Earl Kent

1330 Execution of Edmund of Woodstock

1399 Epiphany Rising

1407 Marriage of Edmund Holland Earl of Kent and Lucia Visconti

Earl Kent is in Earl.

Earl Kent 1C 1020

In 1020 Godwin Godwinson Earl Kent and Wessex 1001-1053 (19) was created 1st Earl Kent 1C 1020.

Before 1021 Godwin Godwinson Earl Kent and Wessex 1001-1053 and Gytha Estrigen Countess Kent Countess Wessex were married. She by marriage Countess Kent, Earl Wessex.

On 15 Apr 1053 Godwin Godwinson Earl Kent and Wessex 1001-1053 (52) died. His son Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent 1035- (18) succeeded 2nd Earl Kent 1C 1020.

Earl Kent 2C 1067

In 1067 Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux -1097 was appointed Earl Kent 2C 1067.

Earl Kent 3C 1141

In 1141 William Ypres 1st Earl Kent 1090-1165 (51) was created 1st Earl Kent 3C 1141.

Earl Kent 4C 1227

In 1227 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain 1st Earl Kent 1170-1243 (57) was created 1st Earl Kent 4C 1227. Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Countess Gloucester and Essex 1173-1217 (54) by marriage Baroness Cobham Sternborough in Kent.

In 1236 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain 1st Earl Kent 1170-1243 (66) and Margaret Dunkeld Countess Kent 1193-1259 (43) were married. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England 1068-1135. She by marriage Countess Kent.

Earl Kent 5C 1321

In 1321 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330 (19) was created 1st Earl Kent 5C 1321.

In 1325 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330 (23) and Margaret Wake Countess Kent 1297-1349 (27) were married. They were half second cousins twice removed. He a son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She a great x 3 granddaughter of John "Lackland" King England 1166-1216. She by marriage Countess Kent.

Execution of Edmund of Woodstock

On 19 Mar 1330 the King's uncle Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330 (28) was beheaded at Winchester Castle. His son Edmund Plantagenet 2nd Earl Kent 1326-1331 (4) succeeded 2nd Earl Kent 5C 1321. The executioner was a convicted latrine cleaner who was also facing the death penalty; no-one else would undertake the task. Edmund had been convicted of plotting against the court believing his brother Edward II was still alive. It later emerged the plot had been created by Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (42) to entrap Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330 (28). King Edward III England (17) was unable to show leniency risking complicity in the plot.

Before 05 Oct 1331 Edmund Plantagenet 2nd Earl Kent 1326-1331 died. His brother John Plantagenet 3rd Earl Kent 1330-1352 succeeded 3rd Earl Kent 5C 1321.

On 03 Apr 1348 John Plantagenet 3rd Earl Kent 1330-1352 (17) and Isabella aka Elizabeth Julich Countess Kent 1330-1411 (18) were married. They were half second cousins once removed. He a grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 26 Dec 1352 John Plantagenet 3rd Earl Kent 1330-1352 (22) died. He was buried at Greyfriars Church Winchester. His sister Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales 1328-1385 (24) succeeded 4th Earl Kent 5C 1321, 5th Baron Wake Liddell.

Earl Kent 6C 1360

In 1352 Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360 (38) was appointed 1st Earl Kent 6C 1360.

On 26 Dec 1360 Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360 (46) died. His son Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 (10) succeeded 2nd Earl Kent 6C 1360.

Before 13 Oct 1370 Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 and Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 were married. They were third cousins. He a great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 25 Apr 1397 Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 (47) died. He was buried in Bourne Abbey aka Church of St Peter and St Paul Bourne. His son Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (23) succeeded 3rd Earl Kent 6C 1360, 4th Baron Holland. Joan Stafford Countess Kent 1378-1442 (19) by marriage Countess Kent.

Epiphany Rising

On 07 Jan 1400 at Cirencester Ralph Lumley 1st Baron Lumley 1360-1400 (40) was beheaded by the townspeople following an unsuccessful attempt to seize the town. Baron Lumley 1C 1384 forfeit.
Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (26) was beheaded. His brother Edmund Holland 4th Earl Kent 1384-1408 (16) succeeded 4th Earl Kent 6C 1360, 5th Baron Holland.
John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 (50) was captured, tried and beheaded.
Bernard Brocas 1354-1400 (46) was captured.

Marriage of Edmund Holland Earl of Kent and Lucia Visconti

On 24 Jan 1407 Edmund Holland 4th Earl Kent 1384-1408 (23) and Lucia Visconti Countess Kent 1380-1424 (27) were married at Southwark Cathedral. He a great x 2 grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She by marriage Countess Kent. He was killed eighteen month's later at the Battle of Île de Bréhat.

Earl Kent 7C 1461

On 01 Nov 1461 William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56) was created 1st Earl Kent 7C 1461. Joan Fauconberg Countess Kent 1406-1490 (55) by marriage Countess Kent.

