. Jane Mowbray (dau of John Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk)
  i. Sir John Grey of Heaton, 1st Count of Tankerville (d c1422)
  m. Joane Cherlton (dau of Edward de Cherlton, 4th Lord of Powys)
  a. Sir Henry Grey, 2nd Count of Tankerville (d 1449)
  m. Antigone (dau of Humphrey Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester)
  (1) Richard Grey, 3rd Count of Tankerville, 1st Lord of Powis (d c1467)
The loss of the Hundred Years War means that the lands in France were lost. TCP treats Richard as the 1st Lord but BE1883, whilst noting that he "sat ... as a baron of the realm", identifies his son John as the 1st Lord. Following TCP, we therefore disagree hereafter with BE1883 as to the numberings of the Lords.
  m. Margaret Touchet (dau of James Touchet, Lord Audley)
  (A) John Grey, 2nd Lord of Powis (d 1497)
  m. Anne Herbert (dau of Sir William Herbert of Raglan, 1st Earl of Pembroke)
  (i) John Grey, 3rd Lord of Powis (d 1504)
  m. Margaret Sutton (dau of Edward Sutton, Lord Dudley)
(a) Sir Edward Grey, 4th Lord of Powis
  m. Anne Brandon (dau of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk)
  p. Jane (Joan) Orwell (dau of Sir Lewis Orwell)
  ((1)) Edward Grey of Powis then Buildwas
This connection was reported in TCP (Powis) which identifies Edward's wife as Chrysogon, dau of John Giffard of Chillington. However, Visitation (Hampshire, 1530+1575+1622-34, Gifford) shows her as ...
  m. Grisogon (Chrysogon) Gifford (dau of John Gifford of Ichell)
  ((A)) Thomas Grey apparently of this generation
  m. Anne Woodhouse (dau of Sir Henry Woodhouse)
  ((B)) Cryzogon (Chrysogon) Grey probably of this generation
  m. Sir Moreton Brigges, 1st Bart of Haughton (a 1641)
  ((C))+ issue - 4 sons and 3 daughters
  ((2))+ other issue - Anne, Jane, child
  (B) Elizabeth Grey
  m. Sir John Ludlow of Hodnet
  (2) Humphrey Grey (dsp)
  (3) Elizabeth Grey
  m. Sir Roger Kynaston of Hordley, Sheriff of Salop (d 1517)
  ii. Sir Thomas Grey of Werke
  m. Alice Nevill (dau of Ralph Nevill, 1st Earl of Westmorland)
a. Sir Ralph Grey (3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth FitzHugh (dau of Henry FitzHugh, 4th Lord)
  BP1934 reported that the great-grandson of Ralph & Elizabeth was the Ralph who married Isabel Grey. Visitation (Northumberland, 1575, Grey de Chillingham) starts with the following Ralph, shown as grandfather of that Ralph.
  (1) Sir Ralph Grey of Chillingham (d 1464-5)
  (A) Sir Edward Grey of Chillingham
  m. Anne Gower (dau of _ Gower of Staynby)
  (i) Sir Ralph Grey of Chillingham and Werke (Warke)
m. Isabel Grey (dau of Sir Thomas Grey of Horton)
  (a) Sir Thomas Grey of Chillingham (dsp)
  (b) Sir Ralph Grey of Chillingham
  m(1). Jane (Anne) Ardington (dau of William Ardington of Ardington in Berkshire)
  ((1)) Sir William Grey, Bart of Chillingham, 1st Lord of Werke (Warke) (d 29.07.1674)
  BE1883 shows William as son rather than grandson of Isabel Grey.
