Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset was born on 22 June 1455, in Groby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir John Grey, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort of England, was 18. He married Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington on 18 July 1474, in Groby, Leicestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 20 September 1501, in Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset
Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington
Marriage: 18 July 1474
Sir Roger Grey
Elizabeth Grey I
Lady Mary Grey
Lord Edward Grey
Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess of Dorset
Leonard Grey
Lady Dorothy Grey
Richard Gray
Joan Grey
Elizabeth Grey II
Lady Cecily Grey
Margaret Grey

Sources (17)

  • Thomas de Grey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Thomas Grey KG KB (1455 - abt. 1501)
  • Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset profile

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Gray .

German: dialect variant of Grau .

In some cases also an American shortened and altered form of Ukrainian Grushko: nickname or topographic name derived from a Russian-influenced transliteration of grushka ‘pear, pear tree’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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When Thomas de Grey was born in 1456, their father, John, was 24, and his mother, Elizabeth, was 19. He then married Cecily de Grey and they had 15 children together. He died on September 20, 1501, in …

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