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Robert Legh, Esq., of Adlington

Nicknames: "Robert Leigh", "de Leigh", "de Legh", "Robin", "Sir Robert de Leigh V"
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Birthplace: Adlington, Cheshire East, England
Death: Died in Adlington, Cheshire, England
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Son of Robert Legh, of Adlington Hall and Matilda Belgrave, of Belgrave
Husband of Isabel Legh; Isabel Savage, of Clifton and Isabel Stanley, of Hooton
Father of Robert Legh; Isabel Holford / Warren; Margery Davenport (Legh); Maud Mainwaring; Douce or Dulcia Legh and 9 others
Brother of Ellen Leigh, of Adlington; William Legh; Peter Legh and Rev. James Legh, of Adlington

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About Robert Legh, Esq., of Adlington

ROBERT # 5 WAS THE SON OF ROBERT LEGH AND MAUD/MATILDA BELGRAVE (ALSO MARRIED 2ND WILLIAM HONFORD). HE MARRIED 1ST ISABEL SAVAGE BEFORE HE WAS 5YRS OLD (NO CHILDREN) MARRIED 2ND ISABEL STANLEY. CHILDREN AGNES (ANDREW BRERETON), ROBERT, ISABEL (LAWRENCE WARREN), AMOUNG OTHERS?.

  • Robert Legh, Esq.1,2,3,4,5
  • M, #11737, b. 3 May 1410, d. 29 January 1479
  • Father Robert Legh d. 26 Sep 1415
  • Mother Matilda d. 17 Mar 1478
  • Robert Legh, Esq. married Isabella Stanley, daughter of Sir William Stanley and Blanche Arderne.3,5 Robert Legh, Esq. married Isabella Savage, daughter of Sir John Savage, Bailiff of the Forest of Macclesfield, Constable of Halton Castle, Chamberlain of Middlewich and Maud Swynnerton. Robert Legh, Esq. was born on 3 May 1410 at of Adlington, Cheshire, England. He died on 29 January 1479 at age 68.
  • Family 1 Isabella Savage
  • Family 2 Isabella Stanley
  • Children
    • Margaret Legh
    • Margery Legh
    • Maud Legh+3,5 d. a 1512
    • Robert Legh, Esq.+ b. c 1428, d. 1487
    • Isabel Leigh+2,4 b. 1440
    • Agnes Legh+ b. c 1445
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3292] Unknown author, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Ormerod, 1819, p. 495, 371; Lineage and Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Paget, Vol. II, p. 264; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 208.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 344.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 278.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 584.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 282.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p391.htm#i11737

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  • Robert Leigh was born in 1410 at Adlington, Cheshire, England.1
  • Child of Robert Leigh and Isabel Stanley
    • 1.Agnes Leigh+1 b. 1456
  • Citations
  • 1.[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  • From: http://thepeerage.com/p20871.htm#i208703

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  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 3 By John Burke Pg.453-457
  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 3 By John Burke
  • Pg. 453
  • SIR ROBERT LEGH, knt. of Adlington, sheriff of Cheshire, 17 and 22 Richard II. married Isabella, daughter and heiress of Sir Thomas Belgrave, knt. by Joan, his wife, dau. and heiress of Sir Robert Pulford, and left a dau. Joanna, m. first, to Ralph Davenport, of Davenport; and, secondly, to John Legh, of High Legh, a son and successor,
    • 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,
      • 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,
        • I. ROBERT, his heir.
        • I. Margaret, m. first to Thomas Mere, of Mere; and secondly to Robert Reddish, of Catteral.
        • II. Margery, m. to William Davenport, esq. of Bramall.
        • III. Isabel, m. first, to Laurence Warren, esq. of Poynton; and, secondly, to Sir George Holford, of Holford.
        • IV. Matilda, m. to John Mainwaring, esq. of Peover.
        • V. Agnes, m. to Sir Andrew Brereton, of Brereton.
        • VI. ___ m. to ___ Pigott, esq. of Chetwynd, Salop.
      • 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,

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  • Ancestry of John Barber White and his descendants edited by Almira Larkin White
  • Ancestry of John Barber White and his descendants edited by Almira Larkin White
  • Pg. 193
  • 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.
  • Pg. 198
  • 5. Sir Robert de Legh, kt. lord of Adelyngton m. (1) Isabel, dau. and heir of Thomas de Belgreve by Joan his wife, sister and heir of John de Pulford. He m. (2) Margery.
    • 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.
  • Pg. 201
  • 10. Sir William de Stanley, lord of Stanley, Storeton and Hooton, knight, Pardon was granted him for Percy rebellion Nov. 3, 5, Henry IV, at the battle of Agyncourt, knighted 1415; m. Blanche, dau. of Sir John Arderne of Aldford, knight.
    • 11. Isabel de Stanley, m. Robert de Legh (7) 9th Lineage, lord of Adlynton.

