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John de Grey

Male 1300 - 1359  (58 years)


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  • Name John de Grey  [1
    Born 9 Oct 1300  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 29 Oct 1300  Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1 Sep 1359  Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I15271  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2018 

    Father John de Grey,   b. Abt 1272, of Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1311  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Mother Margaret de Odingsells,   b. Abt 1277,   d. Aft 1318  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Family ID F9566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Avice Marmion,   d. Aft 20 Mar 1379 
    Married Bef 1341  [2
    Children 
    +1. Maud de Grey,   b. of Little Linford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1391
    +2. Robert de Grey,   b. of Wilcote, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1367
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F9565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Steward of the King's Household, 1350-56. Founding member of the Order of the Garter, 23 Apr 1349. Summoned to Parliament from 15 Nov 1338 to 15 Dec 1357, by writs directed Johanni de Grey de Rotherfield.

      In January 1332 he had a quarrel with William la Zouche Mortimer, 1st Lord Zouche of Zouche's Castle, and drew his knife on him in the king's presence. He was committed to prison, and sought pardon on 27 March 1332 and had restoration.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2665] Brandon Fradd, "A New Royal Ancestry for Christopher Batt." The American Genealogist 79:85, Jan 2004.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    3. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.