Harry Grey, 4th Earl of Stamford
Harry Grey was born in Enville Hall, the eldest son of Henry Grey, 3rd Earl of Stamford. He was educated at Rugby and Westminster. In 1736, he married Lady Mary Booth, the only daughter and heiress of George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington. They had 3 children:
- George Harry Grey, 5th Earl of Stamford (1737–1819)
- Hon. Booth Grey (1740–1802), the MP for Leicester from 1774 to 1784. Married, with a son and daughter
- Hon. John Grey (1743 – 12 July 1802), married and had issue
In 1738, he represented Leicestershire in the British House of Commons, but entered the House of Lords in 1739 upon inheriting the earldom. On 3 March 1744, he was appointed a deputy lieutenant of Lincolnshire, and on 8 March, of Staffordshire.
He had inherited the Grey estates at Bradgate Park in Leicestershire and Enville in Staffordshire but decided to make Enville Hall the family seat. The Bradgate house was therefore bricked up and the park there kept for hunting and game. The Enville grounds (750 acres) were significantly re-landscaped during the mid-18th century. His wife also inherited estates at Dunham Massey in Cheshire and Stalybridge near Manchester on the death of her father in 1758.
- Doyle, James William Edmund (1886). The Official Baronage of England, v. 3. London: Longmans, Green. p. 400 url=http://books.google.com/books?id=DO8IAAAAIAAJ.
- "GREY, Hon. Booth (1740-1802), of Budworth Magna, Cheshire.". The History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 2013-04-22.
- Enville Hall
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