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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Sir Thomas Grey 1st Marquess of Dorset
Lady Cecily Bonville
Marriage: 18 July 1474
Lord Edward Grey
Eleanor Grey
Sir Richard Grey
John Grey
Bridget Grey
Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess of Dorset
Leonard Grey
Anthony Grey
Lady Dorothy Grey
Lady Mary Grey
George Grey
Lady Elizabeth Grey,
Lady Cecily Grey
Margaret Grey

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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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