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John de Grey

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Birthplace: Shirland, Derbyshire, England
Death: Died in Shirland, Derbyshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry de Grey and Isolda (Iseude) Bardolf
Husband of Emma de Grey; Emma de Glanville; Emma de Cauz and Joan de Pevere
Father of Reginald / Reynold de Grey, Baron Grey de Wilton; Nichole de Grey; Emma de Grey; Eva de Grey and Hawise (Helewise) de Grey
Brother of Sir Robert de Grey; Richard de Grey; William de Grey, Knight; Hugh de Grey; Walter de Grey, Archbishop Of York and 2 others

Occupation: Sheriff of Buckingham & Bedford, High Sheriff and soldier
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
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About John de Grey

  • Sir John de Grey, Sheriff of Buckingham & Bedford1,2,3,4
  • M, #15096, b. circa 1202, d. circa 18 March 1266
  • Father Henry de Grey, 1st Baron Grey of Codnor b. c 1182, d. a 1224
  • Mother Isolda de Bardolf b. c 1182, d. b 18 Jun 1246
  • Sir John de Grey, Sheriff of Buckingham & Bedford Vernon M. Norr (Some Early English Pedigrees) says that he married Maud de Longchamp, daughter of Godfrey Longchamp (signer of Magna Charta) and Isabel/Elizabeth Minors. He was born circa 1202 at of Shirland, Derbyshire, England. He married Emma de Cauz, daughter of Roger de Cauz and Nichole de Leigh, circa 1234.2,3,4 Sir John de Grey, Sheriff of Buckingham & Bedford died circa 18 March 1266.
  • Family Emma de Cauz
  • Children
    • Nichole de Grey+3 d. a 30 May 1277
    • Sir Reginald de Grey, 1st Lord Grey of Wilton+ d. 5 Apr 1308
    • Emme de Grey+2,4 b. c 1235, d. 1264
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3961] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. VI, p. 665; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 1162.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 439.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 255.
    • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 378.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p502.htm#i15096

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  • Sir John de Grey1
  • M, #213457, d. before 18 March 1265/66
  • Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
  • Sir John de Grey was the son of Henry de Grey and Isolda Bardolf.2 He married, secondly, Emma de Cauz, daughter of Roger de Cauz and Nichole de Leigh.3 He married, firstly, Emma de Glanville, daughter of Sir Geoffrey de Glanville.2 He married, thirdly, Joane (?) in October 1251.3 He died before 18 March 1265/66.3
  • He held the office of Justice of Chester.3 He held the office of Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1239.2 He held the office of Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1239.2 He held the office of Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1253.2 He lived at Shirland, Derbyshire, England.3
  • Child of Sir John de Grey
    • 1.Sir Henry Grey+4
  • Children of Sir John de Grey and Emma de Glanville
    • 1.Reynold de Grey3
    • 2.Emma de Grey3
  • Child of Sir John de Grey and Emma de Cauz
    • 1.Sir Reynold de Grey, 1st Lord Grey (of Wilton)+5 d. 5 Apr 1308
  • Citations
  • 1.[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  • 2.[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 136. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  • 3.[S37] Volume 2, page 1665. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 4.[S47] Page 797. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
5.[S37] See. [S37]

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  • John De GREY (Sir Sheriff of Buckingham & Bedford)
  • Born: 1205, Shirland, Derbyshire, England / 1214, Thurrock, Essex, England
  • Died: ABT 18 Mar 1265/6, Shirland, Derby, England
  • Buried: Shirland, Derbyshire, England
  • Notes: Justice of Chester. Vernon M. Norr (Some Early English Pedigrees) says that he married Maud De Longchamp, dau. of Godfrey Longchamp (signer of Magna Charta) and Isabel/Elizabeth Minors.
  • Father: Henry De GREY (Sir)
  • Mother: Isolda De BARDOLPH
  • Married 1: Emma De GLANVILLE (dau. of Geoffrey de Glanville; Lord of Bromholm and Margaret de la Haye) ABT 1230
  • Children:
    • 1. Emma De GREY
  • Married 2: Emma De CAUZ (dau. of Roger de Cauz and Nicole Leigh, dau. of Bartholomew Leigh) ABT 1232, Shirland, Derbyshire, England
  • Children:
    • 2. Reginald De GREY (1° B. Grey of Wilton)
  • Married 3: Joan De PEVERE 17 Oct 1251, London, Middlesex, England
  • Children:
    • 3. Hawise De GREY
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/GREY2.htm#John De GREY (Sir Sheriff of Buckingham & Bedford)

