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Isabel Holford / Warren (Legh)

Also Known As: "Isabel Leigh", "Leigh; de Legh; de Leigh", "Warren", "Holford"
Birthplace: Holford, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Leigh, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Unknown
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Legh, Esq., of Adlington and Isabel Stanley, of Hooton
Wife of Sir Lawrence de Warren, II and Sir George Holford
Mother of William Warren, of Ripple Court; John de Warren, Baron of Stopfords; Isabella Warren; Richard Warren (alias Waller), of Bassingbourne; Agnes Vesey and 2 others
Sister of Robert Legh; John de Legh; William Legh; Dulcia de Legh; Margery Davenport and 5 others

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About Isabel Holford / Warren

6. Sir Laurence Warren, knight, known to be living in 1459 but died before his father (1474). + Isabel daughter of Sir Robert Legh of Adlington, knight, married before 1459. She later married Sir George Holford of Holford, knight, in 1475. This couple had two sons, John and William.

  • Isabel Leigh1,2
  • F, b. 1440
  • Father Robert Legh, Esq.2 b. 3 May 1410, d. 29 Jan 1479
  • Mother Isabella Stanley
  • Isabel Leigh died at Leigh, Cheshire, England. She married Sir Laurence Warren, son of John Warren, Esq. and Isabel Stanley. Isabel Leigh was born in 1440 at Adleynton (Adlington), Cheshire, England. She married Sir George Holford, Sheriff of Cheshire, son of Sir Thomas Holford and Maud Bulkeley, in 1475.2
  • Family 1 Sir George Holford, Sheriff of Cheshire b. c 1456, d. a 1524
  • Children
    • George Holford d. a 1507
    • Constance Holford
    • Sir John Holford, Sheriff of Flintshire, Justice of the Peace for Cheshire+3,2 b. 1482, d. c 1546
  • Family 2 Sir Laurens Warren b. c 1425, d. b 1475
  • Children
    • John Warren+ b. c 1455, d. 9 Jan 1518
    • William Warren+ b. c 1460, d. 1 May 1496
    • Richard Warren+ b. c 1465
  • Citations
  • 1.[S2730] Unknown author, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Ormerod, 1819, p. 495.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 344.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 162.
  • From:



  • Ancestry of John Barber White and his descendants edited by Almira Larkin White
  • Pg. 193
  • 7. Thomas Halford of Halford son and heir of William m. Joan, dau. of Richard Legh de Westhall in High Legh. He d. 1464.
    • 8. Thomas Halford of Halford, son and heir of Thomas the Elder m. Maude, dau. of William Buckley, deputy judge of Chester 1444. He d. about 1473.
      • 9. Sir George Halford of Halford, knight m. Isabel (8) 9th Lineage, widow of Lawrence Warren of Pointon in Cheshire, and dau. of Robert Legh of Adlington. He was sheriff of Cheshire 1524. He bore the Lostock coat of arms in his seal, "to wit a grey hound, over which, corner-ways on the dexter angle of the escutcheon, on a helmet, wreath, and mantle, a greyhound's head couped." Written about the seal, "S. Georgil Holford Mililtis." He had children 2 sons and a daughter leitimate and 4 sons and a dau. illegitimate.
        • 10 Sir John Holford of Holford, knight, son and heir of Sir George m. Margery sole dau. and heir of Raufe Brereton of Iscoit in Flintshire not far from White church in Shropshire 22 Henry VII 1507.
  • Pg. 198
  • 6. Robert de Legh, esq., lord of Adlyngton son and heir by 1st wife. He m. Matild -- who m. (2) William de Holford of Chorley and d. 1478, aged about 90.
    • 7. Robert de Legh, lord of Adlyngton, born there and bapt. at Prestbury 1415 aged 5 and m. before that date to Isabel, dau. of Sir John Savage of Clyfton, knight. She probably d. in childhood. He m. (2) Isabel (11) 14th Lineage, dau. of Sir William de Stanley, knight and lord of Hoton, or Hooton, b. about 1410. m. by dispensation.
      • 8. Isabel Legh, m. (1) Lawrence Warryn of Pointon and (2) Sir George Holford (9) 4th Lineage, of Holford.






born in Holford Cheshire England

died in Little Leigh, Cheshire, England


"Isabel Legh" or Leigh

Died after 1476

Was also married to a Sir George Holford

◾+ Isabel daughter of Sir Robert Legh of Adlington, knight, married before 1459. She later married Sir George Holford of Holford, knight, in 1475. This couple had two sons, John and William.


Adlington History of Legh Family:

Isabel Leigh was born c. 1435 in Cheshire, England. Isabel married (1.) Sir George Holford. Isabel married (2.) Sir Laurence De Warren, Knight on 1458 in Cheshire, England and had 2 children: Sir John Warren, Knight and William Warren.

Isabel Leigh Holford Warren is my 17th great grandmother.



From Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, Volume 4 (Google eBook) William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams.  Page 2165:

  • (X) Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois and Valois, died 1080, leaving a daughter
  • (XI) Adela de Vermandois, married Hugh the Great, son of Henry I, of France, and Count of Vermandois and Valois. They had a daughter
  • (XII) Elizabeth (Isabel), married William de Warren, second Earl of Surry, and Warrenne and Mortimer in Normandy. He was born about 1040 and died 1130. They had a son
  • (XIII) Reganal de Warrenne, married Adela, daughter of Roger de Mowbray. They had a son
  • (XIV) William de Warren, married Isabel, daughter of Sir William de Hayden, and had a son
  • (XV) Sir John de Warren, who married Alice, daughter of Roger de Townshend, and had a son
  • (XVI) John de Warrenne, married Joan, daughter of Sir Hugh de Post, and had a son
  • (XVII) Sir Edward de Warrenne, married Maud, daughter of Richard de Skeyton, and had a son
  • (XVIII) Sir Edward de Warren, married Cicely, daughter of Sir Nicholas de Eaton, and had a son
  • (XIX) Sir John de Warren, married Agnes, daughter of Sir Richard Wynnington, and had a son
  • (XX) Sir Laurence de Warren, married Margery, daughter of Hugh Bulkley Esquire, and had a son
  • (XXI) John de Warren, married Isabel, daughter of Sir John Stanley, and had a son
  • (XXII) Sir Lawrence de Warren, married Isabel, daughter of Sir Robert Leigh, in 1458, and had a son
  • (XXIII) William de Warren, by wife Anne had a son
  •  (XXIV) John de Warren, by wife Elizabeth had a son
  • (XXV) John Warren of Headbury, Devonshire, England, who had a son 
  • (XXVI) Christopher Warren, who had a son 
  • (XXVII) William Warren, married Anne Mable, and had a son 
  • (XXVIII) Christopher Warren, married Alice Webb, and had 
  • (XXIX) John Warren, married in England. Margaret, and came to New England in 1630, in the same fleet with Sir Richard Saltonstall. and settled at Watertown, Massachusetts.  
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Isabel Holford / Warren's Timeline

Holford, Cheshire, England
Age 20
St. Peters, Kent, England
Age 21
Poynton, Cheshire, England
Age 24
Age 35
Leigh, Cheshire, England
Age 35
Cheshire, England
Age 35
Great Budworth, Cheshire, England
Age 35
Royston, Hertfordshire, England