Lady Margaret de Grey (de Oddingsells)

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Lady Margaret de Grey (de Oddingsells)

Also Known As: "Lady de Grey; Margaret de Oddingseles; Margaret Moreby; [twice married]"
Birthplace: Solihull, Warwickshire, England
Death: October 17, 1311 (30-39)
Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England
Place of Burial: Cogges, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William d'Odingsells, II and Ela de Longespee
Wife of Sir Robert de Moreby and Sir John de Grey, 1st Baron of Rotherfield
Mother of Sir John de Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Rotherfield; Maud de Botetourt and Joan de Grey
Sister of Walter de Odingsells; Ida de Odingsells; Alice Oddingsles; Edmund de Odingsells and Ela de Bermingham

Occupation: (dau. of William Oddingsells of Maxstoke and Ela Fitzwalter)
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Lady Margaret de Grey (de Oddingsells)

Margaret Oddingseles de Gray de Moreby

  • Daughter of Sir William de Oddingseles and Ela FitzWalter. Grand daughter of William Oddingseles of Solihull Staffordshire and his wife Joan, Walter FitzRobert and Ida Longespee.

  • Wife of Sir John de Grey of Rotherfield, son of Sir Robert de Grey and Joan de Valoines, daughter of Thomas of Shabbington. The had one son, John, who would marry Katherine FitzAlan. Sir John died 17 Oct 1311.
  • Secondly, wife of Sir Robert de Moreby of Moreby Yorkshire, purveyor for Queen Isabel's household and constable of Brecknock and Knaresborough Castles. They were married between 21 Oct 1312 and 1316, and had one son, William.

21 April 1330: Robert de Moreby and his wife, Margaret, granted free warren in the manors of Cogges, Oxfordshire, Sculcoates and Upton (in Badworth), Yorkshire, and Weeford, Staffordshire for the life of the said Margaret, and, after her decease, to her son, John de Grey, and his heirs [Reference: Cal. Charter Rolls, 4 (1912): 168]

Margaret died after her husband died in 1311 (resources differ), and was buried in a lavish tomb in the North Chapel at Cogges,

Sir John De Grey III
BIRTH 1271
Oxfordshire, England
DEATH 17 Oct 1311 (aged 39–40)
Oxfordshire, England
St Mary Churchyard
Cogges, West Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
MEMORIAL ID 147339260

Lord Grey of Rotherfield

Sir Robert de Grey's son, John de Grey (1271-1312), was summoned to Parliament as first Baron Grey of Rotherfield on 26th January 1297. He took part in the Scottish wars under Longshanks and fought in the glorious victory at Falkirk in 1298 against William Wallace, when a large part of Edward's troops refused to fight. He was back in Scotland again in 1306 after the rebellion and enthronement of Robert Bruce. He died in 1312 having married Margaret, daughter of William de Odingsells of Maxstoke, Warwickshire and was succeeded by his son, John de Grey, second Baron Grey of Rotherfield (1300-1359). John de Grey was probably the most famous of the de Greys of Rotherfield. He was a professional soldier who:

Received livery of his lands in the fifteenth year of the reign of Edward the second after the conquest'

Family Members
Robert De Grey

Joan De Valoines Grey

Margaret Oddingseles Moreby

John de Grey

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Lady Margaret de Grey (de Oddingsells)'s Timeline

Solihull, Warwickshire, England
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
October 9, 1300
Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, England
October 17, 1311
Age 35
Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England
August 20, 1932
Age 35
August 24, 1932
Age 35