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Thomas (Grey) Gray (1384 - 1415)

Sir Thomas "of Heaton Castle" Gray formerly Grey
Born in Alnwick Castle, Englandmap
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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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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]


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


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]


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]


  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
  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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