Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset was born on 22 July 1455, in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir John Grey, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Woodville Queen of England, was 18. He married Lady Anne Holland Marchioness of Dorset in October 1470, in Greenwich, Kent, England. 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
1455–1501
Lady Cecily Bonville
1460–1529
Marriage: 18 July 1474
Lord Edward Grey
1476–1501
Eleanor Grey
1478–1503
Sir Richard Grey
1478–1558
John Grey
1482–1523
Bridget Grey
1492–
Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess of Dorset
1477–1530
Leonard Grey
1477–1530
Anthony Grey
1478–1501
Lady Dorothy Grey
1480–1553
Lady Mary Grey
1490–1534
George Grey
1495–1542
Lady Elizabeth Grey,
1496–1540
Lady Cecily Grey
1497–1554
Margaret Grey
1499–1537

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  • Thomas de Grey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current

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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