Note: Marriage 1 Catherine De Percy b: 18 MAY 1423 in Leconfield, Yorkshire, England Children 1. George Grey Earl of Kent b: 1440 in Ruthin, Denbigh, Wales 2. Susan Grey b: 1441 3. Anthony Grey b: 1443 4. John Grey b: 1445 5. Elizabeth Grey b: 1448 6. Anne Grey b: 1450 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales Succeeded his grandfather as 4th Baron Grey de Ruthyn 1440; Yorkist; made Earl of Kent by Edward IV. Greg Vaut shares the following research: Faris (1999, pp. 314-315): "EDMUND GREY, Lord Grey of Ruthin, son and he ir, was born on 26 Oct. 1416. He fought in the wars in France, and succee ded his grandfather in the Barony of Grey of Ruthin on 30 Sep. 1440. He w as summoned to Parliament from 3 Dec. 1441 by writs directed Edmundo de G rey de Ruthin chivaler. He was married probably before 1440 to KATHERINE PERCY, daughter of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland (descendan t of King Edward Ill), by Alianor, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl o f Westmorland [see PERCY 9 for her ancestry]. She was born at Leconfiel d on 28 May 1423. At the battle of Northampton on 10 July 1460 he was i n command of the Royal vanguard, but went over to the Yorkists as the bat tle was joined, and is considered to have been the main cause of the Lanc astrian defeat. He was created Earl of Kent on 30 May 1465. EDMUND GREY , Earl of Kent, died aged seventy-three on 22 May 1490. The will of "Katherine Grey, countess of Kent, of Wardon Abbathia, Bedford" (P.C.C., 15 Ho lgrave), was proved in 1504. C.P. 6:160 (1926). C.P. 7:164-165 (1929). C P 14:408 (1998). Weever 425.Sources: 1. Title: 'Royal and Noble Genealogical Data on the Web' by Brian Tompsett, Ver. 23, Nov 97.: Royal Genealogy information held at the University of Hull www.dcs.hull.ac.uk. The Complete Perrage, Vol VII, pp 164-165. 2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site, Url: http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sit es/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp Abbrev: Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site. Page: Northumberland Family Page Title: Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists: The Descent fro m the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, and Edwar d III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonie s before 1701, English Ancestry Series, Volume 1, Second Edition 3. Title: "Plantagenet Ancestry" Author: David Faris Publication: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA, 1999. Page: p. 376: "...descendant of King Edward III"
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