Richard de Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Codnor (1281-1334)

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Richard de Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Codnor, Seneschal of Gascony, Steward of the Duchy of Aquitaine, Constable of Nottingham Castle was born 1281 in England to Henry de Grey, 1st Baron Grey of Codnor (c1260-1308) and Eleanor Courtenay (c1263-1301) and died 10 March 1334 in England of unspecified causes. He married Joan FitzPayn (1287-c1334) . Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from England, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine.

A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, extinct, dormant, and in abeyance. England by John Burke

"Richard de Grey, second baron, summoned to parliament from 4th March, 1309 to 3d February, 1335. This nobleman was seneschal of Gascony in the 6th Edward II. In the 12th of the same reign he was in the Wars of Scotland, and again the next year, when he was in the retinue of Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk. In four years after, he was constituted steward of the duchy of Aquitaine, and within two years appointed constable of Nottingham Castle. In the 7th of Edward III., he has summons to attend the king at Newcastle, with horse and arms, to march against the Scots, but had a special dispensation from the service in consequence of his bodily infirmities."


Offspring of Richard Grey and Joan FitzPayn (1287-c1334)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jane de Grey (c1302-1369) 1302 6 June 1369 William de Harcourt (c1300-1349)
Ralph de Ferrers (1309-c1377)

John de Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Codnor (c1307-1392)
Robert de Grey, 1st Baron Fitzpayn (c1321-1393) 1321 21 May 1393 Elizabeth de Briene (-bef1394)

Gilbert de Grey
Henry de Grey

Sources and notes

‡ General
¶ Death
  • Possibly 1335.



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