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Thomas (Grey) Gray (1384 - 1415)

Sir Thomas "of Heaton Castle" Gray formerly Grey
Born in Alnwick Castle, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1401 (to 3 Aug 1415) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in North Gate, Southampton, Hampshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2011
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Biography

Thomas (Grey) Gray was a member of aristocracy in {England.
This profile is part of the Gray Name Study.

Sir Thomas Grey of Heton Castle (b. c. 30 Nov 1384/5 'le Midyllgathouse’ at Alnwick Castle - d. 2/3 Aug 1415),[1][2] was beheaded for getting involved in the Southampton Plot that tried to assassinate Henry V.[3]

Parents

Thomas, s. & h. of Thomas Grey and Joan Mowbray.[4]

Marriage

m. (bef. 20 Feb 1408) Alice (living 22 Aug 1453), dau. of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland & Margaret Stafford (d.1396). Issue: 8 or 9[5]

4 sons:

  • Sir Thomas[1]
  • Sir Ralph[1]
  • Sir John[1]
  • Master William (living 22 Aug 1453), Doctor of Canon Law, Chancellor of Oxford Univ, Bishop of Ely & Lord High Treas.[1]

4 or 5 dau:

m. ... Arundel[1]
m. Sir John Salvin[1]
m.1 Sir William Whitchester[1]
m.2 Sir Roger Widdrington.[1]

Death

Richardson (2011), states that Thomas was executed, "at the North Gate of Southampton," on the second or third of August in 1415. He was labeled a traitor and his lands were confiscated. He was survived by his wife Alice Neville, who remarried to Gllbert Lancaster.[1][4]

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Richardson, D. (2011). "Thomas Gray, Knt. of Heaton," in Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 257. Google Books.
  2. BIRTH 30 Nov 1384
    [1][2]
  3. Wikipedia.[3]
  4. Alice Neville & Gilbert Lancaster had 1 son: Sir Gilbert, (Magna Carta Ancestry, 2011).

See Also...

  • Lundy D. The Peerage. Web.
  • RIchardson, D. (n.d.) Royal Ancestry, III:109, IV:237


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