m. (1619) Cecilia Wentworth (bur 01.02.1667/8, dau of Sir John Wentworth of Gosfield)
  ((A)) Thomas Grey (dvpsp 1672)
  ((B)) Ralph Grey, 2nd Lord of Werke (bpt 27.10.1630, d 15.06.1675)
  m. (03.1648-9) Catherine Ford (b 22.05.1634, d c1682, dau of Sir Edward Ford of Harting by Sarah, dau of German Ireton of Ireton)
  ((i)) Ford (Forde) Grey, 3rd Lord of Werke, Earl of Tankerville (bpt 20.07.1655, d 24.06.1701)
  m. Mary Berkeley (d 19.05.1719, dau of George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley)
((a)) Mary Grey
  m. (03.07.1695) Charles Bennett, 2nd Lord Ossulston, Earl of Tankerville (b 1674, d 21.05.1722)
  ((ii)) Ralph Grey, 4th Lord of Werke, Governor of Barbados (d unm 20.06.1706)
  ((iii)) Charles Grey probably the Charles of Chillingham (d before 1696) who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Forster (a 1715, dau of Thomas Forster of Cornhill)
  ((iv)) Catherine Grey
  m. Richard Neville of Billingbere (MP)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Grey (d 1668)
((D)) Katherine Grey
  m1. Sir Edward Moseley, Bart of Hough (dsp 1655)
  m2. (06.04.1667) Charles North, 5th Lord of Kirtling, 1st Lord Grey of Rolleston (d 01.1690)
  m3. (30.04.1691) Francis Russell (Colonel)
  ((2)) Isabel Grey
  m. Sir Francis Radclyffe, 1st Bart of Derwentwater and Dilston (d 23.12.1622)
  ((3)) Catherine Grey probably of this generation
  m. Sir Matthew Forster of Etherston, Sheriff of Northumberland (a 1617)
((4)) Elizabeth Grey probably of this generation
  m. Sir Francis Brandling of Alnwick Abbey (b 06.04.1595, d 1641)
  (c) Sir Edward Grey of Howick (d 1632)
  m. Catherine Strange (dau of Roger le Strange of Hunstanton)
  (d) Henry Grey of Newminster Abbey
  m. Mary Widdrington of Widdrington
((1)) Isabel Grey (bur 19.02.1601-2)
  m. (1612) John Pemberton of Aislaby
  (e) Jane Grey possibly of this generation
  m. Ferdinando Hudleston of Millom
  (f) Dorothy Grey
  m. Sir John Delaval of Seaton (a 1580)
  (g) Isabella Grey
  Visitation (Northumberland) shows that there was an Isabel of this generation. The dates make it seem more likely that Isabel who married Anthony Caterick was of the next generation but there is already an Isabel of that generation whose marriage appears to overlap with this one.
  m. Anthony Caterick (d 1644)
  (h)+ other issue - Roger, Arthur, Anne
  (ii) Thomas Grey (dsp)
  b. Maud Grey
m. (by 21.05.1399) Sir Robert Ogle (d 12/3.08.1436)
  c.+ other issue - 3 sons
  iii. William Grey, Bishop of London then of Lincoln (a 1431)
  iv. Sir Henry Grey of Ketteringham (d 1470)
  The following was found on various web sites.
  m1. (1415) Emma Appleyard (dau of William Appleyard by Mary)
  a. Sir Henry Grey of Ketteringham, Sheriff of Norfolk (b 1416, dsp 1492)
  m. Jane Scot (dau of Sir William Scot of Scot's Hall)
  Ketteringham passed through his step-daughter into the Heveningham family.
  b. Eleanor Grey
  m1/2. Thomas Harrington
  m2/1. Robert Martyn of Sutton
  m2. Catherine Mowbray (sister of Thomas Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk)
  v. Matilda Grey
  m. Sir Robert Ogle
  vi. Elizabeth Grey (d by 1454) probably of this generation
  m. Roger Widdrington of Widdrington, Sheriff (d 02.08.1451)
  B. Elizabeth Grey (2nd dau) apparently of this generation
  m. Philip Darcy, 4th Lord of Knayth (b 21.05.1352, d 24.04.1399)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Grey), BE1883 (Grey of Tankerville and Powis), BE1883 (Grey of Werke), TCP (Grey of Powis), TCP (Grey of Warke)
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