Biography of Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568

Timeline

In 1533 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (15) and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 were married. Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 by marriage Marchioness Dorset (3C 1475).

On 25 Aug 1540 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 was born to Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (22) and Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 at Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

On 21 May 1553 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (15) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (12) were married

Wyatt's Rebellion

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (36) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

On 20 Nov 1559 Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 died at Richmond, Surrey.

Funeral of Frances Brandon

On 05 Dec 1559 Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 was buried in St Edmund's Chapel in Westminster Abbey at a ceremony conducted by John Jewel Bishop Salisbury 1522-1571 (37). Her daughter Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (19) was Chief Mourner. Mary Grey 1545-1578 was present. Her effigy was paid for by Adrian Stokes: recumbent effigy is dressed in the ermine robes signifying she was a duchess with a pendant around her neck possibly designed by Cornelius Cure.

Before 25 Dec 1560 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (21) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (20) were married at Hertford House, Canon Row, Westminster. Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (20) by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

On 21 Sep 1561 Edward Seymour 1561-1612 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (22) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (21) at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

In 1562 Thomas Seymour 1562-1600 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (22) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (21) at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 26 Jan 1568 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (27) died at Cockfield Hall, Yoxford, Suffolk

On 19 Jan 1601 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (63) died

On 06 Apr 1621 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (81) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire. His son William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (32) succeeded 2nd Earl Hertford (3C 1559). Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 was imprisoned Tower of London

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Edward IV King England 1442-1483

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd 1055-1137

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great Grand Daughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of David I King Scotland 1084-1153

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Daughter of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457 Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bonville 1420-1460 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington 1423-1458

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings 1442-1503 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535

Great GrandFather: Robert Wotton of Boughton Malherbe 1455-1524

Great x 2 GrandFather: Nicholas Wotton 1425-1481

Mother: Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

GrandFather: Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: William Brandon 1456-1485 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Brandon 1425-1491

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Brandon 1410-1485

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ada Calthorpe

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Wingfield -1497 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Wingfield 1403-1454 Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Goushill 1402- Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Bruyn -1494

GrandMother: Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 Daughter Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Great GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1410-1482 Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 Daughter Edward IV King England 1442-1483

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward IV King England 1442-1483 Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 Great Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272