Name: George Gresley
Birth: ABT 1495 in Colton, Staffs
Death: 21 APR 1548
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Change Date: 29 MAR 2010
Married 2nd Catherine, dau of Edward, Lord Dudley KG.
Geo. Gresley was installed a knight of the bath at the coronation of Anne Boleyne, in 1534.
?A high authority has attributed the two portraits named 'Sir George Gresley' to the latter end of the Elizabethan period. Federigo Zuccaro, to whom the portrait of 'Sir George Gresley, KB' (d. 1548) is assigned, was a child at the date of his supposed sitter's death.??ED. ...
(Review of ?The Gresleys of Drakelowe? in The Ancestor: A Quarterly Review of County and Family History, Heraldry and ...by Oswald Barron - 1905- Page 200)
Sotheby?s sold (in 1974?)
ENGLISH SCHOOL, 16th CENTURY
PORTRAIT OF A MAN, said to be Sir George Gresley, three-quarter length, standing by a table, wearing a white shirt and crimson pantaloons, holding a glove.
Inscribed with the age of the sitter, 30, on panel 42 in. by 30 in.
Collections for a history of Staffordshire, v. 1 - 1898, p 166, lists the Zuccero portrait, presumably saying where it then was.
Is he the one the one who was buried at the Temple Church?
?SIR GEORGE GRESLEY, of Drakelowe, in the county of Derby, knight and barronett, buryed in the Temple church in the body of the church on the Inner Temple ...?
(Register of Burials at the Temple Church, 1628-1853)
Father: Thomas Gresley b: ABT 1445 in Colton, Staffordshire
Mother: Anne Ferrers
Margaret Mulsho b: ABT 1502
ABT 8 FEB 1522
in Drakelow, Derbyshire
- William Gresley b: 12 MAY 1525 in Drakelow, Derbyshire