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Ellen Legh (Booth)

Also Known As: "de/boothe/leigh/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Robert Booth, Kt. and Dulcia de Venables
Wife of Robert Legh
Mother of Thomas Legh; Isabella Ridley Legh and Randall Legh
Sister of Sir William Bothe, Sheriff of Cheshire; Alice Hesketh; Joanne Massey (Booth); Margery Scarebrick (Booth); Phillip Booth Sir and 10 others

Managed by: Virginia Lee Hill
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About Ellen Legh (Booth)

ELLEN AND ROBERT WERE NOT THE PARENTS OF ISABEL LEGH WHO MARRIED LAWRENCE WARREN, HER PARENTS WERE ROBERT AND ISABEL STANLEY, THIS ROBERT WAS HER BROTHER

ELLEN AND ROBERT'S DAU. ISABEL MARRIED ROBERT HOLT. THEY ALSO HAD CHILD THOMAS AMONG OTHERS.

  • Ellen Bouth is the daughter of Sir Robert Bouth and Douce Venables.1 She married Robert Legh.1
  • Her married name became Legh.1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S229] Burke John and John Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England (1841, reprint; Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), page 72. Hereinafter cited as Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England.
  • From: http://thepeerage.com/p32767.htm#i327662

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  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 3 By John Burke Pg.453-457
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=yshsAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA454&lpg=PA454&dq=Robert+Legh+stanley&source=bl&ots=rdUuPvqvS0&sig=TTmd3ucv2Ompo9S-jzDWz0SDEEc&hl=en&ei=gVT9S-TrL4nONLOh0N4H&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CB8Q6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=Robert%20Legh%20stanley&f=false
  • Pg. 453
  • ROBERT LEGH, of Adlington. . . . .
  • Pg. 454
  • . . Robert Legh left, at his decease (inq. p. m. 3 Henry V.) by Matilda, his wife, (remarried to William de Honford), four sons and one daughter, viz. ROBERT; James, Rector of Rosthorne, in 1456; William; Peter; and Ellen, the wife of Roger Legh, of Ridge. The eldest son,
    • ROGERT LEGH, esq. of Adlington, wedded, first, Isabella, daughter of John Savage, of Clifton, by whom he had no issue; and, secondly, Isabella, daughter of Sir William Stanley, knt. of Hooton; by whom he had,
      • I. ROBERT, his heir.
    • Robert Legh was s. at his decease (inq. p. m. 18 Edward IV.) by his son,
      • ROBERT LEGH, esq. of Adlington, who m. Ellen dau. of Sir Robert Booth, of Dunham-Massey, and had six sons and five daughters, namely,
        • I. THOMAS, his heir.
        • II. Richard, of whom we have no account.
        • III. Randle, of whom we have no account
        • IV. Reginald, of Annesley, in the county of Nottingham, m. Mary, dau. of Thomas, brother of Sir Richard Vernon, and had issue.
        • V. John.
        • VI. William.
        • I. Isabel, m. to Robert Holt, of Chesham, in Lancashire.
        • II. Blanche, m. to Richard Lancaster, of Rainhill.
        • III. Margaret, m. to Ralph Hide, of Skegby.
        • IV. Margery, m. to John Moor, of Park Hall.
        • V. Elizabeth, m. to Thomas Leversage, of Macclesfield.
        • The eldest son,
        • THOMAS LEGH, esq. of Adlington, . .. . He m. Catherine, dau. of Sir John Savage, knt. of Clifton, and had two sons and two daughters, viz.

