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Catherine Grey (Percy), Countess of Kent

Nicknames: "Catherine /Percy/", "Katharine /De Percy/grey/"
Birthplace: Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Death: Died in Beverley, York, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland and Eleanor Neville, Countess of Northumberland
Wife of Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent
Mother of Margaret Hungerford; Mary Grey; Susan Grey; Lord John Grey; Sir Anthony Grey and 8 others
Sister of Joan Percy, Nun; John Percy; Eleanor West, Lady; Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland; Thomas Percy, 1st Baron Egremont and 7 others

Occupation: Countess of Kent
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About Catherine Grey (Percy), Countess of Kent

Our lineage is through their daughter, Anne (Percy) Grey.

Lady Katherine Percy

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Lady Katherine Percy (May 18, 1423 - c. 1475) was the daughter of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland and Lady Eleanor Neville.

Her maternal grandparents were Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and his second wife Joan Beaufort.

She married Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent and had seven children:

    1. Mary Grey (1440-1474)
     2. Anthony Grey (1446 - 1480)
      3. Elizabeth Grey (1448 - 1492) married Sir Robert      Greystoke
      4. Anne Grey (b. 1450) married John Grey, 8th Baron Grey de Wilton
      5. George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent (1454 - 1505) married Ann Woodville
      6. John Grey (1455 - 1484)
      7. Edmund Grey (b. 1457)

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Lady Catherine Percy1

F, #174792, b. 28 May 1423

Last Edited=29 Dec 2008

Consanguinity Index=3.41%

    Lady Catherine Percy was born on 28 May 1423 at Leconfield, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Henry de Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Eleanor de Neville.1,2 She married Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent, son of Sir John Grey and Lady Constance de Holand, before January 1458/59.2
    From before January 1458/59, her married name became Grey.2

Children of Lady Catherine Percy and Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent

Sir Anthony Grey d. bt 15 May 1480 - 27 Nov 14803

George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent+ d. 21 Dec 15034

Lady Anne Grey+ 1

Lady Elizabeth Grey+ 5


[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VI, page 180. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 164.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 160.

[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 137. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1666. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition. --------------------

After her husband's death in 1464, Isabel took vows of chastity

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Catherine Grey, Countess of Kent's Timeline

May 28, 1423
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Age 16
Age 17
Of, Ruthyn, Denbighshire, Wales
Age 21
Ruthyn, Denbighshire, Wales
Age 22
Of, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
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Of, Ruthyn, Denbighshire, Wales
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Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
Age 26
Of, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
Age 34
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England
Age 40
Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales