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Grey De Wilton

GREY DE WILTON and GREY DE RUTHYN. The first Baron rey de Wilton was Reginald de Grey, who was summoned to parliament as a baron in 1295 and who died in 1308. Reginald's son John, the 2nd baron (1268-1323), was one of the lords ordainers in 1310 and was a prominent figure in English politics during the reign of Edward II. The later barons Grey de Wilton were descended from John's eldest son Henry (d. 1342), while a younger son Roger (d. 1353) was the ancestor of the barons Grey de Ruthyn.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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