Dorothy Knollys (Bray) (c.1530 - 1605) MP

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Death: Died in Minety, Wiltshire, England
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
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About Dorothy Knollys (Bray)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Dorothy Bray:

http://thepeerage.com/p7404.htm#i74032

Dorothy Bray [1]

  • F, #74032,
  • b. circa 1530,
  • d. 31 October 1605
  • Last Edited=5 Feb 2011

Dorothy Bray was born circa 1530.[1] She was the daughter of Edmund Bray, 1st Lord Braye and Jane Halliwell.[3]

She married, firstly, Edmund Brydges, 2nd Baron Chandos of Sudeley, son of John Brydges, 1st Baron Chandos of Sudeley and Elizabeth Grey, circa 1548.[3]

She married, secondly, William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury, son of Sir Francis Knollys and Katherine Carey, before 1573.[3]

She died on 31 October 1605 at Minty.3 She was buried at Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England.[3]

From circa 1548, her married name became Brydges.[3] As a result of her marriage, Dorothy Bray was styled as Baroness Chandos of Sudeley on 12 April 1557.

From before 1573, her married name became Knollys.[3] As a result of her marriage, Dorothy Bray was styled as Baroness Knollys of Greys on 13 May 1603.

Children of Dorothy Bray and Edmund Brydges, 2nd Baron Chandos of Sudeley

  • 1. Giles Brydges, 3rd Baron Chandos of Sudeley+1 b. c 1548, d. 21 Feb 1593/94
  • 2. William Brydges, 4th Baron Chandos of Sudeley+4 b. c 1552, d. 18 Nov 1602

Citations

  • 1. [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 II, page 288. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • 3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 401.
  • 4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 127.
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Dorothy Knollys (Bray), Baroness Knollys of Greys's Timeline

1530
1530
1573
1573
Age 43
1605
October 31, 1605
Age 75
Minety, Wiltshire, England
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Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom