Trevor Grey is the son of Amaranthus Cowden and putative son of Benjamin Grey.

Personal HistoryEdit

Events of the NovelsEdit

Written in My Own Heart's BloodEdit

On January 15, 1779, Lord John and his brother Hal Grey find Trevor and his mother, Amaranthus, in the tiny settlement of Saperville, Georgia. She tells the two men that she wants to go with them.


Physical AppearanceEdit



  • Trevor comes from a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "big village" from Welsh tref "village" and mawr "large".[1]
  • Wattiswade may trace its origins to the separate names Wattis (based on the Germanic personal name Walter, composed of the elements wald "rule" and heri "army")[2] and Wade (from the Old English word (ge)wæd "to wade").[3]
  • Grey has two possible origins: 1) an Anglo-Saxon, Old English nickname for someone with grey hair or a grey beard, derived from the Old English pre 7th Century word "graeg", grey; 2) from the place called "Graye" in Calvados, Normandy, so called from the Old Gallo-Roman personal name "Gratus" meaning "Welcome" or "Pleasing", with the suffix "acum" meaning settlement or village.[4]



  1. Behind the Name: Trevor – accessed 3 June 2016
  2. House of Names: Wattis – accessed 3 June 2016
  3. House of Names: Wade – accessed 3 June 2016
  4. The Internet Surname Database – accessed 19 June 2014

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