Sir William Venables, of Bradwall

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William de Venables, Knight

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Birthplace: Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Bradwell, Cheshire, England
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Son of Sir William de Venables, Baron of Kinderton and Margaret Dutton
Husband of Catherine de Venables; Agnes Grosvenor of Budworth; Agnes, heiress de Legh and Katherine de St. Pierre
Father of John de Legh, of Norbury Booths; Alice de Venables; Richard de Leigh; Catherine de Venables and William de Venables of Bradwall
Brother of Hugh de Venables, Baron of Kinderton; Hugh de Venables, 8th Baron Kinderton; Elizabeth de Venables; Margaret de Venables and Catharine de Venables
Half brother of Cecilia de Venables

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About William de Venables, Knight

Sir William de Venables, 2nd son, to whom his father gave all his lands in Bradwall between 1284 and 1287. He married first Agnes de Legh, dau and sole heiress of Richard de Legh of West Hall, High Legh, who was the widow of Richard de Lymme.  Her son from her second marriage, John Venables, changed his name to Legh, settled at Booths and gave rise to several branches of the Legh/Leigh family. 

Sir William married secondly Katherine, widow of Sir Randle Thornton and had two sons, William and Hugh.

From Ormerod:

1. Sir William Venables, Knight, of Bradwall, 2nd son of Sir William Venables, Baron of Kinderton, alive in 1300. •+ Agnes, daughter and heiress of Richard de Legh of the West Hall, High Legh. (Her first husband had been Richard de Lymme and her son with him took the name Thomas de Legh of West Hall). William Venables and Agnes had a son John, who became known as John de Legh.

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  1. Contributions Towards a History of the Ancient Parish of Prestbury in Cheshire, Adlington, and Legh of Adlington, pp. 80-82. "William de Venables of Bradwell married, for his first wife, Catherine daughter of Piers Thorton, knight, by whom he had issue one son, William de Venables, afterwards of Bradwell. He next married Agnes, daughter and heiress of Richard de Legh of the West Hall, (then widow of Richard de Lymme) by whome he had issue John, who became John de Legh, and became the first of Norbury Booths."
  2. Visitation of Lancashire and a Part of Cheshire: Made in the Twenty-Fourth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, A.D. 1533, Part II, p. 152. "Sir William Venables, baron of Kinderton, died in 1292, and endowed his second son, also named William with lands in Bradwell. This William, besides having son and successor with his own name, he had a son by his first wife, Agnes, by the name of John. Agnes was the daughter and heir of richard de Legh of West Hall, in High Leigh."

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Ancestors of William De Venables

Generation No. 1

1. William De Venables, born 1263 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1300 in Bradwell, Cheshire, England. He was the son of 2. Baron William De Venables and 3. Margaret Dutton.

He married (1) Agnes De Legh 1269 in High Legh, Cheshire, England.  She was born 1236 in West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England, and died 1300 in Bradwall, Cheshire, England.  She was the daughter of Richard De Legh.

Generation No. 2

2. Baron William De Venables, born 1245 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; died 1292 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England. He was the son of 4. Baron Roger De Venables and 5. Alice Peninton. He married 3. Margaret Dutton 1253 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England. 3. Margaret Dutton, born 1236 in West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England; died 1344 in Dutton, Cheshire, England. She was the daughter of 6. Thomas De Dutton and 7. Philippa De Standon. Children of Baron De Venables and Margaret Dutton are: 1 i. William De Venables, born 1263 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1300 in Bradwell, Cheshire, England; married (1) Agnes Heiress; married (2) Agnes Legh.; married (4) Agnes De Legh; married (5) Agnes De Legh 1269 in High Legh, Cheshire, England. ii. Hugh De Venables, born 1275 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; died 1311 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; married (2) Agatha De Vernon 1295 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; born 1280 in Shipbrook, Cheshire, England; died 1350 in Kinderton Norwich, Cheshire, England.

Generation No. 3

4. Baron Roger De Venables, born 1211 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1261. He was the son of 8. Baron Hugh De Venables and 9. Alice De Oxton. He married 5. Alice Peninton 1230. 5. Alice Peninton, born 1225 in Dutton, Cheshire, England; died 1306 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England. She was the daughter of 10. Alan De Peninton and 11. Agnes De Longville. Children of Baron De Venables and Alice Peninton are: i. William Venables, died 12 Jul 1291 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England. ii. Roes Venables, born 1225 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1282. iii. Roger De Venables, born 1235 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England. iv. Amy De Venables, born 1237 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England. v. Margaret Venables, born 1240 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; died 1282 in Cheshire, England. 2 vi. Baron William De Venables, born 1245 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; died 1292 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; married (2) Margaret Dutton 1253 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; married (3) Katherine St Pierre 1271 in Bradwall, Cheshire, England.

6. Thomas De Dutton, born 1214 in Dutton, Cheshire, England; died 1272 in Dutton, Cheshire, England. He married 7. Philippa De Standon. 7. Philippa De Standon, born 1220 in Standon, Staffordshire, England; died 1294 in Dutton, Cheshire, England. Child of Thomas De Dutton and Philippa De Standon is: 3 i. Margaret Dutton, born 1236 in West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England; died 1344 in Dutton, Cheshire, England; married Baron William De Venables 1253 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England.

Generation No. 4

8. Baron Hugh De Venables, born 1191 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1249 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England. He was the son of William De Venables. He married 9. Alice De Oxton. 9. Alice De Oxton, born in Bebington, Cheshire, England; died 1277 in Kinderton, Northwich, Cheshire, England. Children of Baron De Venables and Alice De Oxton are: i. Elizabeth De Venables, born 1205 in Kinderton Cum Holme, Northwich, Cheshire, England. 4 ii. Baron Roger De Venables, born 1211 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1261; married Alice Peninton 1230. iii. Beatrix De Venables, born 1212 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1272 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England. iv. Robert De Venables, born 1220 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; died 1261 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England. v. William De Venables, born 1222 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England; died 1292 in Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England.

10. Alan De Peninton, born 1200 in Peninton, Cheshire, England; died 1240 in Peninton, Cheshire, England. He married 11. Agnes De Longville. 11. Agnes De Longville, born 1190 in Mulcastre, Farnley, Yorkshire, England. Child of Alan De Peninton and Agnes De Longville is: 5 i. Alice Peninton, born 1225 in Dutton, Cheshire, England; died 1306 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England; married Baron Roger De Venables 1230.

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. -------------------- Venables Genealogy Report by Dick Purser -------------------- He married Agnes de Legh (Lee)-82748 about 1290. -------------------- Died after 1300?. --------------------

-------------------- Congleton was in the Parish of St. Mary's Church, Astbury, England.

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Sir William Venables, of Bradwall's Timeline

1257
1257
Kinderton Cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England
1278
1278
Age 21
1279
1279
Age 22
1279
Age 22
Cheshire, England
1282
1282
Age 25
Cheshire, England
1292
1292
Age 35
1304
1304
Age 47
Ashton, Lancashire, England
1305
1305
Age 48
Bradwell, Cheshire, England
1313
1313
Age 56
Bradwell, Cheshire, England
1934
September 22, 1934
Age 56