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Catherine Grey (Percy), Countess of Kent

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

Lady Katherine Percy

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, a legitimized daughter of John of Gaunt.

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)

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Katherine_Percy

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  • Katherine Percy1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • F, #13921, b. 28 May 1423, d. between 2 May 1493 and 17 October 1493
  • Father Sir Henry Percy, 5th Lord Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, Constable of England2,3,4,5,12,7,8,9,13,11 b. 3 Feb 1393, d. 22 May 1455
  • Mother Eleanor Neville2,3,4,12,8,13 b. 1398, d. c 1473
  • Katherine Percy was born on 28 May 1423 at Leconfield, Yorkshire, England.3,4,14,8 She married Sir Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent, 4th Baron Grey of Ruthin, Lord High Treasurer, son of Sir John Grey, Captain of Gournay and Constance Holand, before 1440; They had 3 sons (Sir Anthony; Sir George, 2nd Earl of Kent, 5th Lord Grey of Ruthin; & John) and 2 daughters (Elizabeth, wife of Sir Robert Greystoke; & Anne, wife of Sir John, 8th Lord Grey of Wilton).2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 Katherine Percy died between 2 May 1493 and 17 October 1493.8
  • Family Sir Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent, 4th Baron Grey of Ruthin, Lord High Treasurer b. 26 Oct 1416, d. 22 May 1490
  • Children
    • Anne Grey+15,3,16,4,7,8,11 d. b 6 Mar 1498
    • Sir Anthony Grey, Justice of the Peace for Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire17,3,4,8 d. c 27 Nov 1480
    • Sir George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent, 5th Lord Grey of Ruthin, Constable of Northampton Castle+18,3,4,14,8 d. 21 Dec 1503
    • Elizabeth Grey+19,3,4,5,8,9 b. c 1448, d. 18 Jul 1472
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3813] Unknown author, Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 135; Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists, p. 168.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 578-579.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 622.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 278-279.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 285.
  • 6.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 345.
  • 7.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 348-349.
  • 8.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 130-131.
  • 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 140.
  • 10.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 357.
  • 11.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 374-375.
  • 12.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 343-344.
  • 13.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 356.
  • 14.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 107-108.
  • 15.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VI, p. 180.
  • 16.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 769-770.
  • 17.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 165.
  • 18.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 166-167.
  • 19.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 364.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p463.htm#i13921
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  • Lady Catherine Percy1
  • F, #174792, b. 28 May 1423
  • Last Edited=29 Dec 2008
  • 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
    • 1. Sir Anthony Grey d. bt 15 May 1480 - 27 Nov 14803
    • 2. George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent+ d. 21 Dec 15034
    • 3. Lady Anne Grey+ 1
    • 4. Lady Elizabeth Grey+ 5
    • 5.unknown son Grey5
    • 6.unknown daughter Grey5
  • Citations
  • [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.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p17480.htm#i174792
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  • Catherine PERCY (C. Kent)
  • Born: 18/28 May 1423, Leckonfield, Yorkshire, England
  • Died: AFT 1475
  • Father: Henry PERCY (2º E. Northumberland)
  • Mother: Eleanor NEVILLE (C. Northumberland)
  • Married: Edmund GREY (1° E. Kent) BEF Jan 1458/9
  • Children:
    • 1. Anthony GREY (4° B. Grey of Ruthin)
    • 2. Elizabeth GREY
    • 3. Anne GREY
    • 4. George GREY (2° E. Kent)
    • 5. John GREY
    • 6. Edmund GREY (b. ABT 1457, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/PERCY.htm#Catherine PERCY (C. Kent)
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  • Links
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Percy,_2nd_Earl_of_Northumberland
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Eleanor_Neville
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Grey,_1st_Earl_of_Kent
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Grey,_2nd_Earl_of_Kent
  • http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Grey,_Edmund_(DNB00)
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Catherine Grey, Countess of Kent's Timeline

1423
May 28, 1423
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
1440
1440
Age 16
1441
1441
Age 17
Of, Ruthyn, Denbighshire, Wales
1445
1445
Age 21
Ruthyn, Denbighshire, Wales
1446
1446
Age 22
Of, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
1447
1447
Age 23
Of, Ruthyn, Denbighshire, Wales
1448
1448
Age 24
Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
1450
1450
Age 26
Of, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
1458
1458
Age 34
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England
1464
1464
Age 40
Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales