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Thomas Martin Keyes/Key My 15th great grand uncle Birth abt 1523 in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom Death Sept. 5, 1571 in Lewisham, London, , England
Thomas Keyes was a distant cousin of Queen Elizabeth through Richard Keyes's 2nd wife who shared a common descent with Elizabeth from the WOODVILLE: BURKE lines
Thomas Martin Keyes/Key at Age: 25 Occupation Westminster London England Title: Sergeant-Porter appointed to his position in the Court by Henry VIII and continued to serve as the Royal Gatekeeper to Elizabeth I of England
He succeded his father, Richard as Captain of Sandgate Castle, Kent (which Richard helped labor to build for HenryVIII).
1554 Age: 31 Occupation Cinq Ports, England He was M.P. for Hythe, Co Kent, in 1554, when summoned,as a Warden of the Cinq Ports, during the Wyatt rebellion & he took some share in suppressing that rising.
1559 15 Jan Age: 36 Occupation Folkstone Kent England In Queen Elizabeth I 's General Pardon Roll of 1559, he was recorded as Captain of Sandgate Castle, Folkstone, Kent as Segeant-Usher of the Houshold, late of St Radigund's in Poulton, Co Kent.
1562 Age: 39 Occupation England In August 1562, he was appointed deputy to Lord Robert Dudley, Master of the Queen's Horse, with a brief to report on movements of all horses through the port of Dover.
1565 10 Aug Age: 42 Marriage to Lady Mary "Marie" Grey Westminster London England Secretly married in his apartment over the Watergate at Westminster by candlelight at 9pm to Lady Mary "Marie" Grey
1565 24 Aug Age: 42 Excommunication London England Lady Mary Grey's cousin, Queen Elizabeth I was furious that they were married without her consent and ordered them both to prison for the act of lese-majeste, he as committed to the Fleet Prison , in closed confinement.
1568 Age: 45 Description London England His pleas to Lord Cecil Burghley fell on deaf ears, but by Archbishop Grindal's recommendation, he was relaesed in 1568 & ordered to live quietly in Lewisham.
1569 Age: 46 Description Folkstone Kent England He was again appointed Captain of Sandgate Castle on the threat of a French-Spanish alliance in 1569.
1571 5 Sep Age: 48 Death Lewisham, London, , England Per a letter of Lord Cobham to Burghley, of the date Sept. 4, 1571 of Key's departure which Lady Mary Grey "taketh Grievously"
Family Members Parents: Gilbert "Richard" Keyes//Key 1490 – 1545(My 16th Great Grandfather) Agnes (Saunders) Keyes//Key 1500 – 1530