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  • Sir John de Grey (died 1266) was an English soldier and High Sheriff.
  • John was the second son of Henry de Grey of Grays Thurrock in Essex. He served as High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire in 1238-39 and of High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1252-53, undertaking military service in Flanders in 1232. He lived at Shirland in Derbyshire, married three times and his son, by his second wife, was Reginald de Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Wilton. He was accordingly an ancestor of many of the noble houses with the surname Grey. He died in March 1266.
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_John_de_Grey

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Sheriff of BUCKINGHAM; Justice of Chester

Born: Derbys. abt. 1214 Died: abt. 1265

poss. Wives/Partners:       Emma de GLANVILLE   ;   Joan ESQUIRE   ;   Emma de CAUZ
Children:  Reginald (Reynold; of Ruthin) de GREY   ;   Emma de GREY   ;   Henry (Sir) de GREY  Possible Child:       Helvesa (Joan) de GREY

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The Grey family received Wilton Castle, in Herefordshire, thought their marriage to Maud, heiress of the Longchamp's.2 Reginald, 1st Baron Grey of Wilton was born in 1237.2 He was the son of John de Grey of Wilton, Justice of Chester and Joane, Lady Peyvre.1,2 Reginald, 1st Baron Grey of Wilton married Maud FitzHugh, daughter of William, Lord FitzHugh and Hawys de Longchamp.2 Reginald, 1st Baron Grey of Wilton obtained, in consideration of his faithful services to the king, special livery of all his father's lands, although he had not then done his homage in 1265.2 (1280/81) In the 9th Edward I, made justice of Chester, and merited so well, that for his manifold services he had part of the honour of Monmouth conferred upon him by the king; and in further recompense of his services obtained the castle of Ruthyn and other lands.2 Arms: Barry argent and azure, a label gules.3 (1293/94) In the 22nd Edward I, received command to be at Portsmouth, to attend the king in Gascony, then menaced by the French.2 (1294/95) In the 23rd Edward I, summoned to parliament as a baron.2 He was summoned to parliaments from 23 June 1295 to 26 August 1307.4 (1296/97) In the 25th Edward I, on the king going into Flanders and committing the government of England in his absence to Prince Edward, appointed Lord Grey the prince's assistant.2 He died in 1308 at age 71 years.2

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John De Grey was born about 1205 in Shirland, Derbyshire, England. He died in Mar 1265. He married Joan 17 0ct 1251 in London, Middlesex, England.

Joan was born about 1211 in Possibly London, Middlesex, England. She died in 1256 in Sp, Leyham, , England. She married John De Grey 17 0ct 1251 in London, Middlesex, England.

They had the following children:

  F i Hawise (Hesewise) De Grey 

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-------------------- Sheriff of Bucks and Bedford 1239 Constable of Gannock Castle 1246, Chief Justice of Chester, Governor of Northampton Castle 1253, Steward of Gascoigne 1254, Governor of Shrewsbury Castle 1257, Constable of Dover Castle 1258, Sheriff of Herefordshire and Governor of Hereford Castle 1263, Sheriff of Derby and Nottingham 1265

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Sir John de Grey, Knight, of Shirland's Timeline

1205
1205
Shirland, Derbyshire, England
1226
1226
Age 21
Buckley, Northamptonshire, England
1230
1230
Age 25
Shirland, Derbyshire, , England
1232
1232
Age 27
London, Middlesex, England
1233
1233
Age 28
Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
1235
1235
Age 30
Wilton, Herefordshire, England
1238
1238
- 1239
Age 33
1240
1240
Age 35
Stanlac, Oxfordshire, England
1251
October 17, 1251
Age 46
London, Middlesex, England
1252
1252
- 1253
Age 47