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Anne Hussey (Grey), Baroness of Sleaford

Also Known As: "Ann de Grey", "Ann Gray Baroness"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
Death: Died in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
Place of Burial: Lincolnshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent and Catherine Grey, Countess of Kent
Wife of John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford
Mother of Elizabeth Hungerford, 3rd Baroness Hungerford; Sir Giles Hussey, Kt.; Joan Forster; Mary Hussey; Dorothy Hussey and 4 others
Sister of Henry Grey, 4th Earl of Kent; Anthony Grey; George Grey, [Esquire]; Edmond Grey and Elizabeth Grey
Half sister of Richard Grey, KG

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Anne Hussey, Baroness of Sleaford

  • Anne Grey1,2,3
  • F, #62489, d. between 1 March 1545 and 11 February 1546
  • Father Sir George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent, 5th Lord Grey of Ruthin, Constable of Northampton Castle4,2,3 d. 21 Dec 1503
  • Mother Katherine Herbert1 b. c 1459
  • Anne Grey married Sir John Hussey, Baron Sleaford, son of Sir William Hussey, Chief Justice of the King's Bench and Elizabeth Berkeley, after 18 May 1509.1,2,3 Anne Grey died between 1 March 1545 and 11 February 1546.5
  • Family Sir John Hussey, Baron Sleaford b. 1466, d. 27 Aug 1537
  • Children
    • Giles Hussey+6 b. c 1510
    • Elizabeth Hussey+6,7 b. c 1512, d. 23 Jan 1554
    • Thomas Hussey6 b. c 1514
    • Anne Hussey7,6 b. c 1516
    • Dorothy Hussey7,6 b. c 1518
    • Bridget Hussey+2,3 b. c 1526, d. 12 Jan 1601
  • Citations
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 17.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 465-466.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 506-507.
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 166-167.
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 18.
  • [S11581] Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerages, p. 294.
  • [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2080.htm#i62489

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  • Lady Anne Grey1
  • F, #120636, d. from 1 March 1544/45 to 11 February 1545/46
  • Last Edited=5 Jul 2015
  • Consanguinity Index=0.01%
  • Lady Anne Grey was the daughter of George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent and Lady Catherine Herbert.1,2 She married John Hussey, 1st Lord Hussey, son of Sir William Hussey and Elizabeth Berkeley.1 She died from 1 March 1544/45 to 11 February 1545/46.3
  • Her married name became Hussey.1
  • Children of Lady Anne Grey and John Hussey, 1st Lord Hussey
    • Ann Hussey+4
    • Bridget Hussey+1 b. c 1526, d. 12 Jan 1600/1
  • 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 II, page 76. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • [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] BP2003 volume 2, page 1666. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • [S5792] Robin Dening, "re: Rochfort Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 2 January 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rochfort Family."
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p12064.htm#i120636

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  • Anne GREY (B. Hussey of Sleaford)
  • Born: ABT 1490, Kentshire, England
  • Died: AFT 1537
  • Buried: BEF 11 Feb 1545/1546
  • Notes: by 1509, she was the second wife of John, Baron Hussey of Sleaford. Lady Hussey supported Catalina of Aragon in the matter of King Henry’s divorce and was implicated in the matter of Elizabeth Barton, the Nun of Kent, in 1533. She refused to take the oath to support royal supremacy. In 1536 she was sent to the Tower for calling the 'illegitimized' Mary as 'princess' when she visited her on 5 Jun. Sent to the Tower of London, she was reported to be "very sick" at the beginning of Jul. On 3 Aug she was examined by Sir Edmund Walsingham and Sir William Petre, and claimed that she had erred "by inadvertence" when she called for "drink for the Princess" and later told someone that "the Princess" had gone walking. She was released and was back at Sleaford by Oct. When the rebellion known as the Pilgrimage of Grace began, Lord Hussey fled, leaving Lady Hussey behind. When some 500 rebels descended upon Sleaford on 7 Oct and threatened to burn it down, she promised she would bring her husband back to join them. Hussey, when questioned about this later, said she'd been a fool to make such a promise. In spite of his best efforts the authorities did not believe him innocent of involvement in the uprising. It didn't help that Lady Hussey, in his absence, had also provided the rebels with meat, drink, and money. He was sent to the Tower after the uprising failed. While he awaited trial, she set up housekeeping at Limehouse and was allowed to visit him. On one such visit, he repeated details of an examination of Lord Darcy that he had been permitted to sit in on. Lady Hussey passed this information on to her servant, Catherine Cresswell, who told her husband, Percival Cresswell, who repeated some of Darcy's responses to others, prompting a new investigation by the authorities into who had leaked sensitive information. There is no record, however, of Lady Hussey being questioned, let alone arrested. After Hussey was attainted and executed, his lands and goods were seized and his title forfeit, leaving the family in poverty. The aristocratic widows of traitors were usually provided with a pension.
  • Father: George GREY (2° E. Kent)
  • Mother: Catherine HERBERT (C. Kent)
  • Married: John HUSSEY (1° B. Hussey of Sleaford)
  • Children:
    • 1. Giles HUSSEY (Sir)
    • 2. Elizabeth HUSSEY (B. Hungerford of Heystesbury)
    • 4. Bridget HUSSEY (C. Rutland/C. Bedford)
    • 5. Anne HUSSEY
    • 6. Dorothy HUSSEY
    • 7. Mary HUSSEY
    • 8. William HUSSEY
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/GREY3.htm#Anne GREY (B. Hussey of Sleaford)

