Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset, 1st Earl of Huntingdon, 7th Baron Ferrers of Groby, K.G.

Brief Life History of Thomas

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

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Family Time Line

Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset, 1st Earl of Huntingdon, 7th Baron Ferrers of Groby, K.G.
1455–1501
Lady Cecily Bonville
1460–1529
Marriage: 18 July 1474
Lord Edward Grey
1476–1501
Elizabeth Grey I
1478–1503
John Grey
1482–1523
Bridget Grey
1492–
Lady Mary Grey
–1534
Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess of Dorset
1477–1530
Leonard Grey
1477–1530
Anthony Grey
1478–1501
Lady Dorothy Grey
1480–1553
Richard Gray
1486–1545
George Grey
1495–1542
Elizabeth Grey II
1496–1548
Lady Cecily Grey
1497–1554
Margaret Grey
1499–1537

Sources (17)

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