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Leonard Grey (b. abt. 1490), was the sixth but second surviving son of: Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset, and Cecily Bonville, dau. of Sir William Bonville, Lord Harington. He was created Viscount Grane [co. Carlow, Ireland] on 02 January 1535/6. Known as Lord Leonard Grey prior to 1536, he served as Lord Deputy of Ireland from 1536 to 1540.
1st Viscount Grane, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. In 32.H.8 he was recalled from Ireland and had 'diverse articles of High Treason exhibited against him, charged with a purpose to join with Cardinal Poole and others of the King's enemies...and also that he had consented to the escape of his nephew Gerald, being brought...
In the meantime Grey had been created a viscount in the Irish peerage in October 1535 (and taken his title from the dissolved nunnery of Grane in Co. Kildare which had been granted to him in June), elected lord justice by the Irish Council on 1 January 1536, on the death of Sir William Skeffington (qv), and appointed lord deputy by the king on 23 February 1536.
Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset 1457 - 1501; M. Cecily Bonville, Baroness Harington and Bonville Abt 1460 - 1529; Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset 1477 - 1530; Leonard Grey, 1st Viscount Grane 1479 - 1541; Dorothy Grey 1480 - 1552; Cicely Grey, Baroness Chandos 1488 - 1554; Mary Grey 1493 - 1538; Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kildare Est ...
För basketspelaren, se Leonard Gray. Leonard Gray, Lord Vice i Irland (1479/1492 - 28 juli 1541), känd som Lord Leonard Gray före 1536, tjänstgjorde som Lord Deputy of Ireland från 1536 till 1540. Innehåll 1 Familj 2 Karriär 2.1 Carrigogunnell-massakern 3 Äktenskap och problem 4 Referenser 4.
Leonard Gray era o filho mais novo de Thomas Gray, 1º Marquês de Dorset e Cecily Bonville, Baronesa Harington e Bonville . Carreira Ao receber instruções do rei Henrique VIII , Gray comandou um exército que liderou em 1535 contra os rebeldes irlandeses que não reconheceram a supremacia de Henrique como chefe supremo da Igreja da Inglaterra e renunciaram ao papa.