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  • John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford (sometimes "Huse"; 1465/1466 – 1536/1537) was Chief Butler of England[2] from 1521 until his death.[3] He was a member of the House of Lords, and a Chamberlain to King Henry VIII's daughter, Mary I of England.
  • Hussey was born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, son of William Hussey, an English judge and Chief Justice of the King’s Bench. His mother was the former Elizabeth Berkeley.[4] Hussey's siblings included Sir Robert Hussey (d.1546), the father of Elizabeth Hussey, the 'Mistress Crane' at whose home at East Molesey the first of the Marprelate tracts, Martin's Epistle, was printed in October 1588; Elizabeth Hussey, who married Richard Grey, 3rd Earl of Kent; and Mary Hussey, who married William Willoughby, 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby.
  • In 1497, at the Battle of Blackheath, Hussey was knighted. Six years later, he was made "Knight of the Body", bodyguard to King Henry VII, followed by an appointment as "Master of Lyfield Forest", Rutland in 1505 and Comptroller of the Household in 1509. On 16 August 1513, at the battle of the Spurs, he was promoted to Knight banneret.
  • In 1493 Hussey was appointed Sheriff of Lincolnshire and by 1513 he was custos rotulorum for the county. On 6 July 1523, he was elected Member of Parliament as a knight of the shire for Lincolnshire. Three years later, 5 February 1526, he was appointed a judge. On 3 November 1529 he was re-elected to Parliament as knight of the shire for Lincolnshire but received a Writs of Summons on 1 December 1529 to the House of Lords as 'Johannes Hussey de sleford, chivaler'. In June 1530, Hussey was named Lincolnshire Castle's Commissioner for Gaol Delivery, and later that same year, Hussey sold some of his large holdings (the Somersetshire manors of Batheaston, Bathampton, Bathford, Twerton; the Wiltshire manors of Compton Bassett, Comerwell, and North Wraxall).[5]
  • On 10 September 1533, Lord Hussey attended the christening of princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth 1), daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and carried the canopy over the 3-day old child with George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford, Lord Thomas Howard, and William Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham.
  • Hussey was Chamberlain to King Henry's daughter, Mary, while Hussey's second wife, Lady Anne, was one of Mary's attendants. Though King Henry forbade anyone from calling his daughter, Mary, by the title of Princess, Lady Anne did do so, after which she lost her attendant position around June 1534 and was imprisoned in the Tower of London in August. Asking for the King's pardon, she was released before the end of the year.[3]
  • In addition to his responsibilities at Court and Parliament, Hussey was steward to John Longland, the conservative Bishop of Lincoln,[6] and King Henry's confessor.[7]
  • Hussey was implicated along with his cousin as complicit in the 1536 uprising known as the Pilgrimage of Grace. Though Hussey denied participation in the rebellion, he was accused of conspiring to change laws and depose the king, and that he abetted those who made war on the king in October 1536.[8] The charges may have been levied in part because of Hussey's Catholic sympathies,[9] and because Hussey and his wife, having served 'Princess' Mary, were partisans on her behalf.[10] Hussey was indicted and tried for treason, and found guilty by the House of Lords. He was beheaded in Lincoln in 1536,[1] while his cousin, Thomas Darcy, was executed on Tower Hill.[3]
  • Hussey's statement ("confession") survives.[11]
  • Hussey first married Margaret Blount in 1490 at Mangotsfield, by whom he had three sons:[3]
    • Sir William Hussey, Knt. (c. 1492)
    • Thomas Hussey (c. 1495)
    • Gilbert Hussey (c. 1497)
  • About 1509, he then married Lady Anne Grey (c. 1490, Denbigh – from 1 March 1544/1545 to 11 February 1545/1546), daughter of George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent by his second wife, Catherine Herbert.[12] They had eight children:[3]
    • Sir Giles Hussey (born 1505, who married Jane Pigot, and had issue (descendants include President Richard Nixon (twice), actor James Dean and entrepreneurs J. A. Folger and Peter Folger[13])
    • Joan Hussey, wife of Sir Roger Forster.[14]
    • Elizabeth Hussey, second wife of Sir Robert Throckmorton of Coughton, Warwickshire (d. 1586), and had four daughters and two sons
    • Bridget Hussey (c. 1526 - 13 January 1600/1601, bur. Watford, Hertfordshire, will dated 2 June 1600) probated 12 January 1600/1601), wife of Sir Richard Morrison of Cashiobury, Hertfordshire (d. Strasbourg, 17 March 1556), Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland before 1563, without issue, and second wife of Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford on 25 June 1566, without issue; her daughter by first husband Jane Sibella Morrison (d. July 1615, last will dated 6 March 1614/1615 probated 14 July 1615), naturalized as an English subject in 1575/1576, married c. 1571 Edward Russell, Baron Russell (d. bef. June 1572 without issue and intestate and his estate was administered on 30 June 1572, bur. Chenies, Buckinghamshire), son of Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford and Margaret St John, and after 1572 Sir Arthur Grey, 14th Baron Grey de Wilton, and had issue
    • Anne or Agnes Hussey, who married Sir Humphrey Browne, Justice of the Common Pleas, by whom she was the mother of Christian Browne, wife of Sir John Tufton, 1st Baronet.[15]
    • Dorothy Hussey
    • Mary Hussey
    • William Hussey
  • After his execution, Hussey's home in Sleaford,[1] as well as his other estates were confiscated by the crown.[4] His children were restored to Parliament in 1563 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, but Hussey's title was forfeited, and the estates were not returned.[3]
  • 6 December 1533, John Fewterer, Confessor-General of Syon Abbey, dedicated his book, The myrrour or glasse of Christes passion, to "the Honorable 'Lord Husey', from Syon".[3]
  • From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hussey,_1st_Baron_Hussey_of_Sleaford

