Thomas de Grey, 5th Baron Walsingham

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Arms of Grey, Barons Walsingham: Barry of six argent and azure, in chief three annulets gules; crest: A wyvern's head or; supporters: Two wyverns regardant argent collard azure chained or and charged on the breast with three annulets gules; motto: Excitari Non Herescere ("to be spirited not inactive") Walsingham Achievement.png
Arms of Grey, Barons Walsingham: Barry of six argent and azure, in chief three annulets gules; crest: A wyvern's head or; supporters: Two wyverns regardant argent collard azure chained or and charged on the breast with three annulets gules; motto: Excitari Non Herescere ("to be spirited not inactive")

Thomas de Grey, 5th Baron Walsingham (Chelsea 6 July 1804 – Merton, Norfolk, 31 December 1870), of Merton Hall, Norfolk, was a British peer. [2]

Merton Hall - de Grey family seat in Norfolk Merton Hall (geograph 2418018).jpg
Merton Hall – de Grey family seat in Norfolk

Life

He was born the eldest son of the Venerable Thomas de Grey, 4th Baron Walsingham, Archdeacon of Surrey, whom he succeeded in 1839. He studied law at Lincoln's Inn and became a barrister in 1827. [3]

He committed suicide in 1870.

He had married twice. He married firstly in 1842 Augusta Louisa Frankland-Russell, the daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Frankland-Russell, 7th Baronet, of Thirkleby, Yorkshire, with whom he had a son:

Thomas de Grey, 6th Baron Walsingham (29 July 1843 - 3 Dec 1919)

He was then remarried in 1847 to the Hon. Emily Elizabeth Julia Thellusson, daughter and coheiress of John Thellusson, 2nd Baron Rendlesham, with whom he had another four sons and four daughters:

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References

  1. Debrett's Peerage & Baronetage. 2000.
  2. thePeerage.com
  3. "Walsingham, Baron (GB, 1780)". The Peerage Research Trust. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by Baron Walsingham
1839–1870
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