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

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  • ID: I32467
  • Name: Anthony GREY , of Ruthin, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1450 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
  • Death: BEF 26 JUN 1480 in (dsp & vp) 1
  • Burial: St. Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, England
  • Note:
    ANTHONY GREY, 1st son and heir apparent. He was knighted in the Tower on the eve of the Queen's Coronation, Ascension Day, 1465. As Anthony Grey of Ruthyn, knight. he was named in a commission of array with his father in Bucks, Beds, co. Cambridge and Northants, 29 October 1469 and 14 February 1469/70, and was on similar commissions 11 May 1471 and 7 March 1471/2. He was a justice of the Peace in Beds 1469-76 and in 1479, and in Northants 1469-1476/7, and 1477 and May 1480. On 3 June 1470 he had a grant of 100 marks yearly from the customs in Devon and Cornwall. On 3 July 1471 he was present in the Parliament Chamber at Westminster and swore to accept Edward, Prince of Wales as heir to the Crown. As Antony Grey knight, lord of Gray Ruthin, the King's kinsman, he had a grant of Wrestlingworth and other manors 28 April 1474. On 8 May 1475 he was about to go across the seas. On 13 August 1475 he was a witness of the treaty between Edward IV and Louis XI near Péronne.

    He married Joan, sister of Elizabeth, the Queen consort, daughter, and [in her issue] coheir of Richard [Widevill] 1st EARL RIVERS, by Jacqueline or Jacquette, DUCHESS OF BEDFORD, daughter of Pierre DE LUXEMBOURG, COUNT OF SAINT POL, CONVERSANO and BRIENNE. He died s.p. and v.p. between 15 May and 26 June 1480, and was buried in the Abbey of St. Albans: brass. [Complete Peerage VII:165-6, XIV:408, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Edmund 4th Baron GREY , 1st Earl of Kent, Sir b: 26 OCT 1416 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
    Mother: Katherine PERCY b: 28 MAY 1423 in Leckenfield, Beveryley, Yorkshire East Riding, England

    Marriage 1 Joan WYDEVILLE b: ABT 1449 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England

      Sources:
      1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: VII:165-6
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