Arthur, fourteenth Baron Grey of Wilton

Standard Name: Grey of Wilton, Arthur,,, fourteenth Baron


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Employer Edmund Spenser
After university he seems to have worked in a secretarial capacity for various great men before settling as private secretary to Arthur, Lord Grey of Wilton , in 1580. Grey's top appointment in Ireland that...
Residence Edmund Spenser
ES 's employer, Arthur, Lord Grey of Wilton , arrived in Ireland as Lord Deputy there for the monarch. Spenser probably travelled with him.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


9 November 1580
At Smerwick on the Dingle peninsula in Ireland the English Lord Deputy, Arthur, Lord Grey of Wilton , ordered the massacre about 600 European mercenary soldiers who had already surrendered to him.