The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I23642
  • Name: John GREY , of Groby, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1435 in Groby, Leicestershire, England
  • Death: 17 FEB 1460/61 in Battle of St Albans, Hertfordshire, England (slain, dvm)
  • Note:
    BARONY of FERRERS of GROBY

    SIR JOHN GREY, son and heir, aged 25 and more at his father's death. He married Elizabeth, sister and coheir of Richard, 3rd EARL RIVERS, and 1st daughter of Richard (WIDEVILE), 1st EARL RIVERS, by Jacqueline, or Jacquette, DUCHESS OF BEDFORD, daughter of Pierre DE Luxembourg, Count of Saint Pol Conversano, and Brienne. He died v.m., being slain on the Lancastrian side at the second battle of St. Albans, 17 February 1460/1. His widow married, secretly, at her father's manor of Grafton Regis, Northants, 1 May 1464, KING EDWARD IV. She was crowned at Westminster, 26 May 1465. He, who was born at Rouen, 28 April 1442, and baptized there in the Cathedral Church, was crowned at Westminster, 28 June 1461, died at Westminster 9 April, and was buried 18 April 1483 in the Chapel of St. George at Windsor. She died in Bermondsey Abbey, where for some time she had, resided, or had been compellecl by Henry VII to reside, 7 or 9 June, and was buried 12 ]une 1492 at Windsor, with the King, her 2nd husband. [Complete Peerage V:361-2, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Edward GREY , 6th Baron Ferrers of Groby, Sir b: ABT 1415 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
    Mother: Elizabeth 6th Baroness FERRERS , of Groby b: ABT 1419 in Groby Old Hall, Leicestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth WYDEVILLE b: ABT 1437 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
    • Married: in 1st husband 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Thomas GREY , of Groby, Marquess of Dorset, Sir b: 1451 in Groby, Leicestershire, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 161-20
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