Biography of Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent

Timeline

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

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. .

In 1505 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent was appointed 260th Knight Garter: Henry VII.

On 25 Dec 1505 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent succeeded his father as 3rd Earl Kent (8C 1465), 6th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324). Elizabeth Hussey Countess Kent by marriage Countess Kent (8C 1465).

After 19 Nov 1516 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent and Margaret Fynche Countess Kent were married. Margaret Fynche Countess Kent by marriage Countess Kent (8C 1465).

In 1524 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent died.

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.

Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent and Elizabeth Hussey Countess Kent were married.

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: Anne Woodville Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Woodville

Great GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beauchamp

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Luxembourg Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny Great x 8 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

Great x 2 GrandMother: Sueva Orsini Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran