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Tuesday, May 25, 2010
738756. Lord Reynold Grey & 738757. Joan
Astley & 262567. Margaret
~1362, Reynold born in England, s/o 1477512. Reynold de Grey & 1477513. Eleanor le Strange.
7/16/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded his
grandfather, Edward III as King of England.
~1380, Joan born in England, heir & d/o 1477514. Sir William Astley & 1477515.
~1368, Margaret born in Hamelak, England, d/o 1477620. Sir Thomas de Roos & 1477621.
Beatrice de Stafford.
Aft. 11/25/1378, Reynold 1st married Margaret.
1388, Reynold age 26, 3rd Lord Grey of Ruthin at the
death of his father.
1389, Reynold, heir general to his cousin John de Hastings,
Earl of Pembroke.
Joan 1st married Thomas Raleigh.
Reynold, Lord of Hastings, Wexford and Ruthin.
1391-2, “…to Reynold Grey, knight, lord of Wexford, and
Deffrencloyd …” (S) UKNA.
1389-1439, Reynold summoned to parliament.
1394, 1399, Reynold attended the King in Ireland.
10/13/1399, Reynold carried the Great Spurs and Second Sword at
the coronation of King Henry IV.
10/23/1399, Reynold gave agreed in secret to the imprisonment
of King Richard II.
1400, Reynold in an argument with Owen Glendower of land in
Sycarth, Wales. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P47.
1401, Reynold started a long lawsuit over the arms of Hastings.
10/30/1401, “By John Cokeyne 'luncle', Thomas Charleton, and
Roger de Horton to Roger de Holes and David de Holes to receive (together with
Henry, Prince of Wales, Robert Braybrok', bishop of London, Reginald de Grey of
Ruthyn, kt, John Norbury, esq, Hugh de Holes, kt,) …” (S) UKNA.
1/15/1402, Reynold appointed a lieutenant in North Wales.
9/30/1404, Thomas Raleigh died.
1416, Eleanor Seynt Amand complains about numerous attacks on
her lands, servants and tenants made by Reginald, Lord Grey of Ruthin and his
men and servants between 1404 and the present, and especially that, as Reginald
is using his office of Justice of the Peace to commit these crimes and to prevent
her from having justice … (S) UKNA.
1417, Reynold had papers to travel abroad.
1420, Reynold captured by Owain Glyn Dwr [Captive about a year,
he had to pay 10,000 marks and give family members as hostages.]
4/9/1413, Reynold again carried the spurs and sword at the
coronation of King Henry V.
1413-14, John Grey son of Reynold Grey, lord of Ruthin, and
Constance his wife to John de Moubray, Earl Marshal and Earl of Nottingham,
brother and heir of Thomas late Earl Marshal: …. (S) UKNA.
Bef. 2/7/1414, Reynold married widow Joan.
Aft. 1420, Joan succeeded as 5th Baroness Astley
after the death of her father.
1/1422, Joan was appointed nurse of the infant son of King
Henry V. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P68.
3/12/1423, “Debtor: Reynold de Grey, lord of Ruthin, knight …
John de Grey of Ruthin, …” (S) UKNA.
1425, Reynold went to France with the king.
10/18/1440, Reynold died.
9/3/1448, Joan died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P379.
Reynold’s grandson, Edmund, s/o John by 1st wife Margaret de
Roos, was the commander who defected to the Yorkist side at the defeat of Henry
VI at the battle of Northampton in 1460.
Child of Reynold and Margaret:
[2 sons, multiple daughters]