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ANNE GREY (c.1490-c.1545)

Anne Grey was the daughter of George Grey, 2nd earl of Kent (before 1454-December 25,1503) and Catherine Herbert (c.1464-December 1500+). By 1509, she was the second wife of John, Baron Hussey of Sleaford, Lincolnshire (1466-xJune 29,1537). Their children were Sir Giles, Elizabeth (c.1510-January 23, 1554), Bridget (c.1514-January 12,1601), Anne, Dorothy, and Mary. Lady Hussey supported Catherine of Aragon in the matter of King Henry’s divorce and was implicated in the matter of Elizabeth Barton, the Nun of Kent, in 1533. She refused to take the oath to support royal supremacy. When she visited Catherine’s daughter, then known as the Lady Mary, on June 5, 1536, she persisted in referring to her by the title of princess, which had been forbidden by the Act of Succession in 1534. Shortly thereafter, she was arrested and sent to the Tower of London, where she was reported to be "very sick" at the beginning of July. On August 3, she was examined by Sir Edmund Walsingham and claimed that she had erred "by inadvertence" when she called for "drink for the Princess" and later told someone that "the Princess" had gone walking. She was released and was back at Sleaford by October. When the rebellion known as the Pilgrimage of Grace began, Lord Hussey fled, leaving Lady Hussey behind. When some 500 rebels descended upon Sleaford on October 7th and threatened to burn it down, she promised she would bring her husband back to join them. Hussey, when questioned about this later, said she'd been a fool to make such a promise. In spite of his best efforts the authorities did not believe him innocent of involvement in the uprising. It didn't help that Lady Hussey, in his absence, had also provided the rebels with meat, drink, and money. He was sent to the Tower after the uprising failed. While he awaited trial, she set up housekeeping at Limehouse and was allowed to visit him. On one such visit, he repeated details of an examination of Lord Darcy that he had been permitted to sit in on. Lady Hussey passed this information on to her servant, Catherine Cresswell, who told her husband, Percival Cresswell, who repeated some of Darcy's responses to others, prompting a new investigation by the authorities into who had leaked sensitive information. There is no record, however, of Lady Hussey being questioned, let alone arrested. After Hussey was attainted and executed, his lands and goods were seized and his title forfeit, leaving the family in poverty. The aristocratic widows of traitors were usually provided with a pension.

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   Birth
   1490 , Denbighshire, , Wales
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   1546 , Lincolnshire, , England
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   Joan Hussey 1511-1605

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Anne GREY BARONESS HUSSEY [Parents] 1 was born about 1481 in Of, Ruthyn, Denbigh, Wales. She died before 11 Feb 1545. Anne married John HUSSEY.

They had the following children:

     		F 	i 	Elizabeth HUSSEY BARONESS HUNGERFORD was born about 1510 and died on 23 Jan 1553/1554.
     		F 	ii 	Ann HUSSEY was born about 1521.
     		F 	iii 	Bridget HUSSEY C of Bedford was born in 1525 and died on 12 Jan 1600/1601.

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Margaret Blount, October 3, 1474-1509, was the daughter of Simon Blount of Bitton, Gloucestershire (1452-1477) and Eleanor Daubeney. She became the first wife of Sir John Hussey of Sleaford, Lincolnshire (1465/6-June 29, 1537), later created Baron Hussey, in August 1492. Their children were Sir William (1494-January 19, 1557), Thomas, and Gilbert, and possibly Giles and Anne, although the latter two are also listed as the children of Hussey’s second wife, Anne Grey, in some genealogies.

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Anne Hussey, Baroness of Sleaford's Timeline

1474
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1490
1490
Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
1505
1505
Age 15
Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, England
1510
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Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
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1513
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Sussex, England
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Linwood, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom