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Agnes de Legh

Nicknames: "Agnes le Legh"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: High Legh, West Hall, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Bradwall,,Cheshire,England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard de Legh and Mrs. Richard (Unknown) De Legh
Wife of Richard de Legh; William de Hawardyn and Sir William Venables, of Bradwall
Mother of Thomas de Leigh; Agnes "the daughter" de Legh; Ralph de Hawardyn; John de Legh, of Norbury Booths and Alice de Venables
Half sister of Unknown

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About Agnes de Legh

http://www.thepeerage.com/p32841.htm#i328408

Agnes de Leigh is the daughter of Richard de Leigh.1 She married, firstly, Richard de Lymm, son of Hugh de Lymm.1 She married, thirdly, William Venables, son of William Venables.1 She married, secondly, William de Hawardyn.1

Child of Agnes de Leigh and Richard de Lymm

  • Thomas de Leigh+1 d. 1314

Child of Agnes de Leigh and William de Hawardyn

  • Ralph de Hawardyn2

Child of Agnes de Leigh and William Venables

  • John Leigh+1

Citations

  • [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2292. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1503. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

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Agnes de LEGH [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1240 in High Legh, Cheshire, England. She died 1280/1285 in Bradwall, Cheshire, England. Agnes married Richard de LYMME on 1257 in High Legh, Cheshire, England.

Other marriages:

HAWARDEN, William de

VENABLES, William de Knight

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas de LEGH was born 1258 and died 1316. 

sources:

1. Ormerod, George, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (London: Lackington, Hughes, Mavor & Jones, 1819.), 1:499, 3:199, 3:661, Family History Library, 942.71 H2or.

2. Earwaker, John Parsons, East Cheshire: Past and Present (London: Earwaker, 1877-80.), 2:249, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 942.71 E12 folio.

3. Boyer, Carl, Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell (Santa Clarita, California: C. Boyer, 2001.), p. 152, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.2 A141-2.

