~1295, Roger born in England, s/o 5910048. John de Grey & 5910049. Maud de Verdun.
By 1305, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 5910050. John de Hastings & 5910051. Isabel de Valence.
1307, Roger had property in Essex and Buckinghamshire settled on him by his father.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1311, Roger had 13 additional manors settled on him by his father.
11/18/1311, Licence for John de Grey to grant to John Amory and William de Beneford the castle of Ruffyn with the cantred of Doffrincloit, together with the lands late of Wenthlian de Lacy, and the manor of Riston, co. Chester, … them to regrant … remainders over to his son Roger … (S) CPRs.
1318, Roger served in a Scottish expedition.
1319, Roger’s father settled the castle and lordship of Ruthin on him.
7/21/1322, Roger de Grey going on the king’s service with John de Hastings [his brother-in-law]. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1323, Roger de Grey staying in Gascony with the seneschal, Ralph Basset of Drayton. (S) CPRs.
10/28/1323, Roger an heir to his father, his older brother Henry the heir.
11/15/1323, IPM of John de Grey. Gloucester: Kempeleye. The manor … Henry his son, aged 42 at the feast of SS. Simon and Jude last, is his next heir. North Wales: Ruthyn. The castle and the cantred of Deffrencloyt … to the said John to hold for life, with successive remainders to Roger his son … Hertford: Holewell. The manor … for life with remainder to Roger his son … Huntingdon: Toulesland. The manor … with successive remainders to Roger his son … Essex: Depeden. The manor … for life with remainder to the said Roger … Buckingham: … Sewenston. The manor and the advowson of the church, held for life, … successive remainders to Roger his son …, to Henry brother of the said Roger, … Stokehamund. The manor … successive remainders to Roger his son … Bedford: Wrast and Brockeburwe, held for life … successive remainders to Roger his son … Flitte. The manor, held for life jointly with Roger his son, … Harewolde. The manor … successive remainders to the said Roger, … (S) CIsPM.
3/11/1324, Order to restore the issues thereof to Roger de Grey, son of John de Grey … [multiple properties listed} (S) CCRs.
1324, Copy of a fine between John de Grey, plaintiff, and Amory and Denford, deforciants whereby Grey acknowledges the castle of Ruthin and the cantref of Dyffryn Clwyd to be Amory and Denford's and they grant it back to him for his life, with a remainder to Roger de Grey. … Grey requests the deliver of Ruthin Castle, Dyffryn Clwyd cantref and the lands of Lacy along with the issues, … as they have been seized into the hand of the king on John de Grey's death. (S) UKNA. [The lordship was granted.]
1325, Roger de Grey states that when the king ordered Simon de Baldeston, keeper of the lands that had belonged to John de Grey, his father, to deliver these lands …, Simon had already delivered the issues to the treasury. …requests a writ … that the issues be returned to him, or allowed to him in any debts which his father owes. (S) UKNA.
1325, Roger held half a knight’s fee in the manor of Harrold, Beds. (S) A History of the Co. of Northampton: V4, 1937.
1325-51, Roger summoned to parliament by writ.
1/24/1326, Commission of array … Roger de Grey, Beds and Bucks. (S) CPRs.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
1327, Roger accompanied Henry, Earl of Lancaster, on a Scottish campaign.
6/13/1328, Roger lodged complaints against his older brother Henry for occupying Ruthin castle. (S) CCRs.
6/26/1328, Henry de Grey acknowledges that he owes to Roger de Grey £5,000; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Buckingham, granting that the preceding recognisance shall be cancelled if Henry observe between now and Midsummer next the covenants contained in the aforesaid agreement. (S) CCRs.
1329-30, John de St. Amand, lord of Millbrook to Sir Roger de Grey, lord of Deffrencloyt: Release of all actions and damages for the time he held the manor of Houghton Conquest; (Bedf.). (S) UKNA.
2/18/1330, Roger de Grey, lord of Deffrencloit, acknowledges that he owes to Joan, late the wife of Richard Talbot, lady of Richard's Castle, £600. (S) CCRs.
