Grey, Henry (de) (1419/20 - 1449/50)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1420
Death Date: 1450-01-13

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

Mother unknown

Primary Title

Count of Tankerville

Titles

  • Count of Tankerville
    Assumed 1420/1-03-22
    Vacated 1449/50-01-13

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Herefordshire 1431 1432/3
JP, Shropshire 1431 n.d.
JP, Essex 1431 1435
JP, Derbyshire 1431 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1431 1432
JP, Kent 1431/2 1433
JP, Northamptonshire 1431/2 n.d.
JP, Lincolnshire 1432 1440
JP, Leicestershire 1432 n.d.
JP, Northamptonshire 1433/4 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1435 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1435 n.d.
JP, Kent 1435 1439
JP, Leicestershire 1436 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1436 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1436/7 n.d.
JP, Essex 1437 1438
JP, Derbyshire 1437 n.d.
JP, Northamptonshire 1438/9 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1439 n.d.
JP, Hampshire 1439 1444/5
JP, Nottinghamshire 1439 n.d.
JP, Essex 1440 1442/3
JP, Herefordshire 1440/1 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1442 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1442/3 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1444 1444/5
JP, Shropshire 1444 1445
JP, Essex 1445/6 n.d.
JP, Essex 1447/8 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1448 n.d.

General Lands Note

Received livery of lands 5 Dec. 1441

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Pontesbury, Shropshire

Lands

  • Wales

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1446-1447 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Count of Tankerville's Entertainers
Performance 1445-1446 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Count of Tankerville's Minstrels
Performance 1447-1448 Shrewsbury (Unknown), Shrewsbury , Shropshire Count of Tankerville's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Count of Tankerville's Entertainers Grey, Henry (de) (1420 - 1450) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Count of Tankerville's Minstrels Grey, Henry (de) (1420 - 1450) Entertainers/Minstrels 2

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)