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  • 'Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 1 By John Burke
  • Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 1 By John Burke
  • Pg. 712
  • HAMON DE LEIGH, of High Leigh, was father of
    • WILLIAM DE LEIGH, whose son,
      • RICHARD DE LEIGH, living temp. Henry III., had (with a dau., Margery, m. to Aytrop, son of Aytrop, of Millington) a son and successor,
        • RICHARD DE LEIGH, whose only dau. and heir,
          • 'AGNES DE LEIGH, m. three husbands, Her first was RICHARD DE LYMM, (son of Hugh de Lymm, lord of the moiety of Lymm in 1258,) by whom she had one son,
            • THOMAS, who assumed the name of LEIGH, and obtained the estate of the West Hall, in High Leigh.
          • 'Agnes de Leigh m. 2ndly, William de Hawardyn, by whom she had a son,
            • Ralph de Hawardyn.
          • 'By her third husband, William Venables, she had
            • John, who also assumed the surname of LEGH, and resided at Booths, in Cheshire. By his first wife he had a son, Sir John de Legh, living temp. Edward III., ancestor of the Leghs of Booths, and by his second, Ellen, dau. of Thomas de Corona, of Adlington, he had, inter elios, another son,
              • Robert, of Adlington, ancestor of the Leghs of Adlington, Lyme, Stoneleigh, &c. Sir Peter Legh, the first of Lyme, was beheaded at Chester, by order of the Duke of Lancaster, in 1399; and his son and successor, Sir Peter Legh, Knight-banneret, fell at Agincourt.
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  • 'The visitation of Cheshire in the year 1580 (1882)
  • http://www.archive.org/details/visitationchesh00fellgoog
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/visitationchesh00fellgoog#page/n161/mode/1up/search/Massy
  • Leigh of High Ligh, of the Westhall.
  • [Harl. 1424, fo. 86'b.]
  • CHART
  • Hamon de Leigh d'n's ejusdem.
    • GEN1.1.William de Leigh. m. d. & heire to John Oughrington nephew to Peter Oughrington.
      • GEN2.1.2. Margarey vx'r Eitrop de Millington
      • GEN2.1.3. Rich. de Leigh.
      • GEN2.1.4. Madock sive Mathew cui pater dedit medetatem ville de Swerton in villa de Legh.
      • ch of Rich. de Leigh
        • ' GEN3.3.5. Agnes Legh. m. * m2. Will'm Venables.
        • ' ch of Agnes Legh & *
          • GEN4.5.6. Tho's Leigh of High Ligh D'n's medietatis ejusdem ano 1305. m. Agnes d. to Allen Lymm sister & heire to Gilbert Lymm.
        • ' ch of Anges Legh & Will'm Venables
          • GEN4.5.7. John Leigh of Bouthes m. Ellin d. & heire to Sr Wm Baguley.
          • GEN4.5.8. Rafe de Hanrichin [Hawarden].
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  • 'Nooks and corners of Lancashire and Cheshire: A wayfarer's notes in the ... By James Croston
  • Nooks and corners of Lancashire and Cheshire: A wayfarer's notes in the ... By James Croston
  • Pg. 295
  • The sixth in direct descent from the first Baron of Kinderton was Sir William Venables, who by his wife Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Dutton of Dutton, had two sons, Sir Hugh, who inherited the barony, and 'Sir William, to whom his father gave the lordship of Bradwall, near Sandbach. This William was twice married, his second wife being Agnes, daughter and heir of Richard de Legh, of the West Hall, near Knutsford, and the widow of Richard de Lymme. By her he had' John Venables, who, as previously stated, assumed his mother's maiden name of Legh. . . . married sometime previous to 1315 Ellen de Corona, . . . Four sons were born of this marriage, three of whom became the founders of distinct houses; John, ancestor of the Leghs of Booths; Robert, to whom, at the death of his mother in 1352, the manor of Adlington reverted under the Corona settlement, and who thus became progenitor of the Leghs of Adlington, Lyme, Ridge, Stoneleigh, Stockwell, &c.; William, founder of the line of Isall in Cumberland, and from whom descended . . .
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  • 'Remains, historical and literary, connected with the palatine ..., Volume 97 By Chetham Society
  • Remains, historical and literary, connected with the palatine ..., Volume 97 By Chetham Society
  • Pg. 116
  • CHART
  • GENERATION
  • Sir William Venables, Baron of Kinderton. m. Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Dutton of Dutton.
    • GENERATION
    • 'Sir William Venables of Bradwell. m. 1st Catherine, daughter of Sir P. Thornton. (First wife.) m. 2nd Agnes, daugher and heiress of Richard de Legh, and widow of Richard de Limme, She survived two first husbands and remarried W. de Hawarden, and had issue.
      • GENERATION
      • John de Venables, called Legh, and purchaser of Norbury Booths, 28 Edward I. m. Ellen de Corona, or Baggiley, great-aunt of Thomas, the last of the Corona's Ob. 1350
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  • 'Agnes de Leigh1
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  • Last Edited=1 Jan 2009
  • ' Agnes de Leigh is the daughter of Richard de Leigh.1 She married, firstly, Richard de Lymm, son of Hugh de Lymm.1 She married, thirdly, William Venables, son of William Venables.1 She married, secondly, William de Hawardyn.1
  • ' Her married name became Hawardyn.1 Her married name became Venables.1 Her married name became de Lymm.1
  • 'Child of Agnes de Leigh and William de Hawardyn
    • 1.Ralph de Hawardyn2
  • 'Child of Agnes de Leigh and Richard de Lymm
    • 1.Thomas de Leigh+1 d. 1314
  • 'Child of Agnes de Leigh and William Venables
    • 1.John Leigh+1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2292. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1503. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p32841.htm#i328408
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  • 'Agnes de Legh1
  • F
  • Father Richard de Legh
  • ' Agnes de Legh married Sir William Venables, son of Sir William Venables and Margaret Dutton. Agnes de Legh was born at of West Hall in High Legh, Cheshire, England. She married Richard de Limme, son of Hugh de Limme and Emma. Agnes de Legh married William de Hawardyn.
  • 'Family 1 William de Hawardyn
  • Child
    • Ralph de Hawardyn
  • 'Family 2 Richard de Limme
  • Child
    • Thomas de Legh+ d. a 1305
  • 'Family 3 Sir William Venables d. a 1300
  • Child
    • John Legh+ d. c 1324
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3302] Unknown author, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Ormerod, 1819, p. 352; Burke's Commoners, Vol. II, p. 45; Wallop Family, p. 482.
  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p392.htm#i11755
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  1. Name: Agnes [@ <] de Legh
  2. Sex: F
  3. Birth: 1254 in Boothes & Mobberly, Cheshire, England
  4. Birth: 1310 in West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England
  5. Death: 1382

Father: Richard [@ <] de Legh b: 1274 in West-Hall in High Legh, Cheshire, England

Father: Richard [@] de Legh b: BET 1225 AND 1235 in Legh of West Hall, England

Father: Richard [@] de Legh b: ABT 1220 in West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England

Marriage 1 William [@ <] de Venables b: 1278 in Kinderton cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England

Children

  1. Has Children John [@] de Legh b: ABT 1275 in Booths Hall, Norbury, Cheshire, England
  2. Has No Children Hugh [@] de Venables b: 1332 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England

Marriage 2 Richard [<] de Lymm b: ABT 1250 in Lymm, Bucklow, Cheshire, England

Children

  1. Has Children Thomas [@ <] de Legh b: ABT 1270 in West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England

source:

http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=gilead07&id=I253485

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She married William (Radenor) de Venables-82634 about 1290. -------------------- Caution: She is not the spouse/partner of William Daniers / Danyers or obviously the mother of the Danyer children. -------------------- Daughter and heiress of Richard de Legh. William Venables was her second husband, Richard de Limme her first. Agnes survives both husbands and marries, thirdly, William de Hawarden, and has issue.

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Agnes, heiress de Legh's Timeline

1265
1265
High Legh, West Hall, Cheshire, England
1269
1269
Age 4
High Legh, West Hall, Cheshire, England
1270
1270
Age 5
Lymm, Warrington, England, United Kingdom
1275
1275
Age 10
High Legh, West Hall, Cheshire, England
1278
1278
Age 13
West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England
1278
Age 13
1279
1279
Age 14
Cheshire, England
1282
1282
Age 17
Cheshire, England
1296
1296
Age 31
Bradwall,,Cheshire,England
1304
1304
Age 31
Ashton, Lancashire, England