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  • Nooks and corners of Lancashire and Cheshire: A wayfarer's notes in the ... By James Croston Pg.295-358
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=KgsNAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA297&lpg=PA297&dq=Matilda+de+Arderne+Legh&source=bl&ots=pwMh6fdCn0&sig=pX7bZGFCtY563O3X2fzJ_DhuQrU&hl=en&ei=K1v9S5SkJ4qmM_C00N4H&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CCoQ6AEwCDhQ#v=onepage&q=Matilda%20de%20Arderne%20Legh&f=false
  • Pg. 307
  • . . . . In 1478 his mother, Matilda, who had survived her first husband sixty-three years, and had also outlived her second husband, William de Honford, died. She must have been very old, for in the inquisition taken after her death her son Robert was said to be sixty-eight years of age. . . . As already stated, he had been married in his infancy to Isabella, daughter of Sir John Savage, of Clifton. This lady predeceased him, and he afterwards married Isabella, a daughter of Sir William Stanley, . . .
    • On the death of Robert Legh, his eldest son, who bore the same name, and who was then fifty years of age, and married to Ellen, daughter of Sir Robert Booth, of Dunham Massey, Knight, succeeded to the patrimonial lands. . . .
      • Pg. 308
      • . . . his death occurring on the 8th December, 1486, when he must have been sixty-eight years of age. By his wife, whom he predeceased, and who died in 1504, he had Thomas Legh, who succeeded as his heir, four younger sons, and one daughter.
        • Pg. 309
        • Thomas Legh was thirty-five years of age when he entered upon his inheritance, and he had then been married about seven years, his wife being Katharine, daughter of Sir John Savage, of Clifton, and sister of Thomas Savage, Archibishop of York, . . . , and of Ellen Savage, who married Sir Piers Legh, of Lyme.

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  • Ellen Booth1
  • F, #44860, d. 10 September 1504
  • Father Sir Robert Boothe b. c 1384, d. 16 Sep 1450
  • Mother Dulcis (Ducia, Dowse) Venables b. 1396, d. 23 Sep 1453
  • Ellen Booth married Robert Legh, Esq., son of Robert Legh, Esq. and Isabella Stanley. Ellen Booth died on 10 September 1504 at of Durham Massey, Cheshire, England.1
  • Family Robert Legh, Esq. b. c 1428, d. 1487
  • Children
    • Thomas Legh, Esq.+1 b. c 1458, d. 8 Aug 1519
    • Randle Legh, Esq.+2 b. c 1470
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11571] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. III, by John Burke, Esq., p. 454.
  • 2.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1493.htm#i44860

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  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 3 By John Burke Pg.453-457
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=yshsAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA454&lpg=PA454&dq=Robert+Legh+stanley&source=bl&ots=rdUuPvqvS0&sig=TTmd3ucv2Ompo9S-jzDWz0SDEEc&hl=en&ei=gVT9S-TrL4nONLOh0N4H&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CB8Q6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=Robert%20Legh%20stanley&f=false
  • Pg. 454
  • . . . . Robert Legh left, at his decease (inq. p. m. 3 Henry V.) by Matilda, his wife, (remarried to William de Honford), four sons and one daughter, viz. ROBERT; James, Rector of Rosthorne, in 1456; William; Peter; and Ellen, the wife of Roger Legh, of Ridge. The eldest son,
  • ROBERT LEGH, esq. of Adlington, wedded, first, Isabella, daughter of John Savage, of Clifton, by whom he had no issue; and, secondly, Isabella, daughter of Sir William Stanley, knt. of Hooton; by whom he had, .... etc.
  • Robert Legh was s. at his decease (inq. p. m. 18 Edward IV.) by his son,
  • ROBERT LEGH, esq. of Adlington, who m. Ellen dau. of Sir Robert Booth, of Dunham-Massey, and had six sons and five daughters, namely,
    • I. THOMAS, his heir.
    • II. Richard, of whom we have no account.
    • III. Randle, of whom we have no account
    • IV. Reginald, of Annesley, in the county of Nottingham, m. Mary, dau. of Thomas, brother of Sir Richard Vernon, and had issue.
    • V. John.
    • VI. William.
    • I. Isabel, m. to Robert Holt, of Chesham, in Lancashire.
    • II. Blanche, m. to Richard Lancaster, of Rainhill.
    • III. Margaret, m. to Ralph Hide, of Skegby.
    • IV. Margery, m. to John Moor, of Park Hall.
    • V. Elizabeth, m. to Thomas Leversage, of Macclesfield.
  • The eldest son,
  • THOMAS LEGH, esq. of Adlington, . .. . He m. Catherine, dau. of Sir John Savage, knt. of Clifton, and had two sons and two daughters, viz.

