Grey, Elizabeth (1581–1651)

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Grey, Elizabeth (1581–1651)

Countess of Kent. Name variations: Elizabeth Talbot. Born Elizabeth Talbot in 1581; died on December 7, 1651; daughter of Gilbert Talbot (b. 1552), 7th earl of Shrewsbury, and Mary Cavendish ; married Henry Grey, 7th earl of Kent.

Elizabeth Grey was rumored to be secretly married to the jurist John Selden, who had been a steward to her deceased husband Henry Grey. Elizabeth published a collection of culinary recipes as well as A Choice Manuall, or Rare and Select Secrets in Physick and Chyrurgery (2nd ed., 1653).

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