Henry de Lea, Sheriff of Lancashire

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Henry del Lea

Birthplace: Lea Hall, Preston, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Preston, Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John de Lea, Lord of Lea and Wife of John de Lea
Husband of Agnes de Lea
Father of Sir William de Lea, Baron of Kendall
Brother of William De Lea

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About Henry de Lea, Sheriff of Lancashire

Henry de Lea, the son of John de Lea, was sheriff 11 Edward I or A.D. 1283. He died 17 Edward I, and was found possessed, by Inquisition taken that same year, of the manors of Chernok, Meles, Lea and lands in Quarlton. His son William de Lea, married Clemence, daughter of Robert Banastre. [824]


  • Sheriff of Lancaster Circa 1282, 1283 and 1285. [168]



  • [168] Lancashire County Museum, Lancaster Castle - The High Sheriffs of Lancashire
  • [824] Edited by W. A. Hulton, Esq, The Coucher Book, Or Chartulary, of Whalley Abbey, Vol. II, Remains Historical and Literary Connected With the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and chester, Published in 1847, by the Chetham Society, Vol. XI, found on Google Books. footnote, pp. 497-8
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Henry de Lea, Sheriff of Lancashire's Timeline

Preston, Lancashire, England
Age 23
Westmoreland, England
Age 54
Preston, Lancashire, England