Sir Edmund de Grey First Earl Kent, Fourth Lord Grey of Ruthin, Lord High Treasurer 1416,1492
- Born: Oct 1416, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales 1491
- Marriage (1): Countess Katherine de Percy of Kent in Jan 1459 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England 1488
- Died: 22 May 1490, Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales at age 73 1491
Noted events in his life were:
• Biography. 1492 Edmund Grey was knighted following service in Aquitaine in October 1440. He attended the royal council between 1456 and 1458. Active militarily in the Wars of the Roses , he especially played a decisive rôle in the Battle of Northampton by switching his allegiance from the Lancastrian to the Yorkist cause. For this action he was rewarded by Edward IV with a grant of the manor of Ampthill ownership of which had come into dispute between Grey, Ralph Lord Cromwell and Henry Holland Duke of Exeter.
Edmund married Countess Katherine de Percy of Kent, daughter of Henry Percy Second Earl of Northumberland and Countess Eleanor Neville of Northumberland, in Jan 1459 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England.1488 (Countess Katherine de Percy of Kent was born on 28 May 1423 in Leconfield, Yorkshire, England 1489 and died in 1499 in Beverly, Yorkshire, England 1489.)