Grey, John (1460 - 1494)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1460
Death Date: 1494-11-10 ('31 Oct, 8 Nov, or 10 Nov 1494' [CP])

Parents

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: after 1471-2-14
    Union ended: n.d.

Primary Title

2nd Baron Grey (of Powis)

Titles

  • 2nd Baron Grey (of Powis)
    Assumed 1482-11-15 (date summoned to parliament by this title)
    Vacated 1494-11-08

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Shropshire 1483 n.d.
Capt. & Governor of 1000 Archers, France 1484-6-26 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Shropshire 1484 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1487 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, York 1489 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Yorkshire 1489 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1489 1492

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Powys Castle, Montgomeryshire
  • Welshpool (or Pole), Montgomeryshire

Lands

  • Hampshire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Rutland
  • Shropshire
  • Suffolk
  • Wales
  • Worcestershire
  • Yorkshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1493-1494 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Lord Powis' Entertainer
Performance 1492-1493 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Lord Powis' Entertainer/s
Performance 1482-1483 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Lord Powis' Minstrels
Performance 1482-1483 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Lord Powis' Minstrels
Performance 1483-1484 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Lord Powis' Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord Powis' Entertainer Grey, John (1460 - 1494) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Lord Powis' Entertainer/s Grey, John (1460 - 1494) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Lord Powis' Minstrels Grey, John (1460 - 1494) Entertainers/Minstrels 3

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.