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Dorothy Knollys (Bray)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, , England
Death: Died in Minety, Wiltshire, England
Place of Burial: Grey's Manor, Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Edmund Bray, 1st Baron Braye and Jane Bray Brereton
Wife of William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury and Edmund Brydges, 2nd Baron Chandos
Mother of William Brydges Bruges, 4th Baron Chandos; Giles Brydges, 3rd Baron Chandos; Eleanor Brydges and Katherine Sandys
Sister of Anne Braye; Edward Bray; John Braye (Bray); Mary Peckham; Frances Lyfield and 3 others

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.

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Bray,_Baroness_Chandos

Dorothy Bray1

F, #74032, b. circa 1530, d. 31 October 1605

Dorothy, Baroness Chandos of Sudeley 2

   Dorothy Bray was born circa 1530.1 She was the daughter of Edmund Bray, 1st Lord Braye and Jane Halliwell.
She married, firstly, Edmund Brydges, 2nd Baron Chandos of Sudeley, son of John Brydges, 1st Baron Chandos of Sudeley and Elizabeth Grey, circa 1548.
She married, secondly, William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury, son of Sir Francis Knollys and Katherine Carey, before 1573.
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

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

The Cecil Papers

  • Dorothy Bray (1529/30 – 31 October 1605), who married firstly Edmund Brydges

(d.1573), 2 nd Baron Chandos, by whom she was the mother of Giles Brydges (1548–CECIL PAPERS 198/110 3 ________________________________________________________________________

  • Dorothy Bray (1529/30 – 31 October 1605), who married firstly Edmund Brydges

(d.1573), 2 nd Baron Chandos, by whom she was the mother of Giles Brydges (1548–1594),

3rd Baron Chandos; and secondly the courtier William Knollys (c.1545–1632), 1 st Earl of Banbury. See the ODNB entries for Edmund Brydges and William Knollys; and the entry for Dorothy Bray at: http://www.kateemersonhistoricals.com/TudorWomenBo-Brom.htm.

e source for above: http://www.oxford-shakespeare.com/CecilPapers/CP_198-110.pdf ____________________________________________________________________________________

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Dorothy Knollys (Bray), Baroness Knollys of Greys's Timeline

1530
1530
Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, , England
1546
1546
Age 16
1548
1548
Age 18
Sudeley Manor, Gloucestershire, England
1552
1552
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
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1554
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1573
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1605
October 31, 1605
Age 75
Minety, Wiltshire, England
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of, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England
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Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom