Biography of Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent

Timeline

In 1541 Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent was born to Henry Grey and Margery St John.

On 17 May 1573 Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent succeeded his brother as 6th Earl Kent (8C 1465), 9th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324).

On 14 Oct 1586 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton, Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt, Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth, Christopher Wray, John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton and Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth sat in judgement at Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots]
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague, George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland, Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln, Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent, Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland, Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby, Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick, George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford, Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford, William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester, William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley, Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor were present on the side of the Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots]
John St John 2nd Baron St John Bletso was present on the left side of the Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots].

Execution of Mary Queen of Scots

On 08 Feb 1587 Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded in the Great Hall in Fortheringhay Castle. Around eight am Mary entered the hall. She removed her black dress to reveal a red petticoat that symbolised Catholic martyrdom.
George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford, Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent, Richard Knightley and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton witnessed her execution. .

On 31 Jan 1615 Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry Grey Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

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

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Grey Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Constance Holland Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke

Great x 3 GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Devereux Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Devereux Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

Mother: Margery St John Great x 11 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: John St John Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: John St John Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John St John Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Oliver St John

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Bradshaigh

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Bradshaigh

Great GrandMother: Sybil Unknown

Great x 2 GrandFather: Rhys ap Morgan Unknown

GrandMother: Margaret Waldegrave