Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Lisle

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Arms of Grey de Ruthyn: Barry of six argent and azure in chief three torteaux

Sir Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Lisle (d.1492) was an English nobleman who was created Viscount Lisle in 1483,[1] in recognition of his wife's descent.

Origins[edit]

Sir Edward Grey was a younger son of Sir Edward Grey (c. 1415–1457) (a son by his second marriage of Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn) by his wife Elizabeth Ferrers, 6th Baroness Ferrers of Groby (1419–1483)[2] [3][4] His father was summoned to parliament as Baron Ferrers of Groby in right of his wife.[5] His eldest brother was Sir John Grey of Groby (c. 1432-1461), a Lancastrian knight, the first husband of Elizabeth Woodville who later married King Edward IV, and great-great-grandfather of Lady Jane Grey.

Marriage & progeny[edit]

Arms of Talbot: Gules, a lion rampant within a bordure engrailled or[6]

Sir Edward Grey married Elizabeth Talbot, daughter and eventual heiress of John Talbot, 1st Viscount Lisle (1423–1453), 4th son of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury by his wife Margaret Beauchamp, heiress to the Barony of Lisle created by writ for her great-great-grandfather Gerard de Lisle (d.1360).[7] By Elizabeth Talbot he had the following progeny:[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Byrne, Muriel St Clare, (ed.), The Lisle Letters, London & Chicago, 1981, 6 vols., vol.1, appendix 9, pedigree of Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle
  2. ^ Byrne, Muriel St Clare, (ed.), The Lisle Letters, London & Chicago, 1981, 6 vols., vol.1, appendix 9, pedigree of Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle
  3. ^ Richardson
  4. ^ Oxford Dictionary of Biography
  5. ^ Douglas Richardson & Kimball G. Everingham, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, p. 359
  6. ^ Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.1015, E. of Shrewsbury & Waterford
  7. ^ Byrne, Muriel St Clare, (ed.), The Lisle Letters, London & Chicago, 1981, 6 vols., vol.1, appendix 9, pedigree of Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle
  8. ^ Byrne, vol 1, appendix 9