4/22/1331, Commission of oyer and terminer … Roger de Grey … in the counties of Essex, Hertford, Cambridge and Huntingdon. (S) CPRs.
5/6/1331, Grant to Roger de Grey, lord of Deffrendoyt, of the keeping of the Havering atte castle and land of Bergevenye with the members and other appurtenances in Wales, late of John de Hastyngg. (S) CFRs.
2/2/1332, Grant to … in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of Laurence son and heir of John de Hastynges, tenant in chief, and now in the custody of Roger de Grey, … (S) CPRs. [Laurence, Elizabeth’s nephew, to become earl of Pembroke.]
3/28/1332, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph Basset of Drayton, … on complaint by Roger de Grey that, … and other having been outlawed … fled … he ciming thither in person, would have arrested, … the said John and other outlaws … with a great mob of armed men … besieged his lodgings at Northampton by night … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 2/3/1333, Roger appointed Keeper of Abergavenny [Bergeveny] castle. (S) An Account of the Castle and Town of Ruthin, Newcome, 2009. (S) UKNA. (S) CPRs.
6/5/1335, Agreement between Sir Roger de Grey, lord of Deffrencloyt of the one part and Sir William de Mountagu of the other part, as follows, to wit: that Roger has sold and granted to William the marriage of John, Roger's son, with Anneys, William's daughter. (S) CCRs.
Bef. 12/10/1336, Roger surrendered to the king the castle of Bergeveny in Wales. (S) CPRs.
6/2/1337, To Roger de Grey, … the king lately appointed them in co. Bedford and other lieges in other counties, to pursue, arrest and imprison felons and malefactors and suspect persons … (S) CCRs.
11/28/1338, Roger de Grey appointed one of 5 overseers of array in the counties of Bedford, Buckingham, and Hertford. (S) CPRs.
1339, Roger a guarantor of Edward III's treaty of his son Edward marrying Margaret of Brabant.
1342-43, Roger de Grey, Parties to Indenture: Indentures between the king and the following who are retained for war-service in the Marches of Scotland. (S) UKNA, King’s Remembrancer.
1343, Roger ordered to provide 20 men-at-arms and 20 archers for the king’s service in France.
6/28/1344, Roger de Grey, knight, lord of Ruthyn and Deffrencloyt, acknowledges that he owes to Edward prince of Wales, duke of Cornwall and earl of Chester, £200; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Bedford. (S) CCRs.
1349, Roger held half a knight’s fee in the manor of Harrold, Beds. (S) A History of the Co. of Northampton: V4, 1937.
2/19/1351, Thomas de Ferrariis, knight, acknowledges that he owes te Roger de Grey, knight, 1,000 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Leicester. (S) CCRs.
11/15/1351, Roger summoned to parliament.
3/6/1352, Roger, 1st Lord Grey of Ruthin, knight: Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Shropshire and the Adjacent March of Wales, died. (S) UKNA.
3/13/1353, IPM of Roger de Grey, knight. Huntingdon: Hemmyngford Grey. The manor … He died on 6 March last. Reynold de Grey, knight, his son, aged 26 years and more, is his heir. Northampton: Canons’ Assheby. The manor … Heir …, aged 30 years and more … Bedford: egh, Podyngtone, Wrast and Brockeburgh. The manors, … Flitte. The manor … Heir …, aged 30 years … Buckingham: Snellestone. The manor … Sewenestone. The manor … Westblech. The manor … Stoke. The manor … Great Brichull. The manor … Salop: Ruthyn. The castle and the cantred of Deffrencloyt … Heir …, aged 30 years and more … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P378.
Children of Roger and Elizabeth: [2 sons, 4 daughters]
i. Juliane de Grey (30422301), born ~1320 in England.
ii. Reynold Grey (1477512), born 1324 in England.
iii. John de Grey, born ? in England.
6/5/1335, John married to Anneys, d/o Sir William de Mountagu.