On 09 Jan 1463 William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (58) died. He was buried at Guisborough Priory. No surviving legitimate issue. Earl Kent 7C 1461 extinct.

Earl Kent 8C 1465

On 30 May 1465 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (48) was created 1st Earl Kent 8C 1465.

On 22 May 1490 Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (73) died. His son George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 (36) succeeded 2nd Earl Kent 8C 1465, 5th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324. Katherine Herbert Countess Kent 1464-1500 (26) by marriage Countess Kent.

On 25 Dec 1505 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 (51) died. His son Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent 1481-1524 (24) succeeded 3rd Earl Kent 8C 1465, 6th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324. Elizabeth Hussey Countess Kent -1516 by marriage Countess Kent.

After 19 Nov 1516 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent 1481-1524 and Margaret Fynche Countess Kent were married. He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward III England. She by marriage Countess Kent.

In 1524 Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent 1481-1524 (43) died at the Sign of the George having much wasted his estate by gaming. His brother Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent 1495-1562 (29) succeeded 4th Earl Kent 8C 1465, 7th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324 although by reason of his slender estate, declined to take upon him the title of Earl. Henry tried, with little success, to reacquire the property his brother Richard (43) had sold, and had to live as a modest gentleman, never formally taking title as earl.

On 24 Sep 1562 Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent 1495-1562 (67) died. His grandson Reginald Grey 5th Earl Kent 1540-1573 (22) succeeded 5th Earl Kent 8C 1465, 8th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324.

Around 1570 Reginald Grey 5th Earl Kent 1540-1573 (30) and Susan Bertie Countess Kent 1554- (16) were married. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 17 May 1573 Reginald Grey 5th Earl Kent 1540-1573 (33) died. His brother Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (32) succeeded 6th Earl Kent 8C 1465, 9th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324.

Around 1580 Charles Grey 7th Earl Kent -1623 and Susan Cotton Countess Kent 1552-1617 (28) were married. She by marriage Countess Kent.

Before 29 Apr 1593 Anthony Grey 9th Earl Kent 1557-1643 and Magdelane Purefoy Countess Kent 1572-1653 were married. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 16 Nov 1601 Henry Grey 8th Earl Kent 1583-1639 (18) and Elizabeth Talbot Countess Kent 1582-1651 (19) were married at St Martin's in the Fields. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 31 Jan 1615 Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (74) died. His brother Charles Grey 7th Earl Kent -1623 succeeded 7th Earl Kent 8C 1465, 10th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324. Susan Cotton Countess Kent 1552-1617 (63) by marriage Countess Kent.

On 26 Sep 1623 Charles Grey 7th Earl Kent -1623 died. His son Henry Grey 8th Earl Kent 1583-1639 (40) succeeded 8th Earl Kent 8C 1465, 11th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324.

On 21 Nov 1639 Henry Grey 8th Earl Kent 1583-1639 (56) died without issue. His second cousin once removed Anthony Grey 9th Earl Kent 1557-1643 (82) succeeded 9th Earl Kent 8C 1465. Charles Longueville 12th Baron Grey of Ruthyn 1612-1643 (27) succeeded 12th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324.

On 14 Oct 1641 Henry Grey 10th Earl Kent 1594-1651 (46) and Mary Courtine Countess Kent were married. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 09 Nov 1643 Anthony Grey 9th Earl Kent 1557-1643 (86) died. His son Henry Grey 10th Earl Kent 1594-1651 (48) succeeded 10th Earl Kent 8C 1465.

On 01 Aug 1644 Henry Grey 10th Earl Kent 1594-1651 (49) and Amabel Benn Countess Kent 1607-1698 (36) were married. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 28 May 1651 Henry Grey 10th Earl Kent 1594-1651 (56) died. His son Anthony Grey 11th Earl Kent 1645-1702 (6) succeeded 11th Earl Kent 8C 1465.

Between 02 Mar 1662 and 1671 Anthony Grey 11th Earl Kent 1645-1702 (26) and Mary Lucas Countess Kent 1644-1700 (18) were married. She by marriage Countess Kent.

On 19 Aug 1702 Anthony Grey 11th Earl Kent 1645-1702 (57) died. His son Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent 1671-1740 (31) succeeded 12th Earl Kent 8C 1465. Jemima Crew Marchioness Kent 1675-1728 (27) by marriage Countess Kent.

Before 1723. Charles D'Agar Painter 1669-1723. Portrait of Jemima Crew Marchioness Kent 1675-1728.

On 05 Jun 1740 Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent 1671-1740 (69) died without surviving male issue. Duke Kent 1C 1710, Marquess Kent and Earl Kent 8C 1465 extinct. His granddaughter Jemima Campbell 2nd Marchioness Grey 1723-1797 (16) succeeded 2nd Marquess Grey.

1741. Allan Ramsay Painter 1713-1784. Portrait of Jemima Campbell 2nd Marchioness Grey 1723-1797.