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Grey Brydges KB (bef. 1581 - 1621)

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William Brydges, 4th Baron Chandos of Sudeley
5th Baron Chandos of Sudeley
November 18, 1602-Aug 10 1621
George Brydges 6th Baron Chandos of Sudeley

Grey Brydges, 5th Baron Chandos of Sudeley was born before 1581. He was the son of William Brydges, 4th Baron Chandos of Sudeley and Mary Hopton. He married Lady Anne Stanley, daughter of Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby and Alice Spencer, on 28 February 1607/8.4 He died on 10 August 1621 at Spa, Germany, suddenly.3 He was buried at Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. An inquest post mortem was held for his on 11 January 1621/22 at Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. He died intestate and his estate was administered on 30 March 1622.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Cricklade from 1597 to 1598.3 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baron Chandos of Sudeley, co. Gloucester [E., 1554] on 18 November 1602. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 5 January 1604/5. He was awarded the honorary degree of Master of Arts (M.A.), while visiting with the King by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 30 August 1605. He held the office of Keeper of Ditton Park, Buckinghamshire in 1609.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire between 1613 and 1621.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Children of Grey Brydges, 5th Baron Chandos of Sudeley and Lady Anne Stanley

  1. Hon. Elizabeth Brydges1 d. c Mar 1678/79
  2. Hon. Robert Brydges6 d. b 20 Jun 1611
  3. Hon. Anne Brydges7
  4. George Brydges, 6th Baron Chandos of Sudeley b. 9 Aug 1620, d. Feb 1654/55
  5. William Brydges, 7th Baron Chandos of Sudeley b. a 1620, d. c Aug 1676


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