Leonard Grey, 1st Viscount Grane From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For the basketball player, see Leonard Gray. Leonard Grey, Lord Deputy of Ireland (1479/1492 – 28 July 1541), known as Lord Leonard Grey prior to 1536, served as Lord Deputy of Ireland from 1536 to 1540. Contents 1 Family 2 Career 2.1 Carrigogunnell massacre
21/05/2015 · Leonard Gray, 1st Viscount Grane  M, #118799, d. 28 July 1541 Last Edited=10 Apr 2004 Leonard Gray, 1st Viscount Grane married Eleanor Sutton, daughter of Edward Sutton, 2nd Lord Dudley and Cicely Willoughby, after 1526.  He died on 28 July 1541 at Tower Hill, The City, London, England, executed, without issue. 
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Grey, Leonard, 1st Viscount Grane [I] (1490–1541). Grey was one of many who perished in the mire of Tudor Ireland. He was a younger son of the 1st marquis of Dorset. His grandmother was Elizabeth, queen of Edward IV, and his nephew's daughter was Lady Jane Grey.
Leonard Grey, 1st Viscount Grane or Graney (1479/1492 – 28 July 1541), known as Lord Leonard Grey prior to 1536, served as Lord Deputy of Ireland from 1536 to 1540.
Leonard Grey was a younger son of Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset and Cecily Bonville, Baroness Harington and Bonville.
On receiving instructions from King Henry VIII, Grey commanded an army which he led against Irish rebels who would not acknowledge Henry's supremacy as supreme head of the Church of England, and renounce the Pope. He was said to have been so cruel that he shortened the life of the Deputy, William Skeffington. Grey was created Viscount Grane in the ...
Grey was created Viscount Grane in the Peerage of Ireland on 2 January 1536, but never assumed the title. He was active in marching against the rebels and he presided over the parliament of 1536 , but he was soon at variance with the powerful family of the Butlers and with some of the privy councillors , including the highly influential John Rawson, 1st Viscount Clontarf .
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.