Biography of Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk

Timeline

In 1517 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was born to Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset.

On 10 Oct 1530 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk succeeded 3rd Marquess Dorset (3C 1475), 3rd Earl Huntingdon (6C 1479), 9th Baron Ferrers Groby.

In 1533 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

In 1533 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset were married. Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset by marriage Marchioness Dorset (3C 1475).

Coronation of Anne Boleyn

On 01 Jun 1533 the six months pregnant Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England was crowned Queen Consort England by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury at Westminster Abbey. See Coronation of Anne Boleyn.
John Vere 15th Earl Oxford bore the Crown. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk carried the Salt. Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset rode in the procession. William Coffin Master was appointed as Master of the Horse. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex served as Lord Sewer. Henry Parker and William Coffin Master were knighted. Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley and Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle were created Knight of the Bath. Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset rode in the procession. Arthur Hopton attended.

Christening of Elizabeth I

On 10 Sep 1533 the future the future Elizabeth I was christened at the Palace of Placentia.
Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter, Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury and Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney Duchess Norfolk carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter carried a taper of virgin wax.
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent and George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford supported the train of the mantle.
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, William Howard 1st Baron Howard and John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford carried the canopy. .

In 1536 Lady Jane Grey was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset.

Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland.
Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland and Anne Manners were married,
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Margaret Neville were married, and
John Vere 16th Earl Oxford and Dorothy Neville were married.

Funeral of Jane Seymour

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England was buried in the Henry VIII Vault in St George's Chapel in Windsor.
Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was Chief Mourner.
Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, John Gage Lord Chamberlain, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland, Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter attended. .

Anne of Cleves Arrival at London

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves arrived at Blackheath. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford, John Vere 16th Earl Oxford and Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk were present. .

On 25 Aug 1540 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset at Bradgate Park.

Around 1545 Mary Grey was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset.

In 1547 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was appointed 318th Knight Garter: Edward VI.

On 11 Oct 1551 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was created 1st Duke Suffolk (3C 1551).

In Jan 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk arrested by Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon.

Wyatt's Rebellion

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was beheaded at Tower Hill. .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Grey Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Astley Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Ferrers Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Mowbray Baroness Berkeley Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margherita Baux Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Bonville Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Grey Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington

Great GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Mother: Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset

GrandFather: Robert Paternal