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  • Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • Pg. 162
  • 14. MARGERY BRERETON, daughter and heiress. She married (1st) in 1507 JOHN HOLFORD (or HOLFORDE, HOLDFORD), knt., of Holford, Cheshire, Sheriff of Flintshire, justice of the peace for Cheshire, son of George Holford, Knt., of Holford, Westminster, and London, Sheriff of Cheshire, by Isabel, daughter of Robert Legh, Esq., of Adlington. They had three sons, Thomas, Esq., John, and Christopher, and a daughter, Alice, wife of Piers Leycester, Esq., of Nether-Tabley. SIR JOHN HOLFORD died about 1546. His widow, Margery, married (2nd) in or before 1547 HENRY (or HARRY) SACHEVERELL, Knt., of Morley, Derbyshire.
  • Pg. 557
  • 14 KATHERINE HONFORD, married JOHN MAINWARING, Knt., of Over Peover, Cheshire, Sheriff of Flintshire, son and heir of John Mainwaring, Esq., of Over Peover, Cheshire, by Maud, daughter of Robert Legh, Esq., of Adlington, Cheshire. He was born about 1471. They had thirteen sons, Randall, Knt., Edmund, John Peter Phlip, Edward, Robert, Thomas, George, and Henry, Nicholas, William, William (again), and two daughters, Margaret and Katherine (wife of William Newton). He was knighted in France in 1513. SIR JOHN MAINWARING left a will dated 4 March 1515/6, proved 18 Nov. 1516 (P.C.C. 1 Maynwaryng). He was buried at Over Peover, Cheshire. His widow, Katherine, was mentioned in the 1527 will of John Stanley, Knt. She died in 1529.

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  • Isabel STANLEY
  • Born: 1410, Hooton, Cheshire, England
  • Father: William De STANLEY
  • Mother: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE
  • Married: Robert LEGH (Esq.) 1429, Adlington, Cheshire, England
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STANLEY4.htm#Isabel STANLEY1

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  • NOT THE CORRECT ISABEL
  • Isabel STANLEY
  • Born: ABT 1435, Hooton, Cheshire, England
  • Father: William STANLEY
  • Mother: Alicia HOUGHTON
  • Married: Robert LEIGH
  • Children:
    • 1. Agnes LEIGH
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STANLEY4.htm

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  • Magna Carta ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • Magna Carta ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • Pg. 145
  • 13. MARGERY BRERETON, daughter and heiress. She married (1st) by dispensation dated 1506 JOHN HOLFORD (or HOLFORDE, HOLDFORD), Knt., of Holford, Cheshire, Sheriff of Flintshire, justice of the peace for Cheshire, son of George Holford, Knt., of Holford, Cheshire, Westminster, and London, Sheriff of Cheshire, by Isabel, daughter of Robert Legh, Esq. They had three sons, Thomas, Esq., John, and Christopher, and one daughter, Alice (wife of Piers Leycester, Esq.). SIR JOHN HOLFORD died about 1546. His widow, Margery, married (2nd) in or before 1547 HENRY (or HARRY) SACHEVERELL, Knt., of Morley, Derbyshire.

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Birthplace: Adlington, Cheshire, , England

Death: Died 1479 in Chorley, Lancashire, , England

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father of Isabel

Margery, Elizabeth, Agnes, Maud ,Robert

-------------------- http://www.thornber.net/cheshire/htmlfiles/warren.html -------------------- Sources

  1.  A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, extinct, dormant, and in abeyance.  England (Google eBook) John Burke 1831.  Page 310.  "Leigh"

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1407
Adlington, Cheshire East, UK
1409
March 24, 1409
Adlington, Cheshire East, England
1410
1410
Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
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1428
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Cheshire, England
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Adlington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
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Holford, Cheshire, England
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