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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/n160/mode/1up
  • It is to have in mind that Tho's Legh of High Legh and old John Legh of the Bouthes were brethren.
  • And the said John Ligh married Ellin d. to Sr Wm Baguley, and had issue Sr John Lygh of Bouthes, William Ligh of Baguley, Robert Legh of Adlington & Peter Legh of Berchinton, And of old Robert came Robin & Sr Rob't. Robinett & Robin that was father to Robert that married Ellin daughter to Sr Wm Bouth, & had issue Tho. Legh of Adlngton.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/visitationchesh00fellgoog#page/n167/mode/1up
    • Leigh of Adlington. - CHART Pg.151-152
  • Robinett Leigh of Adlington. = Maud.; ch: Rob't (m. Isabel Savage & Isabell Stanley), James (a Preist.), William, Peter, Ellin (m. Roger Leigh) Leigh.
  • Rob't Leigh of Adlington. = 1. Isabel d. to Jno Savage s.p.; = 2. Isabel d. to Sr Wm Stanley married by consent of the Pope because shee was of the blood of his first wife.; ch: Rob't (m. Ellin Booth), Maud (m. Jno Manwaring), Agnes (m. Sr Andrew Brereton), .... (m. _ Picott), Margaret (m. Thos Mere), Isabel (m. Sr Lawrence Warren & Sr George Holford), Margrett (m. Wm Damport) Leigh
  • Rob't Leigh obijt 8 Dec. Ano 2 H. 6. = Ellin d. to Sr Rob't Booth of Dunham.; ch: Richard, Ranulph, John, Will'm, Renold, (Pg.152 Thomas (m. Katherin Savage), Isabel (m. Rob't Holt), Blanch (m. Rich. Lancaster), Elizab. (m. Tho. Leversedge), Margrett (m. John More), Margrett (m. Randoll Hyde)) Leigh

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  • Nooks and corners of Lancashire and Cheshire: A wayfarer's notes in the ... By James Croston Pg.295-358
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=KgsNAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA297&lpg=PA297&dq=Matilda+de+Arderne+Legh&source=bl&ots=pwMh6fdCn0&sig=pX7bZGFCtY563O3X2fzJ_DhuQrU&hl=en&ei=K1v9S5SkJ4qmM_C00N4H&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CCoQ6AEwCDhQ#v=onepage&q=Matilda%20de%20Arderne%20Legh&f=false
  • Pg. 307
  • . . . . In 1478 his mother, Matilda, who had survived her first husband sixty-three years, and had also outlived her second husband, William de Honford, died. She must have been very old, for in the inquisition taken after her death her son Robert was said to be sixty-eight years of age. . . . As already stated, he had been married in his infancy to Isabella, daughter of Sir John Savage, of Clifton. This lady predeceased him, and he afterwards married Isabella, a daughter of Sir William Stanley, . . .
  • On the death of Robert Legh, his eldest son, who bore the same name, and who was then fifty years of age, and married to Ellen, daughter of Sir Robert Booth, of Dunham Massey, Knight, succeeded to the patrimonial lands. . . .
  • Pg. 308
  • . . . . his death occurring on the 8th December, 1486, when he must have been sixty-eight years of age. By his wife, whom he predeceased, and who died in 1504, he had Thomas Legh, who succeeded as his heir, four younger sons, and one daughter.
  • Pg. 309
  • Thomas Legh was thirty-five years of age when he entered upon his inheritance, and he had then been married about seven years, his wife being Katharine, daughter of Sir John Savage, of Clifton, and sister of Thomas Savage, Archibishop of York, . . . , and of Ellen Savage, who married Sir Piers Legh, of Lyme.

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Ellen Legh (Booth)'s Timeline

1417
1417
Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
1425
1425
Age 8
Stropshire, England
1452
1452
Age 35
Clifton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
1473
1473
Age 56
East Hale, Hampshire, England
1504
September 1504
Age 87
England, (Present UK)
1932
November 2, 1932
Age 87
December 7, 1932
Age 87
1961
March 8, 1961
Age 87
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