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Grey of Warke, Baron (E, 1624 - 1706)

 

Creation: let.pat. 11 Feb 1623/4

 

Extinct: 20 Jun 1706

 

Family name: Grey

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William [Grey], 1st Baron Grey of Warke

son and heir of Sir Ralph Grey, of Chillingham and Warke, co. Northumberland, by his first wife Jane Ardington, dau. of William Ardington, of Ardington, co. Berkshire

born

mar.

1619 Cecilia Wentworth (bur. 1 Feb 1667/8 at Epping, co. Essex), dau. of Sir John Wentworth, of Gosfield, co. Essex, by his wife Lady Catherine Finch, dau. of Sir Moyle Finch, 1st Bt., of Eastwell, co. Kent, by his wife Elizabeth Heneage, suo jure Countess of Winchilsea, dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Sir Thomas Heneage, of Copt Hall, co. Essex

children

1. Hon Ralph Grey, later 2nd Baron Grey of Warke

1. Hon Elizabeth Grey (d. 1668)

2. Hon Katherine Grey (b. c. 1644; d. c. Jan 1694/5), mar. (1) Apr 1665 Sir Edward Moseley, 2nd Bt. MP, of Hough, co. Lancaster, and Rolleston, co. Stafford, (2) aft. 6 Apr 1667 Charles [North], 1st Baron Grey of Rolleston and 5th Baron North, and (3) aft. 30 Apr 1691 Capt Francis Russell, Governor of Barbados (d. 1 Oct 1696), 3rd son of Hon Edward Russell (by his wife Penelope Brooke, widow of Sir William Brooke KB, of Sterborough Castle, co. Surrey, and Cowling Castle, co. Kent, and dau. of Sir Moyses Hill, of Hillsborough, co. Down), 4th son of Francis [Russell], 4th Earl of Bedford, and had issue by her second husband

died

29 Jul 1674 (bur. at Epping, co. Essex)

created

15 Jun 1619 Baronet of England, styled "of Chillingham"

11 Feb 1623/4 Baron Grey of Warke, of Warke in the County of Northumberland

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Northumberland 1620-22 and 1624;  Speaker of the House of Lords 1643;  a Commissioner of the Great Seal 1648;  member of the Council of State 1649

 

Ralph [Grey], 2nd Baron Grey of Warke

bapt.

27 Oct 1630

mar.

Catharine Colepeper (b. 22 May 1634; widow of Hon Alexander Colepeper, 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of John [Colepeper], 1st Baron Colepeper (dvp. and sp. 2 Mar 1648/9); d. c. 1682), only surv. dau. and hrss. of Sir Edward Ford, of Harting, co. Sussex, by his wife Sarah Ireton, dau. of German Ireton, of Ireton, co. Derby

children

1. Hon Ford Grey, later 3rd Baron Grey of Warke later 1st Earl of Tankerville

2. Hon Ralph Grey, later 4th Baron Grey of Warke

3. Hon Charles Grey (d. bef. 1706)

1. Hon Catherine Grey, mar. Richard Neville MP, of Billingbere, co. Berkshire (b. 12 Oct 1655; d. 1717), 1st son and heir of Col Richard Neville, of Billingbere, co. Berkshire, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to King Charles I, by his wife Anne Heydon, 1st dau. of Sir John Heydon, of Baconthorpe, co. Norfolk, and had issue

died

15 Jun 1675 (bur. at Harting, co. Sussex)

suc. by

son

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Ford [Grey], 3rd Baron Grey of Warke later 1st Earl of Tankerville

created

11 Jun 1695 Viscount Glendale and Earl of Tankerville

 

The Barony of Grey of Warke was held by the 1st Earl of Tankerville from 11 Jun 1695 until his death on 24 Jun 1701, when the Viscountcy of Glendale and the Earldom of Tankerville became extinct. The Barony of Grey of Warke passed to his brother,

 

Ralph [Grey], 4th Baron Grey of Warke

born

died

20 Jun 1706 (bur. at Bocking, co. Essex)

note

an officer in the Army and attended King William III; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Berwick 1679-81, 1695-98 and 1701; Auditor of Wales 1692-1702; Governor of Barbados 1698-1701

 

On the death of the 4th Baron Grey of Warke the Barony of Grey of Warke became extinct.

 

 First written 26 Oct 2009

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