Biography of Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent

Timeline

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

Birth and Death of Prince Henry

In Feb 1511 Henry VIII celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificent tournament at Westminster. The challengers included Henry VIII who fought as Cuere Loyall, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter as Bon Vouloir, Edward Neville as Joyeulx Penser, Thomas Knyvet as Valiant Desyr and Thomas Tyrrell.
On Day 1 of the tournament the Answerers included: William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent, Thomas Cheney, Richard Blount and Robert Morton.
On Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Edmund Howard and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire.

In 1520 Henry Grey was born to Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent.

In 1524 Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent succeeded his brother as 4th Earl Kent (8C 1465), 7th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324).

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. .

On 24 Sep 1562 Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent died.

Katherine Grey was born to Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: George Grey 2nd Earl Kent Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alianore Strange Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Ros Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford Countess Desmond Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Holland 1st Duke Exeter Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Neville Countess Northumberland Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet Countess March, 5th Countess Ulster Granddaughter Edward III King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Mother: Katherine Herbert Countess Kent Great x 9 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke

Great GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert

Great GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

Great x 2 GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon

Great x 3 GrandFather: Llewellyn Brecon

GrandMother: Anne Devereux Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: Walter Devereux Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Devereux

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Devereux

Great x 2 GrandMother: Agnes Crophull Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Crophull Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury