Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk

1517 - 1559

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Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (née Lady Frances Brandon; 16 July 1517 – 20 November 1559), was an English noblewoman. She was the second child and eldest daughter of King Henry VIII's younger sister, Princess Mary, and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk has received more than 988,210 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk is the 4,883rd most popular politician (up from 5,178th in 2019), the 990th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,104th in 2019) and the 172nd most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk ranks 4,883 out of 19,576Before her are Michal Kováč, Fu Hao, Pietro II Orseolo, Gaston, Count of Eu, Alberic II of Spoleto, and Sigurd Ring. After her are Coluccio Salutati, Max Amann, Ligdan Khan, Karl von Habsburg, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, and Anawrahta.

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Among people born in 1517, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk ranks 5Before her are Gotthard Kettler, Emperor Ōgimachi, Gioseffo Zarlino, and Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle. After her are Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, Li Shizhen, Pierre Belon, Rembert Dodoens, Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld-Vorderort, Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk, and Jacques Pelletier du Mans. Among people deceased in 1559, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk ranks 9Before her are Christian II of Denmark, Christian III of Denmark, Beyhan Sultan, Isabella Jagiellon, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, and Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. After her are William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, Benvenuto Tisi, Robert Estienne, Michele Sanmicheli, Otto Henry, Elector Palatine, and Wen Zhengming.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk ranks 990 out of 8,785Before her are Joan Robinson (1903), Peter Benenson (1921), John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford (1389), Marty Feldman (1934), Roger Daltrey (1944), and John Dunstaple (1390). After her are Mary Somerville (1780), Mark Strong (1963), Damon Hill (1960), Naomi Campbell (1970), Richard Hamilton (1922), and Ewan McGregor (1971).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk ranks 172Before her are Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Arthur Drewry (1891), Denis Thatcher (1915), Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia (1945), Joseph Chamberlain (1836), and Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594). After her are Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham (1670), Alexander III of Scotland (1241), Princess Hélène of Orléans (1871), John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718), Henry Tingle Wilde (1872), and John Balliol (1249).