Gray's Inn

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GRA011
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Gray's Inn
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Gray's Inn was originally the London House of the Greys, Barons Grey of Codnor. In the reign of Edward III, the Gentlemen Students of Gray's Inn are said to have taken a grant of their house from Lord Grey, whose arms, Barry of six Argent and Azure, they used, but within a bordure compony or and azure. In Tudor times they were granted the arms Sable a griffin segreant or, which they now bear.

Biographical Sources: 
Matthew Carter. Honor redivivus. The third edition. London, 1673.