Biography of George Grey 2nd Earl Kent

Timeline

In 1454 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent and Katherine Percy Countess Kent.

Before 1481 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Anne Woodville were married.

In 1481 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Anne Woodville.

Before 1485 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert Countess Kent were married.

On 22 May 1490 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent succeeded his father as 2nd Earl Kent (8C 1465), 5th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324). Katherine Herbert Countess Kent by marriage Countess Kent (8C 1465).

Around 1495 Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert Countess Kent.

Death of Prince Arthur

On 23 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 's funeral was held at St Laurence's Church presided over by William Smyth Bishop Lincoln. George Grey 2nd Earl Kent, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis and Richard Pole attended. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was Chief Mourner. Edward Howard and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried The Canopy. .

On 25 Dec 1505 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent died.

Anthony Grey was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert Countess Kent.

Death of Prince Arthur

On 25 Apr 1502. Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was buried in the Chantry Chapel of Prince Arthur in Worcester Cathedral.
William Smyth Bishop Lincoln presided.
George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford received Arthur's Coat of Arms, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent received Arthur's shield, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis received Arthur's sword, pommel forwards. Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth carried Prince Arthur's banner.
Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare rode Arthur's courser as the Man at Arms, in Arthur's full armour, carrying Arthur's poleaxe, pointed down, through the Nave to the Altar where he was stripped of Arthur's clothes.
The Chapel is to the right of the High Altar in the Chancel. It is decorated with heraldic carvings symbolising the houses of York, Lancaster, Beaufort and Catherine of Aragon’s Pomegranite. His Purbeck marble tomb chest is decorated with the arms of England. Heis buried beneath the cathedral’s floor several feet away from the tomb that visitors can see.

Anne Grey 1st Baroness Hussey Sleaford was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert Countess Kent.

George Grey was born to George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and Katherine Herbert Countess Kent.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: John Grey Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alianore Strange Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Ros Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere Baroness Ros Helmsley Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford Countess Desmond Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Constance Holland Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: John Holland 1st Duke Exeter Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holand

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Zouche Baroness Holand Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Wake Countess Kent Great x 3 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster Great Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Mother: Katherine Percy Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Neville Countess Northumberland Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Montagu Countess March

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet Countess March, 5th Countess Ulster Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